Nexus S Goes Free For a Day on Google

Google has partnered with Best Buy to offer Android smartphone Nexus S free.
The phone, which is available on T-Mobile, AT & T or Sprint, is free on Wednesday (August 3) in combination with a two-year contract. The Nexus S, which bills itself as "Google pure experience" as the nefarious nexus One, debuted last fall. The Nexus S Sprint 4G NFC is the first Android device in the market and work with the Google Wallet service that launches later this year.

S Nexus runs the Android 2.3, gingerbread and has a 1 Ghz, 16 GB of flash memory and a 4-inch touch screen.

Google is offering free advertising on your website and landing page Nexus. The phone is usually $ 99 or $ 199 depending on carrier, with a two-year contract, so interested buyers should act quickly.

Network Solutions Acquired by

Domain registration and hosting networksolutions has been acquired by, a service of Internet and online marketing solutions company targeting small businesses, Network Solutions to buy $ 405 million in cash and 18 million common shares Close 's stock price on Wednesday, the offer values ​​more than $ 550 million. wants to create an "end-to-ed online solutions company" focused on providing small businesses access to social media, online marketing and other web services.

In its press release, CEO David Brown said that the strategy of integration of network solutions "will be similar to the successful acquisition of, and be in a strong position to cross-sell and up-sell our services Network Solutions' approximately two million customers and hundreds of thousands of wholesale customers. "

Network Solutions was the domain name registration original U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency, the control com.,. Org. y. major net domain names. Until ICANN was formed in 1998, Network Solutions was also the only place that users can buy a domain name.

Network Solutions is not the only registrar / hosting company in the acquisition block. Earlier this summer, GoDaddy, the word's largest domain registrar, was sold to three private equity firms for $ 2.25 billion.

“Minus” Lets You Share Photos, Music & Files

Name: Minus

Quick Step: Less is a simple and easy to share files across devices universal.

Idea: bulk file sharing - up to 100 files in a single gallery - with a tiny URL.

The exchange activity via web or mobile content - whether photos, music, videos, files or documents - is only going to increase over time. Such is the belief Minus, a New York-based startup that file sharing is expected to serve the needs of wider exchange of Internet and mobile users with universal access tool.

Less can use to upload files of any type, simply by dragging and dropping from the desktop to the browser. The service makes it easy to share files and galleries with a short URL, embed them in other parts of the site or posting on social sites.

Less new community also has elements so that you can find and follow other users, and in collaboration with other users edit galleries. Co-founders John Xie and Carl Hu says he is looking to add more community-focused devices.

More importantly, Minus, says Xie and Hu, is intended to be universal. And it's universal. The implementation has desktop applications for Windows, Mac and Ubuntu, mobile applications for Android, iPhone and Windows 7 Phone, browser extensions, Chrome and Firefox, Chrome web application, and even an API for integrating development.

"Less We started because we wanted to address the issue of file sharing and photo sharing, and to be simple and easy for people to do it," says Xie. "Many of the services out there get super complicated ... we wanted to run and improve these characteristics. The power of the application is making it simple and minimal to users. "

Early users seem to be attracted by spontaneously sharing service, the report of the co-founders. The launching, soft-launched in October 2010, has attracted 500,000 active users and sees more than 50 million page views per day.

Less is, for now, for free and no restrictions - the only exception is a file size limitation of 200 MB. The launch has just closed a seed round of $ 1 million of funding from IDG Capital Partners, which will allow you to remain free until he finds a business model.