Social media saw a mixed reaction to the armed siege and hostage situation in a cafe in Sydney’s Central Business District las week. Whilst some tweeted their outrage then bystanders would take selfies, others used social media to show their support for the city’s interfaith communities as the #Illridewithyou hashtag trended worldwide. #hostagesituationselfie The scene attracted visitors throughout the … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2014
Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Has this week saved consumerism in time for Christmas?
With images of shoppers fighting for this year’s must have products dominating the news cycle over the past weekend, the idea of shopping from the comfort of your home (or office desk) may be even more appealing. Throw into the mix some one-off, never to be repeated deals and unprecedented savings offers and you would … Continue reading
EU Parliament votes in favour of Google break-up
I spoke to Sally Bundock on the BBC’s World Business Report early in the morning of 26 November 2014, ahead of the European Parliament’s vote to curb the dominant position of Google in Europe. The vote follows a series of curbs made at European and EU Member State level, including the introduction of the ‘right to be … Continue reading