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2010-07-12 10:57:00

RESTON, Va., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the original top-level domains, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today congratulates The MITRE Corporation for being the first registrant 25 years ago with the .ORG domain. Purchased on July 10, 1985, MITRE.org jumpstarted over 8 million subsequent registrations by becoming the very first .ORG domain holder. In the decades since joining .ORG, MITRE -- a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering and...

2010-05-23 23:00:00

TOKYO, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- UrbanBrain Inc., a registry back-end service provider, announced today that it plans to offer individual Internet users, hobbyists, and business owners the opportunity to extend their reach out into the world by securing a URL under .SITE, an easily identifiable Internet extension (Generic Top-Level Domain or "gTLD" (1)). Representative Director and CEO of UrbanBrain Inc., Kevin Saimon, indicates the addition of new Internet extensions will increase...

2009-03-31 10:00:00

-Who wants to share the revenue of future.com?- TOKYO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- What is World Domain Cup? The new generic Top-Level Domain (*gTLD) program currently being discussed within the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (*ICANN) community will pave the way for people to apply for a new gTLD (current examples of gTLD include ".com", ".org" and ".net" among others). An expansion to the current limited range of gTLD could translate into gTLDs such as ".blog" or ".web"....

2008-10-22 12:00:24

VeriSign, a US-based provider of internet infrastructure services for the networked world, has expanded its internet infrastructure by deploying additional infrastructure in Terremark's Madrid facility, the NAP de las Americas Madrid. Terremark Worldwide is a US-based provider of IT infrastructure services. The deployment is part of VeriSign's Project Titan initiative to strengthen and its global internet infrastructure. In addition to its deployment in Spain, VeriSign has previously...

2008-10-21 09:00:26

Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMRK), a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services, today announced that VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, has expanded its Internet infrastructure by deploying additional infrastructure in Terremark's Madrid facility, the NAP de las Americas Madrid. The deployment is part of VeriSign's Project Titan initiative to strengthen and secure its global Internet...

2008-09-30 06:00:19

eco, the federation of the German Internet economy, along with .ORG, The Public Interest Registry announce a forum event that will gather thought-leaders under the theme "From Ground Breaking to the Mainstream." During this one-day event, experts will discuss new ideas, concepts, and technologies in the experimental stage that will contribute to the future growth and stability of the Internet. The event will be held on October 8, 2008 in Frankfurt, Germany from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in the...

2008-09-15 09:00:00

A new contest is calling for Internet video enthusiasts to show their stuff in a bid to spotlight an emerging corner of the Web that allows people to create their own TV channel on the Web. Today through Nov. 15, the .tv Webmercial Contest is accepting submissions to www.tv. Ten prizes -- a Sony HDR-TG1 digital camcorder grand prize and Flip Mino digital camcorders for nine other winners -- are up for grabs. The contest is sponsored by VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider...

2008-09-04 09:05:00

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today released the Domain Report for the second quarter of 2008, highlighting the continued growth of the Internet globally. At the midpoint of 2008, there were 168 million domain name registrations across all of the Top Level Domain Names (TLDs). This represents a four percent increase over the first quarter of 2008 and 22 percent growth over the same quarter last year. The base...

2008-08-13 09:00:29

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced today that Network Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and a world leading publication on technologies and solutions, has named the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service a winner of the 2008 Best Products and Services Award. This respected annual award honors products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and...

2008-07-21 12:00:40

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - July 21, 2008) - A request by .ORG, The Public Interest Registry to bolster Internet security via the implementation of Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC) was unanimously approved by the board of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) at the recent Paris meeting. As the first generic Top Level Domain authorized to implement DNSSEC, .ORG also is preparing an education and adoption plan within the Internet infrastructure community. DNSSEC...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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