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Microsoft acquires piggybank domain names.

Microsoft acquires piggybank domain names. Microsoft, the company with a record of registering weird domain names. Their latest additions : nationalpiggybank.com nationalpiggybank.net nationalpiggybank.us Now the previous owner is no stranger to Microsoft judging this case study. http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000008226 Still it is … Continue reading

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HP registers sleazydomain. com domain name

I am actually suprised the domain name was not registered. The was registered back in 2005 and led the live of a parked domain name and was dropped a year later. Why HP got the domain name and what they … Continue reading

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Microsoft registers firefoxwithmsn.com domain names.

Microsoft registers firefoxwithmsn.com domain names. Fire, water, fire, water.. Internet explorer, firefox. I doubt the latest zeroday exploits for Internet Explorer decide the MS to team up with Firefox for MSN but an odd registration it is. As per usual … Continue reading

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Google acquires Quick Office and rebrands it to Google Q Office ?

13 hours ago Google acquired an APP for mobile documents and looking at the domain name registrations i think Google is going to rebrand it to Google Q Office or Google Quick Office. Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft … Continue reading

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Microsoft working on spatiotemporal scales… say what ? Oh first MS is gonna finish terrestrial carbon…..

So Microsoft registered the following domain names. madingleymodel.com madingleymodel.net madingleymodel.org msrccp.com msrccp.net office16.net At first i thought Microsoft was going into the model business. After all Windows 8 looks like one big fail to me so it is only natural … Continue reading

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Domain name registrations by 3M, MS, Sony and a few others.

Let’s start off with 3M who acquired CodeRyte yesterday for an undisclosed price.  And they got the domain names to boot.I wonder why they are all not resolving but i guess they are for future use.  CodeRyte helps physicians and coders deliver … Continue reading

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Microsoft entering the ultra notebook market with the Gana 3 Ultrabook ?

I have no idea. Microsoft never makes it easy to guess what they are doing when they register domain names. Their latest registrations : 120segundos.net gana3ultrabooks.com gana3ultrabooks.net The .com points to a plesk webpage, wich means they need to configure … Continue reading

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Microsoft registers spammersaid. com domain name. Which side are these guys on anyways ?

So 2 days ago MS registered : spammersaid.com spammersaid.net xboxfl.com xboxfl.net Now does it read spammers aid or does it read spammer said ? It’s one of those names that i wouldn’t mind to see a hyphen being used.  And … Continue reading

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Microsoft registers boredtodeathgame. com , sounds boring for sure.

Self reflection at Microsoft. Perhaps they realized that the last Fable game was boring people to death. Or is it a new game called bored to death ? Doesn’t sound very exciting for sure. The show called Bored to Death … Continue reading

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So why exactly did Microsoft acquire menssuits. org ?

Microsoft is known for many things but not exactly for running a mens suit business. I noticed earlier this month that the registrant information changed. The registrant changed to a privacy protect handle. I had a feeling that Microsoft was … Continue reading

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