TUCOWS.com Expands Domain Services to Enhance Industry’s Registration Accuracy
TUCOWS.com Adds Newshub.com to Site for the Most Current Global News and Information
TORONTO, Canada – February 3, 2000 – TUCOWS.com Inc. (www.tucows.com), the industry‚Äôs largest domain name wholesaler, today announced the addition of SmartWhois.com, DomainSurfer.com and DomainWatch.com to its domain name registration services. The expanded services will enable customers to more accurately track, search and register domain names, making TUCOWS one of the most comprehensive and accurate registrars in the industry. TUCOWS.com also announced the addition of Newshub.com to its industry-leading content and information network. NewsHub.com consists of 10 news channels: Technology, Financial, Technology PR, World, U.S., Science, Health, Entertainment, Sports and Tech Snippets. The site has over 1,200 information sources, including TechWeb, PRNewswire, CNN, the BBC and ESPN.
TUCOWS.com Launches Worldwide ‘Feed the Penguin’ Campaign to make Linux More Accessible to End Users
TUCOWS, the Open Source Marketplace, to Promote Development of User Friendly Linux Applications
TORONTO, Canada, February 2, 2000 ‚Äì TUCOWS.com Inc. (www.tucows.com), the Internet‚Äôs leading distributor of digital content, today announced the industry‚Äôs first campaign to make Linux more accessible and understandable to end users worldwide. Feed the Penguin is a campaign that will recognize software developers that either port non-Linux applications to or create new ones for more user friendly Linux platforms; offer end users the fastest downloads in the world with a rapidly growing number of Linux mirror sites; and, supply the most complete and current information on Linux for novice and experienced end users.
TUCOWS.com Creates Industry’s First Advisory Council to Promote Development of User Friendly LINUX Applications
TUCOWS and Industry Leaders to Examine Open Source Economic Models
TORONTO, Canada, February 2, 2000 ‚Äì TUCOWS.com Inc. (www.tucows.com), the Internet‚Äôs leading distributor of digital content, today announced the formation of the industry‚Äôs first Open Development Advisory Council (ODAC) to examine economic models for open-source software programs. The TUCOWS led Council will support and assist the open-source developer community by creating a laboratory for testing economic models. This is intended to facilitate easy-to-use open-source applications for broader use in personal computers, handheld, even cell phone marketplaces.