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Google spends over $9-million dollars on new TLDs

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetLast month, Google told Ad Age that it was poised to go on a web-domain buying spree. Today, thecompany announced in a blog post some of the specific top-level domains it is applying for and the general categories they fall into. Among the top-level domains (the part of a web address to the right of the dot) [...]

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Investing In Domain Names

| May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetRepost: Posted on May 28, 2012 by Zack Miller One of the things that interests me is the emergence of new asset classes. Whether it’s making 16% per year in taxi cab medallions or improving your fixed income returns with p2p loans, I’m on the lookout for new sources of investing returns and diversification. Readers of my Twitter stream and my weekly newsletter were alerted this [...]

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Domain Fakes: Retail roundup: Burberry fakes, J.C. Penney, Fresh & Easy meals

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tweet By Shan LiMay 19, 2012, 6:00 a.m. – Luxury retailer Burberry won $180 million in two separate counterfeiting suits against networks of websites selling fake goods. Both suits, filed in federal court in Manhattan, accused knockoff artists of hawking items bearing the Burberry name and signature plaid on sites such as “BurberryOutlet8.com” and “Burberrys-Vision.com.” The [...]

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Faux Coke Porn Site Symbolizes Cybersquatting Concerns

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetCoca-Cola Co. (KO) (KO) had to win a complaint at a United Nations agency last year to get control of an adult website called pornforacoke.com. Online name theft is called cybersquatting — and companies with recognizable brand names say it is about to get much worse. The organization that manages the Internet’s addresses is moving ahead [...]

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Do you own mobile advertising domain names?

| May 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetBelow is a great article about the future of mobile phone advertising which covers phones, pads, and pocket smart devices. According to Google, this is the game changer for them going into late 2012 and 2013. Take the time to read the article and hold onto your mobile advertising domain names. Mobile Marketer The news [...]

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ICE, DOJ seize more domain names of sites accused of selling counterfeits

| April 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetThe U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have seized more than US$896,000, plus the domain names of seven websites accused of selling counterfeit sports apparel, the two agencies announced Tuesday. The sellers, based in China, sold counterfeit professional and collegiate sports apparel, primarily counterfeit jerseys, the agencies said ins a news [...]

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Microsoft registers XboxFL domain names

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetAs well as Halo5.com and Halo9.com We’ve no idea what Xbox FL is, but the domains were registered just two days ago and currently redirect to Bing, Fusible reports. The site also says Microsoft acquired the domain names Halo5.com and Halo9.com earlier this month. MS Nerd claimed on Monday that Microsoft plans to release a cheaper ‘Xbox Lite’ next [...]

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Almost Half of Major Consumer Brands Set to Apply for a Dot Brand Top-Level Domain

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetNew survey from Afilias shows that 44 percent of large companies intend to submit a dot Brand application, but few are aware of the limited application period. Read the rest of the story here. Tweet

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3 Biggest Entrepreneur Opportunities Over the Next 3 Years

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetThe cost of starting a business today is lower than ever. If you have an idea, pursue it. Or give one of these three arenas a hard look. I would (if I weren’t already tied up in social media).   Recently I outlined the two most important rules to follow when deciding what market to attack for [...]

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Wikipedia Goes from GoDaddy to NoDaddy

| March 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetThe Wikimedia Foundation says it has completed the transfer of its domain portfolio away from Go Daddy, a move made in response to the registrar’s position on the Stop Online Piracy Act. The Wikimedia Foundation has completed the process of transferring its domains away from Go Daddy in response to Go Daddy’s initial support for [...]

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