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New Top-Level Domain Name Applications Revealed

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today revealed who has applied for which generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) names in what is expected to become the largest expansion in the history of the Internet’s Domain Name System.

A total of 1,930 new gTLD applications were received during the application period of the new generic Top-Level Domain program.

“We are standing at the cusp of a new era of online innovation,” said Rod Beckstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer. “That means new businesses, new marketing tools, new jobs, and new ways to link communities and share information.” Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 20, 2012 in Web Site

 

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Worldwide Mobile Payment Transaction Value to Surpass $171.5 Billion

Worldwide mobile payment transaction values will surpass $171.5 billion in 2012, a 61.9 percent increase from 2011 values of $105.9 billion, according to Gartner, Inc. The number of mobile payment users will reach 212.2 million in 2012, up from 160.5 million in 2011.

“We expect global mobile transaction volume and value to average 42 percent annual growth between 2011 and 2016, and we are forecasting a market worth $617 billion with 448 million users by 2016,” said Sandy Shen, research director at Gartner. “This will bring opportunities for service and solution providers who will need to cater to the local demand patterns to customize their offerings.”. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2012 in Web Site

 

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Frost & Sullivan: A Rise in the Number of Mobile Workers Creates a Strong Case for the Implementation of Enterprise Social Media and Web 2.0 Market

Asia Pacific, with its large Gen-Y population, has become the fastest growing region of social networking users in the world. Southeast Asian countries such as Philippines and Malaysia have already achieved penetration rates of as much as 85 percent for popular social networking sites. Social media platforms are becoming rapidly commercialized due to the escalating need for social interaction between businesses and customers to promote products and services.

However, free-to-use consumer social networks and the Internet regulation in countries such as India and China, which offer only limited access to social media platforms, have slowed regional adoption of these global platforms. The deployment of localized versions of Facebook and Twitter in these countries could limit the impact of the regulations on the market.

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Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Web Site

 

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