Citrix to unveil a new Cloud.com, company launches teaser web page

Citrix has put a teaser web page online at Cloud.com that says, "A new Cloud is on the horizon".  The website invites visitors to sign up for email updates to get a jump on access. Except for the one-page teaser, not much is known about the upcoming update. Cloud.com, which was originally … [Read more...]

No EarPods.com for Apple, but company acquires TheEarPod.com, EarPod.net

Apple has a poor track record when it comes to owning the matching domain names to new products that it announces. As pointed out by Michael Berkens of The Domains back in September, Apple missed out on acquiring EarPod.com and EarPods.com, nor did the company get AppleEarPods.com which was put … [Read more...]

KindleMother.com? Amazon secretly registers family member domain names

KindleChild.com, KindleFather.com, KindleMother.com, KindlePreteen.com - those are just a handful of the names that Amazon privately registered this week through the registrar Go Daddy. All of the names were registered to Domains By Proxy, Go Daddy's private registration service, but with a … [Read more...]

New RIM domains hint at BlackBerry 10 apps like Flick, Newsstand, Peek & more

Earlier this month, a photo of the upcoming BlackBerry 10 L-Series smartphone was leaked online that hinted at some new apps. Now, RIM has registered several domains that likely reveal more about the lineup of apps including Flick, Flow, Hub, Keyboard, Newsstand, Peek, PlayOn, Remember, Story … [Read more...]

Amazon acquired KindleFireHD.com domain right before announcement

Unknown if Amazon shelled out big bucks or threatened legal action Domain first registered on Sept 28, '11, same day Kindle Fire announced Amazon revealed as owner even though name anonymously registered Has better domain record than Apple, which still doesn't own … [Read more...]

Research In Motion wins domain dispute over BlackBerry10.com, BlackBerry10.net

Research In Motion will soon be in control of the domain names BlackBerry10.com and BlackBerry10.net, after a single-member arbitration panel with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) ordered the names transferred to the device maker. The dotcom URL has directed users to a Google 404 … [Read more...]

iPad3.com domain quickly turned over to Apple’s IP lawyers following complaint

The domain iPad3.com is now in the hands of Apple's IP lawyers at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton.  It appears the previous name's owner didn't even want to wait for an arbitration panel to issue the inevitable decision, and has instead decided to quickly transfer the domain following a complaint … [Read more...]

What’s Facebook got planned? Company registers Facebook Supplier domains

Domain name registrations made this week suggest that social networking site Facebook might be planning something new.  The company registered a handful of "Facebook Supplier" domain names like FacebookSuppliers.com and FacebookSuppliers.org, hinting at a new service or product. While Facebook … [Read more...]

Facebook Inc. gets control of the massive typo domain name wwwFacebook.com

A common typo of a web address, often happens when a person leaves out the period "." after the "www" when typing the domain into a browser.  In fact, hundreds of disputes have been filed over these types of domains over the years, with nearly every case decided in favor of the complainant.  Now, … [Read more...]

Microsoft files complaint against owner of XboxSmartGlass.com, wants domain [UPDATED]

Xbox SmartGlass was officially unveiled earlier this week at the E3 convention in Los Angeles.  Days before the big event, rumors had swirled that Microsoft would reveal SmartGlass, prompting the company to register a slew of domains with "SmartGlass" in the name like XboxSmartGlass.net. One name … [Read more...]