This Tuesday Chile was home to some very exciting news for web globalisation. According to Christian Nicolai, Subsecretary of Consejo Nacional de Nombres y Números IP (The National Controlling Body for Names and IP Numbers) and the Director of NIC … Read More
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.
Interesting news to take note of out of Chile: Looks like the penetration of internet usage in the country is somewhat stuck at 36%, only one point up from data collected in 2003. But it’s nothing to get sunken up … Read More
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 announced 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.
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
The European section of Reporters sans frontièreshas chosen the Italian blog www.ictlex.net as one of the most active Blogs defending freedom of speech. Ictlex.net was identified as the best blog in Europe, and one of the top 60 blogs worldwide. … Read More
Seekport Tecnologie, the new pan European Search Engine has nominated Elena Bovini Head of Index for Italian activities launched this past Tuesday. Elena is responsible for the quality of results provided by seekport.it and is based in Milano. She will … Read More
Milano, June 23rd 2005 – Register.it leader on the Italian market of web site hosting, online visibility and part of the DADA Group has been officially authorised by EURid to accept preliminary registration of .EU TLDs as of today Register.it … Read More
The Australian courts may determine who has the rights to misspelled versions of trademarked domain names. Accoording this story from ZNet a local Australian businessman bought the domain but the registrar decided to take it back as in their opinion … Read More
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
Starting 11.00 (CET) on 16 June 2005, the European Registry of Internet Domains we will begin to accredit .eu registrars.
A recent thread at Search Engine Watch forums discusses the improving positions of country-specific domains in the Google SERPs. Whether this is a change in the algorithm or just that more international webmasters are developing increased links in the international … Read More
Starting June 13th TgBlog will broadcast daily a 30″ video on the Internet for those wanting to use it but don’t know where to start. TgBlog focus is information and useful tips on how to make the web part of … Read More
Looking for a posh hi-tech keyboard ?? Metadot Corporation from Austin Texas introduces the keyboard defined as “Only For the Best”. What makes it so different from the others ?? It bears no inscription on the keys – 100% blank … Read More