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European court says linking to illegal content is copyright infringement

The European Court of Justice has ruled in favour of Playboy in a long-running case over hyperlinks to copyrighted content. The Dutch website Geenstijl, operated by GS Media, had posted links to an Australian site that was hosting photographs from Playboy. But the court ruled GS Media had broken copyright rules, in part because it was motivated...

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WordPress 4.6.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.6.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.6 and earlier are affected by two security issues: a cross-site scripting vulnerability via image filename, reported by SumOfPwn researcher Cengiz Han Sahin; and a path traversal vulnerability in...

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Linux is 25

25 years ago this week, a college student in Finland shared his project on an email list Subject: What would you like to see most in minix? Summary: small poll for my new operating system Organisation: University of Helsinki Hello everybody out there using minix — I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby,...

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Google rolls out new solitaire & tic-tac-toe games directly in search

Last week work everywhere stopped when Google introduced 2 new easter eggs in Search. Even we at Pink Mac were affected hence this post is going up a little late. According to an announcement last week on the Official Google Blog, searches for “solitaire” or “tic-tac-toe” will deliver both games directly within desktop and mobile...

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Four blogging fears and how to overcome them

When we ask our clients to blog at least once a month we often see the look of fear flash across their face. Today, we wanted to write a short piece on the common fears we encounter, and how to overcome them. I have nothing to blog about There are plenty of topics you can...

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WordPress 4.6 “Pepper” Release

Today marks the latest release of WordPress with version 4.6 codenamed Pepper. This release doesn’t add a lot of new features to WordPress and instead focuses on making the application, workflows and interface faster. There are small number of improvements in the page editor. If you add a link WordPress will now detect and alert...

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Digital Branding – Why you DO need to be a fashion victim

At Pink Mac, we’ve been reflecting on our first (successful) year in business and this week alone, have noticed a few aesthetic differences both in the work we have developed since last year, and what our clients are now requesting. So we decided to have a look at the ‘fashion’ of digital branding, and the trends...

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How to survive Google’s latest change

One thing that Google is great at is keeping us Marketers on our toes with their changing formula for ranking web pages. It’s no secret that Google favours sites that are mobile optimised, and there’s no wonder. Consumers use their mobile devices more than ever to communicate, manage their workload and read content. In 2016,...

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How Pokémon Go will ‘level up’ local Marketing

For all the headlines that Pokémon Go is generating, the hugely popular mobile game is still firmly in its incubation phase. Once the game developer, Niantic, focuses on monetisation, Pokémon Go will really start flexing its muscle — from both a gaming and an advertising standpoint. Pokemon Go uses augmented reality to send players with their mobile phones on a...