Web Trends

MS to offer Alternative Browsers to European Users

MS to offer Alternative Browsers to European Users

March 1, 2010

From beginning of March european users will be able to choose which web browser they want to install as an alternative to Internet Explorer. In random order MS shows Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera & Safari. This “primary” browsers list is visible instantly and when users scroll down the page they can find Avant, Flock,…

Top 10 Internet Languages

Top 10 Internet Languages

February 19, 2010

According to internetworldstats.com, the top three most used languages on the internet are English, Chinese, and Spanish.  Quickest growing language is Chinese, which gained some 1087% during last decade. Spanish increased by 650% and English by 237%.

Apple App Store vs Wholesale Apps Community

February 15, 2010

The world’s leading telecommunications operators and device manufacturers are launching an open global alliance, that will establish a simple route to market for developers and provide access to the latest and widest range of innovative applications and services to as many customers as possible worldwide. Current members: América Móvil AT&T Bharti Airtel China Mobile China…

Unicode is used in almost 50% of Internet Documents

Unicode is used in almost 50% of Internet Documents

Good News! According to Google Unicode is used on almost half of the Internet pages, which makes it a global text encoding of choice. Google uses version 5.2 of Unicode, which represents a wide range of characters from Egyptian Hieroglyphs, to most of living languages including Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese and Zulu. ASCII, that once dominated…

Apple Tablet Confirmed by The Wall Street Journal

January 21, 2010

It is almost certain a new device is going to be unveiled next week. We’ve heard many name variations such as iSlate and iPad –both are Apple’s registered trademarks– Apple Tablet, etc. It seems like Apple’s plans are big this time; they aim to re-shape the publishing industry (which is in an apparent crisis) as they once…

66% of Government Workplaces Now Use Social Networking Tools

66% of Government Workplaces Now Use Social Networking Tools

January 19, 2010

A recent report by the talent management companies Human Capital Institute and Saba says 65% of government employees now use more than one social networking tool. Interestingly enough, Instant Messaging (IM), which is very popular in the corporate sector isn’t heavily used among government staff. The report points out that a majority of social networking use…