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Random Web Discoveries and Interesting Stories on the Internet

Moving Adobe Software from Desktop to the Web

Adobe expects professional customers of products like Acrobat or Photoshop for editing images would opt to pay for subscriptions versus facing a steady stream of advertising to use tools critical to their jobs.

How Much Money is Moving Into Online Advertising

NBC Universal’s television networks, cable channels and Web sites compete for advertising dollars with everything from niche blogs to big media peers like Time Warner Inc and Walt Disney Co. In addition fast-growing Internet companies like Google Inc are snatching up advertising budgets.

Internet World Maps

The World Atlas of the Internet – Which social bookmarking sites are popular, what is the internet density, which countries restrict Internet..visualize information about each geographic location and country of the world.

Write Orkut Scraps in Hindi by Typing English Characters

orkut offers an automatic transliteration option in the scrapbook that converts Roman characters to the DevanāgarÄ« characters used in Hindi. This lets you type Hindi words phonetically in English script and still have them appear in their correct alphabet. Note: this is not the same as translation — it’s the sound of the words that are converted from one alphabet to the other, not their meaning.

Internet Usage and Broadband Connections in Indian Homes

The Indian government declared 2007 the “Year of Broadband,” setting a goal of 20 million broadband users in 2010. However, eMarketer expects India to reach just over half that target, or 10.5 million broadband households by 2011.

eBook Perfume That Has a Smell of Old Books

The survey found three out of 10 of students associated “mustiness” with the books they most loved, although 16 per cent associated best-loved books with the smell of “freshly-ground coffee.”

The Difference Between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0

Web 1.0 – Mostly read-only web Web 2.0 – Mostly read-write web Web 3.0 ? – Maybe the proportion of users who product actual content rather than just consume content will grow.

The Young Afghan Girl by Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry captured this memorable young Afghan Girl photograph in 1985 that adorned the cover of National Geographic Magazine in 1985. This young Afghan girl with here unforgettable green eyes is now one of the most famous face in the world.