It’s the 15th annual New Ventures BC Competition and as a sponsor, Webnames.ca would like to congratulate all the finalists of the competition.

After a competitive third round, the judges have made their decision and have announced the ten finalists of this year’s competition. Congratulations and good luck to the companies that made it to the finals!

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Join our friends at Small Business BC for an evening with British Columbia’s top business leaders at INSPIRE 2015. 

Network with 400 small and medium-size business owners, government representatives and industry influencers at the 6th Annual INSPIRE Celebration of Entrepreneurship, hosted by Small Business BC and TD Canada Trust, at the TELUS World of Science on October 1, 2015.

Read more on Need inspiration? Join BC’s top leaders for INSPIRE 2015…

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.NEWS is launching next week and it’s one of the domains we’re all anticipating to be a big success. It’s going live on July 15, 2015 but if you’re anxious to grab one early, EAP starts on July 8, 2015. When the .NEWS domain extension launches, we think it is going to be one of the most successful domains because everyone can use it. From bloggers and journalists to news and media corporations, .NEWS lets anyone create a domain name.

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Update your browsers or start seeing broken websites. 

On June 30, 2016, you might have trouble seeing your favourite websites. As more websites are starting to use HTTPS instead of HTTP to ensure any communication sent between a browser and a website is secure and private, browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer will be dropping support for SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0.

Read more on Shoppers Beware: Old Web Browsers Will See Broken Websites June 2016…

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The next Small Business BC Local Leaders event has been announced and on on July 16, 2015, join Tina Lee, CEO of T&T will share her journey of taking over the reigns of Canada’s largest Asian supermarket chain and her goals to evolve the business at the Local Leader small business mixer on July 16, 2015 at Small Business BC in Vancouver.

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Over the past year and a half, over 450 new domain extensions such as .consulting, .social, .tech and even .ninja have launched but none have created as much controversy and concern as the Vox Populi owned .SUCKS domain. 

In 2014, former US senator Jay Rockefeller told the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) that is shouldn’t approve .sucks. The former senator called .sucks “little more than a predatory shakedown scheme” to force corporations, small businesses and individuals to pay an annual fee to prevent others from registering the .sucks variation of their domain name.

Read more on What you need to know about the .SUCKS domain…