Verisign To Be The Premier Sponsor At TRAFFIC

According to an announcement out today, Verisign (Nasdaq-VSRN) the registry for .Com, .Net and .Tv will be the Premier Sponsor of T.R.A.F.F.I.C. 2014 conference which will be held at the Fontainebleau Hotel, October 30- November 2. Verisign will host the biggest Welcome Party since 2004 on Thursday, October 30th at the LaCote Restaurant overlooking beautiful Miami Beach. La Cote was named … [Read more...]

Fred Krueger Exercises Option To Acquire 5 Million Shares Of Minds + Machines For 4p

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX), announced today, that Frederick Krueger, a director of the Company, has today exercised options to subscribe for 5,000,000 new Ordinary Shares at a price of 4p per new Ordinary Share. Shares of Minds + Machines closed in trading today at 9.63p, having a 52 week high of 19.38p and a 52-week Low of 5.38p. Frederick Krueger held options to subscribe for … [Read more...]

Is Microsoft the Self Appointed Sheriff of the Internet ?

Robert McMillan of Wired did an interesting piece on how Microsoft became the self appointed Sheriff of the Internet. The article starts off detailing the facts in the case of  No-IP. Apparently Microsoft had noticed that an unusually high amount of malware was going out to domain from No-IP.org. It was 7 o’clock in the morning when the knocking on Dan Durrer’s front door woke him up. His dog … [Read more...]

Flippa Reveals The Niches With The Highest Chance of Selling and a Whole Lot More

Stephen Koo wrote a piece on the Flippa blog that should be of interest to everyone looking to sell domains and websites on the platform. Flippa has gained a lot of momentum in domain only auctions since Kevin Fink has come on board and been responsible for domain only transactions. Koo points out that the niches with the highest chance of selling are the following: The Niches with the Highest … [Read more...]

When It Comes To Rightside, One Seeking Alpha Author Believes The Market Doesn’t Realize How Useful GLTDs Are And How Adoption Affects Earnings

One investor long Rightside Group Ltd (NAME) wrote a piece on Seeking Alpha that the market does not recognize how the new gtlds will affect the bottom line. The author points out how the margins are much bigger on a new gtld as opposed to something like a .com or .net registration. He also highlights the benefit of the being the house (registry). The author did put some decent work in on the … [Read more...]

Google Reports: Revenue up 20%; Pay Per Click Up 17%; Cost Per Click Down 2%: $63 Billion In The Bank

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 after the market closed today, missing slightly from what was expected send the shares down over 2% in after hours trading Google Inc. revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 were $16.52 billion, representing a 20% increase over third quarter of 2013 revenues of $13.75 … [Read more...]

Google Standing Firm on European De-Listing Requests As it Pertains to Google.com

Tech Crunch is out with a piece on Google refusing to extend the European search de-lising rules to Google.com, currently requests made can only remove the information from Google.europeancctld. So it really is a cat and mouse game being played here. You could get your de-listing request approved and no longer show in Google.de for example, but that info would be found using Google.com. So anyone … [Read more...]