PayPal Speaks Spanish

Two weeks ago, PayPal took on yet another frontier, as they launched their services in Spain. 250,000 Spanish users were already taking advantage of this practical payment method in English. Now they will be able to enjoy the service in … Read More

Spanish E-Commerce: Optimistically on the rise

In a recent study, Red.es and the Spanish E-Commerce Association (AECE-FECEMD) have come to some very exciting conclusions about the growth of e-commerce in Spain. While 1,837 million euros is relatively modest in comparison to European counterparts, the number indicates … Read More

Scary Non-Privacy Issues in Europe

CNet reports in this article that though the European Union government failed to adopt Privacy legislation, requiring ISPs to record all electronic communication, it seems the individual countries have decided to implement the laws. As the article mentions “U.K. communication … Read More

Spanish Newsletters on crutches

Internet marketing and e-commerce is really taking off in Spain. But one cannot argue that it is not a bumpy road with plenty of room for improvement. In their study, Netyidea, a Spanish internet marketing strategy firm, who analyzed Spanish … Read More

China's Sohu Commits to Emphasize Search

Sohu seems to have adopted the Avis moto, “We try harder.” And, taking the global Google out of the mix, like the Avis, Sohu is China’s number two search engine. The Chinese government has tightened restrictions on internet companies, and … Read More

Greek Internet Usage statistics

Half of the Greek youth (aged 15-29) are online. This is the one of the main findings of a recent report based on the profile of the new generation provided by the Department of Communication and Mass Media of the … Read More

Ukraine: Internet Censorship?

As the Ukrainian government has decreed the governing of websites by enforcing compulsory registration, before websites go online. This latest move has led to serious commotion among the local media, as well as Reporters Without Borders (RSF), who claim the … Read More

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

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