For a number of years, Germany (.de) was the world’s most popular ccTLD in terms of registrations. But about two years ago China made its ccTLD a lot more affordable and easier to get. Since then, the country has been … Read More
India is unusual in having 23 official languages from English and Hindi to Kannada and Telugu – now the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has released ‘cross language search plugins’ which are intended to make search more readily … Read More
comScore just released an interesting data about the search rankings in Asia-Pacific region. According to their data, Google and Yahoo were the regional leaders as “top search properties” followed by China’s Baidu. “Because Google and Yahoo! have a strong presence … Read More
Recent Nielsen survey declares India the 3rd biggest online credi card users. According to the survery Indians …
Yahoo recently added oneSearch capability, a search service designed for mobile users, to nine mobile operators in Asia. Those mobile operators include, DiGi Telecommunications (Malaysia), Starhub (Singapore), Aircel Limited (India), BPL Mobile (India), Bharat Sanchar Nigam (India), PT Hutchison CP … Read More
It might not be a surprice but India is booming, the country might only be a sub-continent, but it is a mega-country to be in regards of internet usage, but the rise is slower than expected. According to a recent … Read More
At least two major new features are arriving in Google’s webmaster tools console according to information from the SES San Jose conference and the official Google webmaster tools blog. The latter has announced support for the Internationalizing Domain Names in … Read More
The Business Standard reports on attempts that Yahoo is making to ‘improve its relevance to India’ by adding cities and listings portals. Both Yahoo Our City and Yahoo! India Maps are at the beta testing stage – but will help … Read More
Red Herring reports that Google is using Seedfund.com to spread start up funds to new tech companies in India. The article can be found here.
The Business Standard of India reported that Yahoo! was opening a research lab in Bangalore, India. Yahoo is also starting their “Big Thinkers” lectures in India in January 2007.
Leading Indian telco, Bharti Airtel has announced a strategic partnership with Google to offer mobile search in India. Google will incorporate mobile ads through its Adwords platform. The President of Bharti Airtel Ltd explains, “In India, mobile is fast outgrowing … Read More
Foxnews reports that an organisation known as “DotAsia Organization Ltd” has had its application to run domain names in asian languages under the top level domain ‘.asia’ approved by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. The domains will … Read More
According to the TimesOfIndia, Google is having problems finding the right employees in India. Middle management seems to be an area Google has troubles finding suitable employees in the India area.
None other than Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, has been reported by Silicon India as saying that India will be the internet’s biggest market in 5 – 10 years. He also believes that Hindi, not Hispanic, could become one of the … Read More
A new search engine www.terrawiz.com has been launched to search for the websites with contents relevant to India. The search engine has also a directory with about 15 generic subjects and also information related to the individual states of India. … Read More