Last modified on 11 December 2014, at 21:12

dotcom

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the DNS suffix .com

NounEdit

dotcom (plural dotcoms)

  1. A company whose business is based around a website.
    • 2013 July 20, “The attack of the MOOCs”, The Economist, volume 408, number 8845: 
      Dotcom mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and Coursera, two Silicon Valley start-ups offering free education through MOOCs, massive open online courses, the ivory towers of academia have been shaken to their foundations.