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Internet-enabled kids pester parents for toys

It seems the internet is now a growing source of ‘pester power’, as children are beginning to ask parents for toys they have seen online.

A survey, by cashback shopping website GreasyPalm.co.uk has shown the growing influence of children’s’ online activity on the terrible business of parent-pestering. 

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69% of retailers shun e-commerce

Over two thirds of UK retailers are missing out on potential revenues by not offering their goods for sale online, according to a survey by Barclaycard.

The company said many retailers are reluctant to embrace e-commerce because of the perception that set up costs are too high and that a high level of technical know-how is needed.

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Travel site nets £5.7m from VCs

Fast growing social travel site WAYN has raised £5.7m in a funding round led by Esprit Capital Partners.

The move has also seen co-founder of Lastminute.com Brent Hoberman, one of the investors, becoming the site's non-executive chairman.

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Zoomf teams up with TrustedPlaces for user reviews

New property search engine Zoomf has linked up with community review site TrustedPlaces to offer local information alongside its property listings.

TrustedPlaces’s reviews of local cafes, bars and restaurants will be used by Zoomf to provide background information to property hunters.

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Google shuts social search service

Google has announced it is shelving its social search tool Google Answers in a statement posted on its official blog.

The statement says users won’t be able to pose questions from later this week, and that Google will stop accepting answers by the end of the year.

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Internet people partying in London, next week

Seasonal beers are on the horizon at next Wednesday's Lemon Studios / E-consultancy party, taking place in Central London. 

Fancy coming along? You can register here (and you can invite your colleagues and friends to register too).

PAAAARTTTTTAAAAY!

At the time of writing almost 500 people have signed up to attend, and with three days until the registration deadline you should too....

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Interview with the producers of BBC Backstage

Ian Forrester and Matthew Cashmore of BBC Backstage, the Beeb's developer network, talked to us about the challenges and opportunities of opening up your data to third parties.

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Digg uses moderators as users fail to police

Digg uses moderatorsPhilip Lenssen at Google Blogoscoped has an interesting / outrageous article about Digg’s use of moderators – it seems that Digg has them, but is rather coy about admitting it.

Contrary to the approach favoured by Jason Calcanis at Netscape, Digg has always prided itself on being entirely user-driven, claiming that everything on the site is submitted and managed by the community.

Yet this is not remotely accurate...

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Spam volumes rise 59% since September

According to new figures, the number of ‘spam’ messages has tripled since June and now accounts for as many as nine out of ten emails sent worldwide.

Despite efforts by government officials and computer firms to crack down on spam, spammers are sending out more junk email than ever, finding new ways to get past filters and other security measures.

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Google's Matt Cutts' tips on SEO

Google software engineer Matt Cutts has summed up a site review session he did at the recent PubCon in Las Vegas.

In reviewing a few sites, he gives some insight into what site mistakes a webmaster should avoid, and gives some tips on improving a site’s search engine visibility.

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Path to better customer engagement must come from top

We've just published a Customer Engagement Report based on a survey of more than 800 companies and agencies.

The research, sponsored by cScape, covers a lot of ground (it's a huge topic and you can see some highlights below) but a key section I want to flag up is around the challenges faced by companies who want to give the best possible customer experience.

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Online video reduces TV viewing

The rising popularity of online videos has started to impact on traditional TV, according to a BBC/ICM poll.

The survey, of 2,070 people, found 43% of Britons that view video on the web or mobiles at least once a week watch less TV as a result.

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