Jack Schofield

Jack Schofield spent the 1970s editing photography magazines before becoming editor of an early UK computer magazine, Practical Computing. In 1983, he started writing a weekly computer column for the Guardian, and joined the staff to launch the newspaper's weekly computer supplement in 1985. This section launched the Guardian’s first website and, in 2001, its first real blog. When the printed section was dropped after 25 years and a couple of reincarnations, he felt it was a time for a change....

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Twitter brings back chronological timelines

Twitter brings back chronological timelines

Some Twitter users have complained about seeing "the best" tweets in a Facebook-style timeline and want to return to the old days when they were in chronological order. Twitter now offers that option, and plans to make it easier to switch between the two views..

September 18, 2018 by in Mobility

GDPR cuts tracking cookies in Europe

GDPR cuts tracking cookies in Europe

Three months after the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), European news sites have reduced their use of tracking cookies by 22 percent, according to research from the University of Oxford. Companies that run websites should be aware of the problem and ready to act.

August 22, 2018 by in E-Commerce

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