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Glo.com has changed ownership from Hearst Communications, Inc. to YogaGlo, Inc. according to whois records.

Hearst acquired the domain name from Whalerock Industries (formally BermanBraun) in January 2017 according to whois history records. Hearst announced on May 4, 2017 that they were launching a new media brand called Glo that was to launch in September 2017 but didn’t appear to happen.

Glo.com whois record

I wasn’t able to find any connection between Hearst and YogaGlo, so this is a bit of a surprising … Read the rest

Amazon Technologies registered two new domain names according to whois records that caught my attention on January 27, 2016

  • AdvertisingAmazon.com
  • AmazonAdwords.com

The first registration matches the sub-domain name used by Amazon for its AAP advertising program they offer. The second domain name registration is a No No IMO!

Amazon is fine, adwords is not.

Adwords is a registered trademark of Google Inc. and since AAP competes against Google Adwords by offering online advertising, I would think that Google would not … Read the rest

Microsoft Corporation has filed yet again, more “Holo” trademarks and in this latest round includes the terms HoloNotes and HoloShot.

The HoloLens trademark and purchase of the domain name HoloLens.com for $6,750 kicked off the holo storm of trademark filings but has really not kicked off the matching domain name buying. With trademarks filed now for:

  • HoloLens
  • HoloStudio
  • HoloTour
  • HoloPet
  • HoloNotes
  • HoloShot

Microsoft only has acquired the HoloLens.com domain and the remaining matching .com domain names have not been … Read the rest

Microsoft Corporation has filed 6 new game related trademarks. Those trademarks include the following:

Blast Corps

Trademark

Own matching domain name: No. Owned by a Griffin IT Media Inc.

Jet Force Gemini

Trademark

Own matching domain name: Yes. Was once owned by Nintendo dating back to around 2001.

Jetpac

Trademark

Own matching domain name: No. Company that owns Jetpac.com has joined Google.

Perfect Dark

Trademark

Own matching domain name: Yes. Was also once owned by Nintendo dating back to around … Read the rest