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Rick Schwartz is on the warpath. In an exclusive interview for our new August newsletter previewing the Sept. 23-26 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference in New York, Schwartz laid into cyber squatters, PPC companies, registrars and even "show fatigue". Find out why he has taken off the gloves. [...] Continue reading
A prominent newspaper columnist has abruptly quit because he said sports journalism has become "entirely a website business." Jay Mariotti, who also appears on ESPN, said of the sinking newspaper industry ship, "I don't want to go down with it.'' [...] Continue reading
A new feature in Microsoft's latest browser, Internet Explorer 8, (released in beta yesterday) could spell trouble for their arch-rival Google. Here how "InPrivate Browsing" could short circuit Google's plan to get even bigger through display advertising. [...] Continue reading
Two of the best-known figures in the domain industry are heading back to college this fall even though they both already hold doctorate degrees. Here's our exclusive report on Harvard's new BMOCs (Big Men On Campus). [...] Continue reading
Two well-known domain companies have filled key executive positions by naming new Vice Presidents. Stephen Douglas joins WhyPark.com as VP of Business Development and Sam Nunez moves from Oversee.net to Sedo to become VP of Product Management. [...] Continue reading
The usual summer doldrums were sent packing again this week as a quartet of huge six-figure sales led another banner outing for the domain aftermarket. Two of those transactions rank among the ten biggest sales of the year, weighing in at $800,000 and $579,900 respectively. [...] Continue reading
Ed on train in UK I am writing this post from our first class coach on the train from Scotland to London on the last leg of the UK section of our travels before heading for Europe. The train has free high speed wifi on board so my wife Lois, Daughter Sasha and [...] Continue reading