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BREAKING ! Playboy Mansion Returns to DomainFest
The exact location of the Stone Temple Pilots concert/party this evening at Domainfest has been shrouded in secrecy since the launch of the show.  DNN was tipped off by conference organizers that the party will take place at the famous Playboy Mansion.   Conference attendees have been dying to know where this party is and have [̷...
Domain Name News - Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 17:41
The Week in Domains (March 31st – April 6th, 2014)
April Fool’s Day Domain Industry Roundup: Rob Ford Web Address Coming with Launch of .RobFord Domain (NameNinja) Google To Make Not Provided Keywords Exclusively Available to .Google Domain Names (Bill Hartzer) Verisign probes name collisions link to MH370 (Domainincite)   Related posts: The Week In Domains This Week In D...
Domain Name News - Monday, March 31, 2014 - 23:53
NamesCon Registration Prices go Up Tomorrorow
What’s the perfect thing to do after celebrating Thanksgiving with your family? Get right back to work and plan for the new year. And to get into the domaining mood right in the new year, what’s better than a big domain conference at a low price? Today’s the last day to get your NamesCon tickets […] Related p...
Domain Name News - Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 13:57
.DE Registry to add Redemption Grace Period (DENIC)
As of December 3rd, 2013, DENIC, the operator of the .DE ccTLD will also introduce a Redemption Grace Period (RGP) that allows the original domain owner to recover their expired domain for up to 30 days after the expiry, the same as for gTLDs. See the full press release after the jump. Redemption Grace Period […] Related posts...
Domain Name News - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 14:49
Andee Hill forms backed by Gregg McNair
Andee Hill, who recently left where she was Director of Business Development, has created a new licensed escrow company, Escrow Hill Limited with he backing of entrepreneur Gregg McNair.   “When Andee told me she was thinking about forming her own escrow business I was immediately enthusiastic. I have a reputation of ...
Domain Name News - Monday, November 25, 2013 - 11:0
Inaugural Heritage Auctions Domain Event in New York City – Live Results
We will be live blogging the results of the inaugural Heritage Auctions Domain Event in New York City today. There are no guarantees that this list is correct or complete as this are not official or officially approved results. Please note that all domains will occur a 15% bidder premium, which we will add the results […] Rela...
Domain Name News - Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 18:55
Buenos Aires Airport closure leaves many ICANN 48 attendees stranded
As the 48th ICANN meeting is set to start in Buenos Aires, many of the attendees were stranded today in Montevideo, Uruguay  and other South American airports due to an airport closure in Buenos Aires. An Austral Embraer ERJ-190 on behalf of Air Austral/Aerolineas Argentina coming from Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), overrun the runway and ...
Domain Name News - Friday, November 15, 2013 - 10:27
Demand Media to Spin Off Domain Registration Business into RightSide [Press Release]
As already predicted by Andrew over at DNW: Demand Media Announces Key Executives and Name for Proposed Domain Services Company Company Will Lead Expansion of Generic Top Level Domains under Rightside Brand; Taryn Naidu Selected as Incoming CEO November 05, 2013 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE...
Domain Name News - Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 10:25 signs 2013 RAA, launches expression of interest site [Press Release]
Another group of registrars will be switching to the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) with ICANN, allowing them to participate in selling new gTLDs. owns the original Domain registrar, Network Solutions and The company also launched an expression of interest site for new gTLDs, promising a “Bes...
Domain Name News - Friday, November 1, 2013 - 11:27
Go Daddy/Afternic and Sedo’s reported sales for the week ending on Oct 28th, 2013
Over the past week, 705 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1,3m. Go Daddy/Afternic’s total domain sales for the week summed to  $1,696,432. Over 47% of total sales at Sedo were the result of Buy Now listings. The top seller on Sedo’s list, for 45,000 USD was a SedoMLS sal...
Domain Name News - Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 17:30
Endurance International Group starts trading on NASDAQ
Endurance International Group Holdings (NASDAQ:EIGI) has started trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange today. As announced before, the company is planning to use the funds raised to purchase DirectI for $110MM USD. The stock started trading at $11 USD per share today and is currently trading at $11.11. The company owns and operates ma...
Domain Name News - Friday, October 25, 2013 - 14:53
Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry to open office in Newport Beach, CA in 2014
Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry is set to expand and plans open new offices in Newport Beach, California in January 2014. The building, which was purchased by the company is located at 2161 San Joaquin Hills Road and will house the company’s registry support, engineering and sales staff. Schilling described the location as ...
Domain Name News - Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 23:45
First four new gTLDs in the Root Zone
The first four new gTLDs of this latest round have just been added to the root zone, even though the IANA database has not yet been updated. The four strings delegated are: شبكة  (xn--ngbc5azd) –Arabic for “web/network”, Registry: International Domain Registry Pty. Ltd. онлайн (xn--80asehdb) – Cyrillic for “online&#...
Domain Name News - Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 15:25
Go Daddy/Afternic Sales Report for the Week ending Oct 20th, 2013
Go Daddy and Afternic reports $1,625,205 USD in sales for the week from 10/14/13 – 10/20/1. The top six reported Sales at Go Daddy / Afternic this week were: for $19,000 USD for $12,000 USD for $9,950 USD for $7,500 USD for $7,500 USD for $7,500 USD See the [&...
Domain Name News - Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 23:50
DomainAgents Exclusively Brokering Sale of [Press Release]
A once in a generation opportunity to purchase the premium domain name: Pop singers, world class chefs, fashion houses, race car drivers and even plumbers share the name Mario, but there is only one In a once in a generation event, this coveted generic domain name has come on the market. DomainAgents is […...
Domain Name News - Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 17:55
Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Awards 2013 – and the winners are
And here are the winners of this year’s Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. awards, as the were announced by on Twitter live from the event. BANDIT BERKENS” GOODWILL AMBASSADOR AWARD Winner: Gregg McNair Nominees: Adam Dicker Alan Hack Barbara Neu Elliot Silver Merlin Kauffman Michael Cyger Nat Cohen Richard Lau Rick ...
Domain Name News - Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 13:24
LIVE : TRAFFIC 2013 Florida Auction Results
I’m reporting live from TRAFFIC’s auction.  Results will be updated live . $100 pass item 104 – $125 bidder 356 – pass – $100 bidder 112 – pass – pass &#...
Domain Name News - Monday, October 21, 2013 - 16:43
BREAKING: New domain name event, Namescon to be held in Vegas, January 13-15th, 2014
A new domain name conference, NamesCon, will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 13th to 15th, 2014.  Well-known industry veteran, Richard Lau is the founder of the event and he has tapped Jodi Chamberlain from 32Events, to help coordinate.  Both Lau and Chamberlain are no strangers to domain events.  Lau has been involved in o...
Domain Name News - Friday, October 18, 2013 - 5:4
Go Daddy Acquires Media Temple
As reported by TechCrunch, Go Daddy has acquired hosting company Media Temple, also know as (mt). Financial details of the acquisition, which did not include website builder Virb, which is being spun out, were not published. The two companies are going be operated separately. [TechCrunch, Press Release, Media Temple FAQ] Related post...
Domain Name News - Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 15:22
Microsoft’s Office 365 further integrates Go Daddy Domains
According to a blog post by the Office 365 team, customers can now purchase their domains from Go Daddy directly through the product’s interface. The domain will then directly be enabled for use with Office 365 by setting up the correct nameservers and DNS records at the time of registration Anybody got an Office 365 Related p...
Domain Name News - Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 11:38

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