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2008-09-16 09:00:24

Shop.org Conference, Booth #212 -- Facing online security threats, abandoned transactions and the emerging influence of social networks, businesses looking to boost confidence and trust among consumers now have a new solution that helps them protect users while offering a way to monitor and improve their reputations. Available today, the bundled solution combines Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates from VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure...

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...

2008-09-10 15:00:13

CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & ENTERTAINMENT -- VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced that Charles Meyers, Group President, VeriSign(R) Messaging and Mobile Media has been re-elected to the CTIA - The Wireless Association(R) board of directors for the 2009 fiscal year. This will be Meyers' second term on the board, where he will continue to help assist the association to develop the mobile industry globally....

2008-09-10 09:00:19

CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & ENTERTAINMENT -- Staying connected with social networking destinations while on the go just got easier. VeriSign Messaging and Mobile Media, a division of VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced the release of VeriSign(R) Xoomerang, its carrier-based mobile media enablement solution. Designed to satisfy the fast-growing number of mobile consumers who utilize online social...

2008-09-09 09:00:20

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced that the American Bankers Association (ABA) has joined the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Network. With the VIP Authentication Network, the ABA will offer its Fingerprint Program users an added layer of protection when accessing the ABA's National FBI Fingerprint Service. The ABA joined the VIP Network as part of VeriSign's QuickStart program,...

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...

2008-08-27 09:00:45

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced today another record-breaking quarter for mobile messaging, based on the latest quarterly index of mobile messaging statistics compiled by VeriSign's Messaging and Mobile Media division. Through June 30, 2008, VeriSign's combined mobile messaging networks delivered 95.4 billion Inter-carrier Short Message Service (ICSMS) messages in the calendar year, eclipsing the...

2008-08-19 09:00:29

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today released VeriSign(R) Code Signing Certificates for an application on Adobe(R) AIR(TM). Adobe AIR is a cross-operating system runtime that enables rich Internet applications (RIAs) to be deployed on the desktop. Now, RIA developers can sign their code with VeriSign Code Signing Certificates, which will help assure end users that applications on Adobe AIR are from a trusted...

2008-08-18 09:00:32

Seven of every 10 people in the world don't speak English, but that isn't keeping them from using the Internet. Now, domain name registrants and Web site operators not only can reach users in their own language -- they can also protect their sites with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates from VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. VeriSign today announced that its SSL Certificates will now support...

2008-08-14 09:00:34

For the first time, more than half of the world's Internet users can wield a powerful weapon against e-criminals determined to steal sensitive personal information, thanks to growing global support for advanced security protections from VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. The latest versions of popular Web browsers Internet Explorer 7, Mozilla Firefox 3 and Opera 9 last month between them achieved more than 50...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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