MSN Spain unveils a simplified makeover

Clearly the big news this week is PPC, all across the board (Ask Jeeves, Yahoo and MSN). The new products that will inevitably keep everyone busy adjusting and transforming their campaigns. But life goes on, and other news, although small … Read More

AOL targeting Latino Market

Seems AOL is joining the popular push to attract more Latin traffic. They have announced a new TV and radio campaign whose goal is to draw more Latinos to AOL. The Spanish speaking market seems to very popular right now.

Technorati broadens their horizons

According to the Technorati blog, you’re all welcome to search for blogs in a total of ten languages (Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish). This new search addition is still in beta (ie. there are still … Read More

Slovak broadband connections mushroom

How does a 527-percent growth sound? Surreal. But true. Last year Slovakia had 8,275 broadband internet connections and now, they’re looking at 51,869. With that number, coming to a 1% penetration of the entire population, they are clearly far behind … Read More

Google Buys Brazilian Tech Company

Google annouced it purchased Akwan Information Technologies, a Brazilian search company. Google plans on establishing a Research and Development division there and to use it as a base to spearhead their Latin American efforts.

IP tv

Telecom Italia and Tiscali announced the launch of IP tv starting at a T.B.D. date some time between September and November of this year. Telecom Italia is now broadcasting Video On Demand via Rosso Alice 4 Mbit ADSL which they … Read More

Google China Hire Starts MSN Lawsuit

Seems a new hire at Google, formerly of Microsoft, has created a stir and has been served with a lawsuit by MSN. ZDNet reports that Kai-Fu Lee is being sued by Microsoft for “the confidentiality and non-competition agreements he signed … Read More

Canada May Outlaw Google

Interesting article about the impact of new laws in Canada. Search engines in Canada will have to be very aware of copyright laws, though the international nature of the web may make it hard to enforce. The only possibility is … Read More

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