WHOIS Blackout Period Likely Starting in May

April 21, 2018 admin 0

What do you do when you want to look up the owner of a domain name? You probably perform a “WHOIS search” to find out the owner’s name and contact information. The WHOIS system, which makes certain domain registration data publicly available, is an invaluable research tool for trademark owners […]

SmugMug acquires Flickr from Yahoo

April 21, 2018 admin 0

SmugMug, a photo-sharing service for consumer and professional photographers has acquired Flickr, the two companies announced this afternoon. Flickr was sold by parent company Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon that includes companies like Yahoo and AOL. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Flickr and SmugMug will not merge but […]

SmugMug acquires Flickr

April 20, 2018 admin 0

Two photo-sharing services are teaming up, as SmugMug buys Flickr from Verizon’s digital media subsidiary Oath. USA Today broke the news and interviewed SmugMug CEO Don MacAskill, who said he hopes to revitalize Flickr. At the same time, he said he’s still figuring out his actual plans: “It sounds silly […]

How to make Android use the DNS server of your choice

April 20, 2018 admin 0

It’s not a huge stretch to say that without the domain name system, the internet as we know it would be practically unusable. With domain names being as important as they are, the servers we use to look them up form a critical part of our internet experience. For users […]

Featured Snippets: A Data Driven Way to Rank Faster

April 20, 2018 admin 0

If SEO were an Olympic sport, it would be race walking. Everyone is after that first place slot – but it’s a long, slow, and strategic path to getting there. By now, just about every marketer knows the basics of how to rank. Find and target the right keywords. Create […]

Kaspersky publishes open letter revealing Twitter banned its ads

April 20, 2018 admin 0

(Reuters) — Twitter Inc. said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company’s business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing U.S. government claims that Kaspersky has ties to Russian intelligence agencies. Twitter confirmed the ban in an email to Reuters after Kaspersky […]