Craigslist Going Global (Sorta)

Craigslist has been replicating itself across every major US city for the past few years, enjoying tremendous success along the way. Naturally, it only makes sense that the company start tackling some non-US cities. Wisely, the company began with English-speaking …

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eBay Goes Dutch

According to CNET, eBay is purchasing Markplace.nl for $290 million in cash. Founded in 1999, Marktplaats.nl averages roughly a million listings. This purchase gives eBay an instant presence in the Netherlands, something that has been lacking. eBay currently supports 24 …

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Engrish, The Book

You can find a Web site devoted to pretty much anything on the Internet. The Web site Enrgish.com is devoted to ” humorous English mistakes that appear in Japanese advertising and product design.” Apparently the site is so popular that …

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SDL’s China Push

SDL announced that it has released a Chinese version of its translation memory tool SDLX. The company claims that this is the “first time a major translation technology player has localized its product for the growing Chinese market.” I’ll have …

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