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Tim Callan | 10 Feb 2006 | 0 comments

VeriSign Naming and Directory Services (VNDS), the division of the company that operates the com/net registry -- and does a great many other things as well -- has been renamed to "VeriSign Information Services". It's more than just a new name, of course; it's a reflection of the broadened scope the division has in providing its part of the "Intelligent Infrastructure" services that VeriSign provides as a whole.

Tim Callan | 25 Oct 2005 | 0 comments

Maybe you noticed, maybe you didn’t, but early this morning, around midnight eastern standard time, the home page of recent pings for Weblogs.com stopped displaying new pings. Inbound pings continued to be accepted and recorded throughout; the problems encountered affected the service’s ability to publish the received pings out to subscribers.

The problem was diagnosed and remedied early this morning. If you click on the “hourly” update links for early this morning (at the bottom of the weblogs.com home page), you will see a large number of pings published at the 7am hourly update (WARNING: this is a huge file).  These are the accumulated pings that were received while the “output” side of the service was having problems.  Systems and subscribers that have been consuming changes.xml and shortChanges.xml during this period should be up to date....

Tim Callan | 11 Oct 2005 | 0 comments

VeriSign and eBay announced a deal with eBay yesterday. VeriSign's payment business, which is how I came to VeriSign, has been acquired by eBay. Good luck to all in the payments team!