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Facebook Beats the Cybersquatters
2013-05-02 11:34:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A Northern California court has just handed Facebook a victory in their fight to remove any domain names which may look or sound something like “Facebook.com.” Domain squatters — companies and individuals which buy lookalike and soundalike domains and never use them — have been sitting on these misspelled domains for years. Facebook will now gain access to more than 100 of these as well as $2.8 million in...

2013-04-28 23:03:37

crowdfynd Co-Founders, Pinaki Saha and Jay Sebben, to Showcase Mobile-First Platform for Crowdsourcing Assistance with Lost & Found, Crime & Safety Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 One of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year, TechCrunch Disrupt, is scheduled to begin this Saturday in New York City. The Disrupt conference highlights the best up-and-coming early stage companies in the market today, and one Chicago-based start-up, crowdfynd, will be a...

Rasperry Model A Hits US Market
2013-04-01 12:23:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that  its $25 Model A computer is now available for purchase in the United States through the electronics reseller Allied Electronics. The model A is a ten dollar price cut from Raspberry Pi´s original Model B mini computer. While it doesn´t come close to rivaling Apple design standards, being essentially little more than a circuit board with a few basic hardware components...

2013-03-22 23:03:53

Bliips showcases their business and professionals search experience at the Launch Festival in San Francisco, CA and the Techcrunch Disrupt conference in New York City, NY in preparation for their public launch on May 31, 2013. Cedar Park, Texas (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Bliips Media, Inc. announced plans to move to the forefront of consumer search through the launch of their proprietary search engine API aggregation software technology at bliips.com. Bliips demonstrated their technology at...

CloudFare Servers Crash Leaving Thousands Of Websites Down
2013-03-04 11:37:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online All those looking to share pictures and Internet memes or check out top government secrets yesterday were left wanting after the website accelerator CloudFare took a brief nosedive. After a change to CloudFare´s routers was rolled out early Sunday morning, these routers crashed, causing an outage of nearly an hour for the 785,000 websites they serve. Though the company constantly monitors their routers to avoid such an...

Cookie-Tracking Apps Not Being Rejected By Apple
2013-02-27 13:19:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday, TechCrunch posted a story claiming Apple has begun rejecting apps which use web-based cookies, a move which they believed was a sign that the iPhone maker would begin forcing developers to use their own identifier system. Even as this story was making its rounds it was found that this isn´t necessarily true, turning this story into another ℠Apple story turned non-story.´ According to the story, Apple...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.