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PARIS, February 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Why Marketers Should Care:

Domain hacks offer the ability to produce extremely short domain names that increase your relevance and memorability. They come into their own when used in conjunction with SMS and Instant Messaging services, and especially Twitter with its 140 character limit on tweets.

A popular real world example is blo.gs with five letters total, versus the comparable blogs.com with eight letters.

Domain hacks can make your website name sticky. They can establish your brand. They can help you get a relevant website name, without paying over the odds.

It's also a good way to let your customers know how clever and creative your organisation is.

Moreover, because the whole website name explains what the site is for, when your site 'does what it says on the tin' this increases Adwords clickability.

Some sales:

LOCAL.LY sold to Infor for $100,000

http://techcrunch.com/2011/11/09/domain-name-local-ly-sold-for-100000/

SOCI.AL sold for $50,000

http://domainnamewire.com/2011/09/17/soci-al-domain-hack-sells-for-50000/

INSTANT.LY sold to Webtigo for $32,000

http://www.dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2012/20120328.htm

FAMO.US sold to Famous Industries, Inc. for $25,000

http://www.dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2011/20110810.htm

ANSWE.RS sold to Answers.com for $20,000

For Sale:

Accountingsoftwa.re http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=accountingsoftwa.re  

Airpurifie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=airpurifie.rs  

Alarmsyste.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=alarmsyste.ms  

Appraise.rs http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=appraise.rs

Arearu.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=arearu.gs  

Autoinsurancecompani.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=autoinsurancecompani.es  

Autorepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=autorepa.ir  

Awnin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=awnin.gs  

Babycloth.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=babycloth.es  

Badcred.it  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=badcred.it  

Bakewa.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=bakewa.re  

Barwa.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=barwa.re  

Bedroomfurnitu.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=bedroomfurnitu.re  

Binde.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=binde.rs  

Blende.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=blende.rs  

Blowe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=blowe.rs  

Boile.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=boile.rs  

Broadwaysho.ws  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=broadwaysho.ws  

Brooch.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=brooch.es  

Buccanee.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=buccanee.rs  

Bumpe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=bumpe.rs  

Carcove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carcove.rs  

Cardeale.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cardeale.rs  

Cardiologi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cardiologi.st  

Caribbeancruis.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=caribbeancruis.es  

Carinsurancecompani.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carinsurancecompani.es  

Carlea.se  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carlea.se  

Carpetcleane.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carpetcleane.rs  

Carte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carte.rs  

Caste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=caste.rs  

Cathete.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cathete.rs  

Centenni.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=centenni.al  

Centerpiec.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=centerpiec.es  

Chandelie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=chandelie.rs  

Cheapairfa.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cheapairfa.re  

Cheapcarrent.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cheapcarrent.al  

Cheaplapto.ps  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cheaplapto.ps  

Cheaptir.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cheaptir.es  

Coaste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=coaste.rs  

Colit.is  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=colit.is  

Comforte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=comforte.rs  

Computerrepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=computerrepa.ir  

Conveyo.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=conveyo.rs  

Cookingclass.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cookingclass.es  

Cookto.ps  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cookto.ps  

Counte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=counte.rs  

Counterto.ps  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=counterto.ps  

Creditcardoffe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=creditcardoffe.rs  

Creditrepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=creditrepa.ir  

Crossove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=crossove.rs  

Cruiselin.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cruiselin.es  

Dehumidifie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=dehumidifie.rs  

Dermatologi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=dermatologi.st  

Deskto.ps  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=deskto.ps  

Diamondrin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=diamondrin.gs  

Discountti.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=discountti.re  

Divide.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=divide.rs  

Divorcelawye.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=divorcelawye.rs  

Docke.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=docke.rs  

Drawe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=drawe.rs  

Dresse.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=dresse.rs  

Drinkwa.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=drinkwa.re  

Dual.ly  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=dual.ly  

Duvetcove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=duvetcove.rs  

Ecze.ma  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=ecze.ma  

Elliptic.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=elliptic.al  

Exterminato.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=exterminato.rs  

Foreclosurelistin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=foreclosurelistin.gs  

Freecreditsco.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=freecreditsco.re  

Freeze.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=freeze.rs  

Furnishin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=furnishin.gs  

Furnituresto.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=furnituresto.re  

Garagedoo.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=garagedoo.rs  

Garagedoorrepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=garagedoorrepa.ir  

Generato.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=generato.rs  

Girlscloth.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=girlscloth.es  

Greenhous.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=greenhous.es  

Gunsaf.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=gunsaf.es  

Gutte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=gutte.rs  

Gynecologi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=gynecologi.st  

Hairremov.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=hairremov.al  

Hange.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=hange.rs  

Headston.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=headston.es  

Heate.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=heate.rs  

Holste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=holste.rs  

Homesecuritycompani.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=homesecuritycompani.es  

Homesecuritysyste.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=homesecuritysyste.ms  

Hotelpar.is  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=hotelpar.is  

Humidifie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=humidifie.rs  

Humido.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=humido.rs  

Inkcartridg.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=inkcartridg.es  

Insurancecompani.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=insurancecompani.es

Internetprovide.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=internetprovide.rs  

Jewelrysto.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=jewelrysto.re  

Juice.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=juice.rs  

Kello.gg  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=kello.gg  

Kidscloth.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=kidscloth.es  

Ladde.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=ladde.rs  

Landscape.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=landscape.rs  

Laptopcompute.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=laptopcompute.rs  

Laserhairremov.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=laserhairremov.al  

Loansforbadcred.it  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=loansforbadcred.it  

Loseweig.ht  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=loseweig.ht  

Lympho.ma  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=lympho.ma  

Magnifie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=magnifie.rs  

Maile.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=maile.rs  

Matchmake.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=matchmake.rs  

Maternitycloth.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=maternitycloth.es  

Mbaprogra.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=mbaprogra.ms

Memoryfo.am  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=memoryfo.am  

Microwav.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=microwav.es  

Modernfurnitu.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=modernfurnitu.re

Moisturize.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=moisturize.rs  

Monito.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=monito.rs  

Mortgagelende.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=mortgagelende.rs  

Moshimonste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=moshimonste.rs  

Muffle.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=muffle.rs  

Mywebsear.ch  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=mywebsear.ch  

Nebulize.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=nebulize.rs  

Neurologi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=neurologi.st  

Newca.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=newca.rs  

Norfo.lk  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=norfo.lk  

Norwa.lk  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=norwa.lk  

Notebookcompute.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=notebookcompute.rs  

Nursingprogra.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=nursingprogra.ms  

Officefurnitu.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=officefurnitu.re  

Onlinecollegecours.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=onlinecollegecours.es  

Orthodonti.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=orthodonti.st  

Oscillosco.pe  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=oscillosco.pe  

Osteoarthrit.is  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=osteoarthrit.is  

Painte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=painte.rs  

Pajam.as  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=pajam.as  

Partydress.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=partydress.es  

Patiofurnitu.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=patiofurnitu.re  

Pave.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=pave.rs  

Pedomete.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=pedomete.rs  

Phlebotomi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=phlebotomi.st  

Phonenumbe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=phonenumbe.rs  

Photographycours.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=photographycours.es  

Plane.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=plane.rs  

Planne.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=planne.rs  

Plante.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=plante.rs  

Plaqu.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=plaqu.es  

Podiatri.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=podiatri.st  

Prepaidcellphon.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=prepaidcellphon.es  

Prepaidphon.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=prepaidphon.es  

Projecto.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=projecto.rs  

Psychiatri.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=psychiatri.st  

Qwe.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=qwe.st  

Radiato.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=radiato.rs  

Railin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=railin.gs  

Razo.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=razo.rs  

Receive.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=receive.rs  

Recline.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=recline.rs  

Recruite.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=recruite.rs  

Refinancerat.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=refinancerat.es  

Refrigerato.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=refrigerato.rs  

Rehabcente.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=rehabcente.rs  

Renthou.se  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=renthou.se  

Roofrepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=roofrepa.ir  

Scanne.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=scanne.rs  

Screwdrive.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=screwdrive.rs  

Seatcove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=seatcove.rs  

Section.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=section.al  

Securitycamer.as  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=securitycamer.as  

Securitysyste.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=securitysyste.ms  

Sendflowe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=sendflowe.rs  

Shelte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=shelte.rs  

Showe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=showe.rs  

Shredde.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=shredde.rs  

Shutte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=shutte.rs  

Skeche.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=skeche.rs  

Slipcove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=slipcove.rs  

Slippe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=slippe.rs  

Sneake.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=sneake.rs  

Snowsho.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=snowsho.es  

Sprinkle.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=sprinkle.rs  

Stenos.is  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=stenos.is  

Stethosco.pe  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=stethosco.pe  

Stethoscop.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=stethoscop.es  

Storagecontaine.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=storagecontaine.rs  

Strippe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=strippe.rs  

Sunroo.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=sunroo.ms  

Suspende.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=suspende.rs  

Tallahass.ee  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=tallahass.ee  

Tie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=tie.rs  

Toaste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=toaste.rs  

Townhous.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=townhous.es  

Transforme.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=transforme.rs  

Treadmillrevie.ws  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=treadmillrevie.ws  

Treatmentcente.rs   http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=treatmentcente.rs

Triglycerid.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=triglycerid.es  

Tumble.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=tumble.rs  

Umbrell.as  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=umbrell.as  

Valanc.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=valanc.es  

Vaporize.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=vaporize.rs  

Venee.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=venee.rs  

Washe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=washe.rs  

Weig.ht  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=weig.ht  

Welde.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=welde.rs  

Wholesale.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=wholesale.rs

Zippe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=zippe.rs

Domain hacks in action:

Frid.ge  Keep it fresh with Fridge and Google

Merge.rs  Online platform to sell company

Indoo.rs  Mobile application to get real-time position

Stakeholde.rs  Map based survey

Fivesta.rs  Loyalty programs

Pea.rs  Open source WordPress theme

Illustrato.rs  Original art

Artworke.rs  Art workers of the Internet

Chee.rs  Mobile Apps

Crescen.do  Angel Investor.

Cre.do  Design studio.

Vir.al  Aggregator of several URL shorteners.

Bre.ad  Billboards for social media links

Thebea.st  The Daily Beast, a news and entertainment site.

Gnom.es  Customized Wordpress design..

Monopo.ly  Tactics and Strategies for Monopoly City Streets.

Braini.ac  The Braini Academic, "self-paced online technology training."

Iamserio.us  Live shows and Internet radio.

Jessi.ca  The blog of a woman named Jessica in Key West

Toa.st  Get Great Gifts.

Mov.ie  Service for addressing official movie websites.

Cur.io  Fashions from the Past.

Chil.li  Marketing.

Mor.ph  Delivering Computing for the Cloud.

Cra.sh  Explore tourist attractions.

Paintbru.sh  Virtual home of the artist Teresa Castaneda.

Harve.st  Consultant Service.

Domai.nr:  Domain search engine.

Logarit.hm  A simple web-based natural logarithm calculator.

Grou.ps  Social software.

Surpri.se  Online art gallery.

Gre.at Creative community.

 

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The Open Compute Project is a collective effort by Facebook and a number of players in the datacenter industry to bring lessons learned from the social media giant's giant IT deployment to the rest of the world. Datacenters account for 3% of global electricity consumption – about the same as all of Switzerland or the Czech Republic -- according to people I met at the recent Open Compute Summit in San Jose. With increasing mobility at the edge of the cloud and vast new dataflows being predicted with the growth of the Internet of Things (and The Coming Age of Many Zettabytes) in the near...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Cisco makes amazing things happen by connecting the unconnected. Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by becoming the worldwide leader in transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Cisco and our partners are building the platform for the Internet of Everything by connecting the...
15th Cloud Expo, which took place Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, expanded the conference content of @ThingsExpo, Big Data Expo, and DevOps Summit to include two developer events. IBM held a Bluemix Developer Playground on November 5 and ElasticBox held a Hackathon on November 6. Both events took place on the expo floor. The Bluemix Developer Playground, for developers of all levels, highlighted the ease of use of Bluemix, its services and functionality and provide short-term introductory projects that developers can complete between sessions.
Temasys has announced senior management additions to its team. Joining are David Holloway as Vice President of Commercial and Nadine Yap as Vice President of Product. Over the past 12 months Temasys has doubled in size as it adds new customers and expands the development of its Skylink platform. Skylink leads the charge to move WebRTC, traditionally seen as a desktop, browser based technology, to become a ubiquitous web communications technology on web and mobile, as well as Internet of Things compatible devices.
SYS-CON Events announced today that robomq.io will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. robomq.io is an interoperable and composable platform that connects any device to any application. It helps systems integrators and the solution providers build new and innovative products and service for industries requiring monitoring or intelligence from devices and sensors.
WebRTC is an up-and-coming standard that enables real-time voice and video to be directly embedded into browsers making the browser a primary user interface for communications and collaboration. WebRTC runs in a number of browsers today and is currently supported in over a billion installed browsers globally, across a range of platform OS and devices. Today, organizations that choose to deploy WebRTC applications and use a host machine that supports audio through USB or Bluetooth can use Plantronics products to connect and transit or receive the audio associated with the WebRTC session.
Docker is an excellent platform for organizations interested in running microservices. It offers portability and consistency between development and production environments, quick provisioning times, and a simple way to isolate services. In his session at DevOps Summit at 16th Cloud Expo, Shannon Williams, co-founder of Rancher Labs, will walk through these and other benefits of using Docker to run microservices, and provide an overview of RancherOS, a minimalist distribution of Linux designed expressly to run Docker. He will also discuss Rancher, an orchestration and service discovery platf...
Sonus Networks introduced the Sonus WebRTC Services Solution, a virtualized Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) offer, purpose-built for the Cloud. The WebRTC Services Solution provides signaling from WebRTC-to-WebRTC applications and interworking from WebRTC-to-Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), delivering advanced real-time communications capabilities on mobile applications and on websites, which are accessible via a browser.