Monthly Archives: July 2009

E-Commerce comes to Facebook; opportunity?

If you have kept up with any of the tech blogs, you’ll probably know that Facebook has been working on its own payment system that facebook app developers can build into their apps to essentially create a micro-economy within the facebook community. This facebook currency could be used for anything from sending e-cards to friends to buying weapons in mob wars. No one has really been able to bring the purchase of real world physical goods to facebook users, until now.
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Network Solutions reinvents itself….sort of.

Today Network Solutions launched a preview of it’s reinvented branding and service offerings. If you have been around the internet long enough, you’ll remember Network Solutions was one of the first major domain registrars to come along and offer the ability to own your own piece of internet real estate in the form of a domain name. Back then, paying $35 for a domain name seemed appropriate for what you were buying, and people were more than willing to plop down the dough. Continue reading