Category Archives: Saving the web

(Former) Symform team, thanks for a great service!

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I just read about Symform closing down their service on July 31, 2016. Even if Symform seemed dead since the Quantum acquisition almost two years ago, I still had hopes for the “entirely new vision for cloud storage” to emerge out of it. Of course I was sceptical the moment I saw shiny new betas and phone apps that were… Read more »

English books for German speaking customers

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Dear customers and followers of our fastbooks.eu bookshop! We’re really happy to let you know that we’re expanding our book store to serve even more languages and customers in our effort to offer cheap books to European citizens. As you might already know, we’re mostly specialised in books in English language, but we offer several thousand books in other languages,… Read more »

Google removed ads on the right hand side of the search results

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Yesterday Google started showing AdWords ads differently on the search results page. It stopped showing the ads on the right hand side of the results page where previously up to 7 ads were shown. This part of the page is now reserved for structured data including articles from Wikipedia, facts from the knowledge graph and information about companies. There is… Read more »