TLD consulting firm Mind+Machines has settled its $5 million lawsuit against restaurateur Wolfgang Puck and his wife Gelila, Domain Name Wire reports. Minds+Machines sued the Pucks in September over the failed .food domain deal, alleging that Wolfgang Puck had failed to promote .food and that Gelila Puck had become "forceful, abusive, and erratic."
The original lawsuit [...]
A couple of days ago we documented the $5 million lawsuit against Wolfgang Puck and his wife Gelila over the failed .food domain deal.
As a followup, Puck's lawyer told the New York Times Diner's Journal blog: "The allegations against the Pucks are false, irresponsible, and legally baseless. The complaint was filed to generate false publicity [...]
Oh this is pretty epic: TLD consulting firm Minds+Machines, Top Level Domain Holdings, and Frederick R Krueger, an investor, are suing Wolfgang Puck and his wife over the failed .food domain deal. We were down on the .food top-level domain from the beginning, calling it "a shameless money grab." But now the deal has [...]
Here's a casting call on Craigslist for "Hot Chicks Eating Burgers," where ladies 18-30 can submit a video of themselves in their very own burger porn commercial, a la Audrina Patridge.
Fame and glory await, or maybe just a "chance to appear in an upcoming Carl's Jr. or Hardee's marketing campaign, a $1,000 cash prize [...]
Wolfgang Puck is in Australia lobbying ICANN (the Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers) to register ".food" as a new TLD (top-level domain) — think websites addresses like "www.wolfgangpuck.food".
We call it like we see it: this is a shameless money grab. We don't think the world needs more TLDs, nor do we think [...]
Sometimes facial-recognition software works too well: The Register tipped us off to this great find: Google Street View protecting Colonel Sanders' privacy in the UK.
So we were at the grocery store this weekend, and came across a Murray's Chicken with a sticker on it with a Farm Verification code, offering to let us "find out where this chicken came from and learn more about the family that raised it."
It's a chicken tracker. Incredible.
It even hooks into the Google Maps [...]