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Interview: E.ON UK’s Paul Squires on multi-lingual content

Are you catering for the thousands of people in the UK whose first language isn't English? If not, you might be missing a trick.

Here, we speak to E.ON UK new media manager Paul Squires about its multi-lingual content strategy and the potential boost it can give to customer service and sales.

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Search engine iRazoo launches

A group of US entrepreneurs has launched iRazoo this week, a search engine which uses recommendations from searchers to improve results and rewards them with points.

iRazoo

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Facebook widgets driving traffic to sites

Internet ratings site Quantcast has provided more evidence of what it calls the 'Facebook effect', with stats showing that Facebook widgets are helping to boost traffic to sites that have produced widgets for the social network.

Quantcast reports (via VentureBeat) that some widget producers' sites have seen dramatic increases in traffic for three of the most popular widgets on Facebook, HotorNot, Slide and RockYou.

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Premium TV bought by US investors

Digital content provider Premium TV has been bought by Access Industries, the US group behind pay TV service TopUpTV.

The deal, reckoned to be worth around £25m, will see Access picking up Premium TV’s portfolio of over 150 websites and 50 mobile sites. 

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Tips on producing a shopping comparison feed

The importance of the shopping comparison market is growing, as these sites can generate millions of pounds for retailers. So let's take a look at what you need to consider when creating your product feeds.

First, the big numbers. Shopping comparison engines made between £120m and £140m in UK revenue in 2005. In some sectors, such as consumer electronics, they can drive more than 30% of sales.

It is therefore hugely important to optimise your feed...

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US VC investment hits six year high

Venture capitalists in the US invested more in Q2 2007 than in any period since 2001, with Web 2.0 startups receiving much of the cash.

The FT reports that investment in information services companies, which includes IT-based services as well as Web 2.0 startups, reached $979m (£476m) in the second quarter of the year.

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Rapper sues over internet ad

Online ad firm Traffix is being sued by 50 Cent over a promotional game called Shoot the Rapper.

The musician, himself a shooting victim, alleges that the game illegally uses his image and encourages users to target him.

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AJAX and accessibility - Jaws to the rescue?

RIAs like Ajax often have an accessibility weak spot since they need to work with JavaScript off to meet the basic accessibility guidelines.

Rumour has it that the next version of the popular screen reader Jaws may be able to handle Ajax interfaces. 

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Spock - a people search engine

Currently in private beta, Spock is a new search engine that aims to become the leading method for finding information about people on the internet.

Spock

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Click fraud rates rise again - report

The latest Click Fraud Index from Click Forensics is out today, and the company says that the problem is getting worse.

The index, which gathers data from 4,000 online advertisers and agencies, reports that the overall industry average click fraud rate rose to 15.8% for the second quarter of the year.

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Google counts cost of spending spree

Google's Q2 earnings have disappointed investors, with lower than expected profits leading to a drop in the web giant's share price.

The company's revenue rose by 58% to $3.87bn (£1.88bn), but its profits increased by a more modest 28%, to $925m (£450m). 

It has spent heavily on acquisitions so far this year, as well as increasing its headcount as it develops new products and enters new markets.

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EU funds German search engine scheme

The European Union (EU) has approved funding worth €120m (£80m) for a German search engine project to be developed by firms including Bertelsmann, Siemens and Deutsche Thomson.

The Theseus project aims to develop the world's most advanced multimedia search engine, creating a set of tools for indexing images, sound and text.

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