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May 18, 2006

Google Desktop Speaks Arabic. I Don't

Look what news I saw today in my english version of Google Desktop. The news about last night's Champions League final between Barcelona and Arsenal was from BBC Arabic and the text of the news was in English. But the title of the news, the description and everything else from the site is in Arabic. I wonder why the English edition of Google News lists the news from BBC Arabic, which are mostly in Arabic.

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1 comment:

  1. Google's pick of news stories can be frustrating, I have the U.K. selected and end up with Americans sport(s) and news as well as the news I actually want.
    The Gadgets calendar displays time only as AM/PM and the Date as month/day, which is thoroughly confusing if, like most of the world, you're not from the USA.