How Many Letters On To The Right of the Dot is Too Many To Be A Hack? A domain name hack has traditionally used ccTLD’s to form words and made it a brandable domain. Some of the more famous hacks are bit.ly, and del.icio.us instagram.com started out as instagr.am But now with the new gTLD’s people are using them to form words with longer extensions to the right of the dot. So […]
The Domains - 6 hr 57 min ago
Looks Like A New Domain Publication Coming in July It looks like there will be a new domain publication coming on the scene in July. Perusing Facebook there was an ad for DomainWorldMagazine.com Ryan Colby of Outcome Brokerage looks to be the registrant of the domain. From the Facebook page With over 175,000,000 iPads sold, we figured it was time to publish the first […]
The Domains - 19 hr 33 min ago
Turkey May Leave the World Wide Web Turkey is looking at leaving the world wide web for its own protocol I can say I have thought for a long time we will eventually see the balkanization of the Internet. The net has become to vital in so many aspects of life that we continue to have global agreement. We do not see […]
The Domains - Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 15:10
KeyBiscayne Gets Creative with .Email The people behind KeyBiscayne.org are offering residents the opportunity to get their own KeyBiscayne.email address. Posted on their website: KeyBiscayne.org was selected to manage the email address of the Island Paradise. Key Biscayne residents and businesses have the exclusive right to use the address @keybiscayne.email and have t...
The Domains - Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 13:57
LinkedIn Tops 300 Million Members LinkedIn reached 300 million members according to a story in USA Today. The company was founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003, the company is now a publicly traded company and is currently trading at $175 a share, this equates to a market cap of $21.6 billion. From the USA Today article: […]
The Domains - Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 5:20
Have Your Opinions Changed or Stayed The Same on the New gTLDs ? Back on February 6, we posted a poll that asked readers to choose their interest level in the new gtlds. Readers had a choice of strong interest, moderate interest or zero interest. The poll ran til April 1 and in total 240 readers voted. The results were : 132 Zero interest 70 Moderate interest 38 […]
The Domains - Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:58
Tokyo Court Rejects Bankruptcy Protection for Mt.Gox Yuri Kagema a writer for the AP, reported that Mt. Gox will not received bankruptcy protection in Japan and will be liquidated. The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application. Mt. Gox said Wednesday the Tokyo District Court decided the company, whic...
The Domains - Friday, April 18, 2014 - 14:13
The Domains - Friday, April 18, 2014 - 5:11
Will The NFL try to stamp out love ? Will the NFL try to stamp out love ? The domain name GreenBayPackersLovers.com was registered last month, the domain is under privacy. The website is already up and running and actually got a bit of press on Yahoo Sports today. Anwar S. Richardson wrote, It is hard being single and searching for the perfect companion. […]
The Domains - Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 22:39
Blockchain Acquires 5 Year Lease for Bitcoin.com Paul Vigna reported on The Wall StreetJournal that Blockchain has acquired a five year lease for the domain name Bitcoin.com. as of today, essentially that’s Blockchain. The online wallet company acquired a five-year lease to this rather fancy piece of digital real estate for an undisclosed amount. The first thing you can’t help bu...
The Domains - Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 13:27
Google Glass Is Only The First Step – Next Step Six Million Dollar Man Google Glass may only be the first step as Google smart contact lenses could turn average human beings into the Six Million Dollar Man. Adriana Lee on ReadWrite.com just published a story on some patents that Google filed with regard to their smart contact lense technology. From the article: Imagine the Google Glass headgear, which ...
Neustar Reports Lower than expected earnings – Stock off 4% in After Hours Trading Neustar is down in after hours trading as the company reported lower than expected earnings. The stock is off close to 4 % in after hours trading at $27.15. Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services and analytics, today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, and affirmed...
The Domains - Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 18:57
Facebook Getting into the e-Money Business in Europe Victoria Wagner Ross wrote a piece on the Examiner about Facebook getting into the money transfer business. One analyst stated that they see this as a potential boost to Bitcoin and crpyto currency in general down the line. Facebook is advancing its reach to provide a money transfer service in Europe from a base in […]
123-Reg.co.uk Alerts Customers to Fraudulent Email 123 Reg – co.uk alerts customers to fraudulent emails. Please be aware these are NOT genuine emails from 123-reg so no action is required if you receive such an email. We advise you to not click on the links and to delete the email immediately. Emails such as this attempt to fraudulently get your account […]
Yahoo Beats Estimates and Stock Pops After Hours Yahoo was up after hours as the company showed growth for the first time in a year. Yahoo posted earnings of $0.38 per share on revenue of $1.09 billion in the first quarter, just beating Wall Street estimates for earnings of $0.37 a share on revenue of $1.08 billion. The Wall Street Journal reported: […]
The Domains - Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 3:38
Mr.Berkens Regs The First Uniregistry Domain of the Day on What Was A Busy Day It was a busy day today for Frank Schilling and his company Uniregistry, as five uncontested strings went live at around 12 noon Eastern time. The strings that went live today were the following: .Pics, .Photo, .Gift, .Link and .Guitars. Out the gate at 12:03 Frank tweeted: .photo past 1000 — Frank Schilling (@Frank_Schilling) April ...