Google Inc. launched versions of its video sharing service YouTube in French and other languages on Tuesday. Localized versions now exist for Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S.
Henning Kagermann, chief executive officer (CEO) of business software maker SAP AG, is expected to renew his contract for another year after it expires in December 2007, according to a source familiar with the situation.
The registry for the .eu top level domain (TLD) received 390,000 applications in the first 100 minutes after registration was opened to all residents of the European Union, E.U., Information Society and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding said Friday.
With broadband becoming pervasive, applications need to be developed to harness all that bandwidth. The Bell Advanced Solution Innovation Centre opened in Ottawa Thursday to help Canadian small and medium businesses capitalize on the opportunity.
After failing to break into the mainstream of computing, the Tablet PC might have been written-off by many, but it still has at least one strong supporter. Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corp., said Monday he still believes in the form-factor and repeated a prediction that, with better hardware and software, it could still dominate over traditional laptop PCs.
Deutsche Telekom AG (DT) Chairman Kai-Uwe Ricke has denied rumors that the group's Internet unit is in talks to acquire Time Warner Inc.'s American Online (AOL) division, although analysts expect the German telecom giant to make one or two key acquisitions in the months ahead and build its international online presence.