Wild West Domains masks the owners
ICANN-accredited Wild West Domains is to offer private domain names to resellers in an exclusive deal under its new Domains By Proxy scheme.
Domains By Proxy hides personal information such as address and email contacts on the Whois database of domain registrants. Private domain owners can manage how they are contacted and by whom, both by email and post, through Domains By Proxy's systems. ...more
New improved online adverts
Online ads should be even bigger and more noticeable. That's the future for the Internet, according to a task force working on behalf of the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB).
The goal of the Ad Unit Task Force, Reuters reports, is to "make the Internet a more effective marketing medium". ...more
UPDATED: Sony makes its iPod play
Sony is updating the Walkman brand in a bid to take on the hugely successful iPod.
A new 20GB device is to be launched 10 July in Japan, with August and September release dates following for the States and then Europe, reports Reuters. According to the news agency, the digital music player will be dubbed the Network Walkman NW-HD1. ...more
Price Check: DVD burners
We were quite impressed when we last looked at DVD burner prices back in September that they had broken through the ?100 barrier. Six months later.. ...more
Airplane online prices made plain
Following on from last week's news that Lufthansa was to begin its rollout of in-flight broadband access, Boeing has announced the details of charges for its onboard Connexion system that provides the broadband Internet service, and which will apply to all carriers using the system. As well as Lufthansa, Japanese carriers and the Scandinavian SAS are also pursuing the service.
As we reported, Lufthansa will be officially beginning its Connexion-based service in April, with two credit card-based payment options. ...more