- CNET via Yahoo! NewsOct 01 03:05 PM
Google.com temporarily had a new owner on Tuesday. Former Googler Sanmay Ved says he successfully purchased the Internet's most visited website for as much as a fancy sandwich.
- Business Insider via Yahoo! FinanceSep 30 04:05 PM
Ex-Googler Sanmay Ved was the lucky buyer of "Google.com," if only for a minute. Ved told...
- StuffOct 02 10:13 PM
Ex-Googler Sanmay Ved was the lucky buyer of Google.com, if only for a minute.
- BGR News via Yahoo! NewsOct 01 05:20 AM
We’ve all been there: It’s nearly 2 in the morning and your cruising around the Internet looking for new domain names to purchase. I mean, talk about a cliched night, right? Now imagine that during the course of your domain browsing, you unexpectedly discover that the holy grail of domain names — Google. com — is (gasp!) available for purchase for the low, low price of just $12. Testing fate, you...
- FOX 25 BostonOct 03 04:18 PM
For just one brief but unforgettable moment, a Babson College student owned the internet domain for the world's most heavily trafficked website.
- Daily MailOct 01 03:03 PM
Sanmay Ved from Boston was flooded with messages confirming his ownership, with some containing private information that should only be known by the webmasters of Google.
- IBN liveOct 02 09:44 PM
New Delhi: For Sanmay Ved, the joy of owning the google.com domain must have been beyond words, even if it was short-lived.
- The GuardianOct 02 06:16 AM
Using Google’s new domain buying service, Sanmay Ved purchased world’s most popular website for $12 before transaction was cancelled A man was able to successfully buy google. com, the domain name for the world’s most popular website, for $12 (£7.90), minutes before the company contacted him to say the transaction had been cancelled. Sanmay Ved, a former Google employee, was using the tech firm’s...
- The RegisterOct 02 01:23 AM
Mountain View scrambles after domain quirk gives intern Google.com access Google is investigating how an Amazon intern "bought" its Google.com domain.…
- BigPond NewsOct 02 06:47 PM
A man has successfully bought Google.com - the domain name for the world's most popular website - for $12.