Bloomberg: Iceland Woos Microsoft for Part of Data Market
On the southwestern tip of Iceland, housed in a former NATO air command base, a new data center is waiting to host the world’s information. Iceland may still be too remote to become a true data hub, according to Copenhagen-based Web-hosting company One.com. The location would be useful for back-up data rather than live traffic as needed on a trading floor, Chief Operating Officer Thomas Darré Medard Frederiksen said.
Saucy snaps at risk as embarrassed users shun safe backup
One in 10 people don’t make safe and secure copies of photos taken on their digital cameras as they are too saucy and want to reduce the risk of other people seeing them, according to a new survey. A further one in 12 is failing to back up photossnapped on their mobile phone because they fear they might go viral.
Sir Richard Branson wins rights to richardbranson.xxx
Sir Richard Branson has won control of the domain name richardbranson.xxx.
The tycoon had been in dispute with Australian Sean Truman, who registered the domain name last year.
Thomas Frederiksen, chief operating officer at UK web hosting company One.com, warned that the .xxx domain could cause serious problems for businesses.
Computeractive: Win a web-hosting package with One.com
Get your own website with email addresses and online file storage. Computeractive has teamed up with One.com to offer 30 lucky winners a year's subscription to the 3GB hosting account, with no setup fees, worth up to £33 each. Competition closing date: 02/03/2012
Hostway: Appropriate domain names are essential in business
Companies should choose carefully when selecting their internet domain name. For many consumers, a firm's website will be their first interaction with the company.
GlobalGold: Businesses 'should aim for simple domain names'
Thomas Darré Medard Frederiksen, chief operating officer at One.com, said this is "possibly the most important point to consider" when choosing a domain name.
Jordans: Domain name? Keep it simple
Thomas Darré Medard Frederiksen, chief operating officer at One.com, said a simple name is possibly the most important point to consider when selecting a domain name.
Brits most-likely to use cloud storage on a regular basis
UK nation in Europe most-likely to embrace online storage
CIO.co.uk: File sharing - some facts
File sharing: some facts. Some statistics on how data gets about
Business Computing World: Will Kopimism Catch On in the UK?
A European study into file sharing behaviour reveals that file sharing has increased from 2010 to 2011. Four in five respondents share photos, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, music and videos via email, while only seven percent burn discs to share with friends and family.