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Archive News 2014  May

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Counterfeiters Using Google Adwords is a Big Problem

Randy Pickard made a guest post on Search Engine Land that took a look at all the counterfeiters buying ads on Google that trick consumers into buying knock off goods. The article looked at a few categories, one being prom dresses. From the article: Among the websites buying AdWords sponsored ads for [prom dress] [...] Continue reading


Yahoo Set To Launch Their Answer To You Tube

AdAge did an article on the launch of the Yahoo answer to You Tube. One of the selling points to publishers seems to be a revenue split higher than what Google offers You Tube publishers. Exclusivity will also not be required so content creators can be utilizing both sites. One point of contention centered [...] Continue reading

The Frager Factor

Google’s Right To Be Forgotten Form Gets 12,000 Submissions

Domain Shane

Domain Flips and Flops:,,,

Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with recent data courtesy of DN Journal and historical data from NameBio. Flips – Sold recently for $15,000 at Sedo, vs $1,250 in 2011 at Sedo. Developed in German, with its screenshot below, and a Google translation of their homepage as [...] Continue reading


North Korea bans dot .Ninja domains as ‘dangerous’ to national security

The government of North Korea has banned access to the newly introduced dot .Ninja domain names, as ‘dangerous to national security.‘ Political circles in Pyongyang confirmed that dot .Ninja is the first and only gTLD to be banned in North Korea, per the orders given by the North Korean ruler, Kim Jong-un. “Supreme leader, Kim [...] Continue reading

Morgan Linton

Email Hacks – Quick Tip To Tame Your Inbox

Let’s be honest, email takes up a lot of our time. It really doesn’t matter what industry you are in, email is there, and there’s a good chance you’ll be getting emails all day, every day, well, forever. Here’s the problem, it can be easy to spend time every day archiving or deleting mail from [...] Continue reading


Telegeography’s Submarine Cable Map Now Lets You Link to Specific Cables or Landing Points

TeleGeography's Submarine Cable Map – A link listing of all the Djibouti cables.Want to easily show people where a specific submarine cable goes? Or what cables terminate in a particular location? Last year I wrote about Telegeography's cool interactive submarine cable map that can be found at and how useful it is to understand [...] Continue reading

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