The battle between Hannah Barbara and a fan site over the “scoobydoo.co.uk” domain has taken a new twist. You can read about it here. This episode underscoes the importance of companies reserving domain names globally from the onset.
I’m happy to see Apple launching the localized Arabic version of Jaguar so quickly. Read the MacWorld article.
Wal-Mart has stores in 9 countries yet offers localized sites for only two of these countries: Germany and Mexico. And even these two sites are little more than facades. I’m going to do quite a bit more writing about why companies such as Wal-Mart don’t do such a good job presenting themselves to the world by means of the Internet.
I found this interesting: “Sakhr, the leading Arab company specializing in creating Arabic language IT solutions, has made a strong plea for a more focused approach to the task of producing competitive local Arabic content on the Web.” Read the article here.