El Consorci per a la Normalització Lingüística i la Fundació puntCAT impulsen mesures per estendre l’ús del català a l’empresa i al comerç local

Joint awareness-raising sessions are the main focus of the collaboration agreement

25 July 2019

The president of the Consortium for Linguistic Normalisation (CPNL), Ester Franquesa, and the president of Fundació puntCAT, Carles Salvadó, have signed a collaboration agreement designed to encourage the use of Catalan in digital environments in local businesses and enterprises.

The objective of the agreement is to increase the presence of Catalan in business websites  by means of joint awareness-raising sessions of an informative as well as executive nature, with a particular focus on online linguistic resources.

08 July 2019
Desprotegides, malgrat tot | Fundació puntCAT

In this first six months of the year, 3 women have died in Catalonia in situations of violence against women. It is calculated that one out of every 16 women have been involved in a serious situation in the past year (201,210 in total).

28 June 2019
subscripció gratuïta EL TEMPS | Fundació puntCAT

EL TEMPS magazine turns 35 and wants to celebrate its anniversary with followers and users of the .cat domain. Thus, it offers a free six-month digital subscription.

Empreses
Internet
25 January 2016
mentoringstartup.cat

The aim of this initiative is to help emerging businesses reach their potential and make their projects grow, by giving them also the opportunity to present their projects in the [4YFN] event as part of the Mobile World Congress, which allows them to access funding and International investors.

Domain.cat
15 December 2015

Currently, coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the .cat domain, there are already over 96,500 .cat domains. The milestone of 100,000 .cat domains is getting closer and closer.

Domain.cat
05 October 2015

Bad weather is already here, but we have good news. During autumn and winter, register a new .cat domain only costs 5 euros. Register is as easy as following this link and sign up in one of the domain registrars which the puntCAT Foundation has reached an agreement. The promotion is valid until January 11, 2016.

Businesses
Internet
23 September 2015

According to Viquipèdia, Internet of Things (IOT, for its acronym in English) is a concept that refers to the digital interconnection of everyday objects with the Internet. A fact that is increasingly more present in our lives and we are already beginning to experience daily through the Smart watches, the Smart TV, refrigerators connected to the Internet or our own vehicles, for example.

The world of domain
28 August 2015

The ‘Browse in Catalan’ campaign, boosted by the puntCAT Foundation, has been nominated for the yearly Council of European National Top-Level Domain Registries (CENTR) awards.

The world of domain
02 July 2015

What do Taylor Swift, Kevin Spacey and Oprah Winfrey have in common? All three are media personalities and all three have recently registered a .sucks domain as a means of protection.

07 May 2015

This lunchtime, the puntCAT Foundation, the private entity that manages the .cat domain, presented the awards for the 5th edition of “Webs al punt.cat” (“.cat websites”), a competition open to compulsory secondary school (ESO) and Baccalaureate (Batxillerat) students and intermediate (CFGM) or higher (CFGS) level vocational training students from Catalan-speaking territories to design a website or app in Catalan within their academic area.

Geolocation
15 April 2015

The .cat domain extension was the fastest-growing in Spain in 2014, with an increase of 17% in the number of active domain names. This increase contrasts with the stagnation of other domains, such as .es, which only grew by 3%; .com, which fell by 9%; .net, which was down 11%, and .org, with a decrease of 9%.

Domain.cat
21 January 2015

2014 has been proved to be a success for Fundació puntCAT, especially regarding the number of .cat registrations, its highest since the birth of the domain for the Catalan-speaking community. Last year, 23.534 new domains were enlisted, a number that exceeds the 19.856 that were registered in 2006, when the .cat domain was born. Undoubtedly, 2014 closure was excellent, also because last December was the second most successful month in puntCAT’s history thanks to its 3,000 new domains.

Businesses
15 January 2015

A 2014 study by Common Sense Advisory among users from different countries shows that 75% of the buyers prefer to buy products online in their native language.

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