How Vikings Went Into a Trancelike Rage Before Battle
Ethnobotanists have a new theory on which plant the berserkers ingested. Read more
Space Photos of the Week: Cassini's Sojourn Around Saturn
Orbital images of the planet's iconic rings approach fine art. Read more
WeWork's Wi-Fi Is Woefully Insecure
The Saudi oil strike, a license plate privacy disaster, and more of the week's top security news. Read more
'The Dark Crystal' Prequel Is 'Game of Thrones' With Puppets
Netflix’s 10-episode series is very, very impressive and has at least one Muppet-phobic freaked out. Read more
Extreme-Risk Laws Reduce Gun Violence
Opinion: Red Flag laws help prevent suicides and mass shootings, and buy time for people in crisis to get help. Read more
A Simple Way to Make It Harder for Mobile Ads to Track You
Beating back the scourge of online ad tracking entirely is almost impossible. But you can futz with your smartphone's ad… Read more
Startups Weekly: Upfront Ventures bets on a bus service
In this week's newsletter: Airbnb, WeWork and Postmates prep IPOs. Read more
Hackers Hit Click2Gov Bill-Paying Portals in 8 Cities
The new wave of attacks comes after a previous Click2Gov hack compromised 300,000 payment cards. Read more
Garmin 6S Pro Review: A Sports Party for Your Wrist
Garmin's latest multisport watch is a bonanza of wrist-based navigation, data-tracking, and battery-saving features. Read more
It's a Great Time to Buy a Kindle (and 10 More Tech Deals)
Amazon is clearing out Kindles, and there are some deep discounts on some iPhone alternatives this weekend. Read more
Apple Arcade Makes You Ask, What Is a Videogame Worth?
The curated ecosystem can be great for creators, but it alters the perceived value of certain titles. Read more
Amazon and the All-Electric Future of Fleet Vehicles
Fleets, like the 100,000 delivery vans the retailer ordered from startup Rivian, will make electrics seem more commonpla… Read more
A Developer Deletes His Code to Protest Its Use by ICE
Seth Vargo removed a tool used by customers of his former employer, Chef. The company quickly restored it, because the s… Read more
'Inside Bill's Brain' Calls BS on Malcolm Gladwell's 'Outliers' Theory
The author and pundit claimed he knew the formula for the Microsoft cofounder's genius. Davis Guggenheim's Netflix doc s… Read more
The Area 51 Raid Was the Worst Way to Spot an Alien or UFO
Dozens of revelers gathered near the top-secret base, purportedly hoping to glimpse some extraterrestrial life—but all… Read more
Why It Matters That YouTube Changed Its Verification System
For creators, the move is just another example of a giant corporation forcing its whims and experiments on their work. Read more
A Major Legal Battle May Change How Digital Game Sales Work
Valve's Steam platform is currently appealing a case in France over consumers' ability to resell games. Read more
Thousands of Tech Workers Join Global Climate Change Strike
Employees in Silicon Valley want their companies to do more to help the planet. Will this activism make a difference? Read more
A Global Climate Strike, a Dangerous Huawei Move, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less. Read more
The Feds Need to 'Grow a Set and Do Their Jobs'
Lawmakers are busy building their case against Silicon Valley's giants, but they're less optimistic about the agencies i… Read more
An End to Pornography, Sophistry, and Panty Raids
How I stopped being polite to the self-styled Great Men of the Edge Organization. Read more
How Kobalt is betting on music’s middle class and DIY stars
Streaming services have made music ubiquitous, driving more exploration by consumers who don’t have to pay for each so… Read more
At TechCrunch Disrupt, insights into key trends in venture capital
Learn from top VCs at TechCrunch Disrupt. Read more
Lookiero closes $19M led by MMC Ventures to be the Stitch Fix for Europe
Lookiero, the online personal shopping service for clothes and accessories, has closed a $19 million funding round led b… Read more
Vianai emerges with $50M seed and a mission to simplify machine learning tech
You don’t see a startup get a $50 million seed round all that often, but such was the case with Vianai, an early-stage… Read more
Alchemist Accelerator is launching a European program
Enterprise-focused startup accelerator Alchemist is expanding its footprint this morning with the launch of an initiativ… Read more
Clutter acquires The Storage Fox for $152M to add self-storage to its on-demand platform
The world of on-demand storage has seen some ups and downs, with some of the biggest hopefuls pivoting into new areas,… Read more
The cult of the founder and Silicon Valley’s lack of moral authority
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind th… Read more
Marie Forleo Announced as the First Speaker for 10X Growth Conference...
First Time Ever a Female Entrepreneur Headlines the Largest Business Conference in America(PRWeb September 20, 2019)Read… Read more
DuoTek, the Reflective Jacket Reinvented, Launches on Indiegogo...
Fullframe Design continues crowdfunding for the lightest reflective and reversible jacket available, made with a patente… Read more
Subscription email app Tempo hits the right minimalist notes
Email will likely never die, but if new apps can change how we think about using it, maybe it will feel like the worst p… Read more
Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M led by private equity firm GPI Capital
Postmates is expected to unveil its IPO prospectus this month. Read more
Lime is shutting down car rental service, LimePod
Transportation startup Lime is shutting down LimePod, its car-sharing service that it launched last November in Seattle.… Read more
Payments giant Stripe is raising another $250M at a $35B pre-money valuation
After a week of launching new services to bring payments giant Stripe into the areas of lending and credit, the company… Read more
Wing will test drone delivery in the US with Walgreens and FedEx
Wing, the drone delivery company that started its life within the Google X lab before spinning out into its own thing un… Read more
How Automattic wants to build the operating system of the web
Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote and soon Tumblr, is now worth $3 billio… Read more
Groww, an investment app for millennials in India, raises $21.4M
Of the 1.3 billion people who live in India, more than 100 million of whom are using digital payment apps each day, only… Read more
Daily Crunch: Automattic raises $300M
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delive… Read more
Marissa Mayer and Alfred Lin are coming to Disrupt SF 2019
Twenty+ startups, each with six minutes to tell the world what they’re about. If they can prove to our panel of judges… Read more
Darkstore raises $21 million Series B round
Darkstore, the tech-driven fulfillment solution to enable e-commerce companies to offer same-day delivery, just raised a… Read more
Airbnb says it will go public next year
Airbnb has said that it will have its initial public offering in 2020. The company is one of the last of the big unicorn… Read more
Ginkgo Bioworks’ dev shop for genetic programming is now worth $4 billion
Ginkgo Bioworks is now worth $4 billion after a $290 million capital infusion that will give the company the cash to dra… Read more
EPDP Team Makes Key Progress in Phase 2 Work
As the Chair of the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team… Read more
Legacy TLD .ORG Takes On New Branding Focus as Part of a New Transformative Journey, Says PIR
Public Interest Registry (PIR), the non-profit organization in charge of operating the 34-year-old legacy top-level dom… Read more
Jeannine Rivet named to Anser Innovation Board of Directors in...
Rivet brings extensive health care expertise to support Ōmcare’s mission to extend the reach of caregivers and enable… Read more
Arizona’s Hemp Industry Trade Association to Host Republican Senator...
The September 24th networking event is open to the public and will focus on hemp farming tips for Arizona’s desert cli… Read more
Veteran Exhibition Industry Executive Kerry Gumas to Invest in...
Kerry Gumas, a veteran executive in the exhibition and trade show industry, has entered a definitive agreement to invest… Read more
Vibrant Miami, home of a tech startup determined to disrupt foreign...
Queentessence, Miami Based startup demystifies and facilitates digitalization initiatives.(PRWeb September 19, 2019)Read… Read more
Nicole Urquhart-Bradley Joins Bowery Valuation
Bradley to lead strategy for the company, focused on expanding Bowery’s services nationwide and opening second office… Read more
IWCO Direct’s Director of Postal Affairs Elected as New MTAC Industry...
Rosser will serve as MTAC Industry Vice Chair through the end of 2020, when he will become Industry Chair through the en… Read more
Data Protection World Forum to Host PrivSec New York at Columbia...
Event Speakers to Explore Link Between Data Privacy and Data Security(PRWeb September 18, 2019)Read the full story at ht… Read more
ORBI Inc. Launches Waterproof Second Generation 360° Recording...
Nearly three years after the launch of ORBI Prime, the first 360° recording eyewear on Indiegogo, ORBI made critical im… Read more
AlayaCare Offers Deepest Integration to Medicaid Billing Through...
Partnership enables agencies to remove countless hours of manual work and expedite payments.(PRWeb September 18, 2019)Re… Read more
RaGaPa Powers WiFi Monetization for Small and Medium Business Through...
Launch of Joint Solution Between the Industry Leading Cloud WiFi Management Platform and the Most Advanced WiFi Monetiza… Read more
Greenberg Traurig’s Trevor Chaplick Presents AIPLA Webinar on Startup...
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Trevor J. Chaplick will be co-presenting for the American Intellectual Property Law A… Read more
Announcing EverTrue's First Ever 40 Under 40 List: A List of the...
These are 40 young fundraisers are who are leading the way to the future of advancement.(PRWeb September 18, 2019)Read t… Read more
After Success on Kickstarter, Surpassing $230,000 in Presales,...
The new innovative lightweight mat from DEZZIO harnesses the power of acupressure and stimulates pressure points in the… Read more
Domain & IP Intelligence: An Advantage to Managed Detection and Response
Outsourcing may not always have had the best connotation. In the context of cybersecurity, however, the activity is a vi… Read more
Renowned #Lean Practitioner and Author of Four Types of Problems, Art...
In his Oct. 24th presentation, Smalley will show that most business problems fall into four categories and why grasping… Read more
Photo platform ViewBug helps photographers monetize their images
Company looks to disrupt stock photo sector by hosting collections that are not shot for stock.(PRWeb September 17, 2019… Read more
Geneticure Awarded Patent for Precision Medicine Blood Pressure...
Previously published Geneticure research has demonstrated significantly lower blood pressure and lower cost of care when… Read more
WorldWatch Plus Selected to Present at the Southeast's Largest...
WorldWatch Plus will be one of 36 rising star technology companies to present at Venture Atlanta 2019, the largest techn… Read more
Intrinsic ID and Guardtime Create Blockchain-based Security...
Intrinsic ID and Guardtime Create Blockchain-based Security Architecture for Renewable Energy Trading System Supporting… Read more
Hire Beyond Silicon Valley: Arc Launches Remote Solution to Bridge the...
Growing Remote Work Beyond the Gig Economy, Arc's All-In-One Platform Connects Organizations with Expert Developers(PRWe… Read more
Seattle SaaS Startup, Unearth, raises $7 MM in Series A funding to...
The 3 year old company redefines GIS software with straightforward UX, mobile-first development, and modern cloud archit… Read more
Next-Generation Luggage Storage App, BOUNCE, Expands to Austin, TX
Offering Short Term Storage Solutions at Local and Convenient Businesses by Tapping into their Underutilized Space(PRWeb… Read more
Come Visit Visikol at the College of American Pathologists at Booth...
This year’s College of American Pathologists annual meeting will take place in Orlando, Florida from September 21st to… Read more
iCap Equity Unlocks Liquidity for over $100M in Real Estate Debt Funds...
iCap Equity launches private secondary marketplace for four existing funds with 1,100+ investors and 17 SEC/FINRA regist… Read more
Takeoff Technologies Announces $25 Million in Series C Funding and...
Takeoff has completed its Series C fundraising and announced Version 2.0 of its Microfulfillment Solution for eGrocery(P… Read more
C-Strategies Welcomes Marisa Kollias as Senior Director of...
Industry veteran Marisa Kollias joins Chicago-based C-Strategies(PRWeb September 16, 2019)Read the full story at https:/… Read more
Hospital IQ Offers Continuing Education Credit Session on the Power of...
Hospital IQ’s Predictive Analytics Platform Enables Hospitals to Improve OR Utilization, Optimize Perioperative Staffi… Read more
CompIntelligence Releases Stock Plan Companion Suite of Products
First-of-its-Kind Software Suite for Equity Compensation Hits the Market(PRWeb September 16, 2019)Read the full story at… Read more
Gold Coast Traditions Launches New Organic Products
Gold Coast Traditions LLC has launched new organic dry mixes(PRWeb September 14, 2019)Read the full story at https://www… Read more
ICA’s Letter to ICANN’s Ombudsman on his Response to NameCheap’s Request for Reconsideration
During ICANN’s public comment period on lifting price caps on .org domains, over 3200 people submitted comments, overw… Read more
Hospital IQ VP Jason Harber to Present on the Benefits of AI-enabled...
Hospital IQ announced that Jason Harber, the company’s senior vice president of product management, will be a featured… Read more
LINQ Completes Series A Funding
Construction data and document search tool LINQ, completes Series A funding.(PRWeb September 13, 2019)Read the full stor… Read more
OITVOIP Announces Partnership with TrainOurTroops and the Expansion of...
Emerging leader in the VOIP industry establishes new partnership and presence at Channel Partners Evolution to help U.S.… Read more
Afilias Thanks Desiree Miloshevic for 12 Years of Service to ISOC
Afilias thanks Desiree Z. Miloshevic for her leadership and service to the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society. Ph… Read more
How to Address Blended Threats with Domain Data
Fighting off individual threats is challenging enough, but things get complicated, and the results more damaging when or… Read more
Rapidly Expanding Oregon Company LivBar Named “Entrepreneur of the...
Liv Foods, Inc. awarded “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Strategic Economic Development Corporation.(PRWeb Septembe… Read more
Shift Labs Receives Small Business Innovation Research Phase II Award...
Wireless DripAssist Infusion Rate Monitor will provide new data insights and connect patients across the care continuum(… Read more
Financial Poise™ Announces "How to Value Your Assets," a New...
This webinar is co-produced by West LegalEdCenter™ and part of the Valuation in Corporate Transactions series. It will… Read more
PALAZZO Advises Innovative Digital Design & Development Company...
Skookum to Strengthen GlobalLogic’s Position in Burgeoning Digital Transformation Design and Software Engineering Serv… Read more
Intrinsic ID to Host Security Summit October 7 in Silicon Valley
4th Annual Intrinsic ID Security Summit at Tech Interactive in San Jose(PRWeb September 12, 2019)Read the full story at… Read more
Spatial Network’s Fulcrum App Earns FirstNet Listed Designation
First Responders on FirstNet Can Now Access Fulcrum via the FirstNet App Catalog(PRWeb September 12, 2019)Read the full… Read more
AlayaCare Integrates with Nevvon Enabling Seamless Access to Caregiver...
Partnership and integration provides agencies and caregivers with a simple and efficient way to continue their in-servic… Read more
Entrupy Selected to Participate in LVMH Accelerator Initiative, La...
AI-based authentication solution provider among the few non-France-based startups of the 26 chosen for the program’s t… Read more
123Loadboard Recognizes Truckers During National Truck Driver...
To show their appreciation to truck drivers for their dedicated service to America’s trucking industry, 123Loadboard i… Read more
Clinerion Partners With Volv Global to Bring Treatment Earlier to...
Volv Global’s inTrigue AI algorithms identify diagnostic signals from patient medical record data and help patients re… Read more
Cybereason and The MITRE Corporation to Educate Companies How to Use...
Cybereason and The MITRE Corporation are teaming up to deliver operational information to defenders of sophisticated cyb… Read more
Hashcash Consultants Adds 100+ Partners in Hashcash Partner Program
California based HashCash Consultants has added over a hundred partners in its Partner Program, solidifying its position… Read more
LionOBytes Wins Gold and Bronze in CEO World Awards®, Gold in IT...
Company Wins Honors for Disrupting CRM Market with its LionO360 Platform(PRWeb September 11, 2019)Read the full story at… Read more
Corporate Domain Name Management Becoming More Difficult – Is Anyone Surprised?
Brandsight recently concluded their Third Annual Domain Management Survey. Designed to uncover issues of greatest concer… Read more
Adder Heads Off to Atlanta-Based Accelerator, The Farm, to Validate...
Louisville-based vehicle advertising and location analytics startup, Adder, has been accepted into The Farm: a collabora… Read more
LexisNexis Announces Fourth Round of Legal Tech Accelerator...
Civvis, ClearstoneIP, Courtroom5, Discovery Genie, DueCourse, JDoe, Lawgood, TermScout and Tusk chosen after rigorous ev… Read more
KabbageⓇ Launches the Only Interactive Index Analyzing Revenue Trends...
The Kabbage Small Business Revenue Index draws from the 2 million live data connections Kabbage maintains across more th… Read more
Fintech Nomis Solutions Opens Center of Excellence in Cleveland
Proximity to top universities and a vibrant banking industry make Cleveland an ideal location to grow an analytics team… Read more
The Utility Formerly Known As WHOIS
Muscle memory is a funny thing. We don't even think about it really, but when we do the same thing over and over again,… Read more
Open Call for Community Members to Join the new Middle East Strategy Working Group
As we approach the end of the current term of ICANN's regional engagement strategy, we invite members of the ICANN commu… Read more
The Board Leadership Slate
I have an important message to share with you. The Board has selected Maarten Botterman as the next Chair of the ICANN B… Read more
Can Website Categorization Support Fraud Monitoring?
Detecting and preventing fraud have become in-demand over the years. As such, expectations from fraud solution providers… Read more
How Domain Data Helps Thwart BEC Fraud
It's true, domain data has many practical uses that individuals and organizations may or may not know about. But most wo… Read more
Keeping You Informed: An Update on the Information Transparency Initiative
It's been a few months since we last updated you about the Information Transparency Initiative (ITI). Behind the scenes,… Read more
How Domain Data Can Enrich an MSSP's Threat Intelligence
Outsourcing security monitoring and management has become a practical option for organizations that lack the budget to t… Read more
Using Domain Name Intelligence to Counter E-Commerce Platform Vulnerability Exploit Attacks
In 2018, e-commerce sites proved to be a favored cyberattack target. This trend remains constant this year, as online sh… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in August 2019
Rank Performance Graph OS Outage hh:mm:ss Failed Req% DNS Connect First byte Total 1 GoDaddy.com Inc Linux 0:00:00 0.000… Read more
Verisign Q2 2019 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 354.7 Million Domains in Q2 of 2019
Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief Q2 2019 – Download Full ReportVerisign today released the latest issue of the Doma… Read more
Recovering Domain Names Lost to Fraudulent Transfer
Domain Names composed of generic terms and combinations — dictionary words, random letters, and short strings — have… Read more
Uniqlo and The Guardian among thousands of sites loading malicious code from S3
Updated 05/09/2019: Fast Retailing Co has stated that the credit card fields were contained within an iframe, which mean… Read more
Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Los Angeles Board Workshop
The ICANN Board will meet for its fifth workshop of the calendar year on 6-8 September in Los Angeles, California. At th… Read more
Business Email Compromised (BEC) Scams Explode Under the GDPR Implementation
Business email compromised (BEC) attacks targeting American companies are exploding, with an increase of over 476% in in… Read more
Next steps in Evolving ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model: Developing a Work Plan for 2021-2025
Evolving ICANN's Mutlistakeholder Model (MSM) process is about strengthening our open and inclusive bottom-up model of g… Read more
Australia to Block Domain Names That Host Extremist Content During Attacks
Following the Christchurch massacre in March which resulted in the killing of 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques,… Read more
Fraud Protection Measures Against Malicious New Domains
Many domain names are registered each day and so become part of the Domain Name System (DNS). In fact, research shows th… Read more
ICA Advises ICANN Board to Support Existing Protections for International Organizations
ICA’s recommendation is that while IGOs and INGOs should have effective access to rights protection mechanisms which r… Read more
August 2019 Web Server Survey
In the August 2019 survey we received responses from 1,271,920,923 sites across 239,441,736 unique domain names and 8,94… Read more
North America Stakeholder Engagement Closes FY19 on a High Note
Every year, ICANN's Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) team produces a report on the progress made towards the North Am… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in July 2019
Rank Performance Graph OS Outage hh:mm:ss Failed Req% DNS Connect First byte Total 1 Rackspace Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.650… Read more
Updated Lookup Tool for Domain Name Registration Data Now Available
Today, ICANN is launching an updated version of its lookup tool that makes use of the Registration Data Access Protocol,… Read more
July 2019 Web Server Survey
In the July 2019 survey we received responses from 1,395,897,118 sites across 238,145,990 unique domain names and 8,938,… Read more
Off The Market Forever
Why you need to buy your domain name before it is too late. When is the best time to buy your domain name? I mean t… Read more
DNS and the Internet of Things: Opportunities, Risks, and Challenges
The ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) has recently published SAC105, a report on the interplay betw… Read more
ICANN in the Middle East – A Glance at the Past Year
With ICANN's Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) coming to an end, now is a good time to reflect on our achievements and provide an… Read more
Chair’s Blog: ICANN65 Meeting & Board Workshop
Thank you to everyone who participated in ICANN65. This fourth Policy Forum was the second held in Africa and the third… Read more
Accountability and Transparency Review: Highlights from Marrakech and Share Your Views
The third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) had a productive five days at ICANN65 in Marrakech. Shortl… Read more
Netcraft releases anti-phishing extension for Microsoft Edge
The Netcraft Anti-Phishing Extension is now available for Microsoft Edge. Netcraft anti-phishing extension on Microsoft… Read more
Known Zoom Vulnerabilities
Earlier this week, two vulnerabilities in the Zoom application for Mac devices were disclosed by a security researcher.… Read more
The NextGen@ICANN Program: Past Results and Future Plans
The NextGen@ICANN Program is now five years old. To mark the anniversary, we've launched a consultation to take stock of… Read more
Operating Standards: Guiding ICANN’s Specific Reviews
On 23 June 2019, the ICANN Board adopted the Operating Standards for Specific Reviews [PDF, 647 KB] at ICANN65 in Marrak… Read more
ICA Webcast – Does WIPO have the answer to post-GDPR whois access for the secondary domain name market?
ICA will be holding a public webcast, with Michael Palage and Frank Cona, developers of the “WIPO Model” for post-GD… Read more
ICA Asks ICANN for Explanation of .org Decision
ICANN’s decision to execute the new .org Registry Agreement despite overwhelming public opposition is greatly concerni… Read more
ICANN IGNORES STAKEHOLDERS AND REMOVES PRICE CAPS ON .ORG DOMAIN NAMES
The Internet Commerce Association (ICA) is profoundly disturbed by ICANN’s decision to remove price caps on .org domai… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in June 2019
Rank Performance Graph OS Outage hh:mm:ss Failed Req% DNS Connect First byte Total 1 GoDaddy.com Inc Linux 0:00:00 0.000… Read more
Thank you to Marrakech, Bonjour to Montréal
Two words have always defined ICANN: evolutionary change. That principle is well established, regardless of whether we… Read more
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Morocco
One of the unique aspects of the ICANN community is its truly global nature and the opportunity to meet and work with pe… Read more
Welcome to ICANN65
It’s my pleasure to welcome you back to Marrakech, Morocco, for ICANN65. I am pleased to return to the site of my firs… Read more
Automated Transcripts from Zoom at ICANN65
As you know, ICANN moved to Zoom as its web conferencing solution and we are pleased with the positive feedback we have… Read more
Marhaba, Bienvenue, and Welcome to Marrakech!
We are honored to welcome the global ICANN community to Marrakech, Morocco, for ICANN65. The ambitious Policy Forum agen… Read more
Looking Ahead to ICANN65
In a few days, the ICANN community will gather in Marrakech, Morocco for ICANN65. This will be the fourth Policy Forum a… Read more
Join the ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment Open Session at ICANN65
The ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment will hold an open session at ICANN65 in Marrakech, Morocco on 24 June 2… Read more
Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Marrakech Board Workshop
From 21-23 June, the ICANN Board will hold its fourth Board workshop of the calendar year, just ahead of ICANN65 in Marr… Read more
ICANN to Launch a Pilot Childcare Grants Program for its Community
ICANN is making it easier for community members with children (up to 12 years old) to attend ICANN meetings in person by… Read more
Your Input Needed: A New Step in ICANN Org’s Operating and Financial Planning
As part of the development of ICANN’s Five-Year Operating and Financial Plan for the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2025, ICANN… Read more
June 2019 Web Server Survey
In the June 2019 survey we received responses from 1,333,421,275 sites across 236,991,999 unique domain names and 8,840,… Read more
Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in May 2019
Rank Performance Graph OS Outage hh:mm:ss Failed Req% DNS Connect First byte Total 1 Webair Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.341 0.… 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
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
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
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