U.S. advocates for a free global Internet need to reach out to other nations to encourage their participation in open governance bodies like the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization's president and CEO said. Defenders of a free and open Internet are "facing a pretty dangerous time right now," as countries that want censorship and...
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As the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers launches a new trademark clearinghouse on Tuesday, businesses that own trademarks should consider getting involved in the program, some ICANN watchers said. ICANN is launching the clearinghouse as a way for trademark owners to protect their intellectual property as the organization prepares to allow hundreds of new...
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A REVIEW of thousands of studies published over 21 years found "overwhelming" consensus that humans are to blame for global warming.
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Amazon is hoping to buy the right to use .book as a domain but authors' groups and publishing industry types are fiercely opposed to the plan. ICANN, the industry body that oversees internet domains, is auctioning off a whole raft of new domain suffixes including .lol and .book.As a major book retailer, not to mention a seller of ebook readers and ebooks, Amazon has its eye...
(3 months and 10 days ago)
BlackBerry is scheduled to report earnings on Thursday, March 28. The consensus is a loss of $0.32 vs. a profit of $0.80 a year ago. The revenue consensus number is $2.84 billion. The consensus is for BlackBerry to lose money in every quarter in FY14.
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The firm is evaluating about 1,900 applications for domains, many of them common dictionary terms.
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Consensus is a proven decision-making approach for sapping the intelligence of your entire team and creating watered-down results. Reaching a solution that everyone agrees on may sound nice in theory because it involves cooperation and collaboration. These are vital elements to smart decision making. However, consensus is often achieved by following the path of least...
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A new "consensus statement" on sports concussions deals with protective equipment and sports rules, among other things. Existing helmets and mouthguards protect athletes' teeth and faces, but not their brains, according to a new international document. That's one of several findings from the latest "Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport," which was signed off by several...
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By the end of the year, websites could end with suffixes like ".like" or ".tech"
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A new survey of more than 12,000 peer reviewed climate science papers finds that the claim of a 97 per cent consensus holds up. In fact, it might be a little higher.
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