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Mahyar Frakes

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The minds + machines whois tool “Espresso” offers everything needed for a new TLD applicants and it is offered in combination with the expertise of the domain name industry experts that are able to assist in all aspects of the operation of a new top level domain. Espresso is based on the CoCCA platform and is used by more than 20 content operators of ccTLDs. The registry solution is been tried, tested and upgraded gradually, to meet with ICANN standards and the expectations of the industry leader. The opening of the Internet for new namespaces provides the opportunity to be creative and innovative, to present their community on the Internet or to increase the value of their brand candidates for new TLDs worldwide”, explains Alexander Schwertner, Managing Director of EPAG domainservices GmbH.”we are pleased that with the great team “minds + machines work together and rely on the formal and technical expertise and thus new TLD ideas from Germany make a success story.” “We very pleased, to be able to make our collaboration with EPAG on a formal basis”, says Antony van Couvering, CEO of minds + machines. “We recognize the importance of a reliable partner in the German market, and we are very glad to cooperate with colleagues at EPAG, who have a deep understanding of the domain market and how to deal with German customers. This partnership will help each German company that would like to apply for a new TLD really.” The procedures specified by ICANN are complicated and costly.

Interested parties must go through a complex application process, and they must demonstrate that they are both financially and technically in a position to operate a new top level domain. That their chance of success is as large as possible, and that is the not place refundable ICANN fee and the efforts of the Worthwhile application, applicants should take help from specialists from the domain industry claims. Whenever Danny Meyer listens, a sympathetic response will follow. Minds + machines was founded by three long-time experts in the domain industry, Antony Van Couvering, Mahyar Frakes and Elaine Pruis. Their clients include both the top level domain.ECO, supported by the former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Prize winner Al Gore as well.NYC, the top level domain for New York City. Minds + machines is led by an experienced team that has collaborated with the introduction of more than 20 top-level domains with business models of small community TLDs to large corporations.

The M + M management has also headed beyond already ICANN accredited registrars, managed reseller channels for Domainverwaltungs systems develops software and monitors global DNS launches. Overall, about 35 years of cumulative industry experience. EPAG domainservices GmbH is one of the leading registrars in Germany and specialized in the Domain management for domain resellers, large companies and small and medium-sized enterprises. EPAG is since 2000 ICANN Registrar and parties of many domain registries. More than 280 top-level domains can be registered centrally via a direct interface to EPAG. The EPAG expert team offers a variety of services ranging from fully automated domain registration to the personal assistance with registration of exotic domains.

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Online Merchants Maintain Regional Roots

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For each second provider customers from the region are in addition to the Web shop also has a retail store very important half of the surveyed online retailer. This combination of stationary and virtual shop offers interesting possibilities, especially to attract regional customers. Two out of three of these merchants provide regional customers, free shipping at the store to pick up goods, every second allows the exchange of ordered goods in a retail store. Itself for any third trader, which has no stationary shop, customers in the region are very important. These retailers attract regional customers E.g. through waiver of shipping costs within a certain radius, special discounts or other benefits such as tasting packages, installation service, or pick up from stock. As the most important advertising opportunities to attract customers from the region, notes in a retail store and regional newspapers were named by roughly one-third of the online retailer. Roughly a District advertises on local online portals or involved in events in the region.

At the dealers with retail store, it is different if the shop or the store form the main pillar. 35% of these merchants, sales in the online-shop are significantly higher in the shop, at 43% it is the other way around. 11% stated that the revenues are roughly the same, or each could give no information. For the customers, the combination of online store and shop offers the advantage that you can inform yourself before buying online at the store or vice versa. As results, both possibilities are used by the customers.

This average, refer more customers online and then buy in the store than vice versa. For the future, it is also expected that the importance of the business as a whole still continues to increase with regional customers. Only 6% of respondents online retailers go out of decreasing significance. By following this link, you can download the full results: total-global (still applied) more information on the subject of E-Commerce to the E-Commerce day on July 15 in Wurzburg.

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Lena Cook

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Google maps’, it is already possible to zoom into the maps section. If you chose the largest zoom factor, then you will automatically be Views of street view shows when they are doing there. There is also still a small stylized male, the Pegman. When you pull this with the mouse over a location, so you can see the street view imagery. The Group accepts any pictures that have made private individuals. He can nozzles even cars through the cities, where a 2.5 metre high mast is attached. This in turn are nine cameras, allowing a panoramic view. Also, the cars have GPS sensors, so that they can list the position of the recordings.

Also, there are more laser distance meter, with which it is possible to determine the distance from buildings to the car. Where there are no cars, there are three-wheeled motorcycles. In 2008, Google presented a software that made unrecognizable faces in street shots of Manhattan. It can be seen, that the group is already familiar with the problem. Especially after protests in the United States. However, it recognizes that the protest in Germany is the strongest.

The group admits no information while the Objections in Germany, a spokesperson from Google reckoned but with a five-digit number. According to the Ministry for consumer protection, over 200,000 objections would be together until the end of the year. Faces and plates are made automatically unrecognizable. Since last year it is possible via letter or E-mail against the planned releases of buildings or property, taking people and cars around also. In a tenement building unless sufficient, if is already a tenant against the publication. Residents of the cities where street view starts in November, then have the possibility of a new communication on the street view Web site to use. Who wants to appeal until September, which is taken into account before the start in November. Then there are pictures of the 20 largest cities in Germany, including Dusseldorf, Duisburg, Cologne and Wuppertal. Even then it is still possible to intervene against the publication. Lena Cook

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Interactive Media Council Inc

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The website of the Zurich-based agency receives the highest award in the category communication Zurich, April 2, 2012. The website of Zurich’s PR and marketing agency science communications by the Interactive Media Council Inc. (IMC) in New York City with the highest award of best-in-class “in the category communication honored. The interactive media award for outstanding Web sites from around the world. To be awarded, a site in the design, content, functionality, usability and standards compliance criteria must get a high rating. The jury awards the best in class award”only a few submissions, reaching the highest level regarding conception, execution, and professionalism. The website received 98 points for their content and the maximum of 100 points for the functionality. The key element of the site is an extensive portfolio of work samples, under the menu works”, the first point of Main navigation is arranged in five columns.

Visitors to the site so an insight into the whole range of corporate communication. The most potential customers who contact a communications agency for the first time, seeking support in a single measure of the entire communications mix, for example a company presentation or a Web site. Often how many elements make up a good external image, which they need them and how much effort it requires to implement all of these elements and at the same time to ensure that they complement each other optimally is not aware of them. Successful corporate communications consists of many components that fit together harmoniously like the instruments of an Orchestra: without a score and an experienced conductor also the best tools instead of music will be just noise by itself. Eberhard Zangger, founder, and Agency Director of science communications, says: it is quite tricky to say that she is more than just a potential new customer component of Corporate communications need and on top of that even a concept. That seems rather daunting. Aim of the new website was therefore to convey this conviction without words.” Thanks to the clearly arranged menus the site visitors will find the single element that they which just work, and at the same time seeing how this is embedded in other communication measures and will be strengthened by this. So they themselves realize what actions your company actually needs.

Each item is explained on the basis of a successful project of the Agency. Concept and texts on the website have been developed by the staff of the Agency. The Zurich industrial designer Carolina Flores is responsible for design and programming. Agency photographs were taken by the Munich-based photographer Rainer Alejandra Sanchez. Science communications the science communications GmbH, based in Zurich, was founded in 2002. The four-member team to the company’s founder Dr. Eberhard Zangger has focused on the topics of research, IT, engineering and architecture.