Posts tagged ‘url shortener’

February 11, 2011

Microsoft and Google Enter the Nigerian Digital Real Estate Market

Another African country has joined Libya in the digital real estate market. The country code top-level domain, abbreviated ccTLD, of Libya is the very popular .ly.

Introducing .ng

Nigeria’s official top-level domain is .ng. Domain was the first registered .ng domain in December 2010. Not surprisingly, both Microsoft and Google recently secured places in the Nigerian ccTLD namespace.


Microsoft registered on 4 February 2011, although it remains parked on Microsoft name servers. Possible uses are a Microsoft URL shortening service. 

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November 3, 2010

Is really the fastest URL shortener?

Average Page Load Overhead per URL Shortener

via Royal Pingdom » Is really the fastest URL shortener?.

October 24, 2010 URL Shortener

Introducing, the Google URL Shortener. Now available for all pages, not solely those  in Google’s own high-level domain name.