A lesson in why being a nerd is good if you're an aspiring member of the paparazzi -- and the Streisand effect.
Microsoft's chief executive details changes coming with acquisition of Nokia's device and services division.
The new hire, Kate Lee, used to work at talent and literary agency International Creative Management.
ICM Registry, the folks behind all those helpful .xxx domains, says its next step is to create a search engine exclusively for porn. It is to launch tomorrow.
A growing movement, supported by the prime minister, is lobbying for online porn to be blocked and opt-in, rather than readily available. Can this possibly come about?
An analysis suggests that only 61 .xxx domains are in the top 1 million visited sites in the world. The highest is at number 51,549 in the Alexa rankings.
Triple-X domains are cheap and easy: for $100, you can buy Alabama.xxx, Cornell.xxx, USDOJ.xxx, ProphetMuhammet.xxx, and plenty of others, data from Stanford's Elie Bursztein shows.
Stuart Lawley, the CEO of ICM Registry--the company behind the XXX top level domains, says XXX sites should help empower parents to keep their kids away from adult content.
Manwin Licensing International says the new .xxx domain should be removed from the Web, alleging "monopolistic conduct" and "price gouging" by ICANN and the ICM registry.
Leaked from today's 404 Podcast: Google Music competes for your ears, Cadillac announces plans for app store, Google Nexus drops on the U.K., Gawker puts Fleshbot porn news site up for sale, and porn makers think they're getting jacked by .xxx domains.