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Adult Industry News

ABS Holdings to Distribute KIIROO Onyx, Pearl in the U.K.

ABS Holdings has announced that it is a U.K. authorized distributor of the KIIROO Onxy and the KIIROO Pearl, and will begin distributing the product in January.

UPS Store 3D Printing Service Can Be Used for Sex Toys

The UPS Store began offering 3D printing services over the past couple of months. While a store representative told reporters at the Daily Dot that users will be barred from printing out weapons or devices that breach existing copyrights, the rules do not explicitly prohibit customers from using those printers to create sex toys.

Lust, Heart, Cyrus and Madness on ‘Inside The Industry’ Tonight

Kendra Lust, Sasha Heart, Tia Cyrus and award winning director Andre Madness will join host James Bartholet and co-hosts Liv Aguilera and Selma Sins on “Inside The Industry,” tonight, Wednesday, December 17, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. PST.

Phoenix Forum 2015 Event Website Now Live

The Phoenix Forum announced today the website for the 2015 show is now live at ThePhoenixForum.com.

MindGeek Targeted in Patent Infringement Suit

Adult entertainment conglomerate MindGeek USA Inc. has been hit with a patent infringement lawsuit relating to data distribution and communication systems.

Domain News

Johnson & Johnson pays $3.1M for .Baby, CREA $3.4M for .MLS

.Baby and .MLS new TLDs awarded. Two new top level domain names contention sets were resolved at auction today. The auction with six participants ended with a lower price than the one with just two. Consumer products company Johnson & Johnson won .Baby with a $3,088,888 bid. It beat out Google, Minds + Machines, Donuts, […]

Last week’s end user domain name sales at Sedo

Some end user sales…and some probable end user sales. Sedo handled 573 transactions last week for a total of about $1.0 million of domain name sales. This week’s end user list is shorter than usual, but that doesn’t mean there were fewer end user sales. For one thing, there are a lot of domains still […]

Could new TLDs have an SEO benefit in the future?

Only if it improves search results. Using a new top level domain name instead of a .com or other gTLD does not give you a benefit in Google search results. Ditto for using a .com instead of a new TLD. They’re basically the same. That’s what Google says. And it makes sense when you think […]

ICANN hacked, zone file system among victims

Hackers phished ICANN employees to gain access to systems. ICANN revealed today that its systems were compromised by a phishing attack. The attack involved emails designed to look like they came from ICANN’s own domain name being sent to members of its staff. Email credentials of several ICANN staff members were obtained. It appears the […]

Brown Shoe Co. sells Shoes.com business

Owners of SHOEme and OnlineShoes.com buy Shoes.com. Publicly traded Brown Shoe Co has sold its Shoes.com online business to online shoe-seller SHOEme. SHOEme operates Shoeme.ca/com and OnlineShoes.com. Hardy Capital acquired both of these companies earlier this year. In an interview with Business in Vancouver, SHOEme CEO Roger Hardy said “Predominantly, we’re acquiring the assets. That’s […]

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