The Internet has passed newspapers and now trails only TV as the most popular source for news according to a new report from the respected Pew Research Center. In just the past year, the web’s mindshare among news consumers soared from 24% to 40%. Pew says the web is also rapidly overtaking TV and has already caught up among those under 30.
The final weekly domain sales report for 2008 is now out at DNJournal.com. Moniker closed a $275,000 sale that took the lead position on our new Top 20 chart and the AfternicDLS weighed in with a solid 6-figure sale of their own to claim the runner-up spot. Sedo had the most overall chart entries sweeping 12 of the 20 positions.
Ari Goldberger Called It 3 Years Ago: New Data Shows WIPO Cases Have Doubled Since the Current Domain Boom Began
A new analysis of WIPO cases shows that the number of domain disputes has doubled over the past five years. The reasons are being debated but one of our expert commentators predicted it was coming several years ago. We have his explanation of why it was bound to happen.
Comics.com Plays a Key Role in the Comic Strip Industry’s Bid to Survive by Migrating from Print to the Web
Yet another institution from traditional media, the venerable comic strip, is looking to the web for salvation as its current distribution platform, the daily newspaper, continues to crumble. A great generic domain name, Comics.com, is playing a key role in this drama.
The geodomain industry’s premier event will be moving to the West Coast in 2009 for a spring time conference that will close the weekend before the next T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference opens in Silicon Valley. This will allow California visitors to take in two major events in the same week.