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20 Years Since The First Website Went Live (6 August 1991)

The 6th August 2011 marks an important technological milestone – 20 years since Tim Berners-Lee put the world’s first website ‘live’. Here Adrian Smith, Managing Director at IT company, Flexsys, identifies the top 10 changes to revolutionise SME IT since the early 90s. 1. Websites Company websites offer the opportunity for SMEs to sell themselves […]

Council call centre fraud warning

  Ashford Borough Council is warning residents about a telephone scam which has resurfaced that falsely offers people a large rebate on their council tax bills. Residents receive a call from an overseas call centre advisor, claiming to be acting on behalf of Ashford Borough Council. The advisor then claims the resident has been selected […]

Pink Car Rally – Plea for Participants

Pink cars cannot really be missed and yet the Pink Car Rally organiser, Sali Gray, is struggling to locate the 7569 pink cars, which are on the road in the UK. “I was delighted when the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd (SMMT) told me how many pink cars there are, but I’m at […]

Samsung Takes The Next Step In Cloud Computing

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has unveiled the world’s first zero client monitor using Cisco Universal Power Over Ethernet (UPOE) technology, helping businesses conserve energy and reduce costs with the use of virtual desktops. The Samsung NC220 monitor, with Cisco UPOE, powers and connects individual monitors via Ethernet to a virtualised central server, offering businesses a […]

LinkedIn Introduces A New Initiative To Help Job Seekers

LinkedIn the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, has announced a new plugin that enables job seekers to easily submit their LinkedIn profile for job opportunities on an employer’s website. By clicking the new Apply with LinkedIn button on a company’s website, consumers and companies alike will be able to find more opportunities, candidates […]

Grandparents Now Able To Protect Grandchildren’s Health

Grandparents can now help protect the health of their grandchildren by purchasing insurance specially designed and tailored to children and their more common ailments. The move by Aviva to allow grandparents to take out specialist health insurance for their grandchildren comes following evidence of the increased role they are taking in the lives and care […]

New Recycling And Waste Collection Service

Dover District Council is making sure it gets the message across when it comes to telling residents about their new recycling and waste service – with special four page leaflets being delivered to homes across the district from next week. The new service will be phased in across the district, starting in September. Residents will […]

Successful Selling 2011 Line-Up Announced

The Institute of Sales & Marketing Management (ISMM) has announced the line up for its annual conference, Successful Selling. The conference, which takes place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on 20th October, will feature Michael Portillo as headline speaker. The former Conservative MP and Cabinet Minister, Michael Portillo, will be delivering a speech on ‘The […]

MCM Net talk to Kent Business TV

John McMahon, Managing Director of MCM Net invited Kent Business TV to their office in Tonbridge to find out more about the business. Click above to watch our film. About MCM Net MCM Net is a multi-talented digital and web design agency delivering online, viral and mobile solutions since 1997. Their internet obsessed team have […]

RAP Interiors host PC Amnesty Day

RAP Interiors supported “Computers 4 Africa” by staging a computers amnesty day on 20th July between 8am-6pm at their warehouse in ME15 9YE. RAP welcomed any business to leave their local business address with Amanda who was RAPs coordinator for the event. They then collected unwanted PC’s, Laptops, Keyboards and IT accessories. It was a […]