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The Most Visited Websites (from 1996 to 2019)

An clever visualisation of the world’s most visited websites from 1996-2019.

It’s a fun reminder of how things change!

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What is Microsoft Bookings and why should your small business care?

Customers calling to book appointments has typically been the main method for Australian small businesses, but this is quickly becoming outdated. We’ve known for a while that Millennials hate phone calls, but a recent survey shows that 56% of Australians – across all generations – avoid phone calls. An online booking system is a great […]

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Google Testing SERPs Without URLs

Not the first time this has been tested, but some new tests have been spotted in the wild:

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As one comment mentions, this does remove the important trust signal of the domain. I know I’d like to know if I’m going to commbank.com.au or commbank.top.

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Examples of Voice Security and “Vishing” (Voice Phishing) Threats

Some good examples of threats to voice technology and smart home devices, both Alexa and Google Assistant.

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UNICEF Announces Official Cryptocurrency Fund

UNICEF has announced that it will now accept donations in ether and bitcoin to back Open Source projects, through an official cryptocurrency fund.

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Democracy.com for Sale

Democracy.com is up for sale, starting at $300,000.

Via: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/08/us/democracy-for-sale.html

It’s happening. Democracy is officially up for sale.

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Crypto Deathwatch Thread

Whilst Bitcoin has lost 50% from the peak a couple of years ago most coins are doing far worse, good example is the prior second and third biggest, Ripple (down 95% from the peak) and Ethereum (down 90% from the peak).

Also news that Facebook’s Libra is very much on the rocks with backers looking to pull out (whole thing reminds me of another .mobi).

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebooks…edly-looking-to-cut-ties-with-cryptocurrency/

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.Melbourne – It’s a Dud

In my opinion there is a lot of things about this extension that is NQR,

-The term is in the wrong place. “Melbourne” should be at the front of the domain most of the time. Melbourne Musuem, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Acquarium, Melbourne Film Festival. All these geo extensions have the same problem.

-Length? 9 letters. How long is a full domain going to be with this extension? This one is well beyond practical to type.

-It is a small market, especially compared to other geo…

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Open Source Alternative to Zapier

This looks pretty cool and might come in handy..

https://n8n.io

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SEO Authority Domain Deals Newsletter by Media Options

May be of interest to some members:

Media Options, the domain name brokerage founded by Andrew Rosener, has added a new SEO-focused domain name newsletter. This newsletter is separate from the company’s high end domain name brokerage newsle… Continue reading

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