eBay Inc., the world's online marketplace, and VeriSign, the
leading provider of digital trust services, announced a new multi-year services
and marketing alliance. Under terms of the agreement, eBay will deploy VeriSign
authentication services, establish an eBay marketplace for highly sought-after
domain names and enter into a multi-platform marketing and promotional campaign.
On the occasion of the meeting between the Romanian IT&C Minister, Dan Nica, and his Bulgarian homologue, Plamen Petrov, at the end on May, the discussions set the details referring to the second cross-border optical fiber connection, designed to be build together with the Calafat-Vidin bridge. The project will involve the national phone operators, BTC and Romtelecom, and is scheduled to come to an end before 2006. The European Commission will contribute with a non-refundable financing worth 70% of the entire investment.
One of the first e-shops in Romania, eMAG.ro (www.emag.ro) launched - as a first in the Local market - a reward program for its users. Thus, they can buy at very low prices or even for free, any IT product in the shop, or cash, as independent agents of the company. This program, usually called Affiliation Program, is already a tradition in the countries where the e-shopping is largely used.
ReaderĹ˝s Digest's readers voted Visa International as the "Most Trusted Brand" in 2002, in the payment cards' category. This prize was offered as a result of the market research conducted by ReaderĹ˝s Digest in 18 countries in 2001, under the name of "European Trusted Brands 2002".
VeriSign and AOL Time Warner Inc. announced a partnership to offer encoded chat messages through AOL Instant Messenger, the same day rival Microsoft Corp. warned users of a security hole in its own instant messaging service.
On June 20, 2002, HP has showcased innovative mobile and office technology solutions to CEOs of America's fastest growing private companies during the Inc. 500 20th anniversary conference. This year, the annual event recognizes companies achieving the highest growth in net sales between 1997 and 2001.
Stereotype Thinking - A Reality ? Redefine "normality" for the new Millenium. Could flexibility reduce obtusity ? Adina Riposan, Director "Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world.
Unreasonable people attempt to adept the world to themselves.
All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people." (George Bernard Shaw)
Language and Estrangement at 2Ghzps Radu Rizea, Chief Editor "World is changing... Fast". I wish I had a dime for every time I heard this. Bill Gates would have been my assistant accountant. I'm not about to endlessly chat about the technique - evolving faster than our understanding abilities, and I'm not about to lament on the fact that, except for some experts, no one understands what's going on.