Molotov is no longer geoblocked in Europe
French startup Molotov has built the best TV streaming service in its home country. Unfortunately, if you tried using th… Read more
Sketchfab lets you import 3D models into your favorite 3D software
Sketchfab has built a huge library of 3D models. Some of them are available under a Creative Common license, others can… Read more
MIT Unleashes a Hypnotic Robot Fish to Help Save the Oceans
Researchers detail the evolution of the world’s strangest fish, and describe how it could be a potentially powerful to… Read more
Facebook Privacy Settings: A Complete Guide to Making Your Account More Secure
Despite the repeated privacy lapses, Facebook offers a fairly robust set of tools to control who knows what about you. Read more
Layoffs at bike-share startup Zagster following $15 million raise
Zagster, the bike-share startup that raised a $15 million round last month, has laid off some employees, TechCrunch has… Read more
Gfycat looks to be a hub of content for AR experience development
If all goes well, some GIF creators may start seeing their GIFs show up in augmented reality experiences, based on a new… Read more
Peer-reviewed study shows Cardiogram and Apple Watch can accurately determine atrial fibrillation
Over the past year, Cardiogram and UC San Francisco (UCSF) have presented a series of findings on how well consumer wear… Read more
Turing Prize Winners Paved the Way to Smartphone Chips
Stanford's John Hennessy, now chair of Google parent Alphabet, and Berkeley's David Patterson developed the Reduced Inst… Read more
Roblox, the Club Penguin for Gen Z, is now cash-flow positive
I’m familiar with Roblox because my 8-year old daughter watches YouTube videos of kids playing the game almost every d… Read more
Otonomo and Waze founders join the TechCrunch Tel Aviv conference
The TechCrunch Tel Aviv conference is in June and we’re excited to announce our first speakers for the day-long event.… Read more
Leica CL: Snap Candids in Style With This Discreet New Camera
While potential photographic subjects would shy away from a DSLR-wielding tourist, barely a soul would notice a box as c… Read more
Google's Cloud Security Command Center Should Help Stop Data Leaks
Human error leads to countless leaky databases. But Google has some new protections in place to help cloud customers bet… Read more
It's Time for Facebook and Google to Ban Ads from Dark Money Groups
Opinion: Facebook and Google should stop accepting political advertising from groups whose funders and true agenda are u… Read more
Chair's Blog: ICANN61 Meeting & Board Workshop
I would be remiss if I didn't begin this blog by thanking the people of Puerto Rico for such a wonderful experience duri… Read more
CryptoKitties raises $12M from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures
CryptoKitties, the virtual collectible kitten game that turned into a viral sensation has raised $12M in funding and wil… Read more
These are the 64 startups unveiled at Y Combinator W18 Demo Day 2
Microbiome therapeutics, Photoshop for augmented reality, and cancer treatments were some of the ideas presented at Day… Read more
Travis Kalanick is already back running a company with a $150M investment
Travis Kalanick, the former Uber CEO who was shown the door in June last year amid a series of major controversies, has… Read more
Chargebee raises $18M to help businesses manage subscriptions
The subscription model is growing in popularity as a way to monetize a service, netting in trends in SaaS, media, e-comm… Read more
Social Influencers Saw Up To 40% Retention Rates With Swiftic.io’s...
Social influencers with a follower base of 100k fans saw an average of 20k app downloads (20% conversion) in 7 days.(PRW… Read more
IdentityMind Global Announces It Is GDPR-Ready in Run-up to May 25 EU...
Digital Identity Pioneer’s Compliance and Risk Management Platform to be Showcased at KNOW 2018 in Washington, D.C.(PR… Read more
ScyllaDB Introduces Scylla Manager for Greater Centralized Control of...
New Addition to Scylla Enterprise Suite Automates Recurring Tasks and Repairs(PRWeb March 21, 2018)Read the full story a… Read more
Lingk Introduces Free Salesforce Edition to Simplify Data Preparation,...
Salesforce data workers now have the ability to quickly load data with simple data loaders and flexible recipes for data… Read more
NAPCO Enters Kitchen Refinishing Market with Launch of NAPCO...
NAPCO, Ltd. (North American Polymer Company) announces the launch of a brand-new product line, “NAPCO Essentials” fo… Read more
Customers Using Latest 2017 ez1095 Software Will Be Prepared For The...
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Ethereum Blockchain Platform LibertyLance Set to Disrupt the Online...
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Ziften Enters Australia New Zealand Market; Launches "Fast...
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Legacy DNA Combines Science, Storytelling, and a Fresh Perspective to...
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Start Your Engines: Loci Teams Up With GMG Racing To Accelerate...
Loci, an intellectual property platform, sponsors GMG Racing’s 2016 Pirelli World Challenge GT Cup Champion, Alec Udel… Read more
RedTeam Introduces Price Lock Guarantee for Construction Software
RedTeam Software, Orlando-based software company for commercial general contractors is announcing a price lock guarantee… Read more
HOMER Energy Releases New Software to Manage the Complexity of...
HOMER Grid Helps Simplify Decisions about Distributed Energy Resource Investments and Maximize Return on Investment(PRWe… Read more
SuperMoney Exceeds Half a Billion Dollars in Loan Applications...
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Martello Subsidiary Elfiq Networks Releases ATLAS SD-WAN as a Service
Modular subscription-based offering delivers cost savings, performance and security.(PRWeb March 21, 2018)Read the full… Read more
SevenRooms Partners with TripAdvisor to Expand Reach of Direct...
Partnership enables international restaurant operators to attract travelers and local diners via TripAdvisor(PRWeb March… Read more
eFulfillment Service Adds to Growing List of Ecommerce Integrations
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Lendio CEO Brock Blake Named to ETA’s Prestigious Forty Under 40
Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) names their top 40 Game Changers in Digital Payments.(PRWeb March 21, 2018)Read… Read more
Passo Watch Artfully Combines Italian Design by Odoardo Fioravanti and...
An automatic Swiss made watch built with custom parts that will last for generations(PRWeb March 21, 2018)Read the full… Read more
Virtual Vocations Announces Telecommute Week 2018
Virtual Vocations, Inc., an online job board specializing in telecommute-only job postings, announces their third annual… Read more
How to Block Calls and Texts on iPhone in iOS 11
Unwanted calls and messages arriving on your iPhone? Block 'em all with our guide. Read more
Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix Suspended Amid Scandals
Alexander Nix has been suspended until further notice and replaced by Cambridge's head of data, Alexander Tayler. Read more
Tradewind Bioscience attacks the physiology of tumors to treat cancer
Cancer remains the one counterpoint to the march of medical progress that has scored human history over the last 200 yea… Read more
At Y Combinator's Demo Day, Companies Are No Longer the Next Airbnb, Uber or WhatsApp
Founders are no longer declaring their companies the Uber of X. Instead, they're charming investors by having fun. Read more
The top 7 startups from Y Combinator’s W18 Demo Day 1
Autonomous cargo shipping, voice games and a camera that fits in a catheter were amongst the most impressive startups th… Read more
Best Xbox One Bundle Deals (2018)
Microsoft's two gaming systems are now available with perks and extras! Read more
Facebook Struggles to Respond to the Cambridge Analytica Scandal
As the Cambridge Analytica story broke over the weekend, Facebook has struggled to formulate a response. Read more
Cleo, the chatbot that wants to replace your banking apps, has stealthily entered the U.S.
With little fuss or fanfare, Cleo, the London-based startup that offers an AI-powered chatbot as a replacement for your… Read more
Aerial Views of Mexico's Dystopian Housing Developments
The Mexican government spent billions trying to provide affordable housing to its citizens. This is the result. Read more
Alphabet's 'Outline' Homebrew VPN Software Offers Open-Source, Easy Set-Up Privacy You Control
Alphabet tech incubator Jigsaw wants to make it easy to run your own, more private virtual private network. Read more
DowDuPont Signs a Deal to Surveil Farms With Satellites
Photos from a network of 200 satellites will go into agricultural analytics tools, which could give farmers new insight. Read more
Why You Should Be Wary of Financial Robo-Advisors
WIRED Columnist Felix Salmon on how companies like Wealthfront are drifting away from low-fee passive investing—and wh… Read more
Mythic nets $40M to create a new breed of efficient AI-focused hardware
Another huge financing round is coming in for an AI company today, this time for a startup called Mythic getting a fresh… Read more
The FCC Should Use Blockchain to Manage Wireless Spectrum
Opinion: The FCC's Jessica Rosenworcel argues that using blockchain technology to distribute wireless spectrum would be… Read more
How the Jaegers in *Pacific Rim Uprising* Violate Physics
Sometimes real science isn't nearly as exciting as pretend science. Read more
'#WarGames' Is a Unique, Interactive Revival of the '80s Movie
The interactive television experience harkens back to a weird, stitched-together, decades-old videogame genre. Read more
Climate Change Will Not Make Us Nicer
A recent study found that people who grow up in places with mild weather are more agreeable and outgoing. What does that… Read more
Medicare Now Covers Genetic Cancer Testing
Precision medicine has finally broken into the mainstream. Read more
Lydia launches Lydia Premium
French startup Lydia announces two new things today. First, the company is launching a financial hub with multiple new p… Read more
N26 raises $160 million from Tencent and Allianz
German startup N26 just raised a $160 million Series C round led by Tencent and Allianz — some of N26’s existing inv… Read more
Budget Discussions at ICANN61
During ICANN61, a major topic of conversation was the FY19 draft Budget and Operating Plan. As you’ve heard from me, 8… Read more
More Information on the Adobe Connect Issue
In our last blog on this issue, we reported that our technical teams are testing various scenarios to determine the root… Read more
Here are 64 startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W18 Demo Day 1
Biotech, robotics, and fintech startups took the spotlight today at Y Combinator’s 26th Demo Day. This batch features… Read more
Color rolls out a test to try to search for hereditary risk for heart conditions like arrhythmia
Color is looking to add a new test to its line of genetic testing, this time focusing on hereditary factors that may aff… Read more
Live Video Streaming Continues To Grow Into 2018 And Chatspin Is...
Unstoppable growth of live video streaming looks set to continue for the foreseeable future(PRWeb March 20, 2018)Read th… Read more
CIVIC Lands Multifamily Market Leader
Brian Murphy joins Civic Financial Services to scale multifamily lending to new heights(PRWeb March 20, 2018)Read the fu… Read more
A' Business Plan and Corporate Operational Plans Design Award 2018...
A’ Design Award and Competition is Welcoming Submissions of Most Ingenious Business Plan and Corporate Operational Pla… Read more
M-Files Increases Leadership Position in the 2018 Nucleus Research ECM...
M-Files Recognized for Unique, System-neutral Architecture that Eliminates the Need for Data Migration and Improves Usab… Read more
Anterra Capital Expands Fund to $200M
Venture capital firm announces new investments and significant hires(PRWeb March 20, 2018)Read the full story at http://… Read more
Drop Ship Lifestyle Wins Shopify Commerce Award for Best eCommerce...
The annual Shopify Commerce Awards recognizes the top talent in 16 categories that include Design, UX and UI, Apps and D… Read more
Site 1001 Names Pete Fiacco Chief Technology Officer
Veteran tech executive brings expertise in AI, IoT and high performance development to smart building software developer… Read more
Dr. Paul LeBlanc Joins CareAcademy’s Board of Directors
LeBlanc lends over 40 years of expertise to help grow leading Boston-based healthcare training startup(PRWeb March 20, 2… Read more
Newly Rebranded Pathway Vet Alliance to donate $3k Following WVC...
The company displayed a new name, look and “change agent for good” mantra at 2018 WVC conference, while raising fund… Read more
Big Squid Named Domo's Innovative Partner of the Year
Award presented to Big Squid at Domopalooza 2018(PRWeb March 20, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releas… Read more
Hartford Business Journal’s ‘90 Ideas in 90 Minutes’ Offers...
Back by popular demand, the Hartford Business Journal’s dynamic breakfast program, 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes, will take p… Read more
Branding Specialists clarkmcdowall Release “2018 Culturescape by cm...
Inaugural Edition Available Now Identifies the Driving Forces and Culture Shifts Shaping the Trends, Topics and Behavior… Read more
Latest Version of ezW2Correction Software Offers Easy Adjustment To...
ezW2Correction 2017 from Halfpricesoft.com now easily amends social security numbers that have been entered incorrectly.… Read more
Hire an Esquire Announces Appointment of Bjarne Philip Tellmann to its...
Renown, transformational General Counsel brings his in-house leadership experience and innovation insight to Hire an Esq… Read more
InsureTech Connect Announces Partnership with Maschmeyer Group...
The partnership enables ITC to deepen its network in Europe and expand attendance of insurance leaders from around the w… Read more
GeoLinks Announces Vectus Acquisition and ClearFiber™ Network...
California’s fastest growing telecom, GeoLinks, announces acquisition of wireless Internet provider Vectus.(PRWeb Marc… Read more
Financial Poise Founder Jonathan Friedland Moderates “Blockchain,...
Financial Poise Founder Jonathan Friedland, will moderate a panel discussion at the 11th Annual Philadelphia Credit & Re… Read more
Wallarm – Finalist In Microsoft Innovate A.I.
Wallarm is named among the finalists by Microsoft’s Innovate.AI Global Startup competition(PRWeb March 20, 2018)Read t… Read more
Preparis Announces Major Software Upgrade for Preparis iQ
Preparis, a business continuity, incident management, and emergency notification software and services provider, has jus… Read more
Morgan Hill Partners Completes Acquisition of Opmetrics - Leading...
Innovative management consultancy adds fractional CXO consulting to its suite of products and services.(PRWeb March 20,… Read more
AccountingSuite Expands Customization Engineering With Addition of...
Cloud Accounting and Inventory Management Leader Continues Growth with Talent Acquisition(PRWeb March 20, 2018)Read the… Read more
Hartman vREIT XXI, Inc. Acquires Richardson Tech Center
Hartman vREIT XXI, Inc. (vREIT XXI) completed its acquisition of Richardson Tech Center (the Property) on March 14, 2018… Read more
Rachio Introduces Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller and Wireless...
Smart sprinkler company takes convenience of smart home tech outdoors to save time and money.(PRWeb March 20, 2018)Read… Read more
Pendo Announces Industry’s First Product Cloud
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Lindsay Lohan Joins Lawyer.com as Spokesperson, Marketing Advisor and...
Actress and activist, Lindsay Lohan, has teamed up with Lawyer.com to help consumers access quality legal services.(P… Read more
Sketchfab Announces Download API to Become the Search Bar for 3D
The API allows app developers access to search through hundreds of thousands of 3D models and download them directly wit… Read more
Discount Power (Texas) Wins 2017 Retail Energy Provider of the Year...
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Torchlight Hosting Webinar on “The Intersection of Caregiving and...
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Healthicity Partners with athenahealth's 'More Disruption...
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Assembla and Perforce Partner to Bring Enterprise Agile Planning to...
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TD Madison To Lead Candidate Search For Fort Collins Broadband...
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The Podcast App aims to be the simplest way to listen to podcasts
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Using Your domain Name in China
At Gandi, we offer over 750 TLD's right now (probably the one with the most coverage in the industry) so we often see ch… Read more
Accreditation & Access Model For Non-Public Whois Data
In the current debate over the balance between privacy and Internet safety and security, one of the unanswered questions… Read more
Update on ICANN61 Adobe Connect Issues
I wanted to provide you with a brief update on the issue with our Adobe Connect services. The issue is one that could po… Read more
Next Stop: ICANN62 in Panama City
ICANN61 in Puerto Rico has been a memorable meeting. After six days of intense work and dynamic discussions, I can say t… Read more
Tracking the Line that Separates Cybersquatting from Trademark Infringement
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is a rights protection mechanism crafted by the World Intellect… Read more
Issues with Adobe Connect at ICANN61
I want to share a note I sent to the community earlier today regarding a security issue related to our use of Adobe Conn… Read more
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Puerto Rico
Many of the streets in old San Juan are paved with adoquines, or blue cobblestone pavers, made from waste from iron s… Read more
Why I Love the International Office Strategy
I am proud of many things the ICANN organization has put in place since I've been at ICANN for nearly two years now. One… Read more
Changes to the Domain Name Marketplace
The new gTLD program and the introduction of 1200+ new domain name registries has significantly altered the marketplace… Read more
From Pilots to Kickoff: The Open Data Initiative
For an introduction to this project, please consult the ICANN Open Data Initiative page. ICANN's Open Data Initiative pr… Read more
Co-Chairs Statement from CCWG-Accountability Meeting in San Juan
On 9 March 2018, the Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability) held a face-t… Read more
Welcome to ICANN61!
It is my absolute pleasure to welcome you to ICANN61 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This is the first ICANN Public Meeting he… Read more
An Interview with Pablo Rodriguez of NIC.PR, ICANN61's Local Host
Pablo Rodriguez is Executive VP of NIC.PR, ICANN61's local host. For many years, he has been influential in many organiz… Read more
Enhancing Transparency in Contractual Compliance Reporting
In an earlier blog, Enhancing Transparency in Contractual Compliance, I briefed the community on the Contractual Complia… Read more
Welcome to Puerto Rico! ¡Bienvenidos a San Juan!
Chris Mondini, ICANN's VP, Stakeholder Engagement for North America and Global Business Engagement, welcomes you to the… Read more
Data Protection/Privacy Issues Update: More Details Published on ICANN-proposed Interim Model
As we prepare for discussions about the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at ICANN61 next week… Read more
Microsoft, Facebook and Others Demand ICANN Take a Closer Look at Questionable Registrars
Adobe, Facebook, Microsoft and eBay are among a group of leading companies demanding ICANN to take a closer look at an i… Read more
Data Protection/Privacy Issues Update: Discussion with Article 29
As we prepare to depart to San Juan for the ICANN61 meeting, I wanted to provide you with the latest update on our effor… Read more
Towards a Multilingual Internet - Recent Discussions in Guangzhou
Chinese domain names have always been popular in China. Owing to supportive policies, as well as the rapid mobile Intern… Read more
ICANN Proposed Interim GDPR Compliance Model Would Kill Operational Transparency of the Internet
ICANN has consistently said its intention in complying with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDP… Read more
Domaining Europe Becomes NamesCon Europe
After 10 years as one of the top-level European Domaining Conferences, it is our pleasure to announce the transition of… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in February 2018
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 EveryCity SmartOS 0:00:00 0.000 0.244… Read more
Furthering Government Participation in ICANN
In my previous blogs (parts 1 and 2), I discussed the need for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region to participate in ICANN's… Read more
The Information Transparency Initiative (ITI) and the Open Data Initiative (ODI): Similarities, Differences, and What These Projects Mean for You.
You've heard and read about the Information Transparency Initiative (ITI) and the Open Data Initiative (ODI), but you ma… Read more
Talking DNS Business in the Caribbean: The Launch of VDECC
In terms of Internet, one may say that Port of Spain is the equivalent of Montevideo in the Caribbean region. Why? Becau… Read more
Strengthening LAC Community Involvement in ICANN's Policy Development Work
The ICANN62 Policy Forum meeting in Panama City in June 2018, presents an opportunity to strengthen the involvement of L… Read more
Public Comment Period Opens for Board Member Integrity Screening Process
On 1 November 2017, ICANN Board Chair Cherine Chalaby reported on several steps that the Board agreed to take around Boa… Read more
ICA Statement on ADO.com UDRP Decision: Overreaching Panelists and Interference With Domain Market
In the recent ado.com UDRP decision,  the panel made the speculative and factually incorrect finding that a high aski… Read more
Operating Standards: Overview and Next Steps
The public comment period for draft Operating Standards for ICANN's Specific Reviews closed on 2 February 2018. Thank yo… Read more
Data Protection/Privacy Update: Seeking Input on Proposed Interim Model for GDPR Compliance
It has been a very busy couple of weeks since my last update in mid-February. Today I want to provide you with a brief r… Read more
LACTLD at ICANN Meetings This Year
A year full of challenges has started – requiring more and more of our commitment and participation. We are fortunate… Read more
GDPR and What Comes Next: The Parade of Horribles
The compliance deadline for the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is nearly upon us, the unveil… Read more
Domaining Europe Returning Home to Valencia, Spain for 10th Anniversary Show Next Spring
The Domaining Europe conference began in Valencia, Spain almost a decade ago and the first seven shows in the annual ser… Read more
WHOIS Access and Interim GDPR Compliance Model: Latest Developments and Next Steps
WHOIS access and development of an interim GDPR compliance model remains THE hot topic within the ICANN community. Devel… Read more
nginx, Nginx, NGiИX, or NGINX?!
While nginx capitalizes on the demand for its high performance, recently overtaking Microsoft with its install base, its… Read more
Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 332.4 Million Domain Registrations in Q4 2017
The Domain Name Industry BriefVolume 15, Issue 1, Feb 2018Download Full ReportVerisign has released the latest issue of… Read more
WHOIS Inaccuracy Could Mean Noncompliance with GDPR
The European Commission recently released technical input on ICANN's proposed GDPR-compliant WHOIS models that underscor… Read more
Donuts Acquires .TRAVEL TLD
Donuts Inc. today announced it has acquired the .TRAVEL domain name from registry operator Tralliance Registry Managemen… Read more
GDPR - Territorial Scope and the Need to Avoid Absurd and Inconsistent Results
It's not just establishment it's context! There is an urgent need to clarify the GDPR's territorial scope. Of the many c… Read more
February 2018 Web Server Survey
In the February 2018 survey we received responses from 1,838,596,056 sites across 214,036,874 unique domain names and 7,… 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
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in January 2018
Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 ServerStack Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.126… Read more
The hidden “well-known” phishing sites
Thousands of phishing sites have been finding homes in special hidden directories on compromised web servers. In the pas… 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
January 2018 Web Server Survey
In the January 2018 survey we received responses from 1,805,260,010 sites across 213,053,157 unique domain names and 7,2… Read more
Brazilian government providing warm waters for shoals of phish
Security holes in Brazilian government websites are still rife, with no fewer than eight different gov.br sites being co… 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
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in December 2017
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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
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
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in November 2017
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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
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
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
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
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