Google starts business in Hungary – officially

Nepszabadság Online reported Google has launched its own Ltd in Hungary. The Google Számítástechnikai Szolgáltató Kft. (Google IT Services Ltd.) has 25 million HUF capital (approx. EUR 100.000), The management are David C. Drummond, George Reyes and Nikesh Arora. Although … Read More

Google IG homepage in Dutch

Google Startpage has launched yesterday, amonog the countries, The Netherlands!! You have to search for the hyperlink on Google to IG but now I have the possibility to get my own Google page with feeds, news, weather, stocks and of … Read More

Anti-Google protest from German authors

German authors have mounted a protest against Google’s mass digitization of the world’s books for their http://print.google.com project. Members of the German main association of authors are in uproar claiming books are being digitized by Google without their authorization. Google … Read More

Livedoor/SDI tie-up for online ad services for China

October 26: One of Japan’s major internet service providers Livedoor (corp.livedoor.com) will provide the online marketing services to Chinese market together with Strategic Desision Initiative Ltd. (www.strategicdi.com) through Livedoor’s Chinese portal site “MyRice” (www.myrice.com). The services include; internet advertising, e-mail … Read More

No .FR domains for French colony Guadeloupe

French domain names are notoriously difficult to obtain. The ‘liberalization’ of the procedure in 2004 had little effect on easing the process. Sure, non-French citizens could now register an .fr domain name but only if they provided a French Identity … Read More

4.73 million blog users in Japan says Government

Oct. 19 – The ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Japan (www.soumu.go.jp) has announced the number of Blog and SNS registrations as of September 30, 2005. According to the announcements, there are 4.73mil registered Blog users and 3.99mil registered SNS … Read More

Iceland Telecom sold to highest bidder

The ex-government owned Iceland Telecom has been sold. This major player on the Iceland Telecom market was privatized recently and sold to highest bidding Investors. The future prospects of Iceland Telecom’s operations are good and the company has a strong … Read More

ADSL 2 on the horizon in Italy

ADSL 2, the new generation of DSL connections, will soon be available in a number of locations throughout Italy within the next few months. In a recent interview Andrea Podda, Technical Director of Tiscali, announced that new DSL profiles will … Read More

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