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Tucows Launches Wireless Carrier Ting Tucows Launches Wireless Carrier Ting

Tucows, a company that specializes in providing a variety of web services to businesses, has launched their own wireless carrier. Built on Sprint’s wireless network, Ting promises to be a more thoughtful wireless carrier. Unlike other carriers out there, Ting …

More Sites Join Upcoming Anti-SOPA Blackout More Sites Join Upcoming Anti-SOPA Blackout
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We were recently informed about Reddit’s plan to black their incredibly popular site out on January 18th as a method of protesting the anti-piracy acts that are currently in a holding pattern in the US House of Representatives and the …

Internet Layoffs & Firings – Today’s Reports
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It feels like 2000 all over again with daily reports of layoffs and firings from Internet and tech companies. Fourtunately, these belt tightening measures this time seem to be aimed at preventing financial disaster rather than a precurser to massive business closures.

Here are today’s reports from around the web:

- Tucows cuts employees by roughly 15%. (MORE)

GoDaddy And Friends Rescue RegisterFly Database
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It was a team effort, but GoDaddy.com was the main mover; it’s this domain name registrar that “will take over the entire portfolio of more than 850,000 generic top-level domain (gTLD) names held by RegisterFly.”

GoDaddy And Friends Rescue RegisterFly Database
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GoDaddy And Friends Rescue RegisterFly Database

Tucows Helps Users Select One Registrar

Tucows, the domain name wholesaler, has compiled a list of “Questions to Ask Before You Pick Your Domain Name Registrar,” and, to markedly abbreviate its 2,200-word creation, the general idea is that one should know everything.

ICANN Won’t Suspend Spamhaus

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) posted notice that it had neither the ability nor the authority to suspend the domain spamhaus.org. ICANN was requested to do so after Spamhaus ignored a US court default judgment ordering the company to pay $11.7 million in damages to e360Insight.

Tucows Makes A $258K Date With Kiko

The mystery buyer of the Kiko Ajax-based calendar web service turned out to be Tucows, an Internet services company with a long history of hosted freeware and shareware downloads.