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June, 2010

  • 29 June

    What is ASP.Net?

    Question: I have heard of ASP, but what is ASP.Net? Answer: ASP.Net is the official successor to the ASP (Active Server Pages) scripting language. Rather than being a simple scripting language, ASP.Net is a web application framework that combines the Microsoft .Net Framework technology with scripting languages and other non-scripting …

  • 28 June

    Renew your domains before July 1 to avoid the VeriSign price hike

    On July 1, gTLD operator VeriSign will increase the prices its charges registrars for .com domains by 7% and .net by 10%. Registrars will pass this cost onto customers, but not until July 1. Domainers have three days left (including today) to renew their domains and lock in the current …

  • 16 June

    How to Restart Services on a Windows Server

    Services are memory resident programs that normally run constantly, as long as your server is on. Programs like your web server, database server, DNS system, and others are all services that start at boot time and continuing running at all times. Whenever you change configuration for a service or need …

  • 4 June

    Verisign raises domain prices, gets $27 million extra

    Verisign has informed its registrars that the wholesale prices of .com and .net domains will be going up as of July 1st, so if you’re in the market to be purchasing a domain name, get ready to pay more. Verisign has stated that .com domains will increase by 7% and …

May, 2010

  • 4 May

    Prices on .com and .net domains to increase

    VeriSign, a company which provides .com and .net registration services to all registrars, has announced that it will increase .com prices by 7% and .net by 10%. Because the prices paid by registrars will go up, the added cost will be passed on to you and me. The new prices …

April, 2010

  • 6 April

    VeriSign makes proposal for domain exchange service

    Domain giant VeriSign sent a request to ICANN this week seeking approval to launch a domain exchange service designed for registrars who bundle domains with hosting packages. As of right now, the company is only looking to do this on the .net TLD. The proposed plan would let hosts “swap …

March, 2010

  • 26 March

    What is Mono?

    As its website describes it, Mono is a “cross platform, open source, .NET development framework.” .NET is a framework originally created by Microsoft, and the Mono developers from Novell created Mono to be interoperable with .NET applications. The result is .NET compatibility across Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. With …

  • 12 March

    Verisign to spend $300 million on tech upgrades

    One of the most well-known Internet companies, Verisign is planning a major upgrade. After the upgrades, Verisign’s hardware will be capable of handling 4 quadrillion requests per day from computers trying to access .com and .net top-level domains (TLD) for which Verisign is responsible. According to ken Silva, the Internet …

January, 2010

  • 26 January

    Wikto web server assessment tool

    Yesterday, we took a look at a web application security testing tool, and there are many other tools like it available both for a fee and for free. But there are not many tools available that actually test the web server itself and even fewer that are designed to test …

October, 2009

  • 30 October

    Businesscards.net sells for $13,100

    The domain businesscards.net, which was first registered in 1999, sold for £7,931 ($13,100 USD) yesterday– a fairly decent price in my opinion. Other notable sales: attending.com- $10,000 sushifan.com- $5,000 lesbianpornvideos.com- $3,500 ebook.pro- $3,900 ginv.com- $3,800 The sale price of attending.com is surprising high. I think gerunds are awkward in a …