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Web Summit looks at new homes ... this time with sun and decent Wi-Fi

Web Summit – one of Europe’s biggest tech events, attracting more than 20,000 visitors – is on the lookout for a new home. Founded in Ireland by Paddy Cosgrave, the event, which has grown massively in recent years, has always been held in Dublin. But problems in accommodating its size have led organisers to consider other …
Jennifer Baker, 25 Aug 2015

AMD's Opteron 4100s march into x64 price war

The big guns are already on the field in the x64 server processor war, and the troops are finally going all in with today's launch by Advanced Micro Devices of its entry "Lisbon" Opteron 4100s. The Opteron 4100s are similar in many respects to the "Magny-Cours" Opteron 6100s that entered the battle against Intel's "Westmere-EP …
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AMD shoots low and wide with Opteron 4100s

The x64 server chip refresh cycle may feel done, but there's still one more to go to finish the work that Intel and Advanced Micro Devices started in March. AMD is getting ready to launch its "Lisbon" Opteron 4100 processors, which are slated for delivery sometime in the third quarter. When the twelve-core "Magny-Cours" …
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AMD unmasks Opterons of servers future

It's financial analyst day at chip designer and seller (but no longer wafer baker) Advanced Micro Devices, and that's reason enough for the company to divulge a few more details about its future Opteron processors and related chipsets and platforms, due early next year. First of all, the official names of the processors. The " …
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AMD demos live Magny-Cours migration

Now that virtualization has become a key driver of x64 server sales, the ability to live-migrate workloads from machines using older chip generation to newer and future ones is important to data centers - which is why AMD's latest nerd porn demonstrates its Opteron architecture performing inter-generational migrations. The …
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RegisterFly held in contempt of court as injunction is made permanent

Could the RegisterFly mess be wrapping up at last? That appears to be the case, according to ICANN's blog. ICANN announced Friday that RegisterFly and CEO Kevin Medina have been held in contempt of court, and that the preliminary injunction issued by United States District Court Judge Manuel L. Real issued on April 26 had been …
Burke Hansen, 28 May 2007
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RegisterFly domain transfer imminent, ICANN reports

ICANN has finally found a registrar with a track record to take over renegade registrar RegisterFly's domains. RegisterFly, which lost its ICANN accreditation after repeated violations of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA), has been embroiled in litigation with former customers, ICANN, and even with itself. The …
Burke Hansen, 25 May 2007
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ICANN pushes for public participation in top level domains

The Internet Corporation for the Assignment of Names and Numbers (ICANN) has taken what appears to be a welcome step toward increasing public participation in the controversial area of generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) approval. ICANN, which determines the technical standards that govern the internet, has long been criticized for …
Burke Hansen, 11 May 2007
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Cerf seeks acolytes to carry the ICANN torch

Internet legend and ICANN Chairman Vint Cerf is finally hanging up his spurs, according to ICANN’s website. ICANN posted a video interview with Cerf on its website, as well as on YouTube and Google video. The interview is a swansong of sorts – both a paean to his tenure as chairman, and a plea for others to take up the mantle …
Burke Hansen, 8 May 2007
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RegisterFly swatted by federal court

The Internet Corporation for the Assignment of Names and Numbers (ICANN) revealed today that US District Court Judge Manuel Real has issued a preliminary injunction in its favor allowing for the immediate termination of its Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) with dysfunctional registrar RegisterFly. The termination was …
Burke Hansen, 28 Apr 2007
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ICANN board member berates 'woefully unprepared' DHS

Amid the outcry over allegations that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wants the security keys to the DNSSEC encryption technology slowly – very slowly – being adopted by internet overlord ICANN, one ICANN board member, the refreshingly candid Susan Crawford, has recently taken her own swipe at security standards in …
Burke Hansen, 14 Apr 2007
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In the wake of RegisterFly, is ICANN taking flight?

In the aftermath of the ICANN meeting in Lisbon, the RegisterFly disaster continues to inspire both litigation and paranoia. Those connecting the dots are convinced that an ICANN report debated at the Lisbon meetings exploring the possibility of changing ICANN to an international organization along the lines of the …
Burke Hansen, 5 Apr 2007
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ICANN rejects .xxx

ICANN Lisbon In an unusual open board meeting today, ICANN once again rejected the establishment of a .xxx top level domain (TLD). The vote was 8-4 with a single abstention, that of CEO Paul Twomey. The open meeting provided an opportunity to hear a debate that in the past had been conducted behind closed doors. The debate seemed to follow …
Burke Hansen, 30 Mar 2007
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ICANN ready to shut up and move on

ICANN Lisbon "Turistas, if you cannot respect the silence of the Portuguese, go to Spain" - graffiti spotted at the entrance to the midieval Alfama neighborhood of Lisbon ICANN may not be heading to Spain, but Lisbon will soon be rid a few more noisy turistas. The ancient city of Lisbon - a name derived originally from that of the city's …
Burke Hansen, 30 Mar 2007
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ICANN fires back with stern threat of legal action...again

Lisbon 2007 Without any fanfare, or even notice of an ongoing lawsuit against itself, ICANN posted another letter to RegisterFly on Wednesday giving it notice (again) of an intent to pursue legal action against the disintegrating registrar. This was not posted in the blog section, where one would expect to find it these days - it was …
Burke Hansen, 29 Mar 2007
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ICANN sued by irate RegisterFly customer, as class action rumble begins

ICANN Lisbon The Dummit Law Firm announced today on its website that it has filed a class action lawsuit against internet registrars Registerfly and Enom, as well as internet standards body ICANN. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Anne Martinez, a Registerfly customer and the registered owner of, which provided the main …
Burke Hansen, 28 Mar 2007

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