Thoughts on the Radio Shack domain list and auction

After all these years, Radio Shack is being liquidated. The auction for the Radio Shack portfolio of domain names is being handled by Hilco Streambank; the domain list includes 296 domain names. For a potential brand buyer, the domains related to the Radio Shack name are definitely part of the … [Read more...]

Uniregistry : Sequential WHOIS shield emails attract unscrupulous spammers

I never had any issues with Uniregistry that were not dealt with swiftly. As part of a group of people that beta-tested the domain registry platform before its launch, I assisted with the initial round of debugging its processes. As a systems analyst and UX professional, I made suggestions about … [Read more...]

Verify domain ownership before placing a bid on a domain auction

I'm an impulsive domain buyer, and I've made that clear in every venue or domain forum that I participate at. When a great deal is presented, time is often of the essence. As much as one must seize an opportunity, the associated risk can be costly. Imagine bidding on, and winning a domain … [Read more...]

Adobe Photoshop is now 25 years old

Adobe Photoshop ranks among the most widely used graphics applications in the world, and is an industry standard tool for graphic designers. Officially rolled out as a commercial application for the Macintosh on February 19, 1990, Photoshop is now 25 years old. I first saw version 2.5 at the … [Read more...]

Do we need yet another Domain Conference?

Howard Neu announced THE Domain Conference yesterday, to be held during September 26-29 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Those of us that know Howard for quite some time now, take this announcement as a serious move in the domain conference market; as a co-founder of TRAFFIC along with Rick Schwartz, … [Read more...]