Latest Blog Entries
- Multilanguage support in iOS 8
December 14, 2014 0 Comments
iOS 8 is the mobile operating system of the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and was released on September 17, 2014. According to the Apple website, iOS 8 is actually the biggest release for developers since the introduction Apple’s App Store. This new version also boasts the smartest keyboard ever. The keyboard offers English and other enabled languages on the device, along with the ability to install a third party keyboard, which is a new feature available on iOS 8.
- Does Your E-business Accept UnionPay?
December 09, 2014 0 Comments
The global ecommerce market has grown dramatically in every region around the world over the past few years. China is leading the pack with ecommerce growth. A recent Payfort report states that China ecommerce growth is over 35% for 2014. In 2013 China’s digital consumer spending exceeded the United States for the first time and has not looked back. There are projections that by the end of 2015 it will be 2.5 times that of the United States.
- A taste of Dutch Culture and Tradition
December 03, 2014 0 Comments
The Netherlands is the main country of the Kingdom of The Netherlands. Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius, known as the ABC Islands are part of The Kingdom. This is also called the Caribbean Netherlands. The Netherlands is a small country that lays in Western Europe with Amsterdam as its capital. Amsterdam is entirely built on millions of piles and it has 1281 bridges.
- Arabic Fonts: The ongoing challenge
November 25, 2014 0 Comments
Finding an Arabic font with the 4 faces: Regular, Italic, Bold and Bold Italic is like finding a needle in a haystack. If you find it, you are hampered with the technical challenges you face if you decide to use it. So what’s the problem? Why are there only a few trusted and faithful fonts for Arabic? Why is it so difficult to find a variety of Arabic fonts with different faces to suit different contextual and design uses like you can find for the range of Latin-based languages?
- The Rise of E-Commerce in China
November 10, 2014 0 Comments
Long gone are the days of having to run down to your neighborhood market in order to buy a new pair of shoes, a book, or even food. They have been replaced by turning on your computer or mobile device, finding your desired product and completing the transaction all in a few minutes with just a few clicks. Online shopping offers certain conveniences such as low prices, broader selections, and delivery to your front door. Due to the expansion of globalization and greater access to the internet, the world is becoming smaller by the day, making the barriers for ecommerce markets easier to overcome. Nowhere is that more apparent than in China.
- GPI CMS Partners all make the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant
November 03, 2014 0 Comments
Websites today are driven by an array of web content management systems (WCMS). Global companies author, store, edit, localize and publish content from these platforms. The ability to initiate and manage content authoring and translation workflows and collaboration around the world has improved immensely just in the last few years. Some of these WCMS have recognized the need for global, multilingual enabled authoring and publishing platforms to better serve their worldwide client bases.
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