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Microsoft to Buy Linkedin for $26B

Linkedin has always been one of my favorite social networks. I’m hoping that they don’t change much. But today, Microsoft announced they are buying them for $26 billion dollars!  Below is the official press release: REDMOND, Wash., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, … Continue reading

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Local Sites With Revenue Over $1M Annually

I just ran across an interesting PDF that lists local / niche news sites, listing their annual revenue.  Revenue for local news / feature sites has been a challenge for the news industry as well as for domain name investors.  … Continue reading

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No Daddy – No Godaddy Superbowl Ad This Year.

Adage Magazine and other media outlets have reported that Godaddy is sitting out this year’s Superbowl. They’ve been advertising on it since 2005 so it’s a disappointment to the domain name industry. We have a lot to thank them for. … Continue reading

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Google Starts Holding Company and Uses ABC.XYZ

Huge Win for the New Generic Top Level Domain, .xyz Google made a big announcement today that will certainly benefit the world of new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs). They have started a new holding company called “Alphabet” and are … Continue reading

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