31 May '13, 1am

Dotcom Pioneer Blows Hundred Million $ Fortune On Extravagant Mansions, Failed Hotels,... #news #domaining #domain

Dotcom Pioneer Blows Hundred Million $ Fortune On Extravagant Mansions, Failed Hotels,... #news #domaining #domain

Halsey Minor sold CNET networks for nearly $2 billion in 2008 and a tech firm he helped found to Google for $50 million in 2007. Halsey s truly the dot TV king regging names like TV.com, Download.com and News.com. But after splurging on a James River estate, an historic San Francisco mansion, and master artwork he couldn't afford, the former tech giant is struggling to pay back his many creditors A tech pioneer once worth up to a $1 billion has filed chapter 7 bankruptcy after years of ill-fated investments that proved his financial expertise don’t extend outside the realm of the Internet. Halsey Minor, 48, had to first climb high to make this epic tumble. And he did so with some shrewd investments in several soon-to-be profitable ventures. The Charlottesville, Virginia native founded CNET, a television network and web brand focused on software and technology, in 1994. CNE...

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