December 2009 - 8-digital

Twitter buy Mobile Location Company

Twitter is buying a location tracking company called Mixer Labs. Mixer Labs, was founded a couple of  former Google employees, who currently make the application for Twitter under the name of GeoAPI. Twitter  said the deal would allow Twitter users to show people where they are when they post updates to the site. The application
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Cyber Monday – Online Sales Record

The first Monday in December is thought to be the peak and one-day sales are expected to be in excess of £350m, analysts say, and the busiest hour is between 1pm and 2pm GMT. Online signs look good. Sales are up 17% on last month compared to the same month last year, the British Retail
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Google launches real time search

Live search is here – google search results will now include information from news organisations, blogs and platforms, such as Twitter, as soon as it is published. Live Search will also be available on phones, like the iPhone and handsets running the Android operating system. “Our users will get the results as they are produced,”
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