Did you know that Google doesn’t just search and index web pages? Google Patents, launched in 2006, has indexed over 7,000,000 U.S. patents and patent applications from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. (more…)
The non-profit Internet regulatory organization, ICANN, today approved a major expansion of top-level domains (TLD), which are Internet address extensions like .com, .net and .org. (more…)
Friends don’t let friends use Internet Explorer 6.
Earlier this year, Microsoft launched The Internet Explorer Countdown, a campaign to stop web users from using Internet Explorer 6 and upgrade to a newer version. I’ve never seen anything like that. A company telling customers to stop using its product, even if it’s a legacy version. It gives you some idea of how vulnerable the browser is. Globally, 10.9% of Windows users are still using this version of the browser, according to the countdown website. This percentage shoots up in certain countries, roughly 33.9% in China, 22.3% in South Korea and 11.5 % in India.
IE6 – Slow, Vulnerable, Non-Compliant
Internet Explorer 6 is a relic of the browser wars. (more…)
Understanding Private Domain Registration
When you register a domain name, your ownership information becomes public record and is sent to a public database called WhoIs. Because ownership information (including name, address, phone number, and email address) is widely available, a lot of web hosts offer Private Domain Registration. (more…)