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My-Apps Secures $1.5M From Russia's Life Group To Build A WordPress For Apps

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There are any number of ‘apps builders’ out there, from Appbreeder, Buzztouch, Apps-builder, Appsbar and Mobileappwizard (you get the drift), and even Apple has patented a tool for simple apple building. However, few have received VC backing, which is why it’s notable that My-Apps.com has secured $1.5 million investment from...
My-Apps Secures $1.5M From Russia's Life Group To Build A WordPress For Apps
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Demand Media Will Be The First $1 Billion Tech IPO Since Google -- Here's Why

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This fall, Demand Media will likely become the first $1 billion plus tech IPO since Google. Of course Demand has been killing it for four years now. The snapshot from Alexa below show's ehow.com's inexorable rise from Alexa global ranking below 800 to an Alexa ranking of 144 over the...
Demand Media Will Be The First $1 Billion Tech IPO Since Google -- Here's Why

Last chance to take 2012 Domain Name Wire survey

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12 hours left to take this year’s domain industry survey. Time is running out to take the seventh annual Domain Name Wire survey. The survey, which asks users to answer questions about domain name registrars, domain parking, and expired domains, concludes January 31. Results will be published in February. Participants...
Last chance to take 2012 Domain Name Wire survey

GoDaddy Outage Takes Down Millions Of Sites

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According to many customers, sites hosted by major web host and domain registrar GoDaddy are down. According to the official GoDaddy Twitter account the company is aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Although the service Down For Everyone Or Just Me the GoDaddy company website is down...
GoDaddy Outage Takes Down Millions Of Sites

GoDaddy and customers go down in apparent online attack

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An unknown number of sites that use online services from domain registrar GoDaddy.com have been knocked offline today. A member of the activist group Anonymous is claiming responsibility for an attack targeting and overloading the company’s servers. Sites reporting problems include Zipline Games and the newly launched ThingsWeStart site, featured on...
GoDaddy and customers go down in apparent online attack

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Demand Media expands domain registrar with Name.com purchase
GoDaddy acquires mobile website building app M.dot

Microsoft disrupts Nitol botnet, including strain that hijacked PC cameras and mics

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Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit just conducted “Operation b70,” a strike against the botnet known as Nitol and more than 500 strains of malware — including one that hijacked the microphone and video camera of users’ computers. The malware network was associated with the domain, 3322.org. Microsoft was able to block...
Microsoft disrupts Nitol botnet, including strain that hijacked PC cameras and mics

GoDaddy: thousands of websites down after domain registrar hacked

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A member of the Anonymous collective claims responsibility for hacking the internet's largest domain registrarGoDaddy, the internet's largest domain registrar, was hacked on Monday morning by a member of the Anonymous hacking group. Although it was not clear how many websites were affected, "DNS" or Domain Name System, "GoDaddy" and...
GoDaddy: thousands of websites down after domain registrar hacked

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The Ten Most Likely M&A Deals In Online Video

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Editor’s note: Guest author Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the founder and CEO of video site WatchMojo. Below are his picks for the ten most likely M&A deals in online video. Previously, he wrote a series if posts about the state of online video (Part I, II, III, and IV). Which...
The Ten Most Likely M&A Deals In Online Video

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Hackers steal over $12,000 of Bitcoins from transaction broker Bitinstant

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG, INTC)

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Good morning! Here's what you need to know: Marissa Mayer has made a very important move: She's recreating all of Yahoo's email products. Apple is testing designs for its TV. Apple's first professional fanboy, Guy Kawasaki, has ditched the iPhone and fallen in love with the Android.  Domain registrar Go...
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Go Daddy acknowledges issues with sites, is 'working on it'

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Go Daddy looks to be having a rough one today. Users are complaining of issues with sites and email addresses tied to the popular and oft-controversial domain registrar. For the moment, GoDaddy's own site appears to be working just fine, though the company has acknowledge its woes via Twitter,...
Go Daddy acknowledges issues with sites, is 'working on it'

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FreshDirect Suffers Web Outage

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Online grocer FreshDirect’s Web site was unavailable Wednesday, an embarrassing outage over the renewal of its domain name that frustrated customers. Visitors to the company’s Web site on Tuesday and Wednesday were greeted with a generic Web page for domain registrar Network Solutions, saying the address needed to be renewed....
FreshDirect Suffers Web Outage

Demand Media Splits in Two -- Spinning Off Domain Registrar Business From Media Unit

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Demand Media said today that it planned to split its company in two parts, spinning off its domain business from its media one in a bid to better clarify the company to investors. Since it went public several years ago, there has been some level of difficulty for each...
Demand Media Splits in Two -- Spinning Off Domain Registrar Business From Media Unit

FreshDirect's Site Is Down-- No ETA On Its Return

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FreshDirect's website is down. The online grocer tells Bloomberg that it has experienced a "renewal issue" with its web address. Although the issue has been fixed, ISPs are refreshing their servers, so no one's sure when exactly the site will be back up. If you go to FreshDirect.com, you're greeted...
FreshDirect's Site Is Down-- No ETA On Its Return

New Go Daddy CEO Blake Irving Says The Commercials Need To Change (YHOO, MSFT)

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Domain registrar Go Daddy announced today that it has hired former Microsoft and Yahoo products executive Blake Irving to be its CEO. We just spent 10 minutes on the phone with Irving to discuss his hire. Here's a lightly edited version of the Q&A: Business Insider: Why join Go Daddy?...
New Go Daddy CEO Blake Irving Says The Commercials Need To Change (YHOO, MSFT)

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Pirate Bay Disarms BT Blockade Within Minutes

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Following in the footsteps of Virgin Media, Everything Everywhere, Sky Broadband, TalkTalk, BE and O2, UK ISP BT has now blocked access to The Pirate Bay. In addition to blocking domain names such as thepiratebay.se and thepiratebay.org, BT went further than expected. In response to earlier censorship attempts Pirate Bay added two new IP-addresses...
Pirate Bay Disarms BT Blockade Within Minutes

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Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts

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Before Marissa Mayer took over Yahoo last summer, the company's most recent product boss was a guy named Blake Irving. Irving ran Yahoo product for a couple years. Before that, he was known for helping Microsoft establish itself on the Internet. Today, Irving is the CEO of domain registrar GoDaddy....
Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts

US Treasury issues guidance on virtual currencies, but regulatory details remain unclear

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FinCEN, the Financial Crimes Network of the US Treasury, has turned its attention to virtual currencies after releasing a new guidance note on the management and usage of virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Facebook Credits and others. However, precise details of its scope of regulation remain undefined. There’s been a marked increase in...
US Treasury issues guidance on virtual currencies, but regulatory details remain unclear

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Why Isn't ICANN Speaking Out Against ICE/DOJ Domain Seizures?

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Following the feds seizing bodog.com, Mark Jeftovic from EasyDNS wrote a really interesting post pointing out just how insane these domain seizures are. He focused on the fact that Bodog was run outside of the US, hosted outside the US, and the domain registrar was even outside the US. Thus,...
Why Isn't ICANN Speaking Out Against ICE/DOJ Domain Seizures?
No More Breasts, Elephants, or SOPA: How Warren Adelman Is Saving Go Daddy’s Soul
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