Read this two articles from ZDNet Asia
- Lynn Tan ofÂ reports that Flickr finds it Asian tongue with the introduction ofÂ a Chinese and Korean versions of Flickr.
- Joel Pinaroc reports that Yahoo Singapore has reached an agreement with Inquirer.net,Â that will let users post captured videos that are “news worthy and socially-significant”
Isn’t it that Google has a country representative in the Philippines? While Yahoo’s nearest contact is through Yahoo Singapore? And yet, it looks like Yahoo is more actively visible in the Philippines than Google.
Made me remember a posting in the FilipinoLibrarians’ Google Groups, about this proposal of Google to digitized the Philippine Journal of Science collection for free. But the PJS turned down the offer because they are worried that Google might just capitalized on the academic and scholarlay content of the PJS collection. It turns out that the PJS collection was digitized by a private company which is the leader in digitization project in the Philippines — Kodak.
Hopefully, Google would one day notice the overwhelming presence of Pinoy IT manpower and miraculously focused some of its plan on helping the Philippines advance its IT infrastructure.