'Game of Thrones': The Fans Were the Biggest Losers
The series finale was better than some expected—but still wildly disappointing. Read more
Graphic design platform Canva valued at $2.5B with new funds
The round represents the debut investment of Mary Meeker's Bond. Read more
MIT and US Air Force team up to launch AI accelerator
The Pentagon is one of the largest technology customers in the world, purchasing everything from F-35 planes (roughly $9… Read more
Why startups need to be careful about export licenses and the Huawei ban
America is the land of free trade … precisely until it is not. Through a thicket of laws and regulations, the U.S. gov… Read more
'John Wick' Shot Down 'Avengers' at the Box Office
Also, here's your first look at the third season of 'Westworld'. Read more
GM Gives All Its Vehicles a New Soul
GM's new electronic platform offers five times the bandwidth and compute power of its predecessor, to deliver better map… Read more
The Physics of Mississippi Flood Control
Louisiana's Bonnet Carré Spillway diverts some of the Mississippi's floodwaters. But it also offers up a wealth of good… Read more
Identity platform Auth0 raises $103M, pushing its valuation over $1B
Auth0, a 2013-founded identity and authentication platform, has pushed into unicorn territory with a $1 billion valuatio… Read more
Star Wars News: The 'Game of Thrones' Showrunners Are Helming the Next Movie
It'll come out in three years, which is about how long it'll take people to forgive them for that series finale. Read more
Robin picks up $20 million Series B to optimize the office
Robin Powered, a startup looking to help offices run better, has today announced the close of a $20 million Series B fun… Read more
Clinc raises $52M Series B as it marches toward IPO
Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Clinc is today announcing a $52 million Series B. The company behind the conversational AI platfo… Read more
Can Baze’s Blood Test Tell You Which Vitamins to Pop With Just a Prick?
A company called Baze is offering a bespoke mail-order vitamin service that crafts a plan just for you based on the resu… Read more
Inside Facebook's New Robotics Lab, Where AI and Machines Friend One Another
The social network has a plan to merge the worlds of artificial intelligence and real-world machines, so that both may g… Read more
Q Acoustics' Concept 300 Speakers Kill Sound-Smearing Vibrations
Errant sound waves can keep speakers from delivering their best performance. Q Acoustics neutralizes sonic invaders in t… Read more
Hearing Aids Get a Tech-Minded Upgrade
Spurred by regulations that will allow over-the-counter sales, hearing-aid companies are pushing the limits of what thei… Read more
Build a Raspberry Pi GoBot With Your Kids
With just $60 worth of hardware and 10 lines of code, you and your child can build a simple wheeled droid that can drive… Read more
What Online Chess Taught One Teen About Digital Life
High school is hard; the internet is messing with our self-esteem. Then my friends insisted I download Chess Time. Read more
Inside Swamp Works, the NASA Lab Learning to Mine the Moon
NASA's Swamp Works may be humans' best hope for figuring out how to live and work on other planets. Read more
What the College Scandal Shallowfakes Reveal About the Rich
The leisure class got tired of looking like jackasses in garish watches—they decided to spare no expense to seem like… Read more
Angry Nerd: Kickstarter Has Become No Fun at All
Unless you're Kickstarting a promise to stop bugging me—or the end of capitalism—I'm not interested in your relentle… Read more
Ingenious Audio Designs From Audeze, Bang & Olufsen, Devialet, and Cambridge Audio
Wireless technology is helping audio gear explore new horizons in form and functionality. Read more
It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo!
Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and… Read more
Why Software Needs to Escape from San Francisco
Think of every city as a platform—each new platform opens up the possibility to explore new ideas. It's time to give o… Read more
Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives
About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fo… Read more
Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children
For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help th… Read more
The Quiet Power of Sound Design
Our lives are increasingly entangled with our devices; great sound design could make that a more perfect union. Read more
Waggl Celebrates 5-year Anniversary with Continued Growth Trajectory,...
Adds Premiere Brands to its Client Roster, Announces New Award Wins(PRWeb May 20, 2019)Read the full story at https://ww… Read more
VoiceVibes Unveils Study Showing the Science Behind the Sales Pitch at...
Automated speech coaching software determines the “vibes” that sell in its latest research. The key finding showed t… Read more
Skyline Construction Welcomes Tim Lally as Safety, Quality, and...
Construction safety expert Tim Lally joins Skyline Construction(PRWeb May 20, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.pr… Read more
KMB Design Group Announces New Vice President of Small Cell & 5G...
KMB Design Group is proud to announce the addition of Kevin Russ, PgMP, PMP to enhance and expand its Small Cell & 5G Di… Read more
Identity Automation Names IT Industry Veteran as New Chief Technology...
Talin Bingham announced as CTO, as company continues leadership team expansion to support fast-paced growth.(PRWeb May 2… Read more
Myneral.me wins the TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech
It’s been a long night at VivaTech. The building hosted a very special competition — the TechCrunch Hackathon in Par… Read more
Startups Weekly: There’s an alternative to raising VC and it’s called revenue-based financing
In this week's newsletter: Amazon takes a bite of Deliveroo and Away packs on $100M Read more
Arizona’s Hemp Industry Trade Association to Host Department of...
The HITA-AZ networking event is open to the public and will take place on May 23rd.(PRWeb May 18, 2019)Read the full sto… Read more
Starbucks’ Chinese nemesis surges 20% in public debut
Shares of Luckin Coffee jumped 20% in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq stock market. After opening at $17.00, shar… Read more
DNA Script picks up $38.5 million to make DNA production faster and simpler
DNA Script has raised $38.5 million in new financing to commercialize a process that it claims is the first big leap for… Read more
Credder offers Rotten Tomatoes-style ratings for the news
In an age of online misinformation and clickbait, how do you know whether a publication is trustworthy? Startup Credder… Read more
Under the hood on Zoom’s IPO, with founder and CEO Eric Yuan
Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers yo… Read more
Fastly pops in public offering showing that there’s still money for tech IPOs
Shares of Fastly, the service that’s used by websites to ensure that they can load faster, have popped in its first ho… Read more
Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann is coming to Disrupt SF
It’s a busy time for Postmates . The logistics and delivery company is prepping for its IPO on the back of a fresh $10… Read more
Health at Scale lands $16M Series A to bring machine learning to healthcare
Health at Scale, a startup with founders who have both medical and engineering expertise, wants to bring machine learnin… Read more
Tutor House, the UK-based tutoring platform, scores £2M from Fuel Ventures
Tutor House, a U.K.-based startup that operates a marketplace to let parents find an online or in-person tutor for their… Read more
Macron defends his startup-friendly policies
For the third year as president, France’s President Emmanuel Macron talked to the French tech ecosystem at VivaTech in… Read more
China’s Luckin Coffee raises up to $651M in upsized US IPO
Another week, another cash-burning tech IPO in the U.S. Following on from Uber’s high-profile listing, ambitious Chine… Read more
Chair’s Blog: Wrapping up the Istanbul Workshop
In this blog, I share some of the more significant discussions from the ICANN Board workshop, which was held earlier thi… Read more
Cybereason’s COO Emmy Linder Joins Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor...
The New England Israeli Business Council is hosting an inspiring networking event with many successful female business l… Read more
Retail Zipline raises $9.6M from Emergence and Serena Williams
Retail Zipline, a startup aiming to improve communication between retail stores and corporate decision makers, announced… Read more
How startups can use Amazon’s SEO best practices to dominate new shopping verticals
Amazon dominates the top ranking positions of Google for tens of thousands of ecommerce queries, but there are plenty of… Read more
Radix's Karn Jajoo Talks GDPR Benefits, Positive Outlook of New gTLDs and Radix's Impressive Growth
Karn Jajoo, Head of Premium Portfolio at RadixA recent Domain Pulse interview featured Karn Jajoo, Head of Premium Portf… Read more
SearchSpring Continues Merchandising Focus & Momentum in Apparel,...
Enhanced merchandising features and a growing customer base mark the technology innovator's first quarter.(PRWeb May 16,… Read more
Jay S. Walker, Founder of Priceline, One of the Most Influential...
Renowned entrepreneur and Curator of TEDMED, Chairman and CEO of ApiJect to speak at October 17 finals event where early… Read more
Authomate Named a Finalist at 2019 Red Herring Top 100 North America
Authomate selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, one of the technology industry’s mos… Read more
Fintech Founder Takes Another Big Win for Women-Run Start-ups
Xendoo wins Revolution's Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition(PRWeb May 16, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.… Read more
Grand Stevie Award Winners Announced in 2019 American Business Awards
ADP, Comcast Business, and The XD Agency among top winners.(PRWeb May 16, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.… Read more
Red Cat Announces Reverse Merger with TimeFireVR
Stock continues to be listed on OTC markets as “TFVR”(PRWeb May 16, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.co… Read more
InsureTech Connect and Gamma Iota Sigma Announce the Second Annual...
The ITC Student Program provides students meaningful exposure to the leading minds in insurance innovation and digital t… Read more
Movable Ink Named One of Inc. Magazine’s 2019 Best Workplaces
Fast-growing visual experience platform provider recognized for standout employee engagement driven by vibrant company c… Read more
Cotton Shower Inc's Latest Product, Dullo Pillow, is Looking to...
Dullo Pillow is a cervical pillow with ergonomic spinal alignment grooves for side sleepers, a head-cradling crater on t… Read more
New Cumberland Federal Credit Union & Narmi Launch Digital Account...
New Cumberland FCU launches new digital platform with the help of Narmi.(PRWeb May 16, 2019)Read the full story at https… Read more
U.S. Online Banking Platform Azlo and Kabbage Collaborate to Power...
The first exclusively Fintech and online banking platform collaboration aims to increase credit access for U.S. small bu… Read more
Red Cat Announces Reverse Merger with TimeFireVR
Stock continues to be listed on OTC markets as “TFVR”(PRWeb May 16, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.co… Read more
Gluent Announces release of Data Platform 3.1 - Expanding Query Engine...
Gluent continues to enhance its Data Platform products with each release and Version 3.1 brings additional ease of use t… Read more
Chuck Fleischer Named Managing Broker for Real in Texas
Real estate executive Chuck Fleischer joins Real as managing broker for the state of Texas(PRWeb May 16, 2019)Read the f… Read more
Boomtown Raises $12M from Telstra Ventures and Capital One Growth...
Boomtown will use the funds from its new strategic investors to accelerate the growth of its Relay platform.(PRWeb May 1… Read more
SuccessHACKER Launches Open Learning Initiative
SuccessCOACHING learning platform to foster the creation of a central hub for all Customer Success learning(PRWeb May 16… Read more
Boulder iQ Forms Medical Device Accelerator for Start-Up Companies
Firm seeks applicants, offers accepted members $10,000 equity investment(PRWeb May 16, 2019)Read the full story at https… Read more
The Era of Malware: 3 Techniques to Detect and Stay Protected
A while back, creating malicious software was sort of a hobby for programmers. It was hardly ever used to make money, bu… Read more
Moonlighting Announces First Blockchain Integration Partner
Leading Freelance Platform Teams with HireVibes For EOSIO Solution(PRWeb May 15, 2019)Read the full story at https://www… Read more
Novi Raises $7 Million to Accelerate Growth for AI Well Planning...
Austin technology startup closes Series A funding round with Cottonwood Venture Partners and Bill Wood Ventures, announc… Read more
BandwidthX Names New Chief Executive Officer
Mike Kleiman joins the company as its top executive(PRWeb May 15, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/rele… Read more
Cybereason Named ‘Next-Gen Cybersecurity Company of the Year’
Cybereason's momentum and growth continues in 2019 and the company has been recognized as the next gen company of the ye… Read more
ClubUp Expands into Oklahoma by Adding Southern Hills Country Club
ClubUp Continues Growth into New Markets(PRWeb May 15, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/clubup… Read more
Young Entrepreneur of The Year: Brandon Stallings, SmartBox CEO
U.S. Small Business Administration awarded SmartBox Founder and CEO, Brandon Stallings, “Young Entrepreneur of the Yea… Read more
Visikol Whole Rodent Brain Tissue Clearing and Imaging Services
Since the introduction of CLARITY in 2013, researchers have attempted to image the entirety of rodent brain tissues in o… Read more
Constant Contact’s Gail Goodman Joins Pepperlane to Unlock ‘Mom...
Created by mothers for mothers, Pepperlane secures $4 million in financing from Silicon Valley investors(PRWeb May 15, 2… Read more
Domain Reputation API: Scoring High Points for Deliverability and Security
As scary as it may seem, everyone is a target on the Web. Worse, your susceptibility to cyber attacks, when not promptly… Read more
French jewellery chain Cleor falls victim to skimming attack
Netcraft recently discovered that French jewellery retailer Cleor—which operates 136 boutiques across France—was inf… Read more
ICANN to Participate in the Upcoming Africa Internet Summit
This year, members of the ICANN community and organization will participate in the Africa Internet Summit (AIS) taking p… Read more
Trumid Financial Receives Investment from Hillhouse Capital
Global Investment Firm Makes Strategic Investment in Fast-Growing Electronic Bond-Trading Platform(PRWeb May 14, 2019)Re… Read more
KittySensations, The Young Start-up Designing and Manufacturing...
KittySensations is a young start-up designing and manufacturing handmade accessories for cat lovers around the world.(PR… Read more
Pixel Film Studios Updates Prosmoke 5k Tools & Composites for...
Developer of visual effect tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, Pixel Film Studios releases the update o… Read more
St. Louis Metro Teen Entrepreneurs in Business Pitch Competition
Finalists in the NFTE St. Louis Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge vied for seed capital and a chance to represent t… Read more
GroGuru to Present at Davos on the Delta in Memphis
Conference to focus on dramatically changing global food system and the new investment opportunities that innovation is… Read more
May 2019 Web Server Survey
In the May 2019 survey we received responses from 1,326,664,693 sites across 235,011,143 unique domain names and 8,726,9… Read more
Tyson Group Earns Honorable Mention on Selling Power’s 2019 List of...
Recognized for Excellence in Helping Sales Leaders Improve the Performance of Their Sales Teams(PRWeb May 10, 2019)Read… Read more
ICANN's Move to Zoom: Follow-up Status Update and Response to Feedback
As previously announced, ICANN org is deploying Zoom as ICANN's official remote participation (RP) platform. We are on t… Read more
Augmented Island Studios’ Imaginarium is Using Augmented Reality as...
With Imaginarium, Augmented Island Studios is using augmented reality to change the way we tell stories forever.(PRWeb M… Read more
Pranger Law PC Scores New Litigation Partner in The Bay Area
Eugene Hahm joins Pranger Law PC(PRWeb May 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/pranger_law_pc… Read more
Pixel Film Studios Announces Professional Dust Composites, ProPixie 5K...
Leading developer of visual effect tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, Pixel Film Studios announces the… Read more
ShipperHQ Launches One-Stop Shipping Technology Hub to Empower...
Austin-based shipping tech leader introduces the ShipperHQ Shipping Experience Management Platform (SXM)™, Shipping SD… Read more
SuccessHACKER Commits to Pledge 1% with Creation of PledgeONE and...
Closing the Opportunity Gap with Industry-Leading Customer Success Management Training for Any Budget(PRWeb May 09, 2019… Read more
Voyager HQ Reunites Leaders in Travel Innovation For the Second Annual...
Fareportal, Amadeus, JetBlue Technology Ventures, Affirm, Visit Philadelphia, and others contribute to the event support… Read more
Creci Wins its Category at the Innovate Finance Global Summit
South Florida based start-up Creci was the category winner for Peer-to-Peer Lending, Alternative Funding, and SME Lendin… Read more
Lean Enterprise Institute Executive Chair Jean Cunningham Inducted...
The award-winning author and executive pioneered the application of lean management concepts in accounting, human resour… Read more
Recipients of 2019 Nacha Payments Awards Named at Smarter. Faster....
The Payments Awards include the Nacha Excellence in Payments Award and the ACH Network Challenge 2019(PRWeb May 08, 2019… Read more
Financial Poise™ Announces "Where Did All My Profits Go?...
This webinar is co-produced by West LegalEdCenter™ and part of the MBA Shortcut series. It will feature Jonathan Fried… Read more
AdsWizz Announces First European Publisher Certified as Digital Audio...
Bauer Media Certified in AdsWizz Digital Audio Advertising Accreditation Program(PRWeb May 08, 2019)Read the full story… Read more
Shift Labs Announces Expansion of Patent Portfolio Covering Data...
New patent provides coverage for data connectivity and real-time monitoring of gravity intravenous (IV) infusions.(PRWeb… Read more
We Will Not Raise Prices Unreasonably, Says .ORG Operator
The operator of the .ORG top-level domain, Public Interest Registry (PIR), issued a statement assuring its community of… Read more
Registration Directory Service (RDS) Roadmap Update
The ICANN organization (org) wants to keep the community informed as the policy and management of registration data is e… Read more
UDRP Complaint: Actually, a Motion for Summary Judgment
This essay expands a talk presented at the 27th Fordham International IP Conference on April 26, 2019. Trademark owners… Read more
ICA Comment Letters Regarding Proposed Renewal of .biz and .asia Registry Agreements
In addition to the previously submitted comment letters on the .org and .info registry agreements, the ICA has also subm… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in April 2019
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 www.choopa.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.2… Read more
Technical Study Group Publishes TSG01: Technical Model for Access to Non-Public Registration Data
We are pleased to inform you that the Technical Study Group on Access to Non-Public Registration Data (TSG) completed it… Read more
PIR .ORG REGISTRY DOESN’T RULE OUT PRICE HIKES
In a statement released today, PIR, the operator of the .ORG domain name registry, did not rule out the possibility of s… Read more
Selected Public Comments submitted in response to the Proposed Renewal of the .Org Registry Agreement
A Selection of Comments Submitted in Connection with the Renewal of the .Org Agreement These are a selection of notable… Read more
ICA Comment Letter Regarding Proposed Renewal of .info Registry Agreement
Those following the ICA, know we have recently submitted a Comment Letter to ICANN opposing their proposal to eliminate… Read more
Coming Soon: Operational Improvements to the RSEP Process
For the last several months, the ICANN organization has collaborated with the gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) t… Read more
Non-Profit Organizations Send Joint Letter to ICANN Opposing the Removal of .org Price Caps
In a joint letter sent to ICANN on Monday, a group of non-profit organizations has opposed the removal of price caps in… Read more
Raising Awareness About Registrant Issues and Challenges
Today, the ICANN organization Registrant Program published the second edition of a report on Issues and Challenges Impac… Read more
Groundswell of Opposition Emerges Against Unlimited .ORG Pricing
It is three days before Comments close on ICANN’s proposal to eliminate price caps on .ORG domain names, and the commu… Read more
8th Registration Operations Workshop (ROW), May 9th, 2019, Bangkok
The Registration Operations Workshop (ROW) was conceived as an informal industry conference that would provide a forum f… Read more
Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Istanbul Board Workshop
From 1-3 May, the ICANN Board will convene in Istanbul, Turkey, for its third Board workshop of calendar year 2019. W… Read more
A Conversation About Evolving The Effectiveness of Our Multistakeholder Model
At ICANN63 in Barcelona, Spain, the ICANN Board asked the community for feedback on Strategic Objective #2 concerning IC… Read more
The Three-Character Question at the Heart of Single-Character .COMs: W-H-Y?
In the matter relating to O.COM, I've focused on the fact that VeriSign has — in correspondence to the organization th… Read more
Capacity Development Community Survey Results
Capacity development has become an increasingly important part of regional engagement for the ICANN organization. Prelim… Read more
ATRT3 Review Team Makes Progress at First Face-to-Face Meeting
The third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) had its first face-to-face meeting in Los Angeles on 3 –… Read more
The Spurious Justifications for Eliminating Price Caps on .org and Other Legacy Domains
ICANN is about to do serious damage to its reputation by making a precipitous, ill-considered leap into the unknown shou… Read more
Say “No” to Unlimited Price Increases on .Org Domains! Use this Easy Form for Submitting Comments.
The ICA has created an easy-to-use Form for you to submit your objections to ICANN regarding its proposed removal of all… Read more
Domain Name Variants Still Won't Work
ICANN has spent years trying to figure out what to do with domain name variants, strings that look different but mean th… Read more
April 2019 Web Server Survey
In the April 2019 survey we received responses from 1,445,266,139 sites across 233,886,577 unique domain names and 8,613… Read more
Domain Related Crime: The 4 Steps of Effective Investigations
There is no rest for the wicked. If you think that 2018 was the climax of cybercrime, wait until you see what happens in… Read more
4 Professions Leveraging WHOIS to Stay Ahead
Who are the entities behind the domains on the Web? This question has nothing to do with stalking but is critical for va… Read more
EURid Report Reveals Europe's .EU TLD Shrank by Over 130K Domains in 2018
EURid, the registry manager of Europe's .EU top-level domain, released its Annual Report today, revealing that in 2018… Read more
auDA Management Rejects Wrongful Attempts to Prohibit Domain Name Investment in Australia
The Internet Commerce Association (the “ICA”) Congratulates Australian Domain Investors on the rejection of certain… Read more
Well known UK bank vulnerable to impersonation for five years
Netcraft has found that Halifax has been left vulnerable to convincing impersonation attacks for five years. The operato… Read more
Start of Reiwa Period in Japan Affects Domain Name Industry
There was some buzz about the start of the Reiwa Era (令和時代) in Japan. New companies are using Reiwa as part of t… Read more
Investigating Domain Name Crime: Challenges and Essential Techniques
Who would think that so much could go wrong with something as seemingly innocent as a domain name? As cybercrime continu… Read more
ICA Comment Letter Regarding Proposed Renewal of the .org Registry Agreement
ICANN has recently announced that it intends to eliminate price caps on .org domains in the new registry contract. Under… Read more
ICA Recommendations to the auDA Board: Reform of Existing Policies & Implementation of Direct Registration
auDA, the Australian registry, is considering some dramatic policy changes, one of which attempts to potentially devasta… Read more
Next Steps for the Technical Study Group & EPDP
During ICANN64, the Technical Study Group on Access to Non-Public Registration Data (TSG) presented a Draft Technical Mo… Read more
Transitioning ICANN's Remote Participation Platform to Zoom
After careful consideration, ICANN org has decided to transition our official remote participation platform from Adobe C… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in March 2019
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Take Part in ICANN's Age Diversity and Participation Survey
The ICANN organization has launched an Age Diversity and Participation Survey as a continuation of its pilot project to… Read more
Chair’s Blog: ICANN64 Meeting & Board Workshop
With ICANN64 now behind us, I'd like to briefly share thoughts on our week in Kobe, summarize the highlights of the Boar… Read more
March 2019 Web Server Survey
In the March 2019 survey we received responses from 1,462,021,378 sites, 232,162,099 unique domains, and 8,526,624 web-f… Read more
Technical Study Group Engages with Community in Kobe
After a productive week of meetings with community groups at ICANN64 in Kobe, Japan, the Technical Study Group on Access… Read more
A Review of the Eastern European DNS Forum: First Takeaways
On the 28 January, a community survey was sent out to previous participants of the Eastern European DNS Forum and the re… Read more
Next Steps for ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment
The ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment met with a small cross-section of interested community members at ICANN… Read more
ICA Member Profile: Andrew Rosener
Andrew Rosener is an industry leading Domain Broker and is currently acting as CEO of MediaOptions.com, a boutique domai… Read more
Fake EV certificates used in Steam trade phishing attacks
An extremely convincing phishing attack that impersonates a multi-game skin trade bot appears to be using a fake Extende… Read more
Returning to Marrakech: Looking Ahead to ICANN65
We kicked off 2019 ICANN Public Meetings with a successful ICANN64 in Kobe, Japan. Now I welcome the community back to A… Read more
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Kobe, Japan
Perched between Osaka Bay and soaring Mount Rokko, Kobe is diverse and surprising. The Kobe, Osaka, and Kyoto metropoli… Read more
Welcome to ICANN64
Welcome to Kobe, Japan, for ICANN64. As a few of you may recall, the last time an ICANN meeting was held in Japan was in… Read more
Independent Review Process Standing Panel – Call to Action
As we work collectively to complete the full implementation of the updated Independent Review Process (IRP), ICANN organ… Read more
Nominating Committee Recruitment Preparations in Place for 10 Leadership Positions
The 2019 Nominating Committee’s (NomCom’s) initiatives to fill 10 open leadership positions continue in earnest (vis… Read more
ようこそ！Yokoso! Welcome to Kobe for ICANN64!
If this is your first time attending an ICANN Public Meeting, let me start with a couple of insider tips: Please bookma… Read more
Efforts to Provide a Safer Environment
As we approach ICANN64 in Kobe, Japan, I want to share some important information regarding the Office of the Ombudsman.… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in February 2019
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February 2019 Web Server Survey
In the February 2019 survey we received responses from 1,477,803,927 sites, 229,586,773 unique domains, and 8,366,753 we… Read more
The true cost of your domain name.
Domain name strategies for startups I had a conversation with a start-up this last week, and we’re talking about do… Read more
Domain Name Videos From Media Options
Media Options is now on YouTube with domain name insights and information. Over the years we have done tons of videos on… 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
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
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
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
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