Matias Vangsnes

Internet, communication and the concept of open source

No End User’s Registering New gTLD’s? Check Out The First .Church Domain …

Collected September 15th, 2014 by matias

.Church is landing into General Availability on Wednesday September 17th and has almost 400 domain names registered in its Sunrise Period open to trademark holders and through the Early Access Program (EAP) for which registrants paid an extra fee. Looking thought the zone file for .Church there are what may come as a surprise to [...]

Meizu confirms new MX4 with Ubuntu Touch for this year

Collected September 15th, 2014 by matias

The Meizu MX4 will feature the Linux operating system, and should be released in December. Meizu, Bq and Canonical announced the first Ubuntu Touch partnership back in February, but only gave a “Fall 2014″ time frame for the first phone release. Canonical devs have been working on the RTM version of the software, but it [...]

.XYZ 1st New gTLD To Break 500000 Registrations

Collected September 14th, 2014 by matias

.XYZ has become the first new gTLD to break the 500,000 registration mark. According to ntldstats.com has 501,459 domain registrations. A little of 377,000 of these registrations are from Network Solutions which as we at TheDomains.com discovered early on, are free registrations. Onamae.com a Japanese registrar owned by GMO has over 55,000 of the registrations. [...]

Windows 9 to Integrate Multi-tasking Desktops Feature

Collected September 13th, 2014 by matias

New details about what is known as virtual desktops for Windows 9 have surfaced. One of the key elements of the Windows Threshold update is the virtual desktops. The Redmond-based tech major has been rumoured to add the feature that is already available on other platforms such as Ubuntu and OS X. The virtual desktops [...]

Windows 9 lifts features from Ubuntu and Windows Phone

Collected September 13th, 2014 by matias

Leaked photos of the Windows Technical Preview are shedding light on what the next version of Windows will look like. The Start Menu, which was killed off by Microsoft Corp. after Windows 7 in favor of the touch friendly Metro interface found in Windows 8, will be resurrected in Windows 9. Microsoft announced the inclusion [...]

ICANN New gTLD Auctions Scheduled For Next Week Include 1st Between …

Collected September 12th, 2014 by matias

There are three ICANN new gTLD contention resolution auctions scheduled for next week and for the first time Amazon and Google will go head to head for a new gTLD extension in an auction whose results including the amount paid will be made public. Not only will Google and Amazon duke it out for .Buy [...]

Uboshiwe oncelise u’Jesu’ ubuntu bakhe

Collected September 12th, 2014 by matias

2014-09-12 14:34 Pennsylvania – Likhalelwe ngamasongo kaSgonyela ibhungu elifake izithombe ezikhombisa lincelisa isichuse sikaJesu ubuntu balo ePannsylvania. Ngokombiko we-Timeslive ocashunwe kwiSmoking Gun kulezi zithombe leli bhungu libonakala lenza okubukeka kuwumkhuba wocansi.   Kubikwa ukuthi lezi zithombe leli bhungu lazishutha ngoJulayi ngaphambili kwebhilidi le nhlangano yezenkolo elibizwa ngokuthi Love In The Name of Christ. Kuthiwa leli bhungu [...]

30 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu

Collected September 12th, 2014 by matias

Site menu: Latest Discussions Latest Newswire Archives Submit Story Story HOWTO Syndicate login. Article source: http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/205732/

Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 beta: New software for Linux developers

Collected September 12th, 2014 by matias

Want to keep your operating system on the straight and stable while at the same time using cutting edge development languages and programs? Then Red Hat has the tools for you with its beta release of Red Hat Software Collections (RHSC) 1.2. Red Hat Software Collection lets developers and operators get leading edge tools, while keeping [...]

Linux containers startup Flockport launches first of its kind LXC sharing website

Collected September 12th, 2014 by matias

Mumbai, India based startup Flockport launched a first of its kind Linux container (LXC) sharing website for users, administrators and developers providing popular web applications in portable containers that can be deployed in seconds. Flockport is based on LXC. LXC containers are like virtual machines, only lightweight and faster with near bare metal performance. The containers [...]

1st Day New gTLD Totals: .Digital 2658; .Finance 1057; .Insure 788 …

Collected September 11th, 2014 by matias

4 New gTLD’s went into the 1st day of general availability (GA) yesterday. Here are the number of new gTLD registrations after the 1st day of General Availability (GA) for the 4 extensions which includes the domain name registered by Trademark holders in the Sunrise Period and the domains registered in the Early Access Program [...]

NGINX Announces Agenda And Sponsors For nginx.conf 2014

Collected September 11th, 2014 by matias

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — nginx.conf 2014, the conference for developers who are passionate about delivering better application and web performance, announced today the live agenda now available at http://nginx.com/nginxconf/schedule/. Sessions and activities bring an enriching conference experience to developers with opportunities to hear from top industry experts in web performance. Breakout sessions [...]

Is Mir and convergent desktop hampering the development of Ubuntu?

Collected September 11th, 2014 by matias

I want to preface this by saying I have been happily using Ubuntu Unity since its inception. I still use it and will continue using what I consider to be the most professional and efficient desktop I’ve ever tried. That being said… Usually, around this time of year, anyone who blogs, talks, or tweets about [...]

NABP Launches .Pharmacy gTLD to Help Consumers Find Safe Pharmacies … – ag-IP

Collected September 11th, 2014 by matias

Home / NABP Launches .Pharmacy gTLD to Help Consumers Find Safe Pharmacies Online / MOUNT PROSPECT, IL – The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) announced in a press release that it has launched the .pharmacy generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) to provide consumers around the world a means for identifying safe, legal, and ethical [...]

Evictions must involve ‘ubuntu’ – SAHRC tells Lwandle Inquiry

Collected September 11th, 2014 by matias

Sheriffs of the court and assisting police should treat evictees with dignity and respect at all times, SAHRC commissioner Mohamed Ameermia said at the inquiry investigating the removal of people and structures from private land in Lwandle, Cape Town. There should also be no unreasonable damage to property. “In conclusion, we have got to look [...]

SAHRC : Evictions must involve ‘ubuntu’

Collected September 10th, 2014 by matias

Cape Town – Evictions of illegal land dwellers must be done humanely, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said in Cape Town on Wednesday. Sheriffs of the court and assisting police should treat evictees with dignity and respect at all times, SAHRC commissioner Mohamed Ameermia said at the inquiry investigating the removal of people and [...]

NABP Launches .Pharmacy Generic Top-Level Domain to Help Consumers Find …

Collected September 10th, 2014 by matias

MOUNT PROSPECT, Illinois, Sep 09, 2014 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy((R)) (NABP((R))) has launched the .pharmacy generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) to provide consumers around the world a means for identifying safe, legal, and ethical online pharmacies and related resources. Of the tens of thousands of rogue sites [...]

Critical Look at New gTLD Registries’ Tactics

Collected September 9th, 2014 by matias

This post outlines some faulty decisions by new gTLD registries. The purpose is to guide future expansions and, hopefully, adjust some of the decisions that current registries have adopted, including demand prediction, pricing, marketing, doing good versus not doing good, and launch date. Demand Prediction Demand prediction helps not only in determining the economic viability [...]

NHS grows a NoSQL backbone and rips out its Oracle Spine

Collected September 9th, 2014 by matias

Adaptable System Recovery (ASR) for Linux virtual machines The NHS has ripped the Oracle backbone from a national patient database system and inserted NoSQL running on an open-source stack. Spine2 has gone live following successful redevelopment including redeployment on new, x86 hardware. The project to replace Spine1 had been running for three years with Spine2 [...]

Dolly Parton Is Pioneer For The New gTLD .Country: Gets Dolly.Country …

Collected September 8th, 2014 by matias

Dolly Parton, the legendary Queen of Country, has agreed to be part of the .new gTLD country pioneer program and registered Dolly.Country, DollyParton.Country, Queenof.Country,  Dollywood.Country and 9to5.Country The .Country pioneer program which allows  domain names to be registered by musicians, businesses, and organizations before the release of .Country domain names on to sale to the [...]

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