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1: new post   Bing and Google Agree to Demote Pirated Music and Movie Sites in UK
Bing and Google have agreed to demote pirate content sites in UK SERPs.
Feb 20, 2017
2: new post   EU Wakes Up To Annoyance of "Cookie Law"
That annoying EU directive over cookies is being reconsidered, at last, and cookie provision streamlining is proposed.
Jan 12, 2017
3: new post   Apple Sending Vehicles To Photograph Streets in UK and Ireland
In a move to improve Apple's Maps service, it's sending out a fleet of vehicles to the UK and Ireland. It's already been sending vehicles out in the US, and you can find the schedule here.
June 10, 2015
4: new post   Google Quietly Adds Car Insurance Comparison to Financial Services
"Following credit cards and bank accounts, Google has quietly launched a price comparison service for car insurance in the UK, one which appears prominently on its search engine result pages when querying the relevant keywords [in UK]"
Sept 13, 2012
5: new post   UK:ICO Sends Cookie-Compliance Warning Letters To 75 Major Businesses
The list includes Amazon, Apple, the BBC, Department for Transport, eBay, Google, HSBC, John Lewis, Lloyds TSB, the Met Office, Microsoft, the National Lottery, Network Rail, the NHS, Sainsburys, Scottish Government, Tesco, the Cabinet Office, Virgin Media and Yahoo.
May 31, 2012
6: new post   UK/EU Cookie Law: Sites Must Now Seek Consent
From Sunday, sites must obtain "informed consent" from visitors before saving cookies on a machine.
May 26, 2012
7: new post   UK and EU Cookie Permissions Compliance
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the UK and EU Cookie Law and how to make your site compliant.
Apr 5, 2012
8: new post   UK: Telco/Net Provider, BT, Ordered To Block Access to Pirate Site
In his ruling, Justice Arnold stated: "In my judgment it follows that BT has actual knowledge of other persons using its service to infringe copyright: it knows that the users and operators of Newzbin 2 infringe copyright on a large scale, and in particular infringe the copyrights of the studios in large numbers of their films and television programmes."
July 28, 2011
9: new post   UK's ASA In New Online Advertising Remit For Websites
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority launches a cross-media ad campaign to raise awareness of regulation changes which will see its remit extended to cover marketing on websites from 1st March 2011.[br][br]As a result of the new regulation, marketing communications on companies' own websites and in other third party space under their control, such as Facebook and Twitter, will have to adhere to the non-broadcast advertising rules as set out in the CAP Code.
Jan 19, 2011
10: new post   MakeMeTop Acquired
"Long time and well known SEO firm, MakeMeTop was just acquired by Unica"
Feb 2, 2010
11: new post   YouTube Partner Program Open In The UK
Jan 31, 2008
12: new post   Yell (UK) Adds PPC & Enhanced Banner Advertising
"Yell adds pay per click (PPC) and enhanced banner advertising."
Apr 3, 2007
13: new post   BBC Search re-launches with enhanced audio and video content
"For the first time, users will be able to search selected television and radio programmes in addition to audio and video content from the BBC's News, Radio and Sports archives."
May 12, 2006
14: new post   WebSourced Acquires WebDiversity
" the Company has entered into a letter of intent to acquire privately held Web Diversity LLC, ("Web Diversity") (see www.webdiversity.co.uk), a London-based leader in paid search management and organic search."
Nov 2, 2005
15: new post   Yahoo To Create European HQ in Dublin
"The American Internet firm Yahoo! is to locate its European headquarters in Dublin with the creation of almost 400 new jobs over the next five years. Three-quarters of the new jobs will be for graduates with skills in information technology, financial services, customer support and website editorial."
Feb 16, 2005
16: new post   Britain Cracks Down on Paid Search Listings
"The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) on Wednesday called on ISP (Internet service provider) Freeserve PLC (now known by the brand name Wanadoo) to make clearer to users which of its Web search results are paid advertisements."
June 17, 2004
17: new post   Looksmart UK now re-directs to a new home
UK Net Guide is now the new home for Looksmart UK
Mar 31, 2004
18: new post   Mirago Using Stemming
"With all the furor surrounding the use of stemming technology at Google, I was examining some Mirago search results and noticed that they also use stemming technology."
Mar 24, 2004
19: new post   freesearch PR Blitz
New search engine in the UK, Freesearch making some headway.
Feb 29, 2004
20: new post   Looksmart Pulling out of UK
"... will be closing their UK offices and exiting the UK market..."
Dec 8, 2003
21: new post   Mirago Introduces Day-Part PPC Service
"Mirago has added a new feature to its PPC service where advertisers can select the best time of day/weekend to deliver their ads."
Nov 28, 2003
22: new post   MSN - UK Filters Out Looksmart and Inktomi Trusted Feeds
"...MSN have applied filters to remove all Looksmart and trusted feeds in Inktomi..."
Oct 15, 2003
23: new post   Updated list of UK search engines
Looking for UK search engines and directories. Here's one of the definitive lists.
Sept 22, 2003
24: new post   Yahoo UK Showing Inktomi Results.
Like Yahoo Canada last month, Yahoo.co.uk cranks up the beta test on Inktomi powered results.
Aug 10, 2003
25: new post   Getting a UK site listed in UK searches
Getting sites listed in the UK SERPs.
July 7, 2003
26: new post   Possible changes at Freeserve
"Overture followed by ATW results. "
July 3, 2003
27: new post   Ask Jeeves UK chooses Google's AdWords
It seems like Ask Jeeves UK has decided to go with Google's AdWords programme.
May 24, 2003
28: new post   Overture to Open European HQ in Dublin
"Overture is set to open a center in Dublin that will create 200 jobs..."
Apr 14, 2003
29: new post   Espotting Raises Min Bid to 10p
"Espotting will be increasing its minimum bid from 5p to 10p across the UK network."
Mar 27, 2003
30: new post   BBC Search Now Using Inktomi
Looks like there was a switch from Google to Inktomi over the weekend.
Mar 24, 2003
31: new post   Looksmart UK Drops Google Backfill
"It looks like Looksmart UK have dropped its Google backfill."
Mar 20, 2003
32: new post   BBC Websites Face Closing
"Some of the BBC's websites are likely to close as the corporation cuts back on its online investment, BBC new media director Ashley Highfield admitted today."
Mar 13, 2003
33: new post   Followup: Prescription Medicine Ads Pulled in UK
As reported first on WebmasterWorld two weeks ago, mainstream reports confirm that MSN has pulled all ads for prescription medicine in the UK.
Feb 20, 2003
34: new post   Prescription Medicine Ads Pulled on UK Search Engines
Scattered reports coming in that several search engines in the UK are dropping ads for prescription medications. (story breaker - extended homepage run)
Feb 7, 2003
35: new post   BT LookSmart Adds Wisenut To Search Directory Service
Looksmart completes integration of WiseNut search index.
Nov 4, 2002
36: new post   UK Users Seeing Glitched Google Logos
Reports have filtered in for a week that users in the UK are seeing strange Google logo glitches at selected ISPs.
Sept 5, 2002
37: new post   New UK Internet Access Statistics from the ONS
New internet stats are out for the UK.
July 28, 2002
38: new post   Irish Search Engines
A general survey of Irish search engines.
July 27, 2002
39: new post   UKPlus Joins The BTLookSmart Network
"BTLookSmart today announced that it will be providing search solutions to Associated New Media´s (ANM) online sites that include UK Plus,..."
July 22, 2002
40: new post   Excite UK is back
Excite UK is back, using Fast DB and DMOZ.
July 22, 2002
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