News and Updates

Government helping Innovation

Posted by IanL on August 30, 2018

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Interesting interview on UK radio with Mariana Mazzucato auther of the book The Entrepreneurial State, regarding Goverment funding and how companies should announce the support they receive! In her interview she mentions that Elon Musk received $5 billion goverment funding for his thre ventures Solar, Tesla and SpaceX of which $465 million was guarenteed if he defaulted and would be paid by the US tax payer. Interesting facts and maybe highlights the support goverment give towards innovation

Cryptocurrency getting Big Attention

Posted by IanL on April 7, 2018

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George Soros Makes U-turn, Set to Trade Cryptocurrency https://t.co/QuGdLLqGS3 — Ian Liston (@listonbusiness) April 7, 2018

Elon Musk Buys X.COM from PayPal

Posted by IanL on July 13, 2017

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Category: Weekly Updates
Elon Musk Buys X.COM, Elon started X.com way back in 1999, his second-ever company. It was an online bank that would go on to become PayPal. In 2001, he stepped aside, leaving behind both X.com the company and X.com the domain name. Now, over 16 years later, Musk and X.com are back together: PayPal confirms with Business Insider that Elon Musk has repurchased the X.com domain name. The news was first reported by Domain Investing.

Weekly News 2

Posted by IanL on June 19, 2017

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Category: Weekly Updates
Weekly News 2 Reading an article in DN Academy it reports that www.cars.com has been valued at $872 million. This could be the dearest domain valuation to date? Although this is part due to the business and traffic generated over time.It adds further to our views about the inconsistency of domain name values! Over the next few  weeks we will be researching the platforms who value domain names, and report on the key elements associated to their valuations. Domain

Weekly News

Posted by IanL on June 15, 2017

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Category: Weekly Updates
Our aim is review weekly the Sunday papers and bring you whats new or trending online. Click here to see all weekly updates Setting Up Your Own Business Setting up your own business? Owner and Director Ian Liston of Liston Enterprises reports on business news from the Sunday newspapers. I'll be looking at interesting online developments and how these facts and strategies link with Liston Enterprises. Online retailer "Shop Direct", has drawn interest from a San