Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Will Elon Musk waste x.com, just like almost all the other single-letter domains?

Elon Musk is having a good week. On Sunday, the Tesla CEO tweeted a photo of the first Model 3 sedan to roll off the assembly line. The next day, he announced that PayPal sold him x.com, a domain he previously owned. Back in 1999, Musk launched an online banking service at X.com; the company eventually merged with its rival Confinity and was renamed to PayPal in 2001, with Peter Thiel taking over the reins. Just like the good ol' days with @peterthiel :) pic.twitter.com/WPJhpBbdOh — Lorena (@zlorena70) July 11, 2017 So what will become of x.com now that Musk…

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