Alarm.com Went Public Today & is Up Over 20%

Alarm.com went public today in a IPO at $14 a share which gives the company a market valuation of about $627.9 million. However shares are currently trading at almost $17 a share over 20% higher than the IPO price. The ticker symbol is “ALRM”. The company reported more than 2.3 million subscribers. The company reported a net profit of $13.5 million last year, compared with $4.5 … [Read more...]

Russian Govt Blocks The Way Back Machine: Still Sure The US Should Give Away ICANN?

According to GlobalVoicesOnline.org, the Russian government has blocked the Wayback Machine, which allows users to view archived webpages to see how domain sites looked like in the past. According to the website Rublacklist.net (a censorship-monitoring project operated by the Russian Pirate Party), the entire domain and IP address for the Internet Archive was added on June 23, 2015, to Russia's … [Read more...]

World Poker Tour Bought For $12.3M in 2009 Sold for $35 Million Cash

According to PokerNews.com, bwin.party sold the The World Poker Tour (WPT) to Ourgame International Holdings Ltd. for $35 million cash. Ourgame International Holdings Ltd. is a Hong Kong-listed corporation with over 500 million users and has a market cap on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of around $707 million. bwin.party acquired the WPT in 2009 for $12.3 million. "World Poker Tour is … [Read more...]

Overstock Buys 3 Domains & 3 Social Net Handles For 150 Bitcoins

Exclusive to TheDomains.com: Overstock bought three domain names and three social media handles for 150 bitcoins, in December 2014, which at the time were valued at $50,000 ($380 per BTC) from Anonymous Media LLC. which is a/k/a Dotted.in Overstock bought the domain names O.ly,  O.vu and  O.cr as well as the social networking handles of  twitter.com/O; vimeo.com/O and O.tumblr.com for 150 … [Read more...]

How The Internet Will Change

Fox News and their "Tech Take" sat down with Amish Shah of SierraMaya 360. The talk deals mostly with the Internet of Things and how the Internet will change. Shah starts out talking about smart houses and then moves on to smart cars, mentioning the Apple iCar which you can read more about here. Shah moved on to talking about things like 3D printing and refrigerators that order … [Read more...]

Report: Bitgold, Inc. Purchases GoldMoney.com for Nearly $52M

According to CoinTelegraph.com, BitGold has just acquired Goldmoney.com for CA$51.9 million (US$42.3 million), incorporating more than 135K of the website’s “gold bugs,” or gold-hoarding enthusiasts". "Founded in 2001 by James Turk...Goldmoney is a service that allows users to trade and safely store their gold assets, controlling over CA$1.5 billion worth of precious metals in their storage … [Read more...]

Report: 4 Million AdultFriendFinder.com Members Personal Information Stolen

click2houston.com, is reporting that the personal information from as many as four million members of AdultFriendFinder.com may have been stolen. The information includes the sexual preference, marital status and other personal data, like dates of birth and email addresses. According to the story, the site boasts 64 million members, but it’s not known which of those had their information … [Read more...]