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WM Morning Wire: 10-2-08

Posted on 10.01.2008

Welcome to October 2nd, 2008! Below are a few press release that caught our attention this morning that you might find interesting. If you have a news announcement you would like to share with the Website Magazine community, please contact Website Magazine editors now.


Online Reviews More Important Than a Recommendation From a Friend
New research into consumer views about online shopping compiled by has shown that reviews of products and companies on websites are rated more highly (98%) than recommendations from friends (88%), and that the brand name is just as important as the product price.'s Record September Traffic
Quepasa an online social community for young Latinos, today announced record growth in September traffic on During September,'s unique visitors exceeded 1.1 million, up more than 128% from August. User registration in September also hit a record high of more than 183,000 for the month, up 163% from August. Announces Cheap Half-Price .asia Domain Names
Mesh Digital's today announced half-price .asia registrations for October. The dotasia registry reported as reaching the top 2 registrars globally during their launch in April 2008.

.CM Cameroon Domain Launch - Sunrise October 2008
NETCOM, the official registry operator for the Republic of Cameroon has announced the launch of second level CM domain names - .COM.CM, .NET.CM, .CO.CM. The registry will be accepting sunrise domain name applications from trademark holders since October 15 2008. General registration period is expected to commence on November 15 2008, which will allow the general public to register CM domain names.

Open Text Releases High-Performance Secure Shell Server Solution
Open Text(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in enterprise content management (ECM), today introduced Connectivity Secure Server(TM), a high-performance scalable solution for secure network access from Hummingbird, the Open Text Connectivity Solutions Group.

Live Chat Comparison Offers New Study Revealing the Biggest, the Best and the Bargains
Independent Review Details Major Strengths/Weaknesses of Six Leading Chat Providers, including BoldChatTM, InstantServiceTM, LivePersonTM, Talisma®, Velaro, WhosOn.

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