Microsoft unveiled a new corporate logo yesterday; it’s first corporate identity change in 25 years! Which means, there is still room for change here at DomainGang, as we’re approaching the electronic publication’s 3rd anniversary. Said Jeff Hansen, General Manager, Brand Strategy, about the new Microsoft logo: “In advance of one of the most significant waves [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Two related companies, Microsoft and Facebook, spent a combined $2 billion dollars today. Microsoft, a long term Facebook supporter, bought several hundred patents that once popular community, America Online, held for almost 15 years. By spending $1.056 billion dollars on those 800 patents, Microsoft is thus shielding partner giant Facebook from any potential competition regarding [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Microsoft rolled out a new video called “Googlighting” – a play on the popular 80′s TV series, “Moonlighting”. Says Microsoft: “Googlighting is what happens when the world’s largest advertising business tries to sell productivity software on the side. In fact, according to Gartner, Google Apps accounts for merely 0.5% of the ad company’s revenue after [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Flippa.com, the domain and web site auction house Down Under, continues to allow trademark violations on its marketplace. Not content with iPhone and Apple trademarks, Flippa goes full house this Friday with a listing that clearly violates one of the famous Microsoft trademarks. MicrosoftFeed.com is presented by its seller at Flippa as “A top quality [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
When Microsoft launched Windows XP in October 2001, it was deemed a revolutionary operating system that brought many improvements over Windows 2000. Exactly ten years later, Microsoft is about to roll out Windows 8 and WindowsXP.com points to a really sad portal. What will happen to those that still prefer to use Windows XP? Microsoft [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Microsoft provided a tablet loaded with Windows 8 to every paid attendee, at its Build conference in Anaheim today; beginning its push to sell software developers on the new operating system, Windows 8. Meanwhile, the almighty operating system developer does not own the domain name Windows8.com according to DomainTools. We’ll have to wait and see [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Microsoft, the giant software publisher has just gotten hacked. Don’t go rushing to Microsoft.com to view some strange page though – that’s not the type of hack we’re talking about. In the language of domainers, a “hack” is a clever way to shorten a word or phrase to its shortest possible or practical manner. An [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Apparently Microsoft is losing the “war of the browsers” – new reports indicate that for the first time ever, the Internet Explorer use has dropped below 50%. The remaining 50% is shared among Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari and other lesser browsers. Still, do domainers really care about browser use? According to current trends, the majority [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
How do you turn $400 million into half as much? Simple: you run America Online corporation. The much-hated mass-mailer of floppies and CD’s in the 90′s bought instant messenger service ICQ.com in 1996 for a whopping $400 million dollars. Around the same time Microsoft spent another $500 million to buy Hotmail.com but at least they [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Two years ago, Salim Darim Salim arrived to America with his family from Iraq; leaving behind a village destroyed by the ethnic cleansing between the supporters of Saddam Hussein and the pro-democracy forces. Salim was lucky to have won a family visa at the annual visa lottery, an event that for many citizens of impoverished [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Mountain View, California – Google News Network It’s the ultimate triumph for Google; the online search engine giant, left without any competition in the virtual and online world has announced the acquisition of its own company. Valued at over $58 billion dollars, Google will merge with itself, in a gigantic strategic move to fully dominate [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.