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PPC Traffic; International YouTube; Safer Results

SERoundtable looks at a WebmasterWorld thread to find out What Type of Traffic Can You Expect from Yahoo Ads Compared to Google Ads.

Yahoo’s Flickr Adds Support For 7 New Languages

Pictures tend to transcend language barriers, and now Flickr is trying to do the same – Yahoo’s photo-sharing site has just added support for seven new languages.

7 New Languages for Flickr

It’s been five weeks since Yahoo shuttered Yahoo Photos in favor of Flickr. Tuesday, Flickr expanded into 7 new languages, with another possibly on the way.

Peter Cashmore acknowledges that the expansion has been a little slow in coming. There are now several non-English Flickr facsimiles which will compete with the new Flickrs. The real Flickr has 24 million users (!).

IBM Speeds Up With Omnifind Yahoo

The four-month cycle between the launch of the IBM Omnifind Yahoo Edition enterprise search and the latest release represents something of a land speed record for Big Blue.

Google Notebook Grows Up, Learns Languages

Yet another Google Labs product has made it into the real world; behold Google Notebook in its non-beta glory.  The tool has gained the ability to “speak 17 other languages besides English,” but would-be users shouldn’t expect much in the way of additional improvements.

Google Robot No Speak-o The Language-o
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If you’re one of those bilingual types, Google wants your help. Though Google has an automatic translation tool, it’s difficult to teach robots the nuances of language

Webinars in Many Languages

If you go to InterCall’s home page, you will find the word "global" prominently featured. Their tag line in the logo is: "InterCall – Global Conferencing Solutions" and down at the bottom of the page the small type says "InterCall is the leading conference call solution for global business." Not only that, but before you go surfing around their site, you are forced to select your country and language preference from a list of 18 representative flags.

What is Your Asia Strategy for the Global Customer Base?

Something new happened in mid-2006 – five out of the top ten websites listed by Alexa (based on traffic for the previous three months) were Asian. Four of those were Chinese.

Sifry Speaks On Languages And Tagging

In part two of Technorati founder David Sifry’s State of the Blogosphere notes, we find the blog search engine tracks a couple million more blogs than it did two weeks ago.

Google Increases Support To 116 Languages

One of Google’s missions is to bring the ability of web search to all the corners of globe and this includes supporting as many languages as possible.

Languages a Factor in Google’s Urchin Purchase?

Back in the Spring, Google, which is well known to be very multilingual, bought Urchin as you probably know. Urchin itself is translated into 11 languages.

eBusiness Rumors

Is Skype up for sale? Is Google the likely buyer? Or Rupert Murdoch, who almost bought it last week for $3 billion?…

Google Mobile Searches Small Screen Sites

A beta version of a new feature for Google Mobile search lets users sift through sites designed for mobile computing devices.

Google Launches Mobile Web Search For Multiple Languages

With the absolute explosion of mobile computing, including cellular phone use, the search industry has not been shy about its embrace of these users.

Languages on the Internet

The capabilities of the Internet have been enhanced and extended by using programming languages with HTML. These languages have been responsible for the dynamic and interactive nature of the Net. New languages and language extensions are being developed to increase the usability of the Internet. Here I will look at some of the important languages that have shape the Internet over the years.