Godaddy Is Back In The Super Bowl …..With A Puppy GoDaddy announced today that it will be back advertising for its eleventh consecutive Super Bowl, in the 2015 Super Bowl with a thirty-second spot encouraging business owners to put their businesses online with a domain name and website. “For the first-time ever, GoDaddy will cast an adorable puppy to make its point about empow...
The Domains - 8 hr 24 min ago
Looks Like Craigslist Got Hacked In trying to get to Craigslist it looks like the site was hacked by Digital Gangster. A You Tuber put up a video showing what happened
The Domains - 18 hr 4 min ago
A Survivor of The Dot Com Bubble – Cufflinks.com Maria Halkias of DallasNews.com wrote a piece on a survivor of the .com bubble of the late nineties. Cufflinks.com. Halkias did a good job conveying where the company is now and how it got there from those crazy bubble days of 1999 – 2000. From the article: Cufflinks.com was founded in 1999 during the dot-com […]
The Domains - 19 hr 55 min ago
Nearly 60% of Dot Com Domains in China Hijacked in 2014 WantChinaTimes.com published an article about the number of .Com domains that have been hijacked in China in 2014. The number is pretty big if the report is accurate, close to 60 %. The report claims close to half are controlled by overseas IP’s. From the article: Nearly 60% of dot-com domain names in China were […]
The Domains - Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 16:54
SEO-For-Lawyers on the importance of .attorney names for marketing Luke Ciciliano did a post for Seo-for-lawyers.com on why he thinks .attorney and .lawyer will hold significance for lawyers in their marketing efforts. In the article he references a Dallas related name being used and showing in the search results, he also mentioned some lawyers he spoke with did not see the point of the […]
The Domains - Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 17:39
Last Call For Domain Submission For Namescon Live Domain Name Auction RightoftheDot.com which is running the Live and Online domain name auction at the Namescon conference on January 13th, 2015 at 4:30 PM PST in Las Vegas, is putting out its final call for domains to be submitted to the auction. The live auction will have 100+ domain names. Online bidding will also be available on […]
From Brussels With Love – Europe Wants Google Split Up Europe Wants Google Split Up We have seen countries in Europe propose a “Google Tax” we have seen several initiatives with regard to privacy and the right to be forgotten. Now Europe looks to be mulling a proposal to split the company up. Bill Gates can only be thinking to himself, “Larry, Sergey, Welcome to […...
Z.com Sold For $6.8 Million Dollars GMO Internet, Inc. is a publicly traded company and one of Japan’s largest ISP and operator of the country’s largest domain registrar, today announced they acquired the domain name Z.com for JPY800 million which is at today exchange rates equals $6,776,448 USD. GMO Internet a also an applicant for several new gTLD’s/ ...
The Domains - Friday, November 21, 2014 - 9:26
UDRP filed ON three letter domain RVK.com A UDRP was filed today on the three letter domain name RVK.com The domain is owned by Gregory Ricks The domain name was registered under privacy for many years R.V. Kuhns & Associates, Inc is the Complainant who filed for a trademark on the term back on August […]
Why The Right Domain Name May Help In Landing You A Job AfterCollege.com did an interview with Predrag Lesic the CEO of .ME. The interview talks about his own career path and why he believes in today’s current job market there is a need for a student to create a personal brand. From the article: Why do you feel a student’s personal brand is such an important […]
The Domains - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 13:47
.Music LLC CPE Reconsideration Request Denied .Music LLC sought reconsideration for Community Priority Evaluation in an effort to be given priority over others who are interested in running .music. .Music LLC believed that when their application was looked at that the panel failed to comply with already established ICANN policies. The board governance committee denied the recon...
The Domains - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:48
1st Day New gTLD Totals: .Top 10,298; .Quebec 4,902: .ENGINEER 523 We have numbers for the three new gTLD’s that launched this week. .Top which launched on the November 18th has according to ntldstats.com 10,298 domains registered. The registry for .Top is “Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology Co.,Ltd.” which is also the backend for the extension and is also a domain name reg...
The Domains - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 9:49
Rin.com Sells for $35,000 on Sedo – Sold on Sedo for $14,000 in 2011 Crossing the Sedo feed this afternoon is Rin.com at $35,000. Looks like it was the second time it sold on Sedo, DN Journal reported it sold for $14,000 in 2011. Affordable Webhosting Inc out of Oregon looks to be the seller and had the domain parked. Eli Shoval looks to be the buyer of the […]
The Domains - Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 17:19