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2011-04-02 00:00:28

Seeing the ruthless act of the CEO of grand daddy of web hosting and domain registration world, Gossimer has decided to offer a portion of money from transferred-in domains to charity to help in Zimbabwe. Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 When March was drawing to an end, a catastrophic event shook the online world when CEO of GoDaddy posted a video of him killing an elephant in Zimbabwe for fun. Everyone was aghast on the killing, and very few people noticed the plight of "Orange...

2011-04-02 00:00:00

Leading domain registrar donates to world hunger organization with special sub-cost sale Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 In response to recent controversial news about Go Daddy CEO Bob Parsons sharing a video where he boasts about shooting and killing an African elephant, leading domain registrar and web hosting provider Domain.com is offering Go Daddy customers a coupon to transfer their domain names to Domain.com at sub-cost for $4.99/year. Parsons stands by his decision to kill the...

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2011-04-01 12:40:00

Go Daddy founder Bob Parsons found much criticism on Thursday after posting a video online showing himself proudly killing an elephant in Zimbabwe. Parsons posted the vacation video to his Arizona company's website saying that it was the second consecutive year he has spent hunting "problem elephants." "Of everything I do, this is the most rewarding," Parsons said in the video's opening message. He justified his actions by saying it was eating a local farmer's crops. The group People for the...

2011-04-01 00:06:23

In response to an extremely controversial video which recently surfaced on the Internet, showing a company CEO killing and celebrating the death of an elephant, Namecheap.com is running a limited time transfer promotion for domains with 20% of each going to savetheelephants.org. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Namecheap.com, a leading domain registrar based in Los Angeles, has responded to a recent video showing the CEO of GoDaddy shooting at a herd of elephants in Zimbabwe,...

2011-03-28 00:00:27

Vermont Internet Design LLC opens support store. Marshfield, VT (PRWEB) March 27, 2011 Vermont Internet Design set up an online store selling a wide variety of web development related products. If you would like to view this site click here http://products.vermontinternetdesign.com/ or http://www.vtwe.com . Offering these products along side their strong web design and programming business will allow them to create more value for our customers. John Anderson of Vermont Internet Design says...

2011-02-09 12:57:00

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Solutions® Go Granny parody video featuring Cloris Leachman (http://networksolutions.com/video), which was launched to coincide with Super Bowl weekend, has won the public vote in the social mediasphere. Online sentiment about the Go Granny video campaign has been a whopping 97.5 percent HIGH POSITIVE, attracting attention from social media big wigs like Guy Kawasaki, Scott Monty, Liz Strauss and Jason Falls. (Photo:...

2011-02-01 10:00:00

SHELTON, Conn, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost two thirds of Americans plan on watching the Super Bowl this year, with the vast majority (76%) planning to cheer on their favorite team from their own home, according to new research with Survey Sampling International's US consumer panel. "A party" also is a popular choice for Super Bowl viewing, selected by 16% of study participants. Most respondents (61%) are most looking forward to the game itself. There are, however, other...

2010-12-02 09:00:00

Visionary Leader Will Inspire Attendees to Improve Their Businesses and Lives LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DomainSponsor®, the domain monetization division of Oversee.net® and organizer of the DOMAINfest series of conferences, announced today that Bob Parsons, CEO and Founder of The Go Daddy Group, Inc., will be a keynote speaker at its fifth annual DOMAINfest Global® (DFG) event, scheduled for February 1-3,...

2010-09-22 14:37:00

2nd annual Scottsdale Healthcare Rob Moy Memorial Poker Run set for Oct. 23 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You know them for their Super Bowl commercials, but the creative folks from Go Daddy, the world's largest Web hosting provider and top domain name registrar, also just wrapped production on a new video promoting the Scottsdale Healthcare Rob Moy Memorial Poker Run. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100922/DC69792LOGO) (Photo:...

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2010-09-13 10:27:32

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that GoDaddy.com has put itself up for sale. The Journal reported that the Internet domain name registry could have a price tag of over $1 billion in an auction. The report said, citing people familiar with the situation, that GoDaddy has hired investment bank Qatalyst Partners, and that private equity firms are expected to place bids. Qatalyst Partners is a boutique firm that is run by technology Banker Frank Quattrone.  GoDaddy is the...


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