Directi Rolls out Ringo.co

Directi has rolled out a new service called Ringo described as a new international calling app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone device. Ringo is an international calling app that uses a unique call flow to provide best-in-class call quality at costs lower than other popular calling apps. Ringo calls do not use the Internet, wifi or data and are instead use regular phone lines. Ringo is unlike … [Read more...]

After Spending $5 Million For its Brand, JD.com $1.9 Billion IPO Hits Wall Street This Week

  JD.com is going public this week as it IPO hits Wall Street. It was just a year ago in March 2013 that we told you, China’s” leading direct B2C e-commerce company”, Jingdong , who was operating as 360buy.com, purchased re-branded as JD.com. In February we found out the company may have paid as much as $5 Million for JD.com. The company is trying to sell $1.9 Billion dollars … [Read more...]

FCC proposes new ‘net neutrality’ rules

FCC in 3 to 2 vote agrees to advance proposal for new Net Neutrality. So now the FCC is proposing  new Internet rules that would make it illegal for  broadband providers to  block or slow down websites but allow them to strike deals with content companies for preferential treatment. (Reuters) - U.S. telecommunications regulators on Thursday formally proposed new "net neutrality" rules that may … [Read more...]

Acquired In 2009 As Part of $96 Million Purchase, Getty Images Launches Photos.com

  Getty Images officially launched Photos.com, more than five years after they acquired the domain as part of its acquisition of Jupitermedia Corporation (“Jupitermedia”) (NASDAQ: JUPM) We reported back in February of 2009 that Jupitermedia Corporation (“Jupitermedia”) (NASDAQ: JUPM) sold  Jupiter Images Corporation (“Jupiterimages”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jupitermedia, to … [Read more...]

What Do PitBull & Juan Calle & John Ferber Have In Common? They Will All Be Speaking At eMerge In Miami

What do Pitbull and Juan Calle of .Co and John Ferber of DomainHoldings.com have in Common? They will all be speaking this week at the eMerge Americas Techweek being held in Miami otherwise known as the Magic City. eMerge Americas Techweek is described as "where entrepreneurs and tech tycoons alike meet for a week long celebration of all things tech, our approach is to bring together the … [Read more...]

Cannabis Capital Acquires WebCongress.com In A Deal Valued At $25 Million

Cannabis Capital Corp. (OTCBB: CBCA) announce today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WebCongress, Inc.. The package deal is valued at over $25 Million, based on CBCA's current share price, and consists of a combination of cash, shares, and management fees. This is an actual operating business and not just a domain name. Cannabis Capital Corp will retain the current … [Read more...]

Turkey May Leave the World Wide Web

Turkey is looking at leaving the world wide web for its own protocol I can say I have thought for a long time we will eventually see the balkanization of the Internet. The net has become to vital in so many aspects of life that we continue to have global agreement. We do not see universal agreement in the offline world so its not a surprise if the online world mimics the offline. Not let me say I … [Read more...]