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Go Daddy’s New gTLD Domain Registration Bug Discovered By Customer
Last week I wrote about a Go Daddy customer that was complaining that he registered 2 .xyz domains in June and Go Daddy removed the 2 domains from his account in July and registered the domains under some other name. … Continue reading → - 2 hr 12 min ago
Sedo 1H 2014 Report: New gTLD Domain Sold For Over $100k – 55% Of Sales Are .Com
Sedo today announced the results of its First Half 2014 Domain Market Study. An infographic depicting findings from the study is available at During the first six months of 2014, Sedo powered 16,216 transactions worth a total of £21.6 … Continue reading → - 5 hr 40 min ago
Comedy Post By Makes The News! (Jesus.Saves Sold For $2.4 Million)
It seems that a lot of people are confused by some of the comedy posts and the proof is that a fake news article announcing the sale of the domain name Jesus.Saves for $2.4 million was reproduced by The … Continue reading → - 7 hr 5 min ago
New gTLD 1st Day Registrations: .Reisen 2,262, .University 1,340, .Toys 1,320 and .Town 589
Here are the domain name registration results of this week’s 4 New gTLD launches: Yesterday 30th of July 4 Donuts New gTLDs went out of the EAP pricing and into the real (reg fee) general availability: .Reisen (Travel in German), .University, … Continue reading → - 9 hr 56 min ago
346 New gTLDs Have Been Delegated: .NGO, .LGBT, .NRA, .City, Green, .Navy, .Army, .Bio, .Host
I haven’t done this post since May and since then ICANN has announced that 87 New gTLDs have been delegated for a total of 346 new gTLD strings. Here are some of the more important of the latest 87 new … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 17:27
Interlink Co., Ltd. Wins Community Priority Evaluation For .Osaka
ICANN published today the latest Community Priority Evaluation results. New gTLD Applicant Interlink Co., Ltd. prevailed in a community priority evaluation for the New gTLD .Osaka getting 15 out of the maximum 16 points. Osaka is Japan’s third largest city. … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 14:26
Google Starts Issuing Invites To Google Domains (1st Screen Shot)
Last month, Google announced it is getting into the domain name registration business through Google Domains and offered a form to sign up to be invited. Like countless other I submitted the form but I have not heard back. It … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 13:36
ICANN Tells U.S. Court That Country Code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs) Are Not “Property”
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has told a U.S. federal court in the District of Columbia, that a country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) cannot be considered “property,” and thus cannot be attached by plaintiffs in a … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 8:36
Key-Systems Donates 30 Euro ($40) For The First 1,000 .HIV Domains
Key-Systems GmbH based in Germany will support the dotHIV initiative with a fundraising for the start of .hiv. The domain registrar will donate 30 Euro (about $40) to the dotHIV association for each of the first 1,000 .hiv domains that … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 7:34
Why I Renewed 1,000 Domain Names In July And Dropped 130
Like every month I go through my domains to see what to renew and what not to. This month I renewed almost 1,000 domains and dropped 130 of them. So I dropped about 11.5% of the total 1,126 domains that … Continue reading → - Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:30
Trademark Clearinghouse Has 31,866 Marks And 89,773 “TM” Notices Have Been Sent
The Trademark Clearinghouse has published it’s latest stats. So far 31,866 marks have been submitted to the Trademark Clearinghouse as of the 28th of July 2014. The number of marks were 30,916 on the 19th of June. So the Trademark … Continue reading → - Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 11:15
Minds + Machines Client “Celebrate Broadway, Inc” Wins .Broadway
Following recent press comment, Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, announced that its client, Celebrate Broadway, Inc., has secured the sole application status for .broadway. Minds + Machines will act … Continue reading → - Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:20
.London Domain Name Ads On The London Underground
This is how you do marketing in a big city for a geo New gTLD like .London. You target the most popular transportation service. And in this case it is the London Underground. That and of course a .London TV … Continue reading → - Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 8:22
“Tax Savings Should Drive Long Term Bottom Line Growth for VeriSign” did an article today about the VeriSign shares after the VeriSign Q2 2014 report. Shares of VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) rose over 10% on July 25, 2014 after the company reported strong profit figures in the second quarter of 2014. The company … Continue reading → - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:43
My First Interaction With Go Daddy Chat Support
As you may have heard Go Daddy has discontinued the email support for some months now. They only use live chat and phone support now. They thought that email support was too slow. And it was. I usually got a … Continue reading → - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 13:44
New gTLD Weekly Review: .WTF, .Fail, .Financial and .Limited
This week 4 New gTLDs enter General Availability and another 4 New gTLDs enter the EAP General Availability. This is a slow week and it might be because of the summer vacations… All new domain extensions are from Donuts that … Continue reading → - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:56
GoDaddy & Microsoft Partner to Provide Affordable Office 365 to Small Businesses in India
GoDaddy and Microsoft today announced a long-term strategic partnership to offer Microsoft Office 365 from GoDaddy as its exclusive core business-class email and productivity service for small businesses in India. Microsoft Office 365 offered through GoDaddy will give millions of … Continue reading → - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 5:7
Sedo sells 506 domains for $1 million: $90k, $25k, $8k
In the past week (July 14 to July 20), 506 (570 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 million ($1.5m last week). Only 162 (188 last week) domains from the 506 were reported by Sedo. … Continue reading → - Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 15:18
Verisign Q2 2014 Results: Revenue Up To $250 million, 128.9 Million .Com And .Net, .Net Price Goe...
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), reported financial results for the second quarter of 2014. VeriSign, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Verisign”) reported revenue of $250 million for the second quarter of 2014, up 4.6 percent from the same quarter in 2013. Verisign reported … Continue reading → - Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 5:54
Latest Flippa Sales: $14,095, $8,550, $5,000
Highest sale this week at Flippa was the domain name that sold for $14,095 on yet another great .info sale. This week’s top Flippa sales include 3 domain name portfolios. Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 10 domains … Continue reading → - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 12:19

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