The Shopping Malls and Big Box Stores Gutted by E-Commerce
'Retail Apocalypse' captures the end of one era in American retail and the beginning of another. Read more
A Twitter DM Fail, Free Credit Freezes, and More Security News This Week
Free credit freezes, a better private browser, and more security news this week. Read more
How Would Teleportation Change Society?
It would make garbage disposal super easy, for one. Read more
20 Best Weekend Tech Deals: Apple, Amazon, Samsung, Sony
The PlayStation Classic, Samsung QLED TVs, Apple deals, and Amazon Devices are worth a look this week. Read more
Space Photos of the Week: Shooting Stars and Dwarf Galaxies
The universe’s origin story lies in fast-moving and faraway objects. Read more
The Stubborn Bike Commuter Gap Between American Cities
Fewer Americans are biking to work, new data shows, but the bigger question is why some cities are seeing so much more p… Read more
The Vaonis Stellina Smart Telescope Finds the Heavenly Bodies for You
Want your kids to actually get excited about astronomy? Leave the star-searching to the smartphone-connected Vaonis Stel… Read more
First North Carolina Got a Hurricane. Then a Pig Poop Flood. Now It’s a Coal Ash Crisis
North Carolina is being slammed by a succession of disasters triggered by Hurricane Florence. The latest scare is from c… Read more
Amazon Customers Can Now Purchase ezPaycheck 2018 Payroll Software For...
ezPaycheck 2018 payroll software from Halfpricesoft.com is now being offered for $69.00 for a limited time on Amazon.com… Read more
#WhyIDidntReport and the Tragic Banality of Rape in America
The hashtag unleashed a torrent of stories that are different yet feel the same. And that's exactly the point. Read more
VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be
In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leavi… Read more
Model 3 Crash Tests Hammer Home Tesla's Safety Excellence
Apart from a few hiccups and questions about Autopilot, Elon Musk's automaker knows how to make very safe cars. Read more
'Destiny 2: Forsaken' Is a Massive, Vital Expansion—But It Lost Me
Forsaken is a shot of energy to a game that has been limping since it released. And I'm just not that into it. Read more
How to Measure Things That Are Astronomically Far Away
Light-years, parsecs and more: these are the units for describing distances between planets and other astronomical objec… Read more
'Red Dead Redemption 2' Goes 'GTA' and the Rest of the Week in Games
Tiny PlayStations ahoy! Let's catch up on the week's gaming news. Read more
Siemen's Self-Driving Street Car Puts Autonomous Tech on Track
The company is developing autonomous street car tech, where vehicles on tracks make the challenge simpler, but still wor… Read more
The Delta II Rocket That Gave Us GPS and the Mars Rovers Retires
The Delta II rocket was a workhorse, with 153 successful launches and a bevy of wild scientific missions to its credit. Read more
How to Set Up Your New iPhone
Welcome to your new iPhone. Read more
Cloudflare Embraces Google Roughtime, Giving Internet Security a Boost
Syncing clocks online is vital to web security. Read more
How to Sell Your Old Phone for the Most Money
Congrats on your new phone! Time to cash in on your old one. Read more
uBiome is jumping into therapeutics with a healthy $83 million in Series C financing
23andMe, IBM and now uBiome is the next tech company to jump into the lucrative multi-billion dollar drug discovery mark… Read more
Revry: The Streaming Service Trying to Take Queer Content Global
Revry is like Netflix for LGBTQ shows, music, and podcasts—and it wants to make them available everywhere. Read more
For Museums, Augmented Reality Is the Next Frontier
Interactive museum exhibits like this are becoming more common as AR becomes cheaper, lighter, and easier to create. Read more
Chair's Blog: A Wrap-Up of the Genval Board Workshop
Last weekend, the ICANN Board met in Genval, Belgium, to hold our fifth workshop of calendar year 2018. Four incoming Bo… Read more
D. F. Seeds Founder John Diehl Receives 2018 Leaders and Legends Award...
Soybeans expert and D.F. Seeds founder John Diehl received the 2018 Leaders and Legends award from the Michigan Agri-Bus… Read more
Crowdfunders Light Up to New DanForce G1 Flashlight on Kickstarter...
Nearly 3,500 backers will be the first to enjoy the world’s first, fully adaptable modular flashlight, with some crowd… Read more
New 2018 ez1099 Tax Preparation Software Remains Same Low Price As...
The new 2018 version of ez1099 tax preparation software is available at the same low cost of $79.00 for the single user… Read more
OHUB Announces Historic Partnership With the ActOne Group to Increase...
New partnership will connect thousands of diverse students and proffessionals with in-demand STEM jobs through ActOne Gr… Read more
Carbice Corporation Selected as a Venture Atlanta 2018 Startup...
With over $2.6 billion in funding awarded to date, Venture Atlanta continues to be the Southeast’s leading tech invest… Read more
NewAir Launches the Ultimate Beverage Cooler for Entertaining
The NewAir AWB-400DB Offers Dual Zones for Customized Beer and Wine Storage(PRWeb September 21, 2018)Read the full story… Read more
Cleo, the ‘digital assistant’ that replaces your banking apps, picks up $10M Series A led by Balderton
When Cleo, the London-based “digital assistant” that wants to replace your banking apps, quietly entered the U.S., t… Read more
uBeam wireless power’s CEO Meredith Perry steps aside amidst B2B pivot
After repeatedly missing self-imposed deadlines for progress on its wireless charging-at-a-distance phone case, uBeam’… Read more
Eventbrite’s IPO should encourage tech companies to get out while they still can
Eventbrite is having one hell of a debut on the New York Stock Exchange this morning. Shares of the ticketing startup, f… Read more
The .BEST New gTLD: Second Interview
This is a one hour podcast giving all details about what the .BEST social network is going to be and how users will be a… Read more
Cluep, a Canadian startup that raised just $500K, acquired for $40M
Everyone loves a tale of a bootstrapped startup founder’s journey to an eight-figure exit. The team at Toronto-based… Read more
Meet the startups in the latest Alchemist class
Alchemist is the Valley’s premiere enterprise accelerator and every season they feature a group of promising startups.… Read more
Bird hits 10 million scooter rides
Bird just announced 10 million scooter rides since launching about one year ago. If this story sounds familiar to you, i… Read more
MariaDB acquires Clustrix
MariaDB, the company behind the eponymous MySQL drop-in replacement database, today announced that it has acquired Clus… Read more
Hear about the keys to local investing at Startup Battlefield Africa with Omobola Johnson and Lexi Novitske
TechCrunch Startup Battlefield is returning to Africa in December, this time in Lagos, Nigeria. We will have a day-long… Read more
Lime hits 11.5 million bike and scooter rides
Bike and scooter company Lime recently hit 11.5 million rides, a couple of months after it surpassed six million rides.… Read more
Curve, the all-your-cards-in-one app, adds ‘zero fees’ when spending abroad
Curve, the London fintech that lets you consolidate all of your bank cards into a single Curve card and app to make it e… Read more
MaidPro Partners with The Hometown Hero Project to Help Veterans...
MaidPro has joined forces with The Hometown Hero Project to make it easier for veterans to become business owners.(PRWeb… Read more
Rugani & Rugani LLC. Creates an Environmentally Friendly and...
With technology growing everyday, it is easy to become overwhelmed. One cleaner can eliminate the hassle of keeping flat… Read more
AcctTwo Named to Houston Business Journal's Fast 100 List 2018
Top Sage Intacct Partner Named One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies Headquartered in the Houston Area(PRWeb Sept… Read more
The FARM’s Fall 2018 Class Offers Solutions for Entertainment,...
Atlanta Accelerator’s Second Cohort Features Highly-Accomplished, Diverse Talent Pool(PRWeb September 20, 2018)Read th… Read more
Injazat Partners with Leading Blockchain Powered Safety Platform to...
Partnership Integrates Vizsafe’s Incident Management Platform to Reduce Risks(PRWeb September 20, 2018)Read the full s… Read more
LexisNexis® Announces Third Round of Legal Tech Accelerator...
Attune Capital Group, Digitory Legal, Disputly, Justis Connection, Procertas and Specifio chosen after rigorous evaluati… Read more
Puls Expands Same-Day Technician Services to Include Garage Doors...
Customers across Texas can now count on Puls for same-day garage door repairs(PRWeb September 20, 2018)Read the full sto… Read more
Gozo Advances Travel Loyalty Rewards with Airdrop Campaign and...
Gozo, the industry's first blockchain-enabled multi-token crypto wallet, loyalty reward points clearinghouse and travel… Read more
ezW2 2018 Tax Preparation Software Just Released By Halfpricesoft.com...
ezW2 2018 tax preparation software from Halfpricesoft.com has just been approved by the SSA to print on plain white pape… Read more
NGD Systems Awarded Phase IIB Small Business Innovation Research by...
Award demonstrates continued commitment to deployment of In-Situ Processing and its ability to boost Computational Stora… Read more
Blackbird Technologies Settles a Patent Suit with Moovit on Vehicle...
Blackbird Technologies, a company dedicated to helping independent inventors and small companies realize value from thei… Read more
Crimson Cup Welcomes Hug In A Mug Coffee Company in Valdosta, Georgia
Hug in a Mug Coffee Company in Valdosta, Georgia has joined the group of independent coffee shops, cafes and bakeries su… Read more
Global Carriers Select Candidates for Telecom Council’s 2018 SPIFFY...
Telecom Council’s Service Provider Innovation Forum (SPIF) have identified 20 young innovative companies who have demo… Read more
mHUB and DMDII Name Fourth Revolution Award Recipients: Manufacturer...
Industry celebration recognizes the people, companies, products and initiatives that are galvanizing Midwest manufacturi… Read more
WillowWorks and My Workspace Partner to Extend Access for U.S. and...
WillowWorks and My Workspace Announce Strategic Partnership(PRWeb September 20, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.… Read more
Lime is pissed at San Francisco for denying it an e-scooter permit, claims ‘unlawful bias’
Lime is waging a war against the San Francisco Municipal Transporation Agency (SFMTA), claiming the organization acted… Read more
Lessons Learned from the Namejuice/DROA/DROC Outage
Last week an ICANN registrar, Namejuice, went off the air for the better part of the day — disappearing off the intern… Read more
New Brandsight Domain Management Survey Reveals Companies Face Challenges Managing Domain Portfolios
Brandsight recently concluded their Second Annual Domain Management Survey. Respondents to the survey were corporate dom… Read more
Wove raises $9M to help companies form strategic marketing partnerships
After rebranding earlier this year and scrapping pretty much their whole mobile ads business, Wove, formerly known as Ta… Read more
Ghostery revamps its privacy-focused mobile browsers
Ghostery is launching new versions of its browsers for iOS and Android. In fact, Director of Product Jeremy Tillman said… Read more
Fresh out of Y Combinator, Leena AI scores $2M seed round
Leena AI, a recent Y Combinator graduate focusing on HR chatbots to help employees answer questions like how much vacat… Read more
Tandem CEO will tell you why building a bank is hard at Disrupt Berlin
Challenger banks, neobanks or digital-only banks… Whatever we choose to call them, Europe — and the U.K. in particul… Read more
‘Brotopia’ inspired OODA Health to raise its $40.5M round only from firms with female partners
OODA Health, a startup developing technology to make the U.S. healthcare payment system more efficient, has raised $40.5… Read more
Vegan meal delivery startup Allplants is served £7.5M Series A funding
Allplants, a London-based startup that delivers ready-made “plant-based” meals (that’s vegan, to you and me), has… Read more
An Update on the Nominating Committee Review
The implementation planning phase of the second Organizational Review of the Nominating Committee (NomCom) is underway.… Read more
DBOT ATS is launching an Interdealer Quotation System...
DBOT ATS (Alternative Trading System) provides an electronic platform for trading Over-the-Counter (OTC) equity securiti… Read more
RippleNami® Designated Best Mapping Service Provider by Global...
U.K. Based 2018 Global Business Insight Award Honors RippleNami’s Vision(PRWeb September 19, 2018)Read the full story… Read more
FYT Pump Offers Personalized Sizing That Delivers Comfort In A...
FYT Lifestyles creates high-quality, personalized shoes for women with two different-sized feet with as little as a half… Read more
Aprimo Promotes Todd Rathje to Chief Customer Officer
New position allows for the marketing operations leader to better focus on global customer base(PRWeb September 19, 2018… Read more
Buzz Frenzy Rolls Out Automated Marketing for Highly Local Small...
Super simple, efficient, automated social marketing will help small businesses target and reach the right customers in t… Read more
Itential Named Top 10 Networking Startup in 2018 by Enterprise...
Itential’s intelligent network automation solution accelerates journey toward modern network(PRWeb September 19, 2018)… Read more
Lexalytics Data Extraction Services Enables Hybrid Analysis of Both...
New Offering Brings Industry-Leading Natural Language Processing Technologies to Document Data Extraction Market(PRWeb S… Read more
Revowire, an Ultra-durable and Easy to Manage Phone Charging Cable,...
The durable charging cable is designed with a perforation down the middle and a folding pin towards the USB connector, w… Read more
Introducing The John’s Crazy Socks "Autism Can Do"...
John’s Crazy Socks is sponsoring an Autism Can Do Scholarship. This program will present a $3,000 scholarship to a per… Read more
Colorado State University-Global Campus Partners with OnlineDegree.com...
“Our partnership with OnlineDegree.com allows a student to complete over one-third of their Bachelor’s degree requir… Read more
Linga POS Offers Integrated Payments in Canada with Chase Paymentech
Linga POS, an all-in-one point of sale platform for restaurant and retail businesses, expands their payment options and… Read more
New ezCheckPrinting Business Check Writer Version 7 Has Improved...
Halfpricesoft.com releases new version 7 ezCheckPrinting check writer with a more flexible recurring check feature. Try… Read more
Industry Leaders to Present at the Third-Annual Sales Enablement...
The Largest Event Exclusively for Sales Enablement Features CEOs, Analysts and Thought Leaders(PRWeb September 19, 2018)… Read more
Your Unwanted Gift Cards Can Help Hurricane Florence Victims
CardCash and Charity On Top team up for a new and innovative approach to help those affected by Hurricane Florence(PRWeb… Read more
1040 Tax Biz Marketing Reveals New Website to Match New Services
1040 Tax Biz Marketing is getting the early jump on the 2019 tax season - opening up all their traditional and online ma… Read more
Lendio Franchising Growth Soars, Doubling Amount of Loans Funded...
In just 18 months, Lendio franchisees have matched small business owners with $16M in loans to fill a critical financing… Read more
Committed to privacy, Snips founder wants to take on Alexa and Google, with blockchain
The story could be a harbinger of things to come when voice becomes more and more ubiquitous. After all, Amazon announce… Read more
Afilias Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title for the Largest Migration of a TLD in a Single Transition
Afilias Australia Pty Ltd announced today that it has set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for Largest migration of an i… Read more
Science Inc. Announces Partnership with Largest Personal Closet...
Cladwell, which enables users to create a closet they love, joins startup development and investment firm Science Inc.(P… Read more
Pulsewear Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Sleep-enhancement Wearable...
DreamOn emits gentle low-frequency signals to enhance slow brainwave rhythms promoting deep sleep(PRWeb September 18, 20… Read more
H.E.A.R.T. - The Missing Element in Public Transportation
Bridging the gap of time and distance the Interstate Traveler Company of Brighton Michigan brings a revolution in style,… Read more
Zappix Inc. and Talkdesk Partner to Provide Comprehensive Cloud-Based...
Zappix Inc., the Visual IVR leader, has partnered with Talkdesk to reach new markets and enhance customer service automa… Read more
FreeConferenceCall.com CEO Wins Most Innovative CEO at the Annual 2018...
Winners were honored at the 2018 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony in San Francisco(PRWeb September 18, 2018)Read the full… Read more
New Powerful Mobile Gaming Devices to be Powered by BlueStacks 4
8X faster than iPhone 10 or Samsung Galaxy S9+(PRWeb September 18, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/rel… Read more
Michigan Central Station - The Heart of a City Restarted
The Interstate Traveler Company of Brighton Michigan celebrates the victory of Ford Motor Company and Southwest Detroit… Read more
Six Connecticut Startups Take Home a Total of $54,000 at the CTNext...
Winners include Actively, Dualflo, Encapsulate, Encaptiv, Kolb Consultants and VigorSential(PRWeb September 18, 2018)Rea… Read more
Taos Achieves Amazon Web Services DevOps Competency Status
The AWS DevOps Competency differentiates Taos as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member which has demonstrated technical pr… Read more
Rowkin Launches The Ascent Charge/Charge+, and Ascent Micro True...
Rowkin’s newest flagship true wireless earbuds combine the latest in Qi Wireless Charging, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual-Purpose… Read more
Halfpricesoft.com Announces MAC Compatibility When Utilizing Bootcamp...
ezAccounting business software from Halfpricesoft.com is now available for Macintosh customers with Bootcamp. Get the de… Read more
Mabl Raises $20M Series B Led by GV to Meet Enterprise Demand for...
Company also introduces mabl Enterprise for software teams managing broad, complex environments(PRWeb September 18, 2018… Read more
"Seven Dirty Words" Restriction Policy Lifted from .US Domain Name Registrations
Neustar, the registry operator of the .US domain and NTIA have reversed course, allowing the inclusion of previously res… Read more
The Great Startup Debate: Try vs Get vs Go
The Great Domain Name Startup Debate. Startups have massive challenge today. What should they do if the raw unfilte… Read more
New Zealand's Domain Name Commission Wins Injunction in a Lawsuit Against DomainTools
New Zealand's Domain Name Commission today won a motion for preliminary injunction in a US lawsuit against the company D… Read more
Basketball Australia Switches Its Official Website to New Top-Level Domain .Basketball
As part of a plan to unify Australian basketball digital front, Basketball Australia is moving its official website to a… Read more
PIR, the .ORG Domain Registry, Announces Radical Change to Marketing Scheme
Public Interest Registry, the non-profit organization managing the .ORG top-level domain, says it will not be offering a… Read more
Keep Up with EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data
The Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) Team on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data kicked of… Read more
Donuts Holder of the Largest Portfolio of New TLDs Acquired by Abry Partners
Donuts Inc., a global leader in new top-level domains (TLDs), has announced that it has entered into an agreement to be… Read more
Respondent Had Rights or Legitimate Interests in Domain Name by Using It to Promote Genuine Business
In the case of Avon Products, Inc. v. Jenika Mukoro, Heirs Holdings, a 3-member WIPO Panel denied the Complainant's effo… Read more
Why you need to own your raw unfiltered branded domain name.
Are you protecting your baby? I am talking about your email security. I spoke to someone today, and they’re selling a… Read more
ICA Member Profile: Kate Buckley
Kate is CEO and Founder of Buckley Media. She has 23 years of experience in integrated marketing and business developmen… Read more
Chair's Blog: A Preview of the Genval Board Workshop
From 14-16 September, the ICANN Board will be convening in Genval, Belgium, a town just south of Brussels, to hold our f… Read more
GDPR Didn't Affect Spam? Not So Fast
I have recently become aware of a blog post from Recorded Future that attempts to analyze the effects of the GDPR on onl… Read more
SSR2 Review Team Re-Starts, On-Boards New Members, Updates Terms of Reference
The ICANN Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the Domain Name System Review Team (SSR2) reconvened after being paused… Read more
What Do UDRP Panels Look for in Assessing Parties' Rights to Disputed Domain Names?
Panels appointed to adjudicate domain name disputes under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) have… Read more
Team Behind Google Chrome Wants to Challenge How URLs are Displayed in the Browser
Google's Chrome browser has turned 10 and to commemorate the occasion, the company is rolling out a revamped design alon… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in August 2018
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 Bigstep Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.245 0.07… Read more
Moving Forward with RDAP
On 31 August 2018 we've posted for Public Comment a set of documents that represent a step forward in the community's wo… Read more
Study Finds GDPR Has Had Minimal Impact on Spam and Domain Registrations
Contrary to concerns regarding the effect of GDPR, not only has there not been an increase in spam, but the volume of sp… Read more
Adopting IDN to Reach New Untapped Markets
An IDN is a domain name which uses a particular encoding and format to allow a wider range of scripts to represent domai… Read more
Is Your Domain Name Cheating On You?
Find out the three ways your domain name could be cheating on you. Is your domain name cheating on you? There are… Read more
ICANN's Asia Pacific Office Turns Five
The Asia Pacific (APAC) office is marking an important milestone as we celebrate our fifth anniversary. The regional off… Read more
Changes to the ICANN Fellowship Program
In my last blog about the ICANN Fellowship Program, I wrote about the impending community consultation to review and rev… Read more
Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance Turns Five
The fifth Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance (MEAC-SIG) took place from 5-9 August, with… Read more
August 2018 Web Server Survey
In the August 2018 survey we received responses from 1,661,467,123 sites, 221,524,704 unique domains, and 7,758,309 web-… Read more
Engaging with the New Generation of Cyber Fighters
During the third week of August, I visited São Paulo, Brazil, and Asunción, Paraguay, with the goal of engaging with t… Read more
Response to a United Nations Letter on the IGO Working Group Final Report
The ICA participated in responding to the United Nations, who had written a letter to the ICANN Board complaining about… Read more
ICANN´s regional strategy for Latin America and the Caribbean travels to Montevideo
Speakers at the outreach track of the South America LAC-i-Roadshow, which was held in Montevideo, Uruguay. For a little… Read more
From Venezuela to Montevideo: LAC Community Member Visits Casa de Internet
Harold Arcos with members of ICANN´s Latin American and Caribbean Global Stakeholder Engagement team at the Casa de Int… Read more
Possible Unified Access Model Published for Community Input
The ICANN org has been working to further develop its proposal for a possible unified access model, in order to engage i… Read more
ICANN´s Montevideo Regional Office at Works – ICANN62 Read Out Session
Remote participation hubs in Mexico, Bolivia, and Brazil You may have heard about ICANN's readout sessions – an engage… Read more
Join Us in Vanuatu for Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 2018
On Sunday, 12 August, I will be joining our hosts in Port Vila, Vanuatu, to welcome participants from around the world… Read more
APIGA: From Digital Native to Digital Citizen
“As young people, we shouldn’t see being young as a disadvantage, but as a strength because we are digital natives… Read more
Routine Annual Disaster Recovery Process Is Better Than Ever
As part of our annual disaster recovery protocol, this year we performed a live transition of our entire catalog of publ… Read more
Update on ICANN's Strategic Planning Process
The future of ICANN depends on our ability to work together to anticipate new challenges and opportunities ahead. The st… Read more
A Story of Perseverance: Engagement in Yemen
The Middle East is a vast region with an estimated population of 825 million people. Over the past few years, some co… Read more
ICANN and NSRC Collaborate on Training Events
I'm a collaborator at the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), an organization that supports ICANN in its technical c… Read more
Update on the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Profile
I am pleased to report that the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) pilot discussion group has submitted their prop… Read more
Transparency of Security Efforts in ICANN: Update
Today, the ICANN organization published our Cybersecurity Transparency Guidelines [PDF, 17 KB], which reaffirm our commi… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in July 2018
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 GoDaddy.com Inc Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.… Read more
Accountability Indicators Feedback 1 April - 30 June 2018
Accountability Indicators advanced from beta to v1 in May 2018, further affirming our commitment to continuously improvi… Read more
Data Protection/Privacy Update: Key GDPR WHOIS Updates and Next Steps
As our discussions regarding the impact of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) continue to mo… Read more
Improving APAC Space for a Maturing APAC Community
The largest community turnout in the history of APAC Space was at ICANN60 Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi with 100 p… Read more
ICA to NTIA: 1. Lower .com Prices; 2. Do Something About GDPR and Whois
On July 17, 2018, the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) submitted its feedback to the United States’ Department o… Read more
ICA Member Profile: Slade Michalec
Slade got his start in internet marketing, working on the affiliate marketing side of things where focus was on website… Read more
ICA Member Profile: Hobi Michalec
Hobi Michalec graduated college at FAU with a Bachelor’s in Business Management and a focus on entrepreneurship. He di… Read more
Responsible and Prudent UDRP Panels Decline to Draw Conclusions in the Absence of Clear and Sufficient Evidence
In the recent case concerning Chatroulette.org , the Panel demonstrated the responsible and prudent approach in evaluati… Read more
July 2018 Web Server Survey
In the July 2018 survey we received responses from 1,663,673,364 sites, 220,573,018 unique domains, and 7,734,417 web-fa… Read more
ICA Letter to ICANN on Proposed Release for Registration of O .COM
On June 20th, the ICA has submitted a letter to ICANN stating its concern over the proposed approach on the Proposed A… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in June 2018
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 www.choopa.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.3… Read more
June 2018 Web Server Survey
In the June 2018 survey we received responses from 1,630,322,579 sites, 217,776,658 unique domains, and 7,614,764 web-fa… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in May 2018
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 Netcetera Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.221 0.… Read more
May 2018 Web Server Survey
In the May 2018 survey we received responses from 1,584,940,345 sites, 217,875,435 unique domains, and 7,452,628 web-fac… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in April 2018
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 GoDaddy.com Inc Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.… Read more
ICA Member Profile: Mike Robertson
Mike Robertson is a domain name professional with over 15 years of experience specializing in buying, selling, managing… Read more
April 2018 Web Server Survey
In the April 2018 survey we received responses from 1,783,239,123 sites across 214,513,048 unique domain names and 7,387… Read more
NEW newsletter dedicated to Crypto & Blockchain domain names.
BE THE FIRST TO KNOW WHAT’S ON THE MARKET. Media Options is launching a NEW newsletter that will be dedicated solely… Read more
Three Reasons Domain Prices Are Going Up.
The prices for quality domain names are rising. One of the common objections we receive in our outreach is that the mark… Read more
ICA’s UDRP Reform Policy Platform 2018
The Internet Commerce Association (“ICA”) is taking a leadership role in examining and reforming the UDRP. Over the… Read more
A Re-Examination of the Defense of Laches After 18 Years of the UDRP
Can the UDRP be used to take away a Domain Name after 20 years? Complainants can certainly try, as we recently saw with… Read more
Avoid This Mistake When Selling Your Premium Domain
So, you want to sell your PREMIUM domain and achieve top dollar for your investment? A domain auction seems like is a gr… Read more
Media Options acquires domain industry education & media company, DomainSherpa.com!
Today we are honored and excited to announce that Media Options has acquired Domain Sherpa! Please see the interview and… Read more
Six Proven Domain Name Strategies Used by The Top Brands
Top Domain Name Strategies Revealed You finally got your brand launched, and sales are flowing in. I think you will agre… Read more
Now offering Crypto Currency brokerage
One of the greatest challenges to participating in the Crypto & Blockchain revolution is ACCESS. The #1 question we get… Read more
NameSummit Digital Branding Conference: NYC August 7-8
Interested in discount tickets and a chance to win an exclusive hour-long coaching session with Andrew Rosener? Media Op… Read more
Sci-fi sandbox game Planetoid Pioneers debuts on Steam Early Access
Planetoid Pioneers is a sci-fi sandbox game where you visit little “planetoids” and explore the physics-based enviro… Read more
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Rockstar’s new lawsuit, and Titanfall 2 announced
Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This time, the PlayStation 4 outsells the Xbox One (again), someone puts Fl… Read more
The DeanBeat: The narrative of the underdog in the gaming industry
Our GamesBeat Summit 2016 event is approaching on May 3-4, and I am the head cheerleader and organizer of it. It’s goi… Read more
Microsoft rolls out preview of plugin-free Skype for Web support in Edge
Microsoft today launched a preview of plugin-free Skype calls in Microsoft Edge. The new functionality works anywhere yo… Read more
Squarespace now sells you domain names directly so you can sidestep GoDaddy
Website builder Squarespace is adding an extra string to its bow today with the launch of Squarespace Domains, a service… Read more
Browser startup Vivaldi says it needs 5 million users to turn profit
OSLO (By Joachim Dagenborg, Reuters) — Internet browser Vivaldi, which launched last week, must attract five million… Read more
Huawei enters the virtual reality fray with a new wearable headset that connects to your phone
One week after unveiling its P9 flagship smartphone, Chinese electronics giant Huawei has now joined the throng of tech… Read more
Google’s free public Wi-Fi hits 10 Indian train stations as Internet companies take control
ANALYSIS: Back in September, Google promised to bring Wi-Fi to hundreds of train stations across India, an initiative th… Read more
Twitter gears up for new push into China with hiring of regional director
With user growth remaining elusive, it appears Twitter is getting ready to make a run at the world’s largest populatio… Read more
Fewer deals and smaller checks: Startups suffered in Q1 as first-time financing fell 31%
While it’s never easy for entrepreneurs to convince venture capitalists to invest in their new companies, it was es… Read more
Verizon counting on Armstrong as it prepares Yahoo bid
(Reuters) – Verizon is the clear favorite in the upcoming bidding for Yahoo’s core Internet business, according to… Read more
March 2016 NPD: Ubisoft, Nintendo shake up sales chart with The Division, Zelda
Gamers aren’t spending more than they did last year, but that’s only because many of them already have the latest ha… Read more
PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One in March
Sony’s console continues its sales streak. PlayStation 4 was the top-selling new gaming console at United States retai… Read more
ASO master class: How to get 40K app downloads for free and other growth hacks (webinar)
VB WEBINAR: You could spend $10K to drive paid traffic and get some users — or you can growth-hack and land 40,000 dow… Read more
Microsoft releases new Windows 10 Mobile preview with Cortana, Edge, and lock screen improvements
Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Mobile preview today. The latest build includes improvements to the Action Center, n… Read more
Google Drive now lets you pick which subfolders to sync on your PC or Mac
Google today announced that its Google Drive application for Mac and Windows in the next few days will let users start t… Read more
Facebook just validated the bot movement for businesses
ANALYSIS: The battle for our attention has once again shifted to a new technological plane within the mobile space. The… Read more
Apple App Store and Google Play downloads grew 8.2% in Q1 thanks to games
Mobile is still growing, and gaming — as with nearly every emerging consumer technology — should get most of the cre… Read more
GamesBeat Summit will examine what investors seek from game startups
We’re happy to be adding four new speakers on our Deals roundtable on game investments for the second annual GamesB… Read more
Sharp’s Android-powered robot phone priced north of $1,800
Japanese manufacturer Sharp has taken the unusual step of launching a small robot that doubles as an Android cellphone.… Read more