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Web browser in Taiwanese

Will your mother tongue survive online?

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by .

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While webmasters in English speaking countries go out of their way to come up with an efficient and creative course of actions aimed at reaching out to an increasing number of people all over the world, the daily to-do list of professionals in some other countries has a completely different agenda on it. Their job [...]

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Google IDN site search results

Search engine support for IDNs still problematic

Posted on 16. Nov, 2011 by .

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Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) went live last year, finally allowing site owners in countries which don’t use the Latin alphabet (for example, Arabic or Cyrillic) to create websites without Latin characters in their URLs. Last year we twice reviewed how search engines were coping with the introduction of Internationalised Domain Names – unfortunately, the answer [...]

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Yandex’s investments point towards social, mobile and the semantic web

Posted on 02. Sep, 2011 by .

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Russian search engine Yandex created quite a buzz when announcingthe acquisition of the TweetedTimes last week. Previously when Russia’s leading search engine announced its start-up investment program Yandex.Factory (Russian: Яндекс.Фабрика) in April 2011, the online community was quick to spread the word, because Yandex announced it would financially support not only start-ups in Russia or [...]

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