Russian RSS Portal launched

This week saw the launch of the first aggregation site for Russian RSS feeds, called Kanban.ru. In the same way as the popular Technorati or Bloglines service Kanban will work to become a central portal for the new RSS format. … Read More

China Requires Blog and Site Registration

The freedom of the web is limited by the country it is connected to these days. As the article from Reporters Without Borders tells us China now requires every blogger and webmaster to register their online presence. China appears to … Read More

El Pais Online: News for Everyone

Two and a half years ago, El País, the most read newspaper in Spain, began a paid online subscription service that baffled everyone. Anyone without a subscription was unable to walk past the headlines found on the homepage. After over … Read More

Wi-max services in Italy starting 1st July

The Italian Minister of Telecommunications Mario Landolfi has announced the launch of Wi-max («Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access») starting next July. Wi-max will be available for an initial 6 month period on an experimental basis, in a limited number of … Read More

More on Opodo in Spain: Rumbo in the picture

Like their entrance into eight other countries, Opodo dived into the Spanish market, forming an alliance with Rumbo, an already established and unquestionably successful giant. In conjunction the two companies have plans to maintain the joint effort until they reach … Read More

Opodo moves into Spanish

Big brand Opodo has moved into its ninth European market with the launch of www.opodo.es. Opodo is already well established in the UK, Germany and France – and already entered the Italian, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, and Finnish markets in early … Read More

Yandex: PPC and Online Advertising in Russia

Russia is one of those rare areas in the world where Google does not rein supreme. According to Liveinternet, the popular public statistics site, Yandex.ru holds a leading market share of 55-60% with Google trailing at 5-6%. Their own published … Read More

Google opens office in Norway

Norwegian news site Digi.no reports that Google have opened an office in Oslo, Norway. So far the office only employs one, Mr. Jan Grønbech. Grønbech is the former boss of ad giant DoubleCLick (Adlink). However Google employs another 3 people, … Read More

Italians and the Internet

According to recent EUROSTAT research, the internet in Europe has reached an estimated 89% of enterprises and 50% of the population. Italian industry is in line with the European average, but Italians are not connected as much when compared to … Read More

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