Yahoo! Struggles in China

This recent article in USA Today covers the Internet access craze in China. According to the article, the number of people online has surpassed 68 million, making it the second-largest Internet market next to the U.S. — and it has …

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Unicode In A NutShell

Here is a great article about Unicode and how it affects Web developers and programmers. Here’s an excerpt: The Single Most Important Fact About Encodings If you completely forget everything I just explained, please remember one extremely important fact. It …

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Collation Resource

Here is a very useful resource for collation: http://developer.mimer.com/collations/charts/index.tml. Why is collation so important? A few years back, I translated an online glossary into different languages. I didn’t realize, of course, that once I translated the terminology that it would …

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HTML and Unicode

Another useful Web globalization Q&A has been added to the W3C site. It has to do with the issue of character sets and encodings. I can’t even begin to describe how confusing this issue can be to Web developers as …

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Casual Dress Going Global

According to the Herman Report, casual dress is gaining popularity around the world… Recent research by the Bank of Scotland discovered that a significant number of employers now operate with “dress down” policies. The United Kingdom-wide survey also discovered a …

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