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ICANN Shuts Down Domain Registry Allegedly Run by ‘Spam King’

Written on
November 25th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has shut down the domain registry business of Dynamic Dolphin, citing its “failure to disclose that Scott Richter was the CEO, director, and Secretary of the registrar since 2012″ and “the registrar’s failure to disclose Scott Richter’s felony conviction.” According ... more...

The Top 5 Things Publishers Need To Be Doing To Survive

Written on
October 16th 2013
Author
Nick Lynch

ADOTAS — The conversation about the future of print in the digital age has reached a dire tone, with traditional print companies scrambling to find relevance and revenue. But with the acquisition of The Washington Post by Jeff Bezos earlier this year, all eyes have been on his next moves. ... more...

AFAIK: RAPP, infogr.am, iAcquire

Written on
April 26th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Here’s what jumped out of my Inbox on this fine Friday: RAPP, a leading multichannel marketing agency network, has hired Lesley McDonald as SVP Group Account Director. In her new position, Lesley will be responsible for the leadership and growth of RAPP’s clients across the agency’s U.S. network. Lesley joins ... more...

Another Bad Quarter Dooms Groupon Founder Mason

Written on
March 1st 2013
Author
Adotas

Via The Washington Post: People of Groupon, After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO of Groupon, I’ve decided that I’d like to spend more time with my family. Just kidding – I was fired today. If you’re wondering why… you haven’t been paying attention. From controversial metrics in ... more...

‘Never Forget’: How The Web Helps

Written on
September 11th 2012
Author
Adotas

Many of the social media tools that we take for granted today to help us create community, conversation and catharsis were, at best, vague ideas in 2001. In the eleven years since 9/11, the Web has become the place that a vast number of people turn to in moments ... more...

Media Coalition Acquires Bargain-Hunting Search Engine Find n Save

Written on
November 18th 2011
Author
Sarah Novotny

ADOTAS – A group of newspaper publishers and other media companies, which includes The Hearst Corporation, are collaborating to sell more ad space, focusing on users looking for online deals. Eight companies have come together as a joint venture and have acquired Find n Save, a search engine focused on discount ... more...

Yahoo pins hopes on display, expects 400 layoffs

Written on
August 3rd 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS — The FCC is asking Google, Apple and AT&T questions about Google Voice app iPhone rejection The government has sent letters to all three, and asking why Apple rejected the voice application and what role did AT&T play in the decision.  It’s part of a broader effort by the Federal Communications ... more...

Apture scores funding

Written on
March 17th 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS — Apture, an in-text media links service, has raised $4.1 million in Series A financing. Led by Clearstone Venture Partners, the financing also included Angel investors Beau Vrolyk, former Managing Director at Warburg Pincus, Paul Maritz, CEO of VMWare, and Steve Taylor, former Executive Vice President of the Boston Globe, ... more...