Unfriend: Word of the year:
The word ‘unfriend’ has just been named Word of the Year by the New Oxford American Dictionary.
Unfriend is defined as a verb that means ‘to remove someone as a friend on a social networking site’. “It has both currency and potential longevity,” said Christine Lindberg, senior lexicographer for Oxford’s US dictionary programme.
Other finalists included:
“Hashtag”: A method of tagging a topic on Twitter so it can be found by other twitterers!
“Intexticated” : When people are distracted by texting while driving.
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The Asian localization services business is rapidly evolving in Thailand’s translation industry.
To support the development of the localization industry in Thailand, the Localization Industry Standards Association is collaborating with the Royal Institute in Thailand, AsiaOnline, and ProZ, to bring together the leaders in globalization process and strategy for a groundbreaking two-day conference on the role of the localization industry in Thailand and the Asia-Pacific region.
“Localization and Translation services Thailand: Bridging Asia with the World” (December 3–4) .
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With so much international web traffic nowadays it is important to ensure your website is secure.
Has it been hacked recently or even has anyone malware or virus been installed on it?
Our web team advise all web developers and site owners to check your sites regularly. A easy way to do a quick check is with the Google safe browsing check on a site using:
replacing your_domain.com with your website address.
Whilst not completely comprehensive and it will not detect sites that have had spurious links or content added, it may identify if Google has spotted malware or other threats on your site.
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