dot bomb


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dot bomb

A Internet company that went out of business or one that is failing. See dot-com.
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Consultant Cunningham's entry is among a predictable wave of post-"dot bomb" books recognizing that the Internet revolution of the late 1990s was unsustainable -- and that new models are needed.
Dot gone, dot bomb and dot con did not make it into this addition but are apparently being considered for the next edition.
The Society reported, "In the annual choice of the word or phrase that was most notable or prominent in the year gone by, chad earned 43 votes, compared to just 6 for muggle, not only the Harry Potter term for a non-wizard but more broadly a mundane, unimaginative person, and just 3 for dot bomb, defined as a failed dot-com.