30 years of the World Wide Web: Where it’s been and where it’s going

By on March 28, 2019 in Blog, Internet

On 12 March 1989, a scientist by the name of Tim Berners-Lee submitted a proposal to his employers at CERN with an idea for how to better manage the organisation’s information. Of course, we now know that what Berners-Lee put forward would do much more than that, and his so-called ‘world wide web’ would instead go on to revolutionise the way we live and work. Not bad, for an idea that Berners-Lee’s boss Mike Sendall thought was “vague, but interesting”.

End of the road for Google Plus

By on February 27, 2019 in Blog, Google

It’s not very often that Google fails in a new business initiative but Google+ has been one notable exception. Now the company is preparing to close its failing social media network on 2nd April with all profiles and pages due for deletion on that day.