CNN: “Is this the Super Bowl’s next GoDaddy?”

CNN asked if Wix Is this the Super Bowl's next GoDaddy? A company mostly unknown to the public that went public over a year ago, in the article they actually compare and contrast Wix to Apple. From the article: But while tech companies like Wix aren't quite household names, they've been betting big on Super Bowl ads for decades. Most famously, Apple (AAPL, Tech30) did so with its 1984 Super … [Read more...]

Disposable Email Services Product to be rolled out on Discard.Email

Appfield.net is a German technology services provider that is rolling out a new product, Discard.email. The product is a disposable email service that will let users use their own domain name if they wish. Of course it is hard business out there competing with the likes of Gmail and Yahoo. The service claims to be better at fighting spam and providing other features. "Users can use their own … [Read more...]

Want Your Baby To Have A Unique Name ? Do you have an extra $31,000 lying around to pay for it ?

Huffington Post did a story on Erfolgwelle a firm that focuses on giving your baby a unique name. They do all this for $31,000. The article lays out the process and who they bring to the table as far as their staff. From the article: Erfolgswelle is firm devoted entirely to generating unique baby names. With 14 naming experts, four historians, and 12 translators on hand -- not to mention two … [Read more...]

Russian Dating Site Hacked: 20 Million Members Info Released Including email address of Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail

Jennifer LeClaire over at CIO-Today published an article on the Russian dating site Topface being hacked by someone known as Mastermind. The website reports to have over 90 million members. From the article: “A hacker calling himself ‘Mastermind’ is claiming to be in possession of over 20 million credentials for an unnamed dating site,” Daniel Ingevaldson, CTO, Easy Solutions, a fraud … [Read more...]

Republican Net Neutrality Bills Would Strip FCC Of Its Power to Regulate The Net

Gizmodo published a piece on Republican legislation that could neuter the Federal Communications Commission, and leave consumers with no one watching their back vs the interests of telecom companies. President Obama recommended a plan that would reclassify internet providers under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, giving the government agency more authority to quash telecom giants' plans … [Read more...]

A Couple Interesting Websites Getting a lot of attention

Australia and New Zealand each have websites that our causing quite a stir,  ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com which Shane wrote about last night is on Flippa. HackersList is based out of New Zealand and they got a write up on ReadWrite.com. You can check out Shane's article about the Flippa aspect of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com here, I found an interview on Slate with the 22 year old founder, he … [Read more...]

Is Microsoft Getting Ready To Replace Internet Explorer ?

With Microsoft getting ready for a Windows 10 launch there is talk they may be scrapping Internet Explorer for a new browser with the codename Spartan. ZDNet covered the story. MicrosoftSpartan.com was registered today, not by Microsoft but by a registrant in Nepal. Other names like DownloadSpartan.com and SpartanExplorer.com were registered today. From the article: There's been talk for a … [Read more...]