Q&A: Microsoft Launches New Local Language Program to Further Enable Global Access to Technology
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Q&A: Microsoft Launches New Local Language Program to Further Enable Global Access to Technology

Maggie Wilderotter, senior vice president of the World Wide Public Sector for Microsoft, is focused on the company’s international efforts with government. The programs in education and security that she leads reflect Microsoft’s global commitment to working with governments worldwide to develop initiatives that address their specific challenges in meeting the needs of their citizens, including a new initiative called the Local Language program. To learn more about these efforts, PressPass spoke with Wilderotter and Dato’ Hj. A. Aziz Deraman, director-general of Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, the national language authority of Malaysia and an initial Local Language Program partner that is implementing a new program to enhance governments’ access to technology.

eBay Enhances Stores for Search Engine Optimization
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eBay Enhances Stores for Search Engine Optimization

eBay is changing the default structure of its Stores URLs to make it easier for search engines to recognize keywords in Store names more easily and provide better indexing. eBay Stores URLs will include dashes between the words so the individual words will be considered by search engines when determining the relevance of Stores for a given search.