Downtime:

August, 2014


August 26, 2014  3:24 PM

Fancy a car-crash picture for all your image queries on Google?

Archana Venkatraman Profile: Archana Venkatraman
Brazil, Canada, Facebook, Germany, Google, Russia, twitter

Another day, another internet cock-up.

On Tuesday, users searching for any pictures on Google Images - kittens, puppies, flowers, food or even Google's own logo - were flooded with the same picture of a Russian car accident in the results page.

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August 20, 2014  2:12 PM

K9 privacy campaigner fakes death on Google, or was it killed?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

Not to be outdone by its two legged friends one dog in Chile decided to fake its own death on Google.

Back in June just for a laugh,


August 19, 2014  3:13 PM

Greggs uses Twitter to turn bad press into brand engagement

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Google, GreggstheBakers, logo, social media, twitter

On Googling Greggs today (as many are being encouraged to do so on social media), you might notice that its logo is not quite right.


August 19, 2014  2:50 PM

Look who’s talking

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
London, Manchester

Statues across London and Manchester are finding their voices, thanks to Sing London.

Sing London have commissioned writers and actors to animate 35...


August 13, 2014  4:13 PM

That’s torn it. Where are Man U supporters meant to code now?

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Coding

A kick in the face for Wi-Fi suppliers who talk of little else but their latest stadium installation?

That's how Downtime first reacted to the news that Manchester United was banning people from taking...


August 11, 2014  10:50 AM

Brits prove they are obsessed with the weather

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
BBC, rain, Temperature, United Kingdom, Weather

Britons download the BBC's weather app 19,000 times a day, with eight million downloads since its


August 7, 2014  3:04 PM

Photography is a monkey business

charris Profile: charris
Indonesia, Michael Jackson, wikipedia

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August 7, 2014  11:07 AM

Willy Coyote

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Uncategorized

willy.jpgClaire Wyckoff has been quite the road runner on Nike+ - pounding...


August 7, 2014  10:42 AM

Night at the Museum: exhibits come to life in London

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
augmented reality, Gamar, London, museum


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