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2013-10-30 23:23:29

New Dot Media has launched DotBigBang.org, a consumer awareness and education website dedicated to the ICANN new top-level domain internet address expansion currently under way. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Over the next year, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will introduce over 1000 new, industry-specific Top Level Domains (TLD) to the internet addressing system. The new top-level domain extensions will act as alternative options to .COM or...

2013-10-09 23:29:11

Dot Latin, LLC enters into agreement with ICANN for the operation of .UNO. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Latinos, both in the U.S. and abroad, can soon look forward to a more friendly and relevant Internet. Dot Latin LLC announced Wednesday, September 11, that it had formally entered into an agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the registry operation of .UNO, a new generic top-level domain (gTLD) specifically designed for...

AT&T Challenges Google Fiber In Austin
2013-10-01 09:23:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google announced plans this spring to bring their high speed gigabit Fiber network to Austin, Texas in 2014. AT&T now hopes to beat them to the punch by delivering a high speed network by the end of the year and a full gigabit network sometime next year as well. AT&T’s “GigaPower” network will deliver the Internet at speeds of 300 megabit per second - about 40 times faster than traditional Internet. GigaPower will be...

2013-08-28 23:02:22

Theresa Swinehart has been named Senior Advisory to the President on Global Strategy. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Theresa Swinehart, a leading expert on international Internet governance and policy and a major force in ICANN’s historical evolution, has been named Senior Advisor to the President on Global Strategy. Most recently, Swinehart served as the Executive Director of Global Internet Policy for Verizon Communications, where she specialized in emerging issues...

2013-08-16 23:01:16

ICANN today announced the appointment of Alexandra Dans as Communications Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean. Montevideo, Uruguay (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 ICANN today announced the appointment of Alexandra Dans as Communications Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean. Within this role, Dans will be the primary media contact for journalists across the region. “Alexandra knows the issues surrounding the Internet and she knows the Latin American media,” said Brad White,...

2013-07-23 23:16:35

ICANN has unveiled a new digital platform intended to foster collective experimentation and innovation. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 ICANN has unveiled a new digital platform intended to foster collective experimentation and innovation to increase the levels of community-wide engagement. The platform, called ICANNLabs, can be accessed at labs.icann.org. Anyone can sign up to receive updates and provide feedback. The platform will create a truly transparent process,...

FCC To Overhaul E-Rate Program For High Speed Internet In Classrooms
2013-07-21 05:44:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved an overhaul to its E-Rate program, a multi-billion dollar initiative centered on helping schools and libraries connect to high-speed broadband and wireless Internet. "The FCC voted to propose various changes to how schools apply for and spend funds from the E-Rate program; for instance ensuring that the program would prioritize investments in faster broadband connections...

2013-07-07 23:00:43

Everyday-ISA research outfit releases new product review for Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution fitness DVD set. Potential buyers encouraged to read the customer reviews before buying product. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 While people are always looking to get fit, the truth is that not everyone can make routine trips to the gym each day. The whole ordeal can be very taxing on a busy lifestyle, and truth be told, no one likes feeling the eyes of gaudy strangers while they’re...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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