The Internet Monthly: April 2011

The Internet Monthly Podcast The Internet Monthly is a monthly podcast featuring 20 or so short Internet related articles, tips and tricks and a regular search engine of the month feature.

In this month’s issue you can find out how to help prevent on-line fraud by forwarding scam e-mails to the police and block web sites you don’t want to see in Google’s search results.

You can also learn how to do everything much faster on-line with two new browsers, and get involved in On-line Silver Surfers Day to win £1,000.

This podcast is derived from a monthly newsletter published by Zen Internet and recorded and produced by Silicon Bay. The podcast is reproduced by kind permission of Zen Internet.

This Month’s Podcast

The Internet Monthly – April 2011:

Or, download: podcast_apr11.mp3 [21’ 20”, 9.8MB]

This Month’s Articles

This month’s edition of The Internet Monthly podcast contains the following articles. A list of links associated with each article are included for reference:

  1. SEND SCAM E-MAILS HERE – 24-hour online fraud reporting service
  2. ACTION FRAUD REPLIES – Reported spam mails being bounced
  3. VENTURING TO THE VALLEY – Venture capital from Silicon Valley
  4. FOLLOWING TWITTER TO TEXAS – SXSW Interactive festival
  5. HOME VISITS BOOST WEB SUCCESS – Improving e-commerce sites
  6. IRELAND’S FACEBOOK PROMO – Facebook game promoting Irish tourism
  7. HOLIDAY LETS – Rent cheap apartments for your next holiday
  8. GOOGLE ACQUIRES UK MONEY SHOPPER – Google buys comparison site
  9. HELP SILVER SURFERS – National campaign to get older people online
  10. LIBRARIES FACE E-BOOK PRICE HIKE – Publishers raising e-book charge
  11. SITE FLIPPER – Online tool to minimise websites for easy reading
  12. INTERNET EXPLORER NINE – Microsoft updates Internet Explorer
  13. FASTER FIREFOX – Firefox version 4 released
  14. WEB VISITS TO GAIN MORE PRIVACY – Browsers increasing privacy
  15. GOOGLE EXCLUSION TOOL – Block websites from Google’s results
  16. CONTENT FARMS PLOUGHED UNDER – Google update improving search?
  17. X-CERTIFICATE – Adult websites getting xxx domain name extension
  18. BOTNET SWOOP – Spam computer networks shut down
  19. SOCIAL INCLUSION – Search engines show social  network results
  20. SEARCH ENGINE OF THE MONTH – Search query sharing system

Zen Internet logo This podcast is sponsored and reproduced by kind permission of Zen Internet Limited. The music on the podcast was provided courtesy of Will Tang.

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