Microsoft Buys Yammer for $1.2 billion

Kirstie Jones General, Industry News, Social Media

Last year it was Skype for $8.5 billion. This year its the enterprise social networking site Yammer for $1.2 billion. Microsoft’s checkbook certainly isn’t sat around gathering dust. Skype was an understandable purchase. It is extremely popular, with around 700 million registered users worldwide. At any given time there are almost 30 …

Apple 1 Sells for Double its Estimate

Kirstie Jones General, Industry News

An Apple 1, originally sold in 1976 and Apples first ever product, has sold at auction today for almost £250,000. The £240,929 price tag meant that it went for more than twice the original 120,000 – 180,000 USD estimate put on it by Sotheby’s. It is one of 200 Apple …

Google To Start Charging Companies For Listings

Andrew Male General, Industry News

Google is to start charging for listing their products in a core part of its search service.The change to Google Product Search will mean those who have relied on the search engine to lure potential customers online will face higher costs, according to analysts. The move also raises the prospect …

Miromedia Welcomes Siobhan

Dean Ronnie Industry News

Miromedia welcomes its newest member to the team Siobhan! She joins us through the Graduate Advantage Scheme, which is a new recruitment approach for Miromedia, to hire the very best graduates in the Midlands area. She has recently completed a BA (Hons) degree in English at Coventry University and has …

A change in law for internet marketing experts

Andrew Male Industry News

Google last week enforced a change in EU Cookie Law Guidance that will affect internet marketing experts and individuals alike. These EU Cookie Law Guidance Notes address the important privacy requirements imposed on internet marketing experts and individual website owners operating websites within the EU and provide practical guidance for …