Will the Real Satoshi Nakamoto Please Stand Up
It has been quite a day in the world of Bitcoin as there have been more stories than I can count on Satoshi Nakomoto.
The day started early this morning when one of our readers, Tony Lam sent me a piece by Coindesk. Their headline was, “Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakamoto ‘Found’ in California”
Nermin Hajdarbegovic covered...
The Domains - 2 hr 17 min ago
Godaddy Has 40% Of The New gTLD Market; 1and1 For Its $50M Got 12K Registrations A new site (or at least new to me) is showing the most detailed stats I have seen for new gTLD’s.
According to ntldstats.com, there are a total of 215,638 new gTLD domain registrations as of 16:30 (time zone not defined) on March 6th.
According to the site, Godaddy registered almost 87,000 of the 215,000 new gTLD’s givi...
The Domains - 12 hr 49 min ago
Forbes: 5 Mistakes People Make When Setting Up Their Website
John Rampton wrote a piece for Forbes on the mistakes people make when starting their website. Rampton discusses five key points that a lot of web developers and entrepreneurs make.
1. No Business Plan and Marketing Strategy
Unlike “Field of Dreams,” if you build, he will not come. And, by he, we mean visitors to your website. Unfor...
The Domains - 14 hr 11 min ago
NameJet.com Reports Over $340K In Sales In January Namejet just released sales information in January 2014 reporting over $340,000 in sales.
Only sales of $2K or more are included
NASDAQ Private Market Launches To Allow People To Buy Shares Of Pre-IPO Companies The NASDAQ Private Market, LLC announced today the launch of its new capital marketplace for private companies.
The NASDAQ Private Market site is at NPM.com
NASDAQ Private Market was formed in March of 2013 as a joint venture between The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and SharesPost, Inc.
“Built as a company-first platform on industry-...
The Domains - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:26
Radix Looking To Hire Registrar Partner Manager-US, Canada and Latin America
Our friends at Radix are looking to hire a Registrar Partner Manager.
As a Registrar Partner Manager, you will be responsible for our partners in the US, Canada and Latin America. Your job is to a) ensure a wide distribution network in the local market and b) evolve those channel relationships into strategic partnerships. The job in...
The Domains - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 10:24
UDRP Filed Against Vertical Axis On SNF.com By The SNF-Group.com The domain name SNF.com has become the lastest generic domain to be hit with a UDRP.
The UDRP was filed by S.P.C.M. SA, which according to BusinessWeek.com, the private holding company was founded in France in 1978, “which through its subsidiary, manufactures and markets water soluble polymers and chemicals. The company offers ....
The Domains - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 9:32
US Gives NeuStar New Contract To Run .US Domain Extention For Up To 5 Years The Department of Commerce has re-awarded the contract to operate the .US domain extensions for three years with two additional one-year extension options to Neustar Inc. (NYSE:NSR).
The .US Top Level Domain (TLD), is the official country code domain of the United States (ccTLD)
“Neustar has successfully administered this criti...
The Domains - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 9:25
KennendyUniversity.com is Saved in UDRP The registrant of KennedyUniversity.com successfully won a UDRP in which they did not respond, the true name was never given of the registrant and the complainant seemed completely inept.
The complainant basically did not even have a trademark, they did not state what their relationship was to another party that had a trademark, and ...
Sedo Transactions Total $1.3 Million 582 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.3 Million for the week of March 2, 2014.
50% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings.
Highlights of public sales are:
· Top .coms: footmarseille.com at 25,000 EUR
· Top ccTLD: dental.ca at 22,600 USD
· Top “other” TLD: bestcasino.info at 7,050...
The Domains - Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 15:51
UDRP Madeness: ABB.com Files UDRP On 123.com & 222.com The owners of the domain names 123.com and 222.com have been hit with a UDRP.
The UDRP was filed by Abb Asea Brown Boverti LTD which seems to be part of the ABB Group which own the domain name ABB.com and ABB.us
According to Wikipedia.org, ABB is a multinational corporation headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operating in robotics...
The Domains - Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 14:35
Scott Day & Berryhill Beat Back UDRP on 15 Year Old Domain iCan.com The Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center (the ADNDRC) just rejected Galaxy Rainbow Limited and Whole Person Development Institute Limited. of Hong Kong bid to grab the 15 year old domain name iCAN.com from Scott Day’s Digimedia.com who was represented by John Berryhill.
However the panel did not find Reverse Domain Name ...
The Domains - Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 14:18
Flexcoin The Bitcoin Bank Shuts Down After Losing 896 Bitcoins Another Bitcoin site has gone bust, Flexcoin which called itself the Bitcoin bank is out of business.
They posted this on their website:
Flexcoin is shutting down.
On March 2nd 2014 Flexcoin was attacked and robbed of all coins in the hot wallet. The attacker made off with 896 BTC, dividing them into these two addresses:
The Domains - Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 14:4
.Build Hires Tim Switzer, Formerly of Neustar and DotGreen As Head of Operations
George Minardos, Founder and CEO of .BUILD, announced today that Tim Switzer, formerly of Neustar and DotGreen, is joining .BUILD as head of operations and registrar relations.
Switzer will team up with Minardos, Tom Brackey, ARI Services and the rest of the .BUILD team to bring the global building industry on-line via the .BUILD do...
DiscoverIndia.com updated and now closing price is $5,047
Earlier today we wrote about the DiscoverIndia.com auction closing at $106,000.
Go Daddy has updated the closing price, when I checked my watchlist it now shows $5,047 as the closing price. They must have noticed something not right and cancelled the bids that were above $5,047. It looks like it was bidder 11 that they had a proble...
The Domains - Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 2:32
Apartments.com sells for $585 Million in Cash Apartments.com the business was sold for $585 million. The current owner put out a press release announcing the sale today. The registrant info has not yet changed according to whois records.
Apartments.com was registered in 1996, interestingly the domain had dropped two times before. The seller Classified Ventures also owns Cars.com...
The Domains - Monday, March 3, 2014 - 22:21
DiscoverIndia.com closes at $106,000 on Go Daddy Auctions
DiscoverIndia.com closed at $106,000 today on Go Daddy Auctions. The 15 year old domain had 139 bids. There were 14 bidders with the auction ending in a duel between bidder 11 and the eventual winner bidder 13.
Now the question is will it get paid for ?
2014/03/03 10:46 AM (PST)