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2014-02-03 23:20:29

On the third annual MoveYourDomain Day, Namecheap will offer special deals to raise funds for online freedom fighters the Electronic Frontier Foundation. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Leading domain registrar and web hosting provider Namecheap announces the third annual MoveYourDomain Day, for February 5, 2014. In 2012, Namecheap launched the MoveYourDomain initiative to remind users about the dangers of a closed internet brought on by the possible passage of SOPA, the Stop...

2014-01-28 08:37:13

Sixth Annual Open Source Rookies Award Recognizes Most Outstanding Projects of 2013; Winners Reflect Interest in Cloud, Internet of Things, Security BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software today announced the Open Source Rookies of the Year. The sixth annual Black Duck Open Source Rookies of the Year awards recognize the top new open source projects initiated in the past year. This year's Open Source Rookies honorees span cloud and software virtualization,...

2014-01-27 08:32:11

LONDON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since December 2013, a series of data breaches resulting in the loss of over 100 million credit card numbers were reported to occur at some of the largest retailers in the U.S. Industry reports have confirmed the use of commercial malware known as Black POS in at least one of the attacks. The Black POS malware can be purchased on the black market for $1,800 USD and works by scraping sensitive credit card and other information from the memory of a...

2014-01-23 23:31:21

Macecraft Software has published an unparalleled crowdfunding campaign to convert the popular jv16 PowerTools, an already established commercial Windows maintenance utility, to free, open source software. The process was launched with a social media campaign that has already brought phenomenal attention to the cause with a combined social media reach of over one million people. Helsinki, Finland (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Macecraft Software has announced the release of its crowdfunding...

2014-01-22 23:27:37

In response to an article published by The Wall Street Journal, renowned Long Island web design firm, fishbat, discusses an appeals court decision to throw out all “net neutrality” rules. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island web design firm, discusses the impact of the federal net neutrality rules being overturned. This means that Internet companies may have to start charging other websites to use certain amounts of bandwidth. According to a Wall Street...

2014-01-16 23:31:54

The D.C. Circuit Court today struck down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2010 “net neutrality” rule requiring Internet service providers to treat all traffic across their networks the same – discriminating against none and favoring none. The court also, however, ruled the FCC may impose its net neutrality rule if it reclassifies broadband as a “common carrier” as it does telephone service. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The D.C. Circuit Court today struck...

2014-01-16 12:35:47

PCI Suite designed to simplify technical nature of payment security mandate SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named SecurityMetrics PCI Suite a finalist for the 10(th) Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards in the PCI Compliance category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced products and solutions that help set the bar higher...

2014-01-14 23:02:33

In response to the D.C. Circuit Court’s opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC’s Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), releases the following statement. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In response to the D.C. Circuit Court's opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC's Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of...

2014-01-14 16:27:19

Verizon Reiterates Commitment to Open Internet WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today issued its decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The following statement should be attributed to Randal Milch, Verizon's executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel: "Earlier today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its much-anticipated decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The court rejected Verizon's position that Congress did not give the Federal...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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