Here’s a simple question for everyone today.
Google Translator Toolkit By Tony Ruscoe Google Translator Toolkit is a new tool being launched today to help translators organize their work and benefit from shared translations, glossaries and translation memories, the Google China Blog reports ( English translation by Google ). Evidence that Google was working on a service like this originally surfaced in August 2008 when references to Google Translation Center appeared in Google’s robots.txt file.
We all love to flip through a glossy, interesting magazine on the plane, in the dentist's waiting room, or stretched out on the sofa in the evening. However magazines have not been isolated from the troubles that print media are having due to the online world. Many magazines are struggling to survive and some of them are moving completely online in order to stick around. In November we reported that leading tech magazine PC Magazine would go 100% online from February 2009, after 27 years of existing in print form. Let's look at how PC Magazine is doing, along with another digital magazine that we like called Avantoure.
Last week, our US Editor, Meghan Keane, wrote about Andrew Hyde.
The economic shifts continue to disrupt old advertising models as people lose interest in editorialized media. Newspapers and other print media are struggling. Advertisers are looking for innovative ways to reach their audience. As such, the advertising model is shifting sending waves of changes rippling across every form of media. Much of these changes are being fueled by advancement of social media and the disruptive nature of innovation.
Updated at 8:30 p.m. : to correct that DST has no funding from the Russian government. As reported earlier, Facebook is taking a $200 million round of funding from Digital Sky Technologies , a Russian investment company. While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a conference call Tuesday morning that Facebook revenue numbers were up, that the company was growing, and that Facebook was, "on track to creating a nice, self-sustaining business," he explained that at Facebook, "we're open to interesting offers."
Stories for Mar. 22, 2013 Storytelling website Storybird has added a poetry web app designed to let users quickly create illustrated digital poems. Read more at paidContent »
Are social networking "tools" good for business or just a giant time suck?
Last month’s big question “what is twitter” has finally been answered for many out there. Less people are asking google about it. Oprah and Kutcher powered up the buzz for millions of people outside the ring of social media. The chart below shows this spark around mid-April. This trend is cooling down.
As reported this morning , Facebook announced that it has just closed a $200 million investment from Russian investment group Digital Sky Technologies. We just got off the conference call discussing the investment with Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, Yuri Milner, CEO of DST, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and Alexander Tamas, Partner at DST.
A guest post by Iris Hortman , IDI's information officer.
Blogstorm has noticed that Google is showing several images within the UK search results for a search on personal development books . This is unique in that there are 9 images under a search result’s title and above the description.
You’ve seen those nonprofit fundraising challenges, haven’t you? A funder or corporation puts up some funds—donation or matching grant money—and asks nonprofits and their supporters to compete for it. Maybe it’s a race of donations or votes, or perhaps memberships to a group on FaceBook. Our own Giving Challenge was an early example. Target is running one now, and there have been many in between.
On the heels of rumors of a possible investment this weekend, Facebook has just announced this morning that it has indeed raised a $200 million round of financing from Russian Internet investment firm Digital Sky Technologies .
The New York Times is charging face-first into the digital age! They're appointing a "Social Media Editor." It's Jennifer Preston, former editor of the recently-folded Regional Sections !