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2014-04-15 23:10:27

Colocation solutions provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation dba Continuum Data Centers (“Continuum”) announces that its new, Tier III data center, CDC 603 has been certified by the Open-IX (OIX) Association. West Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Colocation solutions provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation dba Continuum Data Centers (“Continuum”) announces that its new, Tier III data center, CDC 603 has been certified by the Open-IX (OIX) Association. OIX is a...

2014-01-07 16:22:58

The Online Incentives Exchange to Establish a Network and National Community of Tax Professionals NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Online Incentives Exchange (The OIX) (www.theOIX.com), which began operations in Q1 2013 as the first transparent online exchange for the trading of state tax credits, announced that it has evolved its business model and expanded its product offering via a transition to a Software as a Service (SaaS) model, and that Moss Adams LLP, one of the...

2011-01-19 12:19:00

LONDON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valued Opinions has revealed that its latest market research reveals anxiety over the privacy of personal data, particularly in the digital realm. Valued Opinion's online poll* results showed an overwhelming lack of confidence, with 74% of respondents expressing disquiet about companies collecting private data and 72% revealing that they only share such data with companies they feel they can trust. The internet has opened up a Pandora's box of...

2010-03-03 08:53:00

ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT: Equifax (NYSE: EFX), along with Google, Verizon, VeriSign, Paypal, CA and Booz Allen Hamilton today launched the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. The OIX is a non-profit dedicated to building trust in the exchange of online identity credentials across public and private sectors. The OIX has been approved as a trust framework provider by the U.S. Government. Equifax, Google and PayPal are...

2010-03-03 08:23:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Business will join the Open Identity Exchange consortium (www.openidentityexchange.org) as an executive member to support a common, secure framework for access to Internet sites. As a board member, the company will support the OIX's initiative to develop an Open Trust Framework Model so that Internet users can access public and private sector Web sites using a single, trusted set of credentials. The OIX will ensure that identity...

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2009-07-07 10:55:10

Shares in Internet tracking provider Phorm took a beating on Tuesday following an announcement by BT PLC on Monday that the UK-based telecom firm would not be using Phorm's advertising services. Shares in Phorm fell 40 percent just after BT's announcement was made on Monday. Shares fell 4.4 percent during morning trading on London's AIM Market at 270 pence, according to the Associated Press. "We continue to believe the interest-based advertising category offers major benefits for consumers...

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2009-05-21 11:20:00

Internet ad company NebuAd Inc has shut down after facing opposition to some of its methods of gathering information. The Redwood City, California-based ad firm is known for being involved in questionable tactics of gathering information on Web users' surfing patterns. The company's behavioral targeting advertising system was intended to track Web traffic so that ads could be made relevant to the interests of individual surfers. But Web subscribers failed to see NebuAd's tactics in the same...

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2009-04-14 10:50:00

The European Commission has launched a lawsuit against Britain for failure to protect the privacy of its citizens particularly in relation to an Internet advertising tracker known as Phorm. Since its conception, Phorm has driven controversy. By teaming up with ISPs in the UK including Virgin Media, TalkTalk and BT, along with advertisers from other agencies, Phorm monitors the online surfing habits of users in order to "make online advertising more relevant." As with other online advertisers,...

2008-10-07 18:00:16

By GILES TURNBULL Search-engine giant Google is ten years old, and is celebrating in the best possible way - by building a birthday website. Visit Google's 10th Birthday site (www.google.com/tenthbirthday) and you will be treated to a bunch of web goodies. The best of them is a complete timeline, showing you the evolution of the Google home page and a detailed history of the site from student research project to global mega corporation. You can find out what founders Sergey Brin...

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2008-09-01 09:30:00

Each of the telephone and cable companies that had been working with NebuAd Inc., a Silicon Valley startup that was tracking subscribers' personal Web surfing habits, have indefinitely suspended expansion plans. The move is most likely the result of Congress' current consideration to take action and tighten federal oversight. Each of NebuAd's potential partners, the Internet service providers, failed to make the case that they should be in the ad business at all, rather than simply being the...