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Scammers snatch up expired domains, vexing Google – TechCrunch

The web is a living thing — ever-evolving, ever-changing. This goes beyond just the content on websites; whole domains can expire and be taken over, allowing corners of the internet to become a little like your hometown: Wait, wasn’t there a Dairy Queen here? For example, if TechCrunch forgets to pay its domain registrar, TechCrunch.com would eventually expire (on June 10, to be exact). At that point, some enterprising human could snap up the domain and do nefarious things with it…. Source link

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So long, powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle – TechCrunch

As of this afternoon, if you try to go to powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle — the confusing URL that used to host the internet’s favorite daily word puzzle — the website will redirect to The New York Times’ website. There, we’re greeted with an uncannily familiar webpage, yet something feels slightly amiss, until you realize: the title “Wordle” now sports The New York Times’ signature typeface, a departure from the classic Helvetica we’ve grown to expect. Image Credits:… Source link

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How Ahrefs’ homepage educates prospects to purchase – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Demand Curve: How Customer.io’s homepage converts readers into customers If you want your homepage to convert, it’s crucial to ensure that there is minimal confusion and friction for the user. Conversion can be thought of as a formula: Conversion = Desire – Labor – Confusion. Keep this formula in mind when building your website. Your goal is to increase desire while decreasing labor (friction)… Source link

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8 Indian banks launch Account Aggregator to centralize consumers’ financial data – TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Thursday, September 2, 2021. TechCrunch is largely off tomorrow thanks to a pan-Yahoo corporate reprieve. But don’t worry, all systems will continue to function while we recharge ahead of the next chapter of TechCrunch’s varied history of corporate ownership. — Alex The TechCrunch Top 3

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Botify raises $55 million to optimize search engine indexing – TechCrunch

Botify has raised a $55 million Series C funding round led by InfraVia Growth with Bpifrance’s Large Venture fund also participating. The company has created a search engine optimization (SEO) platform so that your content is better indexed and appears more often in search results. Existing investors Eurazeo and Ventech are also investing in the startup once again. Nicolas Herschtel from InfraVia and Antoine Izsak from Bpifrance will join the board of directors. Valuation has tripled… Source link

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Even startups on tight budgets can maximize their marketing impact – TechCrunch

Dominik Angerer Contributor Dominik Angerer is CEO and co-founder of headless CMS Storyblok, which provides best practice guidance for startups on how to build a sustainable approach to marketing their content. Search engine optimization, PR, paid marketing, emails, social — marketing and communications is crowded with techniques, channels, solutions and acronyms. It’s little wonder that many startups strapped for time and… Source link

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Slice raises $40M to power ordering and marketing for independent pizzerias – TechCrunch

Slice, a startup that helps independent pizzerias build an online business, has raised another $40 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Cross Creek, with participation from KKR, GGV Capital and Primary Ventures, as well as Twitter’s former CEO Dick Costolo and former COO Adam Bain (through their firm 01 Advisors). Last spring, the startup announced a $43 million Series C. Why not raise more money this time? Founder and CEO Ilir Sela described this as “a quick round”… Source link

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