3 Stories

Indians Scratching Heads Over Trump's Ad in Hindi

Trump uses a Narendra Modi slogan, with his name swapped in, in 30-second spot

(Newser) - Less than a fortnight remains before Election Day, and Donald Trump is attempting an 11th-hour outreach to an entirely new demographic: Indian-Americans, reports the Washington Post . And so he's released a TV ad in which he attempts to speak Hindi (with a New York accent, the Post notes),... More »

Translating 'Dot Com' into Cyrillic

Domain names in non-Roman alphabet to be tested by Net managers

(Newser) - On Monday the Internet's global reach will extend further when it tests non-Roman character domain names. For years, non-English speakers have petitioned the US and companies controlling the Internet for domain names in their native language, the BBC reports. But ICANN, the nonprofit corporation which allocates domains, has been afraid... More »

Businesses Line Up for .Asia Domain Rush

Governments also get first dibs on coveted new address suffix

(Newser) - The regional internet domain .asia has opened for registration; businesses and governments will get first crack at trademarked and other protected names. The public will come rushing in to scoop up what’s left of the suffix in February 2008. The second regional domain—.eu began selling in April 2006—... More »

3 Stories