Communication Advances from grunts to twitter. Plus ça change!Article submitted by Richard Isaac of Convallis Software, Devon
As a species the vast majority of us are compelled to communicate with other members, both within our family unit and without. The very first humans would have used hand signals and maybe grunts (much as chimpanzees do now) which would have been followed by the evolution [...]PCI DSS Credit Card Security from Oct 2009PCI Security: Small E-tailers Face Large Fines if Hacked
Article by Kerry Watson
Many small online merchants don’t understand much about the powerful technology behind their e-commerce store or how vulnerable this technology is to being hacked. We rarely read about a small merchant’s computer system being broken into, because the large ones are so much more [...]That Sinking Feeling!Some great photos taken by Bill Hamlen showing those last few moments of The National Pages raft being brutally sunk by the Staff Team from 1031 (Frome) Squadron ATC in the 2009 Wells Lions Charity Moat Raft race.
The drama unfolds …
Bill (rightly) describes the ATC team as “Everyone of them Vandals”. OK … watch out [...]The National Pages exhibiting at Warwickshire County Cricket Club 10/9
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We are exhibiting at The Business Growth Show, Warwickshire County Cricket Club this Thursday.
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It would be great if you could drop by and we can demo all the latest features.
We would love to hear your [...]The National Pages attempt to win Wells Charity Raft RaceThe National Pages entered a raft again in the Wells Moat Charity Raft Race.
We learnt from last year that a wooden pallet design is not such a good idea (it might just float but stability, speed and street cred come a distant second). A raft is best built out of plastic barrels and that paddlers [...]We can all live without a will – but we shouldn’t die without one!Article submitted by Derek Cleverdon, a Will Writer from Bristol
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Changes to inheritance tax in October 2007 affect married couples and those in Civil partnerships but for everyone else, the rules remain unchanged.
Inheritance tax is charged at 40% on any assets in excess of the personal tax-free limits set by H M Revenue [...]Marketing by DesignArticle submitted by Caroline Harding of Wetdog Creative Ltd
Getting your brand identity right is crucial to positioning your business within the industry you are competing in. I find it very frustrating to see so many small and medium-sized companies out there who don’t understand the importance of how good design and investment in the marketing [...]FREE Online Advertising for UK BusinessesWe would like to remind you that we offer FREE advertising for UK businesses.
Twitter and Facebook meltdownTwitter and Facebook were both victims of a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack on 6th August which effectively meant both systems could not be used because of high impact (malicious) usage by a large number of third-parties.
A DoS attack is not an attempt to introduce a virus or cause permanent damage to the software. It is normally [...]Why we need Bing, Yahoo and the other search enginesArticle submitted by Elaine Isaac of Convallis Software, Devon
I confess that I’m one of that minority of users that doesn’t use Google as my first choice search engine.
For the past few years I’ve been using the various incarnations of Microsofts’ search offering, now called Bing. That’s not to say that I think the previous efforts [...]