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Subject: Gleanings; trend tuesday
Lou updated the calendar.
“The ‘State of the Internet 2000’ report, recently released by the US
Internet Council and prepared by International Technology and Trade
Associates, is one of the most useful Internet-related studies to be
released this year. Its authors had the ambitious aim of producing a
complete overview of the current state of the Internet and they have
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Music on the Web is no longer associated with children and young adults
as a new report finds that 6,811,000 Americans aged 50 and over visited
music-related websites in the US.
Half of the adult population in America do not have Internet access and
57 percent of non-Internet users have no interest in using the Web.
John Rhodes of Webword recently held a contest to see if there was a usable profitable flash ecommerce site. read more
Shanghai in a bid to raise the moral standards of the city’s young
people and prevent adults from playing ‘corrupting’ computer games.
Fletcher Research: European dotcoms improve ‘burn rates’
New research shows that European dotcom ventures are improving
their ‘burn rates’ through a combination of new fundraising and
business restructuring, but some sectors are still at risk.
Wired: Linux takes root in Africa
The free open-source operating system Linux is gaining a foothold in
Africa-a continent where many cannot afford the license fees associated
with proprietary software.
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