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2008-06-25 09:02:38

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced that it has been selected by Microsoft(R) as an OpenID provider for users of HealthVault(TM), a free service that enables consumers to store and manage their health information online. HealthVault's acceptance of VeriSign OpenIDs will begin later this week. VeriSign combines the convenience of OpenID single sign-on with the security of strong authentication via...

2008-06-19 09:00:19

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced additional infrastructure deployments in Europe with new sites in Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium to fortify its Internet infrastructure. VeriSign has deployed new Regional Internet Resolutions Sites (RIRS) in Paris and Brussels as part of its Project Titan initiative, the company's plan to increase by 10 times the capacity of its global Internet...

2008-06-17 09:00:23

The latest version of the Mozilla Firefox Web browser features advanced security protections that can help Mozilla's 175 million users from unwittingly giving sensitive information to e-criminals. That's because Mozilla Firefox 3, launched today as part of a global download event, supports Extended Validation (EV) Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates from CA vendors including VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world....

2008-06-16 09:00:25

In the first three months of 2008, the growth of the Internet remained steady as it added 14 million new domain names according to the first quarter 2008 Domain Name Industry Brief published by VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. The close of the first quarter saw a total base of more than 162 million domain name registrations worldwide across all of the Top Level Domain Names (TLDs). This represents a 26 percent...

2005-10-10 16:34:37

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- eBay Inc. and VeriSign Inc. on Monday said they had agreed to a strategic alliance that calls for the two companies to collaborate on payment services and security for e-commerce. VeriSign shares rose 5.2 percent to $21.08 in after-hours trade following announcement of the wide-ranging deal. Under terms of the agreements, eBay's PayPal, the largest online payments company, will pay about $370 million in cash and/or stock to buy VeriSign's payment processing gateway...


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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.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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