Google: We Know When Domain Names Change Ownership  Search Engine Roundtable

Aaseesh from the Google Webmaster Trends Analysts team said in a Google Webmaster Help thread that Google understands when a domain name changes ...


Google Search Console Stops Testing Domain Property?  Search Engine Roundtable

Did Google end their beta test of Domain Property, the feature that aims at simplifying property sets in the Google Search Console. The help document Google ...


GoDaddy Marking New gTLD as a "Premium Domain"  DomainInvesting.com

Almost a year ago, I shared a video from GoDaddy that explains what a premium domain name is. The video is shown as a pop-up when a searched domain ...


The solar marketing revolution you've never heard of: New top-level domains  Solar Power World

By Sara Carbone, freelance copywriter at Create Velocity Solar marketing can be tough. Contractors are working to differentiate themselves in a crowded.


AMSBIO's experimental cell lines help enhance search for new CAR T therapies  News-Medical.net

AMSBIO has added new experimental cell lines to its CAR T cell research range.


Commission to revoke British .eu domains after Brexit  EURACTIV

The European Commission plans to revoke all .eu domain name registrations belonging to British registrars after the UK's withdrawal from the European Union, ...


BRS Media's dotFM Releases Ranking of Top .FM Sites and Brands, .FM Top 100 Hits of 2018  Daily American Online

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media ...


Why does Google show mysterious art when searching two random 4-letter words!  The Next Web

If you type in two strings of random 4-letter words (like "fjdu apld"), Google Images shows some mysterious art. We tried to find out why.


Online casino group leaks information on 108 million bets, including user details  ZDNet

Server is now down but is unclear if the cloud provider took it down and if the parent company knows it leaked users details in the first place.


How to Write for Users & Search Engines in 2019  Search Engine Journal

Want to write *content* that makes people talk and gets your site to the top of search results? These five types of *content* can help you.


Off-Page SEO Strategies: Hidden Factors That Impact Search Visibility  Business 2 Community

In a world of data-driven marketing strategies and software that can measure the most minor digital activities on a website, businesses long for deeper ...


Accelerated mobile pages: Are they worth it?  Search Engine Land

Google's mobile-first index has officially been unveiled and you may have received a notification from Google Search Console that some of your websites are ...


Data For Over 108 Million Users Leaked By iGaming Operator  casinowebsitesNews

Confidential details of more than 108 million bets had been laid open to public, including personal information of customers and their financial transactions.


Beyond experts: Jobs, tasks, and skills for a data driven Future of Work  ZDNet

Understanding and keeping track of the relationship between jobs, tasks and skills is essential for the future of work. If current efforts fall short, how can we do ...


Google Introduces the .Page Domain Name Extension  Search Engine Journal

Google Registry has introduced a new domain name extension, .page, which is now available for webmasters to register.


Davos: the stage is set for Jair Bolsonaro  The Global Domains News

Davos – a prelude to the world economic forum At the world economic forum in Davos, heads of state and business leaders improve, according to the motto “the ...


Over 100 million online casino transactions exposed  CalvinAyre.com

An online casino group based in Cyprus and the Caribbean island of Curaçao left information on 108 million bets exposed on its server.


Here Are The Tools And Methods We Used To Map A Macedonian Fake News Network And The People Behind It  Lead Stories

Sherlock Holmes had his magnifying glass. Hercule Poirot relied on his "little grey cells". But the 21st century internet detective needs more than that to catch the ...


More than 100 million online betting transactions leaked  Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

An online casino group based in Cyprus and Curaçao has leaked information on more than 108 million bets, including personal details, deposits and ...


Do Exact Match Domains Still Work Anymore?  Search Engine Journal

Exact match domains were once incredibly valuable for SEO, delivering great rankings and traffic. But do EMDs still work today? Let's explore.


Google on Ranking Power of Keyword Domains  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller settled a long running debate as to whether keywords in the domain name matter. He also provided four insights about choosing domain ...


Exact Match Domains: How To Price These High-Value Assets  Forbes

The exact-match domain industry is healthier than ever before thanks to several factors.


Google Search Console experiments with domain properties  Search Engine Land

Google is testing a new feature in Google Search Console to at least partially replace the old property sets feature with a new “domain properties” feature.


Exact-Match Domain Names And Why Investors Value Them  Forbes

Your website's domain name is the digital real estate your entire brand is built upon. Great domains are easy to remember, type in and share. With thousands of ...


How to use domain names for marketing  Search Engine Land

Although many small businesses do just fine with using one domain name, companies of all sizes can certainly benefit from registering multiple domain names ...


As Buyers Move Away From Private Auctions, How Should Publishers Adapt?  AdExchanger

“The Sell Sider” is a column written by the sell side of the digital media community. Today's column is written by Sara Badler, senior vice president of ...


Google opens developer preview of AMP URLs showing publisher domain names  Search Engine Land

A big publisher frustration with AMP has been that their own domains don't display in the URLs when people click on AMP results from Google Search. Google ...


Why abandoned domain names are so dangerous  CSO Online

Email holds the keys to the kingdom. All your password resets go through email, and abandoning an old domain name makes it easy for attackers to re-register ...


Google Rolls Out ‘.new’ Domains as Shortcuts for Creating G Suite Files  Search Engine Journal

Google has created '.new' domains that people can use as a quick way to create new G Suite files.


Google Explains What to Do if You’ve Acquired a Domain With Bad History  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller has provided some guidance on what site owners should do if they've acquired a domain with bad history attached to it. This topic came ...


Google Asks SEOs if Domain Changes Result in Loss of Traffic  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller recently put a call out for feedback from SEOs, asking whether site owners should fear a loss in traffic when changing domains.


Create documents instantly with Google's .new domain  TechRadar

Google has made it easier to create new documents with its .new domain that works across all of its productivity tools.


What is domain name? - Definition from WhatIs.com  TechTarget

A domain name locates an organization or other entity on the Internet. For example, the domain name "www.totalbaseball.com" locates an Internet address for ...


Domain Name Do's And Don'ts  Forbes Now

In today's globally connected world, it's great to have a fabulous product, *service*, or idea….but it's not enough. Unless you build a product the world simply can't ...


Google has transferred ‘duck.com’ domain to competitor DuckDuckGo  9to5Google

Google owns a lot of domains for a variety of reasons, but one that has caused headaches for some people has been the domain “duck.com.” Now, Google has ...


Why Google's .app Launch Will Impact Your Business  Forbes

There's an undercurrent of change happening in the tech community that could impact every single business in how it establishes and grows its brand in a digital ...


How To Use Your Dead Competitor Domains To Build Quality Links  Search Engine People

The nature of business is the strong survive and the weak fold, or give up and try something different. But there's gold in the millions of links to non-trading ...


How to Register a Domain Name for Your Website  PCMag UK

Every business needs a website, and the first step is registering a domain name. Our primer will tell you all you need to know to get the job done.


Look-Alike Domains and Visual Confusion  Krebs on Security

How good are you at telling the difference between domain names you know and trust and impostor or look-alike domains? The answer may depend on how ...


Are your ads pointing to the right domain? Here’s a script to find out.  Search Engine Land

Luckily, there's a perfectly easy way to deal with human error: automation! I'd like to share a script that will help you stay on top of the domains being used in your ...


Why the Public Directory of Domain Names Is About to Vanish  Chatham House

The WHOIS *service* has run into the legal landmine of European data regulation, and highlighted the weakness of consensus-based internet governance in the ...


Top-Level Domain & Other Restrictions for International SEO  Search Engine Journal

The top-level domain you choose may have an impact on your website. Here's what you need to consider when choosing between ccTLDs and gTLDs for ...


Subdomains vs. Subfolders: Which Is Better for SEO & Why?  Search Engine Journal

Subdomains and subfolders both have advantages and disadvantages. Find out whether subdomains or subfolders are the better SEO option for you.


Google Starts Letting Anyone Register ‘.app’ Domains  Search Engine Journal

Google is letting anyone register domains ending in .app, a top-level domain that has been exclusive to Google since 2015.


Google is Testing a Way to Add All of a Site’s Subdomains to Search Console  Search Engine Journal

Google Search Console is testing a way for users to add all data for a site's subdomains, protocols, and subpaths.


Best domain name registrars of 2019  TechRadar

Save money and hassle by using one of these top-notch domain registrars.


How to use Cloudflare's DNS service to speed up and secure your internet  ZDNet

Cloudflare's new Domain Name System promises to both speed up your internet access and protect your privacy.


KnowBe4 Introduces Domain Doppelgänger to Help Brands Identify Malicious, Fake Web Domains  GlobeNewswire

Tampa Bay, FL, Sept. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing ...


Google Ads account admins can require multi-factor authentication for all users  Search Engine Land

Some Google Ads accounts have several users logging in at any given time. Now account owners can ensure every one of those users has enabled 2-Step ...


Google Is Letting You Register Sites Ending in .app. Here's Why That Matters To Entrepreneurs  Inc.

The search giant is targeting app creators for the top-level domain.


UK webmasters prepare for #Brexit – the EU is coming for your .eu domains  Search Engine Land

The European Commission announced that UK based companies and residents that own .EU ccTLDs will have to surrender those domain names after Brexit.


Should You Add New Domains to Your Farm’s Web Address?  Growing Produce

Tempted to add new extensions to your domain registrations? Here are a few things you should know first.


Web domain owners paid EasyDNS to cloak their contact info from sight. It was blabbed via public Whois anyway  The Register

Domain name registrar EasyDNS has 'fessed up to accidentally leaking cloaked contact details for about 1,500 domain owners in Whois query results for just ...


GoDaddy adds tool to refine domain searches with more information  Domain Name Wire

Tool gets more search data from user to suggest available domain names. A big challenge for domain name registrars is understanding what a domain searcher ...


Verisign files patent application for IDN domain searches  Domain Name Wire

Patent covers providing IDN translations and transliterations of ASCII searches. .Com registry Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) has filed a U.S. patent application (pdf) ...


With clever domain names, Buffalo attorneys have built brands - Buffalo Business First  Buffalo Business First

What's in a domain name? For a small law firm looking to attract clients in a saturated legal market such as Western New York, the right one can mean a lot.


Putting the Google Chrome URL news into perspective  Domain Name Wire

What impact could changes to Chrome have on domain names? Yesterday I wrote about a WIRED story discussing the Google Chrome team's efforts to change ...


Scammers abuse multilingual domain names  BBC News

Cyber-criminals are abusing multilingual character sets to trick people into visiting phishing websites. The non-English characters allow scammers to create ...


Multi-domain command and control is coming > US Air Force > Article Display  Air Force Link

In his remarks during this year's Air Force Association's Air, Space, and Cyber Conference in National Harber, Maryland, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L.


International SEO and search trends: How does it all work?  Search Engine Land

If your business sells internationally, then your search engine optimization (SEO) efforts need to operate around the world, and international SEO can be ...


Essential PowerShell Cmdlets For Managing Active Directory  Business.com

Active Directory and PowerShell together offer a powerful set of cmdlets to manage and automate standard domain related tasks. Here are the most useful cmd.


Google no longer lets you change domains to search different countries  The Verge

You've long been able to get localized search results by visiting Google at different domains — like google.com for the US, google.co.uk for England, ...


How to Successfully Pull Off an Enterprise-Level Site Migration  Search Engine Journal

An enterprise-level site migration requires ample planning and preparation. This guide will help ensure a safe, painless, and successful migration.


How to make Android use the DNS server of your choice  Android Police

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... by ...


12 Completely Outdated SEO Practices You Should Avoid  Search Engine Journal

Here are 12 SEO practices that used to work (to some extent), but now could do more harm than good for your brand or website.


What is an exact match domain (EMD) and how can you safely use one?  Search Engine Watch

In which we describe what an exact match domain (EMD) looks like, how they can affect search rankings and how you can use them without incurring a penalty.


Whois? Whowas. So what's next for ICANN and its vast database of domain-name owners?  The Register

Special report DNS overseer ICANN has tried to put a brave face on it but even for an organization with a self-importance that often leads it down a path to ...


How to Use DNS Analytics to Find the Compromised Domain in a Billion DNS Queries  Security Intelligence

Using unique methods of analyzing DNS data, advanced DNS analytics enables security teams to quickly and proactively find and eliminate potential threats.


Tutorial: Domain Availability Search Using GoDaddy API and PHP  Domain Name Wire

Alvin Brown provides a tutorial on using GoDaddy's API. Grab a beverage, put your “coding” hat on for the for the journey ahead. Why? Today we're tackling a ...


5 Steps to picking the perfect domain name for your retail business  Retail Dive

Did you know that there are over 1 billion live websites on the Internet? This means that when it comes to choosing a domain name for your retail business, you ...


18 Tools for Picking the Perfect Domain Name  Mashable

Choosing a domain name for your product, *service* or business can be one of the most challenging steps in establishing your online identity. While it's important ...


Google announces .dev top-level domain, open registration in February  9to5Google

At the 2018 Chrome Dev Summit, Google briefly mentioned that registration for the .dev top-level domain will be open next year.


How to change your DNS to see if Cloudflare can speed up your internet  The Verge

A couple days ago, Cloudflare launched its own DNS *service* at 1.1.1.1, promising that consumers would enjoy greater privacy and potentially faster internet if ...


Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet  Gizmodo

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names ...


WHATIS Going to Happen With WHOIS?  Motherboard

In May, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will officially go into effect. The GDPR is ostensibly a law to protect the privacy of ...


How to Do Keyword Research in 2019 for Maximum Traffic  Search Engine Journal

Keyword research isn't just about choosing high volume search terms, building links, and ranking for that single keyword alone. It is the foundation of a good ...


Mining Available Domains via GoDaddy's Watching List  Domain Name Wire

Alvin Brown shares a way to find hand-reg domains to register. I shared 3 tips to Discover Expired Domains Available at Hand-Registration Fee at the end of last ...


The GDPR In Full Effect: What Will Happen to WHOIS?  IPWatchdog.com

New privacy regulations - the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - require substantial changes to the collection and storage of data and will affect ...


Key Steps In Obtaining A Great Domain Name  Forbes Now

The right domain name for your company or product can have a huge impact on your success. Learn strategic advice on how to choose and obtain the best ...


Why Dotdash has gone from six site domains to 15  Digiday

When he unbundled his company from one to five sites, Dotdash CEO Neil Vogel was betting that specialty verticals would serve visitors and advertisers better ...


8 Smart Tips For Choosing A Winning Domain Name  Forbes

There are a number of factors you should seriously consider when brainstorming domain name ideas. Below, we give you a quick rundown of 8 tips for selecting ...


Europe dumps 300,000 UK-owned .EU domains into the Brexit bin  The Register

Brexit has hit the internet, and not in a good way. In an official statement Thursday, the European Commission announced it will cancel all 300,000 domains ...


​ICANN makes last minute WHOIS changes to address GDPR requirements  ZDNet

ICANN is trying at the 11th hour to make the Domain Name System and WHOIS legal under the GDPR. Good luck with that.


ICANN or ICAN'T? WHOIS search results in the era of GDPR  Lexology

Following the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming fully applicable on 25 May 2018, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and…


Google Treats Subdomains and Subdirectories the Same, John Mueller Says  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller this week that subdomains and subdirectories are treated the same in Google search.


UK and Australia are monitoring their domains with Have I Been Pwned  Engadget

A lot of people have used Troy Hunt's Have I Been Pwned to see if their email addresses are attached to any services that have experienced data breaches.


5 Mistakes Businesses Make with Trademarks and Brands  IPWatchdog.com

For many startup founders and business owners, your brand name will likely become a key asset of your business. However, entrepreneurs like to move rapidly.


Was There a Connection Between a Russian Bank and the Trump Campaign?  The New Yorker

In June, 2016, after news broke that the Democratic National Committee had been hacked, a group of prominent computer scientists went on alert. Reports said ...


How to change the DNS server used by your iPhone and iPad  AppleInsider

At times when websites take longer than needed to load up on an iPhone or iPad, the problem could be caused by your Internet provider's slow DNS server.


Buying a pre-owned domain? Check these 10 things first  Search Engine Land

With over 1 billion websites on the World Wide Web today, it comes as no surprise that the domain name you may want to use is already owned by someone ...


Google’s private browsing doesn’t keep your searches anonymous  Naked Security

New research has found that it doesn't matter what you do to burst out of Google's search filter bubble: you can log out of Google, then enter private browsing ...


How to set DNS nameservers in Ubuntu Server 18.04  TechRepublic

With the latest iteration of Ubuntu comes much change. Jack Wallen shows you how DNS nameserver entries are now configured for networking interfaces in ...


Facebook is separating Workplace from the main Facebook site to appease business customers concerned about security  CNBC

After Facebook suffered a security breach impacting millions of consumers, the company's Workplace enterprise unit began informing customers that it will move ...


Epik takes Whois search counts to another level  Domain Name Wire

Domain name registrar provides additional Whois data that could help you identify domain buyers. Last week Alvin Brown published a tutorial on how to get ...


These Are The Most Dangerous Travel Sites In The World  Forbes

The world's most popular travel sites have a dark and dangerous side, according to a new study. The timing of this warning, coming just before one of the biggest ...


10 tips for choosing the perfect domain  Search Engine Land

Your domain name and URL play a big role when it comes to search. Not only is this the destination where your visitors will find you and your *content*, but the ...


LimeTorrents Fights Blocking Efforts With New Domain and Homepage (Updated)  TorrentFreak

Torrent site LimeTorrents has changed its domain name and updated its homepage in response to various blocking efforts. The site hopes to bypass ISP ...


Double down on speed optimization with these 9 advanced tips  Search Engine Land

If you've plugged your URL into Google's PageSpeed Insights within the last month, you'll have noticed that it looks a little different. Where you used to receive a ...


GDPR: changes to WHOIS, and what comes next  Lexology

On May 25, 2018, the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) went into effect. Although the GDPR has many provisions that will impact the way ...


New Google Search Console has added the links reports from the old interface  Search Engine Land

Google has announced it is rolling out a link report within the new Google Search Console today. The new report consolidates the functionality of the “Links to ...