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Google’s Domain Buying Spree Continues With ABCAlphabet.com & Alphabet.kr

 Mark As Read    

Google Inc. continues to buy domain names relating to the early August 2015 announcement of holding company Alphabet Inc. and has acquired ABCAlphabet.com that was a developed kids website. Alphabet.kr was also recently acquired by MarkMonitor.

The Domains 2 hours, 34 min ago

$117k in Sales on August 28th – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was rosters.com which sold for $20,000 at Fabulous. NameBio recorded 180 sales for a total of $116,874 with an average sale price of $649. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 5% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount decreased by 26%. Sales With History The domain wineup.com sold for $528 at GoD...

NameBio Blog 3 hours, 35 min ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Saturday, August 29th 2015

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A good mix of domains today included a few good drone names. With every auction filled with LLLL.coms it seems like there are less one and two word keyword names available.  But guess what?  That's exactly why dot coms will become more and more valuable.  Because there are less and less for sale.  And while I read that Godaddy and Namejet's sales r...

Domain Shane 3 hours, 50 min ago

Betting exchange launches startup incubator mLabs.io

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Betting exchange Matchbook has launched mLabs, a new business incubator where igaming startups can showcase their work and get expert marketing advice and support from their peers. Matchbook is a sports betting exchange designed for the professional and savvy sports bettor which plans toAs use the power of networking to develop mLabs into a communi...

Gambling Domains News 4 hours, 41 min ago

Dsad Daily Auction Recap

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Tonight is going to be a late one. I am up doing the post while my wife is walking around trying to get the crying 5 week old baby to sleep. She has been really good so far but sometimes she just cannot get comfortable. Same thing last night. There have been quite a few changes to scheduleds and routines. Needless to say it has taken some adjusting...

Domain Shane 6 hours, 57 min ago

Help Ammar Choose A Logo For AutoBio.com

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I'm always willing to help a fellow domain investor. Ammar has certainly supported me, by attending the Southern California Domainers. He posted on Facebook that he needs a little help […]

Jason Thompson 12 hours, 10 min ago

Crowd.ca Sells and August 26 .CA TBR Results

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DomainReport.ca In the August 26 .ca TBR drop there were a total of 91 .ca domains taken.  The last several TBR's have each seen over 100 domains grabbed, so this was a lighter TBR than usual. Two .ca domain sales were reported in the latest weekly DNJournal.com domain sales report.  Those domains were: Crowd.ca  -  $1,950  -  sold at Sedo Hype...

DomainReport.ca 14 hours, 41 min ago

Namepros Daily: GUXG.com, 865828.com, Shelly.com – Auction & Please appraise BadCut.com

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Sorry I never reported this yesterday, I was out with clients all day / evening and I might have had... The post Namepros Daily: GUXG.com, 865828.com, Shelly.com – Auction & Please appraise BadCut.com appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 20 hours, 35 min ago

.online Enters General Availability With a Record-Breaking 37,544 First-Day Registrations

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.online Is Poised to Be the Next Leading Domain Extension in the Industry SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Aug 27, 2015) –  After record-breaking registrations in its first two launch phases, .online continued the trend when it went into general availability … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 22 hours, 17 min ago

“Domain Pirates” video showcases Swedish sense of humor!

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Ah, it's Friday – the day of the week that preludes a fun weekend full of relaxation and debauchery. 😉 With that in mind, domainers in Sweden seem to have a lot of fun referring to themselves as "pirates." If not all of them, at least a company does. DomanPirater.se is a Swedish domain registrar, […] Copyright DomainGang...

DomainGang 22 hours, 17 min ago

After 24 Hours of GA .Online did 37,544 Regs – Contest winner inside

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Radix reported to us that number of registrations after 24 hours of General Availability was 37,544. The winner who guessed closest to the actual number was: John Aitken says AUGUST 20, 2015 AT 11:59 AM 32,670 registrations in first 24 hours. Congrats John, we will get Radix in touch with you for your free domain name.

The Domains 22 hours, 45 min ago

The Name Game of Politics: Hillary.club and HillaryClinton2016.club Up for Auction as Bidders Vie for Online Political Real Estate

 Mark As Read    

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – August 27, 2015) – With the 2016 Presidential election already looming large, two key web addresses are up for sale to the highest bidder as Hillary.club and HillaryClinton2016.club are currently accepting bids at a SnapNames.com domain name … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 22 hours, 54 min ago

Apple Is Going Head to Head with iHeart Music Festival With Apple Music Fest: Domain Regs Say So

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Apple Inc. has registered 11 new domain names relating to a music festival and also announced on September 18, 2015 the rebranding of iTunes Music Festival to Apple Music Festival. iHeart Music Festival starts September 18, 2015 and Apple Music Festival starts on September 19th!

The Domains 23 hours, 3 min ago

New .LOVE TLD Enjoying Strong Sales

 Mark As Read    

The new .LOVE TLD [Top Level Domain] has successfully launched on the Internet (more details available at http://www.get.love) and is rapidly selling web domain names to couples, individuals, and businesses. BEIJING, CHINA (PRWEB UK) 28 AUGUST 2015 "We are delighted … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 23 hours, 18 min ago

Hilco Streambank Retained to Sell Santa.com

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You may have noticed that the Hilco Streambank advertising banner changed yesterday. The company is now advertising the sale of Santa.com and its related trademarks. Santa.com is registered to Santa Holdings, LLC. The domain name uses a @mediaoptions.com email address, and when I asked Andrew Rosener about it, he told me the domain name is owned by...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Domain Sales Newsletter Case Study – Part 2

 Mark As Read    

In part 1 of this case study, I shared some initial impressions about my "I should try brokering domains at a 5% commission through my newsletter" (longest name ever?) experiment. Today, after crunching some numbers, I can say that financially, the results have been ok-ish. I made mid 3 figs, $175 through a newsletter sponsorship and...

Domaining Tips 1 day ago

This week’s Expired Domain Name Report

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Joseph Peterson reviews the past week in expired domain name sales. Turns out this is my 100th article for DomainNameWire.com. SayingAs "Domain.TLD sold for $$$ because ???, implyingAs Blah"As “ that'sAs the easy part. What's tricky, as a writer, is findingAs ways to vary that sentenceAs 50 timesAs in a row without going nuts. Harder still: inventi...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Domain Movers: LifeMoment.com, TrackKey.com & More Domains

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In the latest Domain Movers, we see Paypal acquire the domain name LifeMoment.com, Unilever Plc gains control over brand typo Hellmans.com (single n), CVS acquired typo CVVS.com from GoDaddy and many more corporate domain movers.

The Domains 1 day ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Friday, August 28th 2015

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Some pretty good names on today's list.  One type of name hasn't been coming up at auction very often lately and that is the 5N.com.  I think 5 letter brands are the next pop and will all be in the four figures in the next two years.  When I say all I mean names like Fazzy and Weeba that are short, pass the radio test and would make a good brand.  ...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding in ProgressiveSpecialty.com UDRP

 Mark As Read    

Apparently, Progressive Specialty Glass Company, Inc. did not research its target well before filing a UDRP for the domain name ProgressiveSpecialty.com. For starters, the domain was registered in 1999, predating the Complainant's registration of a similar mark in 2011 by a full 12 years. Secondly, the mark registration in question was not for "Pro...

DomainGang 1 day ago

No Title

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I played ping pong at the office today, (If my boss is reading this it was only one game! Okay like 3) and I realized how bad I was. I use to have a table way back when and use to play quite a bit. You always assume that if you are good at something you will always be good but as I learned today in a crushing defeat, you have to keep up on your ski...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

$159k in Sales on August 27th – SBX.com Sold for $32,599 – Daily Market Report

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NameJet had the top three sales yesterday and all of them were five figures. The top sale of the day was sbx.com which sold for $32,599. NameBio recorded 172 sales for a total of $158,590 with an average sale price of $922. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 25% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount increased by 79%....

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

Domain affluence : Minds+Machines reveals new corporate logo

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Minds+Machines, the new gTLD powerhorse has added several million dollars to its cash reserves, thanks to an ICANN policy on gTLD auctions. Adding $3.5 million dollars for the mere act of abandoning their bids for the .ART andAs  .DATA gTLDs, the publicly traded company is now loaded with cash in the $50 million dollar ange. […] Copyright Dom...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Can The FTC Sue You For Lax CyberSecurity ?

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A couple years ago after some famous website hack, I was sitting in a Chipolte and said to a friend that somewhere down the road companies are going to get sued big time for getting hacked if they were lax in their security. My friend told me I was an absolute moron. His take was […]

The Domains 1 day ago

.Online Sets New High Water Mark for Day 1 New TLD Registrations - MediaOptions Moves PX.com for $1 Million+

 Mark As Read    

Radix Registry had high hopes for their latest new gTLD - .online - that entered General Availability Wednesday. Their dreams came true when it took just 30 minutes to blow past 28,000 registrations, setting a new record for opening day new gTLD regs. Elsewhere, MediaOptions moved PX.com in the year's 2nd highest sale to date.

DNJournal 1 day ago

Hot potato : Spud domain service reaches five figures at Flippa

 Mark As Read    

The Internet, apparently, is not meant for just watching cat videos. These days, people will actually pay for a potato delivery, inscribed with a personalized message. PotatoParcel, a potato-by-mail prank service its assorted domain, PotatoParcel.com, made several thousand dollars during its debut months, all thanks to going viral on several media ...

DomainGang 1 day ago

FashionLabel.com Changes Name to IndieApparel.us and Announces New Tagline

 Mark As Read    

This is an interesting press release. Why would they change a pretty good .com like FashionLabel.com to IndieApparel.us? It doesn't appear that FashionLabel.com forwards to InjdieApparel.us yet but it does have the title IndieApparel.us. Why not use AllAmerican.Fashion which is … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 1 day ago

Meet The Owners of The Domain Name Twins.com & It’s Not MLB But Actual Twins

 Mark As Read    

Major League Baseball owns 27 of 30 team names as "domain names" and one of them not owned by MLB is Twins.com, that is actually owned by real twins.

The Domains 1 day ago

ReviMedia Acquires PX.com From Media Options

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Online Lead Generation Powerhouse ReviMedia Poised For International Roll Out of Its Lead Exchange Platform NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) AUGUST 26, 2015 ReviMedia, a lead generation company, announced today that it has acquired ultra premium domain PX.com fromMedia Options, the … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 1 day ago

Lawyer Trust Account : A great alternative to escrow

 Mark As Read    

Experienced domain investors actively engaging in sizable sales and acquisitions utilize the services of an established escrow service, such as Escrow.com. The use of an escrow service ensures that both parties engage in and fulfill their part of the agreement – exchanging domains for money. There are times when using the services of an escro...

Acro.net 1 day ago

GoDaddy Now Offering International 2 Factor Authentication

 Mark As Read    

One of the best ways domain name owners can secure their registrar accounts is to enable two factor authentication within their domain registrar accounts. GoDaddy is one of the major registrars that offers 2 factor authentication for its customers, although the company has not offered it to international clients until today. I was informed that GoD...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

GoDaddy introduces two factor authentication outside U.S.

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Security tool expanded to 185 countries. Non-U.S. customers of GoDaddy can now activate two-factor authentication to add security to their accounts. The service has been available in the U.S. for several years, and international customers have been asking for it. The SMS-based system sends a text message to customers after they enter their standard...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Brannan’s domain newsletter goodies : Stickshift, stipulation, supernovas and more!

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David Clements and his Brannan's outfit have been brokering some great domains in recent months. Somehow, Clements gets hold of premium domain inventory at prices that are definitely affordable, even if one isn't an end user. We've been following the Brannan's newsletter and quite often pick the best domains to highlight. Here are today's domain [&...

DomainGang 1 day ago

August Great Domains Auction Results

 Mark As Read    

Sedo just shared the Great Domains auction results, and I have published them below. The auction totaled a little more than $75,000 in domain sales. Two 3 letter com domain names were the largest sales of the month. SGJ.com sold for $31,500 an UTT.com sold for $21,500. BB.org was the third largest sale of the month, closing at 15,500 EUR. Since the...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Boostnames.com Provides Relevant And Brandable Domain Names For Businesses

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They even offer logos that match with the product type and domain For any online business to flourish, domain name and logo are important aspects to be considered. All those who are looking for quality domains, https://boostnames.com is one of … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 1 day ago

Donuts Inc. Chooses Upshot to Market “Not Com” Domain Names

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CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) AUGUST 26, 2015 Chicago-based Marketing Agency, Upshot, was recently retained by Donuts Inc, the company that’s pioneering and powering the world’s largest and most diverse group of descriptive “not com” domain names. “Upshot shares that game changing … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 1 day ago

One Guys Registered 15 Domains At $12,500 On .Loans/.Credit

 Mark As Read    

.Loans and .Credit went into the 1st day of the Early Access Program for collision domain names (EAP) Period yesterday and one guy, Ken Bramon of KB Productions Kirkland Canada spent around $180,000 registering new gTLD domain names. The wholesale cost to registrars was $10,000 for a day one registration in EAP. I'm not sure […]

The Domains 1 day ago

.Online domain name registrations by the numbers

 Mark As Read    

A look inside .Online's strong debut. By all accounts, .Online had a great first day yesterday. It got over 30,000 registrations. Its overnight zone file now sits at about 35,000 names. I dug through the zone file to look for patterns. Here's what I found… Here are three companies that registered a lot of domains. […]

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Radix targets a million .online names in 2-3 years

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Having just finished the most-successful new gTLD launch day to date, Radix Registry reckons it can get .online to seven figures in two to three years. "We're at 37,170 names as of an hour ago," Radix CEO Bhavin Turakhia told DI at about 1000 UTC this morning. That represents less than a full day of […] Related posts: Radix targets 25,000 na...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

Security Pros Concerned Their Organization Lacks A “Healthy Paranoia” About Cyber Threats According To DomainTools Survey

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Survey Conducted During BSides Conference at Black Hat Includes Responses from Senior Security Executives at Fortune 1000 Companies SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DomainTools, the leader in domain name and DNS research, today released its first annual BSides survey revealing … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 1 day ago

A $1 million investment in Racing.com: Was it all worth it?

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Racing Victoria acquired the domain name Racing.com a year ago for an amount that Gambling Invest believes to be over $1 million. The post A $1 million investment in Racing.com: Was it all worth it? appeared first on Gambling Invest.

Progressive Specialty Glass Company nailed for RDNH

 Mark As Read    

Company fails to even make a prima facie of lack of rights or legitimate interest. Specialty drinkware company Progressive Specialty Glass Company has engaged in reverse domain name hijacking. National Arbitration Forum panelist Darryl C. Wilson came to this determination after the glass company filed a UDRP against Progressive Specialty Co Inc, a ...

Domain Name Wire 2 days ago

Cha-ching: Minds + Machines picks up another $3.5 million from losing auctions

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New TLD company reaps millions from losing .art and .data auctions. New top level domain name company Minds + Machines has padded its bank account with another $3.5 million as a result of losing two more top level domain auctions. The company got the money from losing private auctions for .art and .data. Minds + […]

Domain Name Wire 2 days ago

RightoftheDot/4.CN Domain Auction from DOMAINfest.asia is Live & Over 30% Have Bids

 Mark As Read    

The online auction that RightoftheDot.com along with 4.CN are holding, in conjunction with DOMAINfest.asia, went live yesterday  afternoon and out of the 531 domain names in the auction, as of publication 165 of them have  bids which over 30% of the domains in the auction. Moreover 50 of the 165 domain names with bids have […]

The Domains 2 days ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Thursday, August 27th 2015

 Mark As Read    

Congrats to Drew Rosener and Media Options on their sale of PX.com.  I had known that it sold for a lot but he is very tight lipped on his prices when he has to be.  Yesterday he didn't have to be anymore and he announced it was sold for more than a million dollars.  Media Options and his team are the best in the biz and yesterday they added yet an...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Thomson Reuters Acquires Premium Domain Name TR.com

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Publicly traded company Thomson Reuters, parent company of corporate domain name registrar MarkMonitor, has purchased the premium two letter domain name TR.com according to whois records.

The Domains 2 days ago

Free speech banned from .bible

 Mark As Read    

The Bible may be a piece of literature that belongs to the world, but in .bible it's going to be a propaganda tool for Christians. The just-published Acceptable Use Policy (pdf) bans any content that the American Bible Society, acting as registry, deems unsuitable. Specifically prohibited: Pointing to any content that may, as determined in […...

DomainIncite.com 2 days ago

Flashback Websites: Instagram.com

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Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos,... The post Flashback Websites: Instagram.com appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 2 days ago

M+M gets $3.5m from two gTLD auctions

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Minds + Machines secured loser fees totaling $3.5 million from its participation in .art and .data new gTLD auctions, the company disclosed today. It seems .data was auctioned recently. It was a three-applicant string and none of the applicants have yet withdrawn their applications. It seems either Donuts or brand applicant Dish DBS won the […...

DomainIncite.com 2 days ago

ICANN will post more uncensored .africa info

 Mark As Read    

ICANN has committed to post more unredacted documents from its Independent Review Process case with DotConnectAfrica, following a request from DI. The organization told DI today that it will publish the documents on its web site by August 31, in response to our July 27 Documentary Information Disclosure Request. I'd asked ICANN to publish, unredact...

DomainIncite.com 2 days ago
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