.Com Is Rocking As someone who watches the numbers of domain name registrations across all TLD’s everyday I have to say .Com is rocking and seems to be getting stronger by the day. Back on March 31, there were 113.2 Million .Com registered accordi...
Over 6,500 .Website Domain Names Registered In The First 4 Hours Of Availability According to a press release we just received from Radix, the new gTLD .WEBSITE, that went into General Availability today has already surpassed 6,500 domains in the first 4 hours “We have been confident about .website right from the start and these numbers just reinforce the potential the TLD holds.” said Sandeep Ramchandani, Radix ...
The Domains - Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 17:32
Beware of Bogus Go Daddy “Account On – Hold” Email Scam Back on August 17th we wrote about a scam email going around that was impersonating Go Daddy, there looks to be a new one out that says your account is on hold. Another phishing attempt. Elliot Silver had pointed out a post that Go Daddy blogged about when dealing with email and phishing back in […]
The Domains - Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:33
Domain Broker Igloo.com Acquires Aftermarket.com Igloo.com Limited, a Domain Brokerage & Consultancy Firm, has acquired the business of Aftermarket.com from Thought Convergence, Inc. for an undisclosed price according to a press release we received “This acquisition builds upon Igloo’s recent news of entering into an exclusive agreement with Rook Media to provide brokera...
The Domains - Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:0
Unitedprint.com Buys EasyPrint.com For an “Unspecified Six-Figure Sum According to a press release out today, a German company Unitedprint.com, announced the bought the domain name EasyPrint.com for an “amount in the six figures” The original Press release is in German and I used Google to translate it: Online printing unitedprint.com SE acquires the domain www.easyprint.com at an unspecifi...
There are now over 1Billion Websites on the Internet The Internet now has over 1 Billion websites, that is according to Internet Live Stats. The website points out, “By “Website” we mean unique hostname (a name which can be resolved, using a name server, into an IP Address). It must be noted that around 75% of websites today are not active, but parked domains […...
Google & Donuts Lose All 3 ICANN New gTLD Auctions: What Did We Learn Today? ICANN published results of the first three ICANN Last Resort Auctions (there was an auction in June for a IDN String) tonight and we certainly learned a few things. Many people had the opinion that Google and Amazon would simply outbid all other applicants for all the strings just because they could. However Google wound […]
The Domains - Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 2:44
Radix Registry Giving You A Chance to Win a Free Go Pro Radix Registry the company behind the .Website extension wants to give you a chance to win a free Go Pro. The company is running a one day contest. Participate in the .website launch contest to win a GoPro! Guess the number of regs we will be at by the end of 24 hours of launch […]
The Domains - Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 19:21
Frank Schilling’s Name Adminstration Wins Its 35th UDRP on ParisJewellers.com Name Administration won its 35th UDRP today as a three member panel of the National Arbitration Forum, rejected Paris Jewellers Ltd. of Canada Complaint on the domain name ParisJewellers.com which was registered by Name Administration back in 2004. As always, Name Administration was represented by John Berryhill, Esq. This decision w...
The Domains - Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:14
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Tuesday Was .Vegas Day & A Big Celebration Was Held At Las Vegas City Hall The City of Las Vegas held a very cool launch ceremony for Dot Vegas at Las Vegas city hall today. Namescon.Vegas was the very first domain activated by .Vegas after Nic.Vegas (Nic.is the first domain activated by every new gTLD registry) Richard Lau and and Jothan Franks of Namescon were on hand to […]
The Domains - Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 1:28
Sedo Transactions Total Just $1M As Baltic.Cruises Tops The List at $25,000 Over the past week, 543 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 Million 49% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .coms: kiel.com at 19,500 EUR · Top ccTLD: bs.tv at 15,000 USD · Top “other” TLD: baltic.cruises at 25,000 USD […]
FCC Receives Over 3 Million Comments on Net Neutrality Yesterday was the last day to get comments into the FCC with regards to Net Neutrality. Tech Crunch noted that there were over 3 million comments with a few hours left, this was double the number reported last week. There were several websites that asked for the public to speak up. Name Cheap has been […]