Trademark owners can now secure dotAfrica domain names

The dotAfrica Sunrise Period will run for the next sixty days and will see the securing of valuable brand names in the form of registered trademarks and unregistered, validated trademarks. “During Sunrise, brand owners across Africa will be encouraged to apply for dotAfrica domain names that match their registered or validated intellectual property,” says Lucky… Read more Trademark owners can now secure dotAfrica domain names

Africa finally has a domain name (.africa) and you can soon purchase one

The aim for .africa is to “foster relationship within the continent and portray Africa as an internet community”. Africans will be able to connect better with the world, by businesses being able to create their website. This achievement was not attained without its fair share of legal battles. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and… Read more Africa finally has a domain name (.africa) and you can soon purchase one

NiRA takes down DomainKing website over customers’ complaints

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), managers of .ng, the country’s code Top Level Domain (ccTLD), has taken down the website of India-based .ng ccTLD Accredited Registrar, DomainKing over customers’ complaints. DomainKing customers had contacted NiRA via emails and phone calls to complain about the company’s failure to render them services even after they’ve made the… Read more NiRA takes down DomainKing website over customers’ complaints

Fancy Hosting Your Website From Your Mobile Phone? Here’s How…

How would you like to host your websites from your mobile phones or tablets? Preposterous? No, actually, it is quite doable and in very few steps too. In this example, we will be setting up a WordPress website/blog on an android device. PS: Your Android device does not have to be rooted to carry out… Read more Fancy Hosting Your Website From Your Mobile Phone? Here’s How…

Free Business Class Email Addresses For Your Personal Domains

Microsoft recently ended free email service support for custom domains, the mainstay for many Small and Medium Business Enterprises. Google buried Google Apps free edition, a similar business email application back in December 2012. So with Microsoft and Google having turned their backs, what option remains for these SMEs? Enter zoho.com Zoho recently announced its offer… Read more Free Business Class Email Addresses For Your Personal Domains

Aaron Levie, The 28-Year Old CEO Of The Billion Dollar Cloud Computing Company “BOX”

BOX, which Levie launched out of his dorm room at the University of Southern California in 2005, is a golden child among Silicon Valley tech companies. The company has more than doubled its revenue every year and is on pace to reach $100 million by the end of 2013. Box has more than 900 employees,… Read more Aaron Levie, The 28-Year Old CEO Of The Billion Dollar Cloud Computing Company “BOX”