Climbers at the top of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, will now be able to make video calls and surf the Internet on their mobile phones, a Nepalese telecom group claims.
Finding a good story for Google in China is going to be tough, says Andreas Pouros, chief operating officer at Greenlight, a leading independent search specialist marketing and technology firm. His comments follow on the back of Baidu’s results, showing it continues to dominate the search engine landscape in China. Baidu also reported its advertiser … [Read more…]
Sony has ceased sales of its iconic cassette tape Walkman in Japan, as digital music and MP3 players have finally killed off demand for the bulky portable device.
Yahoo’s shares rose 11% yesterday on the back on speculation that the struggling online media giant is the object of a takeover attempt, with both AOL and News Corporation in the running as possible bidders.
Microsoft has partnered with China’s largest online retailer Taobao.com, using Bing to power the web results for its new shopping search engine Etaosite.
People in China and the Middle East use the web far more than their Western counterparts, according to ‘the largest ever’ global study of online habits.
The US government asked Google for user information 4,287 times during the first six months of 2010, while the UK put in over 1,000 such requests, according to new data released by the search giant.
Tesco plans to launch online shopping in China, the Czech Republic and Poland, as the supermarket chain looks to expand its international presence.
Swedish fashion giant H&M has launched its much anticipated transactional website this week, hoping to tap into the growing demand for clothes shopping online.
If you ever complained about broadband access prices here in the UK then spare a thought for those who would have to pay 40 times their month’s salary to get online. New research from the UN throws up some unlikely findings for both the most expensive and cheapest places on the planet for broadband access.