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Jack Dorsey on Naming Twitter & Square

Jack Dorsey talks with All Things D’s Kara Swisher about inventing Twitter and later, Square

You Have To Go In Covert (To Get Your Domain Name)

Jake Winebaum shares what he paid for Brighter.com with Jason Calacanis.

My Rule Is Something You Can Spell

Steve Huffman, co-founder of Reddit and Hipmunk was recently the guest on This Week In Startups with Jason Calacanis. In this audio clip, Steve and Jason share their frustration with acquiring good dot coms and discuss their minimal criteria for choosing a domain. Funny that but for the random passing of a S. American tourist, […]

@Ev Paid $7500 for Twitter?

Tech Crunch ran a story today about Evan Williams paying $7500 for the Twitter domain name back in mid 2006. Thanks to tweets like these (@ev is the co-founder of Twitter he’s tweeting with Ed Shahzade @ed) people, are finally getting that it’s worth the money to acquire a good domain.

I Should Ask For $5 Thousand – My Favorite Domain Story Ever

What’s so impressive about John’s story is that he learned from it and moved on.

If You Didn’t Know What An Mp3 Is, Why Did You Register The Domain?

Ultimate early internet domain name play story. In this excerpt Michael Robertson tells how he came to own mp3.com and what happened when he ‘turned on’ the traffic. (Click arrow to play audio clip) Michael Robertson tells the story of mp3.com. In addition to starting mp3.com (later sold to Vivendi), Michael Robertson founded Lindows (Linspire) […]