May 16, 2014. News from around the digital globe   Notify my cartographer: Google is boosting information in its maps.    EU court forces Google to remove information deemed out of date   Douchebag takes selfie while refusing to help cyclist #douchebadselfie   Google Glass on sale in US and those wearing Google Glass are […]

Last night the Australian Government delivered what some are calling the harshest, meanest, nastiest, stone cold Federal Budget in nearly a decade. Despite boasting unemployment, debt levels, credit ratings and inflation the envy of every developed nation in the world – and an economy that survived the GFC intact – Australia, we’ve been told repeatedly and ad nausea […]

Friday, May 9, 2014 News from around the social globe #impulsebuy. You can now buy stuff on Amazon by using a hashtag on Twitter Gotta look up to get down. YouTube poem encouraging Millennials to put down the device and talk to real people has an ironic outcome. Twitter tests engagement feature. You’ll soon be […]

May 8, 2014: In the early hours of Saturday, May 3, it became apparent something with my iPhone was horribly wrong. After sending my mate an early morning text confirming my presence for pub beers on Sunday, my phone received a rather strange return message: This was odd. As a post-paid customer, I have unlimited […]

 April 28, 2014 This post first appeared in the Buchan Consulting blog. Big four bank ANZ set tongues wagging – and the jaws of few old scribes dropping – with the launch of its financial news site, Blue Notes, earlier this month. But any surprise at a bank – arguably the most conservative and risk-averse institution […]

April 24, 2014 News from around the social globe…   BBC goes native: Once venerable institution considering native advertising as part of its revenue structure. Uber-rich: Popular taxi app shows how the other half travel with light-usage maps. A billion reasons to like: Facebook mobile users has just passed ten figures LinkedIn turns to content: […]