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Google’s EU Antitrust Settlement Offer Won’t Suit Rivals

Google Inc. (GOOG)’s offer to settle an antitrust probe with the European Union by labeling its own services more clearly in Web search results is a “non-starter” for a group of competitors such as Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) and Foundem. The companies and at least 10...

Beauty companies in the rat race for new domain extensions

Due to the saturation of the number of registered domain names and to better organise the Internet, ICANN [1] has decided to create three new types of extensions (actually, top level domain or TLD): “geographical” extensions (paris, .london…); “generic” extensions corresponding to trademarks (.brand); “generic” extensions...

Africa hungry for homegrown online content

(CNN) — Things have never been more exciting in Africa than they are now. The continent’s rising economy and burgeoning tech space is all anyone can talk about. At a recent South by Southwest panel, “Africa or Bust! Content, Monetization, Opportunity,” it was made clear...

Africa is land of opportunity for Microsoft

When Microsoft announced recently that it was starting a big push to grow its market in Africa, it cited the continent’s big growth opportunities, calling Africa a “game changer in the global economy.” Similarly, IBM, Google, Intel, Hewlett-Packard and other tech companies in recent years...

‘We Are Losing the Fight for Internet Freedom’

By: John Eggerton Continuing to sound the alarm about international efforts to sssert “command and control,” FCC commissioner Robert McDowell plans to tell Congress that aggressive action is needed to stem that tide. “We are losing the fight for Internet freedom,” he plans to tell...

ECommerce company Eyemagine found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking

Company claimed rights to domain registered in 1996, well before it started using the name as a brand. Irvine, California eCommerce technology company Eyemagine Technology LLC has been found by the World Intellectual Property Organization to be guilty of reverse domain name hijacking. source