Neustar

Neustar, Inc. is a company which provides real-time information and analytics for the Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, and marketing industries, and a provider of clearinghouse and directory services to the global communications and Internet industries.
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  • Neustar agrees to go private in $2.9 billion deal

    … Struggling infrastructure services firm and domain registry Neustar is set to go private in a $2.9 billion deal. The company, best known for .biz, .co and .us, has agreed to be bought out by a group led by Golden Gate Capital. The $33.50-per-share offer, announced on Wednesday and which Neustar’s board has approved, is a 45% premium over…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
  • Go Daddy’s Merdinger named DNA chair

    …, Kinderis, I’m sure he wouldn’t mind me saying, is one of the bluntest, mouthiest guys in the industry. That said, GoDaddy has name recognition and has proven to be a bit of a headline magnet over the last decade or so. It surely has a higher profile among would-be registrants — a big part of the DNA’s audience — than Neustar, which isn’t…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • Renamed Pinterest Marketing Partners Adds New Groups, Partners

    … audiences specialty group include Epsilon, Experian, Krux, LiveRamp (Acxiom), mParticle and Neustar. The existing Pinterest Marketing Partners specialty groups also added new partners, with Adglow, AdParlor, Bidalgo and Sprinklr joining the advertising group and the content marketing (formerly content publishing) group welcoming Socialbakers. Akkerman…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Content- 15 readers -
  • Is Verisign .web applicant’s secret sugar daddy?

    … to give applicants time “to investigate whether there has been a change of leadership and/or control” at rival applicant Nu Dot Co LLC. Nu Dot Co is a new gTLD investment vehicle headed up by Juan Diego Calle, who launched and ran .CO Internet until it was sold to Neustar a couple of years ago. I gather that some applicants believe that Nu Dot Co’s…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 16 readers -
  • Neustar to split into two

    … Neustar is to split into two companies and its domain name business is set for a rebranding. The company said yesterday that it is breaking into an Order Management & Numbering Services company which will be called Neustar, and an Information Services company, which contains the domain business and will get a new name. “The proposed spin…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 readers -
  • Burr to replace Tonkin on ICANN board

    … the seat for the last nine years. He’s limited to three consecutive three-year terms under ICANN bylaws. Burr, a lawyer by trade, is currently chief privacy officer at TLD registry Neustar, a position she has held since 2012. Before that, she was a partner at the law firm Wilmer Hale. But way back in 1998, in a senior role at the US National…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
  • Meet the Data Amplifiers

    … leading vertical-market publishers. The amplifiers consist of: Publishers such as Apple, Bing, Facebook, Foursquare, Google, and Yelp, which share your data with consumers in their ecosystems. Aggregators like Acxiom, Infogroup, Factual, and Neustar Localeze (of which I was a cofounder), which distribute business data to publishers. Here’s a table…

    Street Fightin SEO Google- 12 readers -
  • Kinderis calls on industry to cut the bullshit

    … Domain Name Association chair Adrian Kinderis has called for the industry to “grow up”. The former ARI CEO, now Neustar veep, said Monday it’s time for the industry to kick out the handful of bad actors that ruin its reputation, and to quit the “bullshit bickering” about which TLDs are best. “For far too long this industry has turned a blind…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • 7 Ways Predictive Intelligence Can Be Applied to Small Business Marketing

    … list of target accounts. Then they overlaid those accounts and scores on a Google map to see where the high-scoring accounts were clustered. They used this insight as an input for their event planning, so the decision around ‘where should I hold my event?’ becomes a lot more data-driven.” (Nipul Chokshi, Lattice Engines) 4. Bid strategically when…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 11 readers -
  • Neustar shoots the corpse of .kids.us

    … The ill-conceived, barely used .kids.us domain is to stay dead, Neustar confirmed last night. The .us registry operator said that its Stakeholder Council met August 17 and: carefully considered the report on the kids.us domain and unanimously recommended that the requirement be suspended for the life of the .us contract. Neustar had been…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
  • Direct .au regs closer to reality

    … Australians could soon get the ability to register domain names directly under .au for the first time. Following in the footsteps of the UK and New Zealand, a panel of .au policy body auDA has recommended that the second level should be opened up for registrations, pending further consultation. In a consultation paper (pdf), the panel wrote…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • Neustar becomes “world’s largest registry” with $87m ARI buy

    … Consolidation in the domain name industry continued last night with Neustar’s $87 million acquisition of Bombora Technologies, the holding group for ARI Registry Services and AusRegistry. Bombora CEO Adrian Kinderis told DI that the deal makes Neustar the “biggest registry services back-end provider on the market”, as measured by the number…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
  • Jeff Neuman quits Neustar for Valideus

    … Neustar’s top domain name guy is moving to UK new gTLD consultancy Valideus. Jeff Neuman, who’s been with Neustar for over 15 years, will become Valideus’ senior vice president for North America, starting this coming Monday. I don’t know who’s replacing him at Neustar, where he’s been in charge of the company’s domain name business for the last…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 25 readers -
  • Google's DMCA Notices Increase Exponentially Year to Year

    …, the search giant still gets backlash from entertainment industries for not doing more to prevent the piracy problem in the first place. Google has been downranking copyright-infringing websites since 2012; in October, the company changed its algorithm to make pirate links less visible. Google maintains that services like Netflix, Spotify, and iTunes…

    Mike O'brien/ Search Engine Watch- 4 readers -
  • Expert Column: Converting Online Traffic To In-Store Shoppers

    … near the times most users shop. Retargeting can also help remind users who expressed interest in your brand to come back and shop. Retargeting works by placing a tracking cookie on a users browser after they visit your website. Once that cookie is in place, your ads will follow the user around the web and help influence purchase decisions…

    ZOG Digital Blogin Mobile- 10 readers -
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