A new startup with huge backing is launching under the new gTLD domain name Pocket.Watch The startup with describes itself as a new kind of entertainment company: “In today’s ever-expanding, shape-shifting entertainment universe, we’re planting a flag for kids. A new kind of entertainment company, Pocketwatch is fresh, fast and exuberant — combining the vitality of today’s […]
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In a Press Release today, Apple announced that its new Headquarters will be named Apple Park. The new 175-acre HQ will have 12,000 employees in a ring-shaped, 2.8 million-square-foot main building which is clad entirely in the world’s largest panels of curved glass. Apple also announced the theater at Apple Park will be named the […]
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Apple has acquired the domain name icloud.net. There is a story out tonight in AppleInsider.com, that “earlier this week, a tipster told AppleInsider that Apple paid some $1.5 million for the domain, but we were unable to confirm the transaction.” “TechCrunch was also unable to corroborate financial details. When asked about the domain takeover, Apple […]
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The hashtag #Resist and the use of the word has been trending all over Twitter and the media to protest President Trump’s agenda and really picked up steam since the Grammy awards aired on Sunday. In many cases hashtags lead people to the matching .com site and in the case of Resist.com, all anti-President Trump […]
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Legendary Domain investor Rick Schwartz a/k/a the Domain King, wrote to me about the post we published about earlier this week from MarketingLand.com, that Domain Names appeared in substantially more television commercials that aired during the Super Bowl than Hashtags and Facebook Pages. He thinks it’s a game changer, a reset in the importance of […]
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In a story appearing in the DailyMail, Entitled Is the hashtag over? Looking at ads that ran during the Super Bowl on Sunday” Out of 66 ads only 30% of them had a hashtag – while 41% included a URL This year had a 15% decrease in number of hashtags used in commercials Twitter handles […]
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The domain name Greta.tv was hand registered by NBCUniversal Media, LLC the parent company of MSNBC. Last week MSNBC announced that Greta Van Susteren, the former Fox News host would being a nightly show starting on Monday January 9th. The previous owner of the domain name a Andrea Santamaria of Great Britain registered the domain […]
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The Australian publication Channelnews.com.au, just declared Donald Trump as the “World’s Biggest Owner Of Domain Names”. Yes according to the story, The Donald only has over 3,600 domain names. My God how did no one in the domain industry recognize Mr. Trump as owning the most domain names in the world with 3,600? In the […]
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According to the Wall Street Journal “Researchers at Princeton and the University of California have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can detect malicious domain names.” “The code scans for 22 features that are consistent with suspicious behavior, including names that are registered in bulk by the hundreds, names that are variations of the same name, […]
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On Sunday the television show 60 minutes covered “The Influencers” “Social media stars are earning big money for pitching products in short, often silly, postings seen by millions of followers.” Parts of the 60 Minutes segment chatted with people who said they were making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year on Vine. Today Twitter […]
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