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Vacation rental management service Guesty raises $19.75M

As the vacation rental sector heats up — with Airbnb making even more moves to expand its portfolio of services to inc…  Read more

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eco/i2Coalition Update Webinar on ICANN Contracted Party GDPR Compliance

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has presented several data models to its contracted part…

What Is the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) and What Is It Good For?

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) launched the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) (2013…

The Fight Is on to Save Access to WHOIS: A Call to Action for Brand Owners

Late last week, ICANN published the guidance from the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) that we have been waiting for. Pre…

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ICANN to Participate in the 2018 Africa Internet Summit (AIS)

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is sponsoring and participating in the Africa Internet S…

The Information Transparency Initiative (ITI) Feedback Site is Now Live

I'm pleased to announce that today, we launched the ITI feedback site (feedback.icann.org). As I have written about in p…

Data Protection/Privacy Issues Update: Summarizing our Recent Meeting with Article 29

I'd like to provide an update on our ongoing discussions relating to the GDPR. Today in Brussels, ICANN org's Akram Atal…

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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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

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Vacation rental management service Guesty raises $19.75M

As the vacation rental sector heats up — with Airbnb making even more moves to expand its portfolio of services to inc…

New numbers illustrate how fast fundraising has changed for young startups

Fundraising is never easy, but it’s even harder when the goal posts are being moved around. Such is the challenge faci…

Bose acquires Andrew Mason’s walking tour startup, Detour

Groupon founder Andrew Mason’s audio tour startup Detour has been sold to Bose. The acquisition, which involves only t…

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Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in March 2018

Rank Performance Graph OS Outagehh:mm:ss FailedReq% DNS Connect Firstbyte Total 1 Rackspace Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.690 0.…

March 2018 Web Server Survey

In the March 2018 survey we received responses from 1,770,411,187 sites across 214,774,438 unique domain names and 7,333…

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…

webmonkey

NYC Is Redesigning Its Slow, Old, and Unpopular Bus System

It's also introducing double-decker buses and all-door boarding.

Spotify Bolsters Free Service in Defense Against Apple Music

Spotify, under attack from bigger rivals Apple, Google, and Amazon, adds features to its free service.

5 Comics to Read Before You See 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Marvel fans have had Thanos thirst for years. These comics reveal why.

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2 Apps, 1 developer, 40+ million transactions

Passport parking apps make getting around Chicagoland easier, more convenient and faster(PRWeb April 24, 2018)Read the f…

PayTickr Brings Integrated Time Tracking, Payroll and ePayments to...

With automated import/export between Paytickr, QuickBooks/Quickbooks Online and Telpay, EmployeeAssist Inc. offers a com…

RoviTracker Finalist in 2018 Utah Innovation Awards

IoT Transparency Platform by RoviTracker, Inc. selected as one of four finalists in Enterprise Software category(PRWeb A…