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Monthly Archives: December 2007

Kayak.com – let’s talk about bad domain names

I read that Kayak.com just got $196 million in funding, and bought smaller rival SideStep.com. Funders of the travel company now include Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst Partners, Accel Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Trident Capital, Oak Investment Partners, Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, Silicon Valley Bank and Gold Hill Capital. Wow. That’s a lot of cooks in […]

Disagreeing with The Economist on 2008: A Matter of Perspectives

The Economist published 3 predictions for technology in 2008. I agree a little, but mostly I disagree. I think it is a matter of perspective. I can’t hold the unnamed editors at TheEconomist.com accountable for their article, nor can I engage them in debate unless they happen upon my little blog here, but I can […]

Domain Typo Squatting: Where there is trust, there is an exploit

McAffee has an opinion, and if you trust them for your AntiVirus and personal computer “security”, that opinion is now shaping your Internet experience. Hacking credo: where there is trust, there is an exploit. It goes way back. The art of the con… find or create a point of trust, and you have opportunity to […]