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Trademarks suggest more domain services in the works
These trademark applications are for domain name services. A lot of entities and people have filed trademarks related to domain name se...
Domain Name Wire - 14 hr 41 min ago
Australia’s .Au namespace flat over past year, but gets a Covid bump
Registrations picked up in Q2 but namespace remains flat for the financial year ending in June. .Au Domain Administration Limited (auDA...
Domain Name Wire - 18 hr 49 min ago
Domain leasing, selling domains and more – DNW Podcast #308
Listener questions about domain leasing, selling domains and more. On this week’s show, I answer some listener questions. We’ll talk ab...

Domain Name Wire - 19 hr 35 min ago
More details behind last week’s top end user domain sales at Sedo
Here’s why a company paid $25,000 for Westerly.com. Every week, I publish a list of end user domain name sales. I research Sedo&#...
Domain Name Wire - 21 hr 51 min ago
Namecheap revenue jumps 38.5% in Q3
Revenue keeps surging ahead at Namecheap. Privately-held domain name registrar Namecheap has more to celebrate this year than just its ...
Domain Name Wire - Friday, October 16, 2020 - 9:24
ICANN announces 2020 financial results
Pandemic-induced savings helped ICANN’s 2020 financial results. ICANN published (pdf) its financial results for the 2020 financia...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 12:19
Nobel Prize winner has connection to new top level domains
Nobel Prize winner in economics helped create the private auction format for new top level domain name contention sets. Did you see tha...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:56
26 end user domain name sales this week
SmugMug, Pocketbook and other companies bought domains.  Sedo had a strong week for end user domain name sales, including some nice low...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 9:10
.Org registry names finalists for Impact Awards
Kiva, a local chapter of The Salvation Army, and Rainforest Alliance are among this year’s finalists. Public Interest Registry ha...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 14:3
Web.com has strong month for aftermarket sales
93 domains sold for $2,000 or more last month. Web.com’s aftermarket platforms NameJet and SnapNames had a better-than-usual mont...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:54
IPinfo launches domain data service Host.io
Service can be used to pull d0main data into applications. Seattle-based IPinfo has launched Host.io, an API and website offering domai...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:4
3 companies paid $100k+ for domain forwards
Companies paid big bucks for domains that they are forwarding to other websites. GoDaddy published its first set of domain name sales d...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 16:11
Sav’s no-fee domain backorder service comes out of beta
Domain name registrar only charges customers the registration cost for dropping domains. Domain name registrar Sav has taken the beta l...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 15:49
.Art domain registry gets patent for using Whois to store artwork information
Patent is related to .Art’s “Digital Twin” offering. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 11:55
Reverse domain name hijacking in CreditHero.com dispute
Misleading citations used as part of a domain name hijacking attempt. A National Arbitration Forum panelist has found Daniel A. Rosen, ...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 11:22

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