“Wiki” wins a place in Oxford English Dictionary

“Wiki” wins a place in Oxford English Dictionary
LONDON (Reuters) – If you think “wiki” doesn’t sound like English, you are right. But it’s English now. This word born on the Pacific Island of Hawaii finally got an entry into the latest edition of the online Oxford English Dictionary (OED) along with 287 other new words.[Lees verder]

Latinos less likely to go online: study
DALLAS (Reuters) – Latino adults in the United States are less likely than their white or black counterparts to use the Internet, according to a study released on Thursday by the Pew Research Center.[Lees verder]

Yahoo to launch Chinese version of photo site in 2007
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc. said on Friday it plans to launch a Chinese language version of its popular photo-sharing site Flickr.com this year to tap demand from Chinese digital photo enthusiasts.[Lees verder]

Sinbad resurrected after online demise
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Condolences flowed for U.S. comedian Sinbad after the online encyclopedia Wikipedia announced his death on Thursday, but it turned out the grieving was premature and the comic was alive and well.[Lees verder]

McDonald’s taps into “you” craze with new packages
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp. said on Thursday it was putting pictures of ordinary consumers who eat at the hamburger chain on its packaging, tapping into a media and Internet trend focused on real people.[Lees verder]

Time magazine hitting stands with new look
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Time magazine hits newsstands on Friday with a new look to attract the Web generation as it bets that ink on glossy pages can satisfy readers in a way that the Internet cannot.[Lees verder]

CBS in ad-backed deal with YouTube for basketball
NEW YORK (Reuters) – CBS Corp. has reached a deal with YouTube to show highlights, press conferences and other content from the NCAA basketball tournament on the video-sharing site, the broadcaster said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Rep. Frank: Details soon on online gambling
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rep. Barney Frank said on Thursday he will give details in the coming weeks on possible legislation to repeal a ban imposed last year on online gambling.[Lees verder]

“Wiki” wins a place in Oxford English Dictionary
LONDON (Reuters) – If you think “wiki” doesn’t sound like English, you are right. But it’s English now. This word born on the Pacific Island of Hawaii finally got an entry into the latest edition of the online Oxford English Dictionary (OED) along with 287 other new words.[Lees verder]

Latinos less likely to go online: study
DALLAS (Reuters) – Latino adults in the United States are less likely than their white or black counterparts to use the Internet, according to a study released on Thursday by the Pew Research Center.[Lees verder]

Yahoo to launch Chinese version of photo site in 2007
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc. said on Friday it plans to launch a Chinese language version of its popular photo-sharing site Flickr.com this year to tap demand from Chinese digital photo enthusiasts.[Lees verder]

Sinbad resurrected after online demise
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Condolences flowed for U.S. comedian Sinbad after the online encyclopedia Wikipedia announced his death on Thursday, but it turned out the grieving was premature and the comic was alive and well.[Lees verder]

McDonald’s taps into “you” craze with new packages
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp. said on Thursday it was putting pictures of ordinary consumers who eat at the hamburger chain on its packaging, tapping into a media and Internet trend focused on real people.[Lees verder]

Time magazine hitting stands with new look
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Time magazine hits newsstands on Friday with a new look to attract the Web generation as it bets that ink on glossy pages can satisfy readers in a way that the Internet cannot.[Lees verder]

CBS in ad-backed deal with YouTube for basketball
NEW YORK (Reuters) – CBS Corp. has reached a deal with YouTube to show highlights, press conferences and other content from the NCAA basketball tournament on the video-sharing site, the broadcaster said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Rep. Frank: Details soon on online gambling
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rep. Barney Frank said on Thursday he will give details in the coming weeks on possible legislation to repeal a ban imposed last year on online gambling.[Lees verder]