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Ken Novak's Weblog
Monday, January 30, 2006
IM Interoperability matrix
: Useful reference to features and connections among AIM, Yahoo, MSN, Google, Skype, and a few others. 11:52:07 PM
Friday, January 27, 2006
My Outsourced Life:
Funny article on individual outsourcing. I wonder how close to true it is? 10:59:40 PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2006
111m surfers in China:
"The number of Web users in China, the world's second largest Internet market, grew by 18 percent in 2005 to 111 million, the Economic Daily reported on Wednesday. Some 8.5 percent of the country's 1.3 billion people now had access to the Internet, the newspaper reported, citing a survey released by the China Internet Network Information Center. .. The 2005 gains represented an acceleration from 2004, when the number of Internet users grew 16 percent to 94 million. More than half of China's Web population -- or about 64 million people -- accessed the Web via broadband connections, suggesting a 50 percent increase versus 2004 as China strongly promotes the development of its broadband networks. ..
China is the world's No. 2 PC market, with nearly 16 million units shipped in 2004 and the number expected to have grown another 13 percent last year, according to data tracking firm International Data Corp." 8:30:58 AM