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Would be TikTok competitor Triller, operated by parent company TrillerNet, is gaining a new CEO, the company announced today. The short-form video app said it’s acquiring an A.I.-based customer engagement…

Triller owner gets a new CEO with acquisition of Amplify.AI; also acquires livestreaming service FITE TV

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Claiming a landmark in fusion energy, TAE Technologies sees commercialization by 2030

In a small industrial park located nearly halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, one company is claiming to have hit a milestone in the development of a new technology for generating power from nuclear fusion. The 20-year-old fusion energy technology developer TAE Technologies said its reactors could be operating at commercial scale by the…

12:00 pm PDT • April 8, 2021
Claiming a landmark in fusion energy, TAE Technologies sees commercialization by 2030

What started with an esports team is now quickly becoming an esports empire, backed by some of the biggest names in sports and money managers for entertainment family dynasties and…

Sports stars, franchises and Hollywood agencies are betting $38 million on an esports revolution

In this podcast, Golub talks with Mayfield Fund’s Navin Chaddha about picking apricots in Silicon Valley, learnings from the challenging Plaxo journey, his excitement around leading Docker, the current climate…

From Plaxo To Docker, Ben Golub Talks Innovation And Mentorship

The total number of registered domain names passed 250 million in the last quarter of 2012, according to Verisign’s latest Domain Name Industry Brief. More than 6 million domain names…

Report: More Than 250M Domain Names Have Now Been Registered, Almost Half Are .Com And .Net

Approximately 11 million new domain names were registered in the fourth quarter of 2009, an eight percent increase in new registrations from the third quarter of 2009. The increase has…

During the video interview with OpenID evangelist Chris Messina I recorded earlier this year at a German conference about the state of OpenID, he expressed his wish that the Obama…

VeriSign has just put out its quarterly report on the web domain industry stating that there are now just about 183 million domain names in existence. This represents a 3%…

So VeriSign released its Q4 2008 Domain Name Industry Brief (PDF) yesterday, a document that zooms in on “the state of the domain name industry through a variety of statistical…

Even as the number and type of domain names continues to expand, the number of companies that control all these assets dwindles. The most recent news: Verisign has acquired the…

Verisign Selling Moreover, Weblogs Assets

12:32 am PDT • September 13, 2008

Verisign is exploring the sale of its Moreover and Weblogs assets, we’ve confirmed from a source with knowledge of the sale process. Both businesses were acquired in October 2005 -…

Verisign’s new Personal Identity Portal (PIP from now on) isn’t the sexiest application out there to help you manage passwords. But it has Verisign’s strong reputation for security behind it,…

Melbourne IT Acquires Versign DBMS For $50 Million

12:31 am PDT • April 30, 2008

Melbourne IT has acquired Versign’s Digital Brand Management Services (DBMS) division for $50 million. DBMS offers a portfolio of digital brand security services, including domain name management, global brand expansion…

As anticipated by TechCrunch UK in early January, OpenID is welcoming some big new partners to the club – Microsoft, Google, Verisign and IBM (TechCrunch UK anticipated all but Microsoft).…

Mumboe: Paradise For Lawyer Types

2:37 pm PST • January 17, 2008

Electronic agreements have greased the wheels of commerce, causing businesses to push a lot of digital paper these days. Several startups have popped up to help manage these contracts (mostly…

Better watch out fellow coders. Make a useful utility for Windows and Microsoft might jump all over your ass for it. LinchpinLabs, an Australia-based company, released the Atsiv utility July…

Verisign Acquires Weblogs.com

11:45 pm PDT • October 6, 2005

Verisign has confirmed their acquisition of the Weblogs.com ping server network and related assets. See the Verisign blog post here as well. We aren’t going to write a lot about…