Startup events platform Tech.co acquired by digital marketing firm MVF
Tech.co, an online platform and events organizer for startups, announced today that it has been acquired by digital ma… Read more
A Re-Examination of the Defense of Laches After 18 Years of the UDRP
After 18 years of the UDRP, it is time to re-examine the defense of laches. When the UDRP was launched in 1999, the defe… Read more
Will Your Baby Like Cilantro? These Genetic Tests Say They Can Tell
A growing set of direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies like BabyGlimpse are aimed at new, expecting, and aspiring… Read more
Researchers find that one person likely drove Bitcoin from $150 to $1,000
Researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman have written a fascinating paper on Bitcoin price m… Read more
AI researcher Monty Barlow teaches a computer to figure out American accents
Monty Barlow works at Cambridge Consultants and his company’s recent work involves teaching a computer to discern be… Read more
6 GoPro Tips For Skiing and Snowboarding Shots
Get great results from your GoPro or other action cam as you capture your snowy heroics ... and your legendary bails. Read more
In Memoriam: UDRPsearch.com
I have hesitated in writing this memorial for because I did not want to announce a demise that may not be true or the fe… Read more
Swedish fashion e-commerce company NA-KD raises $45M Series B
NA-KD, the Swedish fashion e-commerce company that sells women’s clothes direct to consumers, has raised $45 million… Read more
True Fit, the personalisation platform for apparel and footwear, raises $55M Series C
If the funding fits, keep it. True Fit, the Boston-based “personalisation platform for apparel and footwear” that… Read more
Britain's Next Megaproject: A Coast-to-Coast Forest
50 million new trees will repopulate one of the least wooded parts of the country—and offer a natural escape from seve… Read more
Kylo's Shirtless Look Is a Problem for Star Wars Cosplayers
High-waisted tights are much harder to find than you might think. Read more
A Child Abuse Prediction Model Fails Poor Families
Why Pittsburgh’s predictive analytics misdiagnoses child maltreatment and prescribes the wrong solutions Read more
Texas Instruments' New Headlights Dazzle With a Million Pixels
Too bad federal regulations won't allow the cool tech on American roads. Read more
Don’t Blame Social Media for the "Oprah For President" Talk—Blame Everyone.
Mass disdain for the political system makes it easy for anyone with a social network to launch themselves into politics. Read more
London proptech startup Goodlord appoints LoveFilm co-founder William Reeve as CEO
London ‘proptech’ startup Goodlord, which offers cloud-based software to help estate agents, landlords and tenants… Read more
Intellipaat Launches Training in the Hottest Technology Skills
Intellipaat embarks on an audacious journey of upskilling professionals with the most cutting-edge technological skills… Read more
Seed&Spark Launches Crowdfunding Rally to Demonstrate the...
Partnering with WeTransfer and Bow and Arrow Entertainment to offer more than $250,000 in prizes(PRWeb January 15, 2018)… Read more
Network Version and Efiling Available For Latest ezW2 and 1099 2017...
Get the latest network version of 2017 ezW2 and 1099 tax form printing and efiling software for safe and easy filing. Th… Read more
IT Executive Monica Eaton-Cardone: Blockchain Likely To Outshine...
Though bitcoin’s value may have increased nearly 20-fold in 2017, many industry insiders see blockchain technology as… Read more
How Dirt Could Save Us From Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs
One chemist thinks he’s found a way for us to outrun the lethal juggernaut of antibiotic resistance. Read more
How Gore-Tex Went From Accident to Outdoor Essential
Gore-Tex, the waterproof material in your favorite jacket—and boots and ski pants—was born by accident. Read more
Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Comment Tops This Week's Internet News
There was no way social media was going to let the president’s comments go uncommented upon. Read more
The 'Doublespeak' of Responsible Encryption
It's a new name for an old argument: that public agencies fighting crime and terrorism must have access to our private c… Read more
Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life
For decades, physicists have struggled to create a quantum theory of gravity. Now an approach that dates to the 1970s is… Read more
Boeing's Skunk Works Cargo Drone Is a Heavy Lifter
Eventually, it should be able to fly as far as 20 miles, carrying 500 pounds )or 400 large Domino's pizzas. Read more
Brit + Co had a round of layoffs this month as part of a ‘reorganization’
Brit + Co laid off some employees earlier this month as part of a reorganization, TechCrunch has learned. Brit + Co de… Read more
Move Buddies' Recent 5 Star Feedback Show How A Small Business Can...
Move Buddies is going the extra mile for customer service and it's earning them glowing testimonials.(PRWeb January 14,… Read more
Move Buddies Proud to Be First Local Moving Company in South Carolina...
Move Buddies’ approval to use electronic bills of lading means moving cross-country is now more convenient for custome… Read more
Linket Patent Pending Leverages Blockchain for Location Verification...
Blockchain for the mobile gig economy. An easy way to record location-dependent jobs during the day.(PRWeb January 14, 2… Read more
How the False Hawaii Missile Warning Could Have Happened
And where was the federal government? Read more
The secret to avoiding CES cynicism is never really going
I’ve been going to CES for almost ten years now, and it amazes me that really, nothing has changed. The same people… Read more
Irish startup SoapBox Labs is building speech recognition tech for kids
Irish startup SoapBox Labs is on a mission to create what it calls “the world’s most accurate and accessible speec… Read more
Hulu announces April release date for The Handmaid’s Tale
Hulu on Friday released the first images of the next season of The Handmaid’s Tale, announcing that the next season… Read more
Crescent Moon's Innovative Snowshoe Is Built Like a Flip-Flop
These all-foam snowshoes from Crescent Moon might look low-tech, but the combination of cleats and tire-like treads prov… Read more
Meltdown, Spectre, Malicious Apps, and More of This Week's Security News
Meltdown, Spectre, malicious Android apps, and more of the week's top security news. Read more
Space Photos of the Week: Home Is Where the Supermassive Black Hole Is
At the heart of our own Milky Way galaxy is a big, black hole—and NASA just snapped a photo of it. Read more
Facebook's Adam Mosseri on Why You'll See Less Video, More From Friends
Facebook's vice president for newsfeed explains the thinking behind recent changes in the algorithm that determines what… Read more
Virgin Hyperloop One Is Bringing Elon Musk's Dream to Life
The Richard Branson-backed venture wants to launch a commercial hyperloop in 2021, and it's got work to do. Read more
'Black Mirror' Should Not Be a Shared Universe
The show's most recent season hinted that its episodes are connected—but it should stay an anthology series. Read more
Start Up Business Owners Get ezCheckprinting Check Writing Software At...
In 2018, start up business owners get peace of mind when utilizing latest ezCheckprinting check writing software at $0 c… Read more
New ez1095 2017 ACA Software Updated Feature For Adding Foreign...
ez1095 2017 Affordable Care Act form software now supports employers and CPAs with foreign employees on staff. Download… Read more
Leatherwork Purveyors Ace And Archer Announce First Line Of...
Ohio-based leather goods purveyor Ace and Archer has rolled out its first line of hand-made, premium leather goods and m… Read more
Tampa-Based MaintenX Encourages Preventative Maintenance as Part of...
MaintenX wants preventative maintenance to be your New Year’s resolution.(PRWeb January 13, 2018)Read the full story a… Read more
Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot
Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both… Read more
Data Protection and Privacy Update: Seeking Community Feedback on Proposed Compliance Models
Happy new year to you all. We have kicked off 2018 by continuing our work on data protection and privacy issues. In part… Read more
Nuheara’s voice amplifying earbuds offer customizable hearing profiles
Nuheara’s new IQBuds Boost headphones exist in a a strange sort of in-between spot. Like the rest of the company’s… Read more
Blocks hopes to court enterprise customers with its modular smartwatch
As we noted earlier this week, the mere fact that Blocks was able to bring its modular smartwatch system to market fee… Read more
Here’s what it’s like to ride in Byton’s new Concept SUV
Byton’s electric concept car wowed at CES, and for good reason. The SUV has a lot of strong features, including a ma… Read more
TTTech and Dibotics announce collaboration to integrate augmented...
The Augmented LiDAR™ solution from Dibotics will be powered by TTTech’s software platform MotionWise.(PRWeb January… Read more
Financial Poise™ and West LegalEd Center Announce “ADVISING THE...
Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the January 16th premiere of a new webinar se… Read more
Rentberry Prohibits Citizens and Residents of the United States of...
Decentralized long-term rental platform, Rentberry, announced that it restricts citizens and residents of the United Sta… Read more
Groundbreaking Augmented Reality Comes to the 2018 Slamdance Film...
2018 Slamdance Film Festival to present augmented reality experience “What We Leave Behind” from ARwall and Immersiv… Read more
Dr. Colleen Frazer joins Covalent Metrology to lead XRD / XRR Services
Covalent Metrology announced today that Dr. Colleen Frazer has joined the company as Director of X-ray Diffractometry (X… Read more
Rival Toy and Game Companies Unite to Celebrate Invention and...
The 15th annual Chicago Toy and Game Week (ChiTAG) drew toy and game industry heavyweights and more than 30,000 consumer… Read more
Dental Departures Announce Top-Performing Clinics For GLOBAL PATIENT...
International acclaim for dental tourism providers in Mexico(PRWeb January 12, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.pr… Read more
QUANTOCOIN, The Next Generation Model of Digital Banking Services and...
A ground-breaking innovation, QUANTOCOIN, is launched to change the way people use financial services, starting with rem… Read more
UConn Technology Incubation Program Companies Raise $60M In 2017
Startups located at UConn’s technology incubator raised a record $60M last year from equity, debt, grant, and revenue… Read more
Pooki’s Mahi® Achieves 96% Customer Retention With Expedited...
Les Magsalay-Zeller increases 100% Kona coffee subscriptions by including expedited shipping to the Lower 48 states with… Read more
Medical Departures Announce 2018 Global Patient Choice Awards
Latin American clinics to receive recognition for outstanding Medical Tourism services(PRWeb January 12, 2018)Read the f… Read more
AngelMD Catalyst I LP Invests In Transformative Scoliosis Treatment
Green Sun Medical’s connected dynamic scoliosis brace aids in treating adolescent scoliosis.(PRWeb January 12, 2018)Re… Read more
Ecolectro Receives National Science Foundation Small Business...
Ecolectro, Inc. receives a National Science Foundation award of $225,000 to develop next generation alkaline exchange po… Read more
NutraScience Labs “Wraps Up” 2017 with Holiday Food Drive, Donates 500...
World-class provider of custom dietary supplement manufacturing services partnered with Long Island’s largest hunger r… Read more
Lendio Franchising Shows Record Growth, Ranks As a Top Franchise in...
Rapid Expansion and Success of Business Loan Marketplace Franchise Program Eases Financing Hurdles for Small Business Ow… Read more
Y Combinator is launching a biotech track
Y Combinator is pulling the curtains off of a new experiment, YC Bio. The idea is to fund early-stage life-sciences co… Read more
Kuzzle is building the backend for the Internet of Things
Meet Kuzzle, an all-in-one backend solution for connected devices and beyond. The French startup is giving you a scala… Read more
Storage startup Closetbox raises $7.3 million Series A round
Startup Closetbox recently raised a $7.3 million Series A round, bringing its total amount of funding to $19.8 million… Read more
New UDRP Filing Fees at Czech Arbitration Court
The Czech Arbitration Court (CAC) has long offered the least expensive (by far) filing fees for complaints under the Uni… Read more
Chronext raises $34 million to bring nice watches to your bare wrist
There are a number of services that let you sell your used watches or simply purchase new watches but few have the fun… Read more
Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future
Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they ar… Read more
Google acquired Redux, a U.K. startup focused on audio and haptics
Alphabet, the umbrella corporation of Google, Inc. etc., has quietly acquired a UK-based startup called Redux, reports… Read more
W2C Form: ezW2 Correction Software Supports Re-using Data Map For...
ezW2 Correction tax preparation software updated with the feature to re-use data map to save time on processing forms. D… Read more
Author and Trainer, Tim Grover Presents with Danelle Delgado at Life...
Local entrepreneur brings leading speakers to three-day business training event, January 26-28, 2018(PRWeb January 11, 2… Read more
Fearless Dreamer Empowers Children's Imaginations
The new brand offers pajama and book bundles for bedtime dreamers(PRWeb January 11, 2018)Read the full story at http://w… Read more
Floify Integrates with Jungo to Simplify Document and Customer...
Partnership Further Enhances the Mortgage Process for Loan Originators Who Combine Floify’s Mortgage Automation App wi… Read more
Honeyfi Survey Reveals Couples Who Budget Are Over 50% More Likely to...
Honeyfi surveyed 500 Millennial couples about money and their relationship. The results just might surprise you.(PRWeb J… Read more
NetNumber Board Names Kevin Peters Next CEO
Brad Boston to Retire and Serve as Advisor, Effective February 1, 2018(PRWeb January 11, 2018)Read the full story at htt… Read more
Introducing the Bulletproof C6SHELL, The World’s Most Powerful Laptop...
Live on Kickstarter, C6SHELL is an indestructible laptop case promising the ultimate in protection.(PRWeb January 11, 20… Read more
Thirty-Six Philadelphia-Based Startups Benefit from KIZ Tax Credits
For the second year in a row, University City KIZ Companies received the highest number of KIZ Tax Credit awards among t… Read more
Silicon Valley Mental Health Startup LARKR Joins reSET’s Nationally...
Led by former StubHub CTO Shawn Kernes, mental health startup LARKR has joined Hartford’s reSET Impact Accelerator, a… Read more
Latest Dnote®-Enabled Headset from Audio-Technica Launched at CES...
The ATH-DSR5BT incorporates built-in Virtual Coil® signal processing to extend the dynamic range and improve audio perf… Read more
Tru Optik Launches OptOut.TV To Give Consumers OTT Privacy...
OptOut.TV Makes OTT History; Provides Ability for Consumers to Opt out of Audience-Based Ad Targeting Across OTT and Con… Read more
Daylite, Award-Winning Mac CRM For Small Businesses, Adds Push...
The popular Mac CRM used by small businesses, Daylite, released Push Notifications so users can get updates immediately… Read more
Phase Genomics Launches World’s First Commercial Hi-C Kits for Plants...
Proximo Hi-C Kit Enables Labs to Easily Generate High-Quality Genomic Data for Many Applications(PRWeb January 11, 2018)… Read more
All Of The ACT Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Proceeds Are To Be Spent On...
All proceeds of the ACT ICO (https://daoact.org/ico) will be locked into its Alpha platform Ethereum smart contract prim… Read more
Sirius Day Spa Opens First Arizona Location In Scottsdale
Celebrate 2018 - The Year of You at Sirius Day Spa(PRWeb January 11, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/re… Read more
Kevin McShane Joins MOBI as Chief Revenue Officer
MOBI enhances its go-to-market strategy and execution across Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service efforts by adding Ke… Read more
Magento Premiere Partners Logicbroker and Vertex to Sponsor Exclusive...
Event to take place January 15th in New York City.(PRWeb January 10, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/re… Read more
Floify Integrates with Credit Plus, Inc. to Seamlessly Deliver Trended...
Partnership Further Enhances the Mortgage Process for Loan Originators Who Combine Floify’s Mortgage Automation App wi… Read more
Amberdata, Operational Monitoring and Analytics for Blockchain, Joins...
Operational insights for blockchain infrastructure, application, and transactions(PRWeb January 10, 2018)Read the full s… Read more
ThermaGenix, Inc. Launches Global Distribution Agreement with...
High Fidelity PCR Reagents available Globally through MilliporeSigma(PRWeb January 10, 2018)Read the full story at http:… Read more
Latest ezAccounting Business Software Updates State Tax For Small IL...
ezAccounting 2018 business software has just updated state taxes for Illinois business owners. Get the details and demo… Read more
European MS Consortium to use Voxeleron’s Orion for OCT Image Analysis
Orion, Voxeleron’s device-independent, optical coherence tomography (OCT) image analysis platform will look for centra… Read more
GrocerKey™ Helps Shoppers Skip the Checkout Lane
Expanded Omni-Commerce and Mobile Platform to Include Mobile Self-Checkout(PRWeb January 10, 2018)Read the full story at… Read more
Increasing CEDEX Token Pre-Sale and Date Change
We are working diligently to prepare for the CEDEX Coin public token pre-sale. Due to high demand, new opportunities and… Read more
First Do No Harm: Ensuring Compliance with the EU's GDPR While Preserving Access to WHOIS Data
There is growing concern about how ICANN will comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), whose enforc… Read more
Lawful Registrations of Domain Names
Doug Isenberg notes in a recent CircleID essay that two records in domain name disputes were broken in 2017, namely numb… Read more
Q&A With Rami Schwartz, Founder and CEO of .tube
After its initial launch in 2016 and with over 1,800 domains registered, the .tube TLD recently released over 25,000 pre… Read more
Deadline of Feb 1 for Nominations for Public Interest Registry (.ORG Operator) Board of Directors
Would you be interested in helping guide the future of the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the non-profit operator of th… Read more
Afilias Selected to Provide Registry Services for .PR ccTLD
Gauss Research Laboratories, the .PR ccTLD manager, is pleased to announce that it has selected Afilias, a leading domai… Read more
CircleID's Top 10 Posts of 2017
It is once again time for our annual review of posts that received the most attention on CircleID during the past year.… Read more
New TLD Launch: Lessons Learned
In September 2017, I wrote an article  about the new domain extensions in German and got very good feedback and was a… Read more
Domain Name Disputes Break Two Records in 2017
The year 2017 turned out to be a record-setting year for domain name disputes, in two ways: The number of complaints fil… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in December 2017
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 One.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.165 0.03… Read more
The UDRP and Judicial Review
The courts of the United Kingdom have set themselves outside the mainstream of Internet consensus policies on trademark/… Read more
ICA Letter to ICANN Regarding the release of single-character domain for .COM
In its letter sent to ICANN before the Holidays, the ICA is asking for confirmation of a public comment period for Veris… Read more
The Emergence of Consensus in the UDRP
The modus operandi of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is achieving consensus. This also… Read more
December 2017 Web Server Survey
In the December 2017 survey we received responses from 1,734,290,608 sites across 212,870,632 unique domain names and 7,… 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
Another Registrant Loses UDRP Where Trademark 'Spans the Dot'
Here's another example of a domain name dispute where the top-level domain (TLD) was essential to the outcome of the cas… Read more
Data Protection and Privacy Update – Plans for the New Year
As 2017 comes to an end, it's a good time to assess where we are and where we are going with our work to address potenti… Read more
New Report Uses Media Impressions as a Measure for New TLD Usage and Success
(This is an excerpt from a new report, powered by media monitoring tool Meltwater. This is an initial report, and the pl… Read more
Do You Have a Domain Name? Here's What You Need to Know.
Part III – Having Issues Transferring Your Domain Name? One of the primary purposes of ICANN's Transfer Policy is to p… Read more
President's Corner: Finances & Planning for the Next Two Years
One of my personal priorities for my role in ICANN is continuing to improve ICANN org's efforts to be transparent, accou… Read more
Update on the Root KSK Rollover Project
The ICANN org is today announcing that it will not roll the root zone KSK in the first quarter of 2018. We have decided… Read more
Chairman's Blog: Year End & Well Wishes
I am writing to you from the 12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), in Geneva, Switzerland, where I… Read more
A Look Back at Our Africa Engagement in 2017
As the year comes to an end, we wanted to reflect on milestones achieved with the support of you, our community. Your de… Read more
A recap of our 2017 LAC-i-Roadshows
The LAC+i Roadshow, a project of the Latin America and the Caribbean Strategy, travels across the region to do outreach… Read more
Our Communications in Latin America and the Caribbean During 2017
This blog is becoming a tradition! It's interesting to see how far we have come by reading our previous blogs: 2015 LAC… Read more
Tec Monterrey and the Fourth LAC DNS Forum
Some say the key to sustainable development is the knowledge economy. A place that exemplifies this idea in the Latin Am… Read more
What’s New with Reviews?
ICANN Reviews are one of several important accountability mechanisms that help demonstrate how ICANN delivers on its com… Read more
Data Protection/Privacy Update: Guidance on Proposed Model Submissions Now Available
We are writing to update you on our progress since our last blog. Today we published more details on how to submit a pro… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in November 2017
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 Webair Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.145 0.048… Read more
ICANN61 Confirmed for Puerto Rico
The ICANN Meetings team recently visited Puerto Rico to assess the recovery progress made since Hurricane Maria, and are… Read more
ICANN to Participate at the 12th Internet Governance Forum 2017 in Switzerland
This month, members of the ICANN community, Board, and organization will be in Geneva, Switzerland, participating in the… Read more
ICANN Participation in Global Conference on Cyberspace 2017
The Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCCS) brings governments, the private sector, and civil society together to promote… Read more
Looking Back on our Youth and Academia Outreach Efforts in Africa This Year
As 2017 is almost over, we'd like to take a moment to reflect on our engagement journey with the youth and academic comm… Read more
Eastern European DNS Forum: Two Years Old and Growing
On 12 and 13 October 2017, we held the second Eastern European DNS Forum (EE DNS Forum) in Minsk, Belarus, hosted by Bel… Read more
LinkedIn certificate blunder leaves users LockedOut!
Many LinkedIn users were unable to access the professional networking website today after its administrators failed to r… Read more
ICANN in Wuzhen, China - Fourth World Internet Conference and More
In a few days, I will be visiting China for the Fourth World Internet Conference (WIC), and will also visit Chinese comm… Read more
Inaugural Central European Internet Governance Forum Held in Warsaw
Last week marked an important milestone for Internet governance in Central Europe, as the region held its first Internet… Read more
November 2017 Web Server Survey
In the November 2017 survey we received responses from 1,819,412,110 sites and 6,893,323 web-facing computers, reflectin… Read more
Assisting Registrants in Areas Affected by Hurricane Maria
We have recently heard from community members that registrants affected by Hurricane Maria may be unable to renew their… Read more
ICANN Fellowship Program: Taking Stock of the Past and Looking Towards the Future
Anyone familiar with the ICANN Fellowship Program will tell you about the wide range of benefits that it has brought to… Read more
Increasing the Asia Pacific Community’s Participation in the Multistakeholder Model, Part 2
In an earlier blog, I wrote about why our Asia Pacific (APAC) community needs to participate in ICANN. To do that, we ne… Read more
Data Protection/Privacy Activity Recap
We have just returned from a very busy ICANN60 meeting in Abu Dhabi, where there were many productive community discussi… Read more
Transparency of Security Efforts in ICANN
Security vulnerabilities in systems are an unfortunate fact of life. The Engineering and Information Technology team in… Read more
Major update to Netcraft Anti-Phishing Extension for Firefox
An update to the Netcraft Anti-Phishing Extension for Mozilla Firefox is now available. This release replaces the Toolba… Read more
Chairman’s Blog: ICANN60 Meeting & Board Workshop
Before I share my thoughts on the latest Board Workshop and some aspects of ICANN60, I want to take a moment to reflect.… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in October 2017
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 www.viawest.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.… 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
October 2017 Web Server Survey
In the October 2017 survey we received responses from 1,815,237,491 sites and 6,886,362 web-facing computers, reflecting… Read more
ICA Files ICANN Comment on Proposed .Museum RA Renewal
On October 3, 2017 the ICA filed a comment letter with ICANN regarding the proposed revisions to the renewal Registry Ag… Read more
ICA Requests that NAFTA Renegotiation Address Protectionist .CA “Presence Requirements”
On September 11, 2017 the ICA sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting that the ongoing r… 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
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in September 2017
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 One.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.190 0.03… Read more
September 2017 Web Server Survey
In the September 2017 survey we received responses from 1,805,060,730 sites and 6,798,101 web-facing computers, reflecti… Read more
ICA at MERGE!
The ICA is excited to be participating in THE Domain Conference, one of the sub-events at MERGE!, this October 14-18th i… Read more
Report on ICANN 59 Johannesburg
By Philip S. Corwin, ICA Counsel The 59th ICANN meeting was held in Johannesburg, South Africa from June 25th to 29th. U… 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
Domain Names Are Assets: Successful Brands’ Secrets Revealed
Domains are just like real estate only online, right? Or are they? Well, it turns out that domain names are very differe… Read more
Surge in RDNH cases a legacy of the theory of Retroactive Bad Faith
What do these Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) filings have in common? — Dreamlines GmbH, a German… Read more
UDRP: Better Late than Never – ICA Applauds WIPO for Removing Misguided ‘Retroactive Bad Faith’
The Internet Commerce Association (ICA), a non-profit trade group representing the domain industry, applauds the World I… Read more
The Rise and Fall of the UDRP Theory of ‘Retroactive Bad Faith’
Since its establishment in 1999, the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy has required complainants to prove in… Read more
Domain Names Impact SEO (not just in the obvious way)
Getting ranked on the first page of Google for your search term is priceless. I think you will agree with me when I say… Read more
URS is MIA in .Net Renewal RA
The Proposed Renewal of the .Net Registry Agreement (RA) was published for public comment by ICANN on April 20th. The bi… Read more
ICA Member Profile: Edward Zeiden
Edward Zeiden is a business strategist and entrepreneur specializing in brick and mortar companies, start-ups, and the d… Read more
Domain valuation explained by these 6 factors
(This is a long post however if you think you have a valuable domain well worth the read) Domain Valuation Fundamentals… Read more
Use This Formula to Acquire The Perfect Domain.
Follow these seven guidelines to avoid making critical mistakes in your domain and brand name selection. The C.O.N.V.E.R… Read more
Not doing this could cost you millions of dollars
Proudly announce your domain acquisition. This past week the domain blogs were all telling the story on the acquisition… 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