Archive for May, 2006
Amnesty International in partnership with The Observer have launched a project called Irrepressible.info Aim of this project is to fight for freedom of speech on the Internet and among other things to help Chinese journalist Shi Tao to get out of jail.
Spoonlabs announces the release of phpWordPress version 3.2 article management software offering AJAX-powered drag & drop administration and completely automated SEO.
Spoonlabs has released phpWordPress version 3.2, adding new features and improvements to the most powerful and user-friendly news publishing solution for the PHP platform.
The new version of phpWordPress brings major enhancements to the user experience and offers fully automated search engine optimization (SEO) that is guaranteed to turn your web pages into the search engines’ favorites. With phpWordPress 3.2 you can start your Web publishing business within minutes, and get your share of the fast-growing Internet advertising market.
phpWordPress 3.2 makes new strides in bringing a desktop-like experience to the article administration. The new set of features provides a more effective way of communicating with the server, utilizing the power of AJAX. This means you will be able to update various page elements without reloading the entire page, which will save you even more time.
Understanding the importance of keeping your web content localized, Spoonlabs offers 11 different language packs for phpWordPress 3.2, including Arabic, Chinese, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and Swedish. No other article management solution for the PHP platform offers this level of choice and flexibility when it comes to localizing your online publications.
Some of the new and enhanced features of the new version of phpWordPress include:
• Membership-based access, giving you control over which sections of the web site are open to the public or registered members only.
• Tabbed article management, allowing you to add/edit an article and its options, add search engine options, add/edit display options (comments, ratings, etc.), and much more with only few clicks.
• Enhanced search function, giving you greater control over the search criteria.
• New plug-in manager, offering easy and hassle-free integration of third party scripts.
Starting at just $195, phpWordPress 3.2 is the most affordable professional-grade news publishing solution for the PHP platform.
For more information, please visit www.word-press.net and www.spoonlabs.com.
Steve Ballmer announced at Microsoft’s Strategic Account Summit that they are going to spend $1.1 Billion on their online business activity in order to compete with Google. This is more than 100% of the amount spent in previous year. They spent $500 million in 2005.