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Google dumps another app!

Yes, Google keeps dumping more mobile apps. After announcing it will be discontinuing the AdSense Android and iOS apps it now announced that it stopped supporting Google Trips on August 5, 2019. Google Trips has over 5 million installs on Android devices. The Google Trips app helped you organize your essential info in one place […]

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Tucows reported Q2 2019 results

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. All figures are in U.S. dollars. “The second quarter of 2019 was highlighted by year-over-year growth in revenue and gross margin as our domains and Ting Mobile businesses continued to generate strong cash flows to invest in our long-term […]

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GoDaddy reported Q2 2019 earnings

GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 and the appointment of Aman Bhutani, previously President of Brand Expedia Group, as the company’s new CEO, effective September 4th, 2019. Scott Wagner, Chief Executive Officer, has stepped down for health reasons. “It has been a great privilege to lead GoDaddy […]

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Neustar to operate .us extension until 2029

Today, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced it awarded to Neustar a contract to continue operating the .us registry for 10 more years. The announcement says that Neustar will continue to operate the .us registry at no cost to the federal government. The cost is actually the big yearly profit Neustar earns for operating […]

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Google will discontinue the AdSense Android and iOS apps

Google is planning some changes on how publishers access their AdSense accounts. More than a third of the users access AdSense from mobile devices. With this in mind, Google has reviewed its mobile strategy and will be focusing its investment on the AdSense mobile web interface and sunsetting the current iOS and Android apps. By […]

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MMX launches adult domain name trademark protection service

MMX announced its new service “for trademark holders seeking to protect their brand identity across its adult portfolio of TLDs from the increasing trend of domain name abuse including website phishing and malware.” Branded AdultBlock and AdultBlock+ the products have been designed to allow trademark holders to block the registration of their trademarks, as well […]

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CentralNic acquires Hexonet/1API for up to €10 million

CentralNic Group PLC (AIM: CNIC) announced it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire all shares in Hexonet, an international platform for resellers of domain names, for up to €10.0 million, subject to customary net cash and working capital adjustments (the “Acquisition”). Hexonet comprises Hexonet GmbH, Germany, and Mediasiren Advertising, Inc., Canada, and their […]

Read more re-names to DAN.COM and launches Domain Automation Network with IBM re-names to DAN.COM and introduces the blockchain powered Domain Automation Network in partnership with IBM. Amsterdam-based company Undeveloped BV announced the launch of DAN.COM: the Domain Automation Network. With the Domain Automation Network, Undeveloped claims “it solves the most significant problems in the domain industry by creating a new backend infrastructure to handle both […]

Read more domain name sells for $30 million in cash

MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, today announced that it has sold the domain name for $30 million in cash in a transaction facilitated by GoDaddy and consummated on May 30, 2019. The domain name has subsequently been used by to launch its new blockchain-based social […]

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