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Amazon going social ?

There been some rumors about the Kindle and Amazon and social media but apart from rumors there is not much to tell about Amazons ideas and strategies. The latest 2 domain registrations couldbe purely defensive or part of a larger … Continue reading

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Microsoft registers join msm 2 domain names.

The following domain names have been registered by Microsoft yesterday : joinm2.com joinm2.net joinmsm2.com joinmsm2.net microsoft-oryxclub.com microsoft-oryxclub.net microsoftm2.com microsoftm2.net microsoftmm.com microsoftmm.net Makes sense ? No Any clues ? Nope, they just forward to MS BING. Defensive registrations ? Couldbe.  So … Continue reading

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Google acquires NextNewMusic .com domain name and infinitepowerup. com

I have no idea why Google acquired NEXTNEWMUSIC.COM and i have no idea why Google got themselfs infinitepowerup.com. But they prolly have an extremly good reason for this. After all they also acquired barelymichael.com (makes sense) and barelyben.com (makes sense) and barelytom.com (makes sense) and … Continue reading

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General Motors registers end of the world domain name, worldendstoday. com

Talk about positive thinking Two days ago General Motors registers worldendstoday.com. Really makes you wonder why ? If it is purely as a defensive registration then it is for sure a weird one. Or is this domain name registration due to … Continue reading

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Microsoft acquires skypeclouddrive. com and skypemusicplayer. com domain names. And a bunch more like crmstories. com.

Microsoft always on the move MS freshly acquired  the following domain names : ieliulanqi.com microsoftclouddrive.com microsoftmusiccloud.com microsoftmusicdrive.com microsoftvideoplayer.com office365force.com skypeclouddrive.com skypemusicplayer.com I wonder if MS pays these registrants or just have their lawyers send a C&D letter. UDRP perhaps ? … Continue reading

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Amazon registers mp3clouddrive. com domain name.

Well since Amazon is already in the cloud i assume this is a defensive registration. I am kinda amazed that the domain name was up for grabs for a reg fee. On the otherhand it is not the greatest domain … Continue reading

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Microsoft registers mortracking.com domain name. what is a MOR anyways ?

Yep one of the more puzzling questions of today. Atleast it made me wonder what MOR stands for Currently the domain redirects to Bing.com MOR could stand for : Mathematics of Operations Research Middle of the road Management of Risk … Continue reading

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Microsoft registers msgxc.com

Not sure if this is related to the fact the Microsoft stopped doing the Keynote speeches at CES but Microsoft registered 2 domain names today. msgxc.com msgxc.net Usually the MS GXC is related to the E3. The domains are currently … Continue reading

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Microsoft registers the domain name salescallcringe.com

And Microsoft also registers salescallcringe.net. Does it make sense ? No just like skypeseks.com it does not make much sense at all. Perhaps their call sales make people cringe. But don’t they all ? My guess wouldbe these registrations are defensive. … Continue reading

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Google register the domain name GoogleMega.com

Looks like a defensive registration to me. I assume Google Mega is linked to the Google Mega Sitelinks that has been active for a few now.  On the otherhand it couldbe linked to another mega project google is working on … Continue reading

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