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January 26, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
English has long been the language of choice on the Internet. But that's now changing, as non-English speakers flock to the Net and a growing number of companies abroad use the medium to conduct business. To accommodate this, companies such as LanguageForce Inc. of Orange are beginning to specialize in translation software. LanguageForce's Universal Chat, a recently released product, lets people chat online in several languages.
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June 21, 1999 | JONATHAN GAW
With so many people out to buy your privacy online, it's hard to tell whom one should sell out to. Orange-based LanguageForce Inc. last week made the quixotic jump from publishing translation software to paying people to surf the Web. For 40 cents an hour, up to $16 a month, LanguageForce gets to collect and market your Web surfing habits to companies that will advertise to you as you surf. But isn't your privacy worth more than $16 a month?
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June 21, 1999 | JONATHAN GAW
With so many people out to buy your privacy online, it's hard to tell whom one should sell out to. Orange-based LanguageForce Inc. last week made the quixotic jump from publishing translation software to paying people to surf the Web. For 40 cents an hour, up to $16 a month, LanguageForce gets to collect and market your Web surfing habits to companies that will advertise to you as you surf. But isn't your privacy worth more than $16 a month?
BUSINESS
January 26, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
English has long been the language of choice on the Internet. But that's now changing, as non-English speakers flock to the Net and a growing number of companies abroad use the medium to conduct business. To accommodate this, companies such as LanguageForce Inc. of Orange are beginning to specialize in translation software. LanguageForce's Universal Chat, a recently released product, lets people chat online in several languages.
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November 9, 1998 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than 400 people attended the sold-out VentureNet conference held by the Software Council of Southern California on Thursday in Costa Mesa, with keynote speaker Guy Kawasaki underscoring what software veterans already knew: Shipping a product on time counts more than shipping a perfect product. "If the software industry were honest, what we would tell you is that we ship to test," said Kawasaki, chief executive of the Palo Alto-based garage.
BUSINESS
December 7, 2000
2TheMart.com Inc. in Irvine said Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit alleging that GoToWorld.com Inc., also based in Irvine, wrongly terminated a merger agreement between the two electronic commerce companies. In a press release, 2TheMart said it is seeking $100 million in its suit against GoToWorld, its parent company, LanguageForce Inc., and two officers. GoToWorld executives could not be reached for comment late Wednesday.
BUSINESS
September 8, 1999
* Tom Thompson, president and chief operating officer of Anaheim-based CKE Restaurants Inc., has stepped down from his other job as vice chairman of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. in Clearwater, Fla. He will be replaced by Peter O'Hara. Thompson plans to focus his efforts full-time on the operations of struggling CKE, which operates Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurants and has a 16.6% stake in Checkers.
BUSINESS
October 8, 1999
Andrew Duke and Nathan Bell have been added to the board of General Automation Inc., an Irvine-based provider of software support services. Duke and Bell are general partners of Pacific Mezzanine Fund L.P., which provided a $3.15-million investment for General Automation as part of a major financial restructuring. * Scott Sylvester has been appointed corporate trainer for Sonance in San Clemente. He had been national manager of training and development for Denon Electronics in New Jersey.
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June 21, 1999 | JONATHAN GAW
With so many people out to buy your privacy online, it's hard to tell whom one should sell out to. Orange-based LanguageForce Inc. last week made the quixotic jump from publishing translation software to paying people to surf the Web. For 40 cents an hour, up to $16 a month, LanguageForce gets to collect and market your Web surfing habits to companies who will advertise to you as you surf. But isn't your privacy worth more than $16 a month?
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March 30, 2000 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The top two executives of Irvine online auction company 2TheMart.com have quit after its outside auditor resigned, citing a loss of confidence in management and a lack of adequate internal controls and management oversight. Dominic Magliarditi stepped down as president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Steven Rebeil quit as chief executive but will remain as co-chairman.
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