Friday, June 30, 2006

DIGITAL DIVIDE://Internet coming the Middle East

Arabic content accounts for less than 1% of the internet (and with Google, Amazon, Yahoo! and Microsoft scanning 1,000 book pages an hour, largely English content), that is not about to change.

Or is it? Google is setting up operations in Cairo and Syria is investing an incredible $2.7 bn to create an 'internet city'.

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