The Polyglottal Internet

http://www.everymail.com/ The Internet started off as a purely American phenomenon and seemed to perpetuate the fast-emerging dominance of the English language. A negligible minority of web sites were in other languages. Software applications were chauvinistically ill-prepared (and still are) to deal with anything but English. And the vast majority of net users were residents of the two North-American colossi, chiefly the USA. All this started to change rapidly about two years ago. Early this ...
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The Seamless Internet

http://www.enfish.com/ The hype over ubiquitous (or pervasive) computing (computers everywhere) has masked a potentially more momentous development. It is the convergence of computing devices interfaces with web (or other) content. Years ago - after Bill Gates overcame his misplaced scepticism - Microsoft introduced their "internet-ready" applications. Its word processing software ("Word"), other Office applications, and the Windows operating system handle both "local" documents (resident on ...
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How To Shop and Save On Website Hosting

What's your web address?" From small "mom and pop" home-based businesses to mega-stores, people ask this question in business every single day. Even if you only operate a small, local business, if you don't have a website (or at least email) people honestly look at you funny. A few years ago, website hosting was one of the largest expenses connected with setting up a website. Now, with dramatic drops in pricing, website hosting can actually present the least costly component of operating a ...
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What to do with your domain

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Women Entrepreneurs In INTERNET Marketing

Women Entrepreneurs In INTERNET Marketing Copyright © 2001 by Sue Seward. All Rights Reserved. (***You may copy this article using the attached bio below) Internet Marketing is definitely an ideal career choice for any woman who has the desire, the right attitude, and understands what it's really all about and what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Women are caretakers and in my opinion are well suited to Internet Marketing because of this caring nature. Women are networking from the time they ...
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Buying Expired Domains Tips - The Issue of PageRank

Every webmaster tries hard to promote web site on to the top most pages of Google search engine. All of us understand that Google has a system called Google PageRanking that allows it to index web sites on search engine pages. With this system, Google also decides how popular your web page is among search engine users. Higher PageRank means that your web site is more popular than many other web sites and it commands some authority among web users. PageRanking is an important index for expired ...
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All the Good Domains Have Disappeared

It is becoming increasingly difficult to buy a good expired domain these days, because almost all words in a Standard English dictionary have been used to register domain names! Generic and single, two or three letter names are no longer available, unless you buy them at a hefty price. Most of the names available in an expired domain portfolio are just good enough to get you very small income. The secret key to expired domain business is buying one that possesses a flood of incoming links and ...
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The Basics of Hosting

At its most basic, getting an Internet project up and running requires two essentials: access to hardware and access to the Internet. Hardware and bandwidth are a major consideration in light of both the potential expense and the issue of quality of service. This is one of those areas where you can pay as much or as little as you like. There is a correlation between what you pay and the quality you get, but there are plenty of good deals to be found in the current market, so shop ...
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10 Best Hidden Windows Features

Windows XP is an operating system par excellence. Easy to use it comes with some amazing features. 1. The computer management screen allows control of the operating system from a single interface. 2. The event viewer permits viewing of logs maintained by XP as default. Program and system errors are maintained in the systems logs for ready reference when recurring problems occur. Important is to enable this auditing system which is inactive by default. 3. The shared folders file lists all ...
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Free business software alternatives to Microsoft office

The cost of using 'paid for' business software has become prohibitive. Both businesses and home users are focusing on new and affordable avenues. The options include free software: * StarOffice: The code base can be accessed at OpenOffice.org. This is the group coordinating the development of the product. OpenOffice .org runs on Windows, Linux, Solaris as well as Mac. * Version 5.2: enhances browser compatibility and has the latest security and performance related enhancements. * 602ProPC ...
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