Gareth Jones

Nov 16, 2009

Chinese content and social media to dominate web: ...

GLOBAL - Google chief executive Eric Schmidt claims that within five years we will be consuming a 'radically different' internet, dominated by Chinese-language and social media content delivered via super-fast broadband.

Nov 16, 2009

Twitter users: we like ads, can we have some please?

GLOBAL - Twitter users are receptive to ads and even discuss brands on the microblog, according to research that highlights the huge commercial potential of the platform.

Nov 5, 2009

Agency bosses too old and change resistant, claims ...

NEW YORK - WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell (pictured) claims that brands are not spending enough online because the people who run their agencies are too old and resistant to change.

Sep 18, 2009

Google's secret real-time search option uncovered

LONDON - A secret option on Google that allows users to search the web in real-time just like Twitter has been discovered, suggesting that an official launch could be imminent.

Aug 27, 2009

New Twitter app lets you pimp your tweets

GLOBAL - RichTweets is a new Twitter app that lets users enhance their tweets by adding a range of colours, images, videos and even widgets.