Australia has plans to filter the internet for their citizens

Australia has plans to filter the internet for their citizens
Australian government has announced that they are working on setting up filters on the internet access available to web users in the country.
The aim of these filters would be to block access to obscene and offensive websites.
Industry experts are not amused on this initiative [...]

.post exclusive for global postal services

.post exclusive for global postal services
ICANN has announced that they have approved a new top level domain name .post.
Dot Post would be made available exclusively to postal services around the world.
The managing rights for this domain name is now with UN’s Universal Postal Union.
They would be setting the rules on [...]

Domain names in Indian languages would arrive in June 2010

Domain names in Indian languages would arrive in June 2010
ICANN recently announced that they are going to allow non-Latin characters in domain names.
The aim is to have domain names in various languages popular across the world.
India would get this service by June next year. You would be able to register a domain name [...]

Verizon set to launch prepaid mobile broadband for laptop users

Verizon set to launch prepaid mobile broadband for laptop users
US based mobile service provider Verizon is all set to launch prepaid broadband plans for laptop users.
Customers would be able to get these plans to avoid subscribing to monthly plans.
The USB modem for this service would cost around USD 130.
Verizon aims to [...]

ICANN set to allow non-Latin domain names

ICANN set to allow non-Latin domain names
Internet is set to see a major change in the way the world wide web works.
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has announced that they are all set to allow usage of non-Latin characters in domain names.
Until now, only Latin characters are allowed in domain names. [...]

Dot Gay Alliance wants a .gay domain name!

Dot Gay Alliance wants a .gay domain name!
Dot Gay Alliance has been formed to demand the creation of a new top level domain .gay.
Dot Gay Alliance founder Joe Dolce spoke about this initiative: “The LGBT community has always supported itself and its causes-no one was there to help us. We’ve made amazing progress [...]

Running a Business On the Mobile is Getting Easier & Easier

Businesses today depend upon speed and fast assimilation of information. One has to be in the front always to gain the upper hand in all spheres of business activities. You need to have the latest information much before your competition gets them. Your profits and revenues depend on how fast you can address the needs [...]

Google partners with Virgin America to provide free in-flight wi-fi this holiday season

Google partners with Virgin America to provide free in-flight wi-fi this holiday season
Google has announced that they are collaborating with Virgin America to offer free WiFi on every Virgin America flight between November 10, 2009 and January 15, 2010.
This is an excellent news for travelers flying in this airline company in the coming months.
Google [...]

Finland makes broadband internet a legal right!

Finland makes broadband internet a legal right!
Finland has perhaps become the first country in the world to make internet access a legal right.
Finland Ministry of Transport and Communications is behind a new law that would make it mandatory for the broadband service providers in the country to offer high speed internet connections to [...]

Comcast to warn customers about botnets through pop-ups!

Comcast to warn customers about botnets through pop-ups!
Comcast has announced that they are going to test a new program that would generate alerts on their customer’s computer screen about botnets if they believe their systems are infected with malware.
These alerts would appear as pop-ups on their screen. They would be advised to visit [...]

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