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Sedo Transactions Total $1 Million

 Mark As Read    

Over the past week, 591 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 Million dollars 48% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .coms: cabs.com at 50,000 USD · Top ccTLD: kfz24.de at 11,500 EUR · Top “other” TLD: uhr.kaufen at 4,200 […]

The Domains 24 minutes ago

Complete List of Domains Sold by Sedo last week – $1 million USD total

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Cabs.com was a steal.complete list below. Over the past week, 591 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1m. 48% of total sales were the result of […] Related posts: SedoMLS sales total $1.6 million for the week. SEE COMPLETE LIST $ 1,250,000 in Domains Sold By Sedo from 10/2-10/8 – Complete List Balti...

Direct Navigation 2 hours, 25 min ago

Report: 1,500 .Scot Domain Registered In 1st 60 Seconds 4K Registered in First Hour

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More than 1,500 .Scot domain names were registered by members of the public within 60 seconds of the new gTLD launch and over 4,000 were registered in the first hour of the domain becoming available according to a report in thecourier.co.uk. Jesus.scot and Oor Wullie.scot,  Braveheart.scot, the45percent.scot, Cocacola.scot and Facebook.scot. One cu...

The Domains 2 hours, 57 min ago

All My Sites Are Down Ughh!

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Probably the biggest fear every webmaster faces, most of my sites are down as my hosting company IceBlueHost is having some issues with their datacenter. They've been down for about a day now and there is not much I can really do, except wait.. We are sorry to report that currently all servers in Germany are unreachable.We […]

Domain Magnate 3 hours, 46 min ago

Bidz.com Going Up for Sale

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Bidz.com was once a thriving online jewelery retailer. I know a couple of people who were regular customers of Bidz.com, although I don't think I was ever a customer of the company. According to jewelery industry website JCK, Bidz.com "was second only to Blue Nile in the jewelry e-tail space and regularly recorded more than $100 million in annual s...

Domain Investing 3 hours, 56 min ago

.RICH & .ONL To Have Its Own Retail Registrar Site To Be Powered By LogicBoxes

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          LogicBoxes is pleased to announce the partnership with I-Content Ltd., based out of Germany, to initiate the implementation of end-to-end Vertical Integration Solution for New gTLDs .RICH and .ONL. .RICH is a New gTLD extension that caters to a global community of high net worth individuals and the companies that ...

The Domains 4 hours, 4 min ago

Chinese domain squatter gets slammed over Amazon trademarks!

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Sole WIPO panelist, C. K. Kwong, was right: the incorporation of words which are identical or confusingly similar to the Complainant's said four registered trademarks consisting of or comprising the respective words "amazon", "fire", "kindle" and "goodreads" in the Respondent's 14 disputed domain names within a period of 2 years from April 10, 2012...

DomainGang 5 hours, 11 min ago

Sun City Casino Gambles On UDRP And Loses

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A confusing set of circumstance, but panel rules it certainly isn't cybersquatting. Sun International Limited, operator of hotels and casinos in Africa and Latin America, has lost a UDRP for SunBet.com. The company failed to prove that the respondent, Sun Ventures Development Limited, lacked rights or legitimate interests in the domain name and did...

Domain Name Wire 5 hours, 15 min ago

Multiple live gTLDs will be auctioned in October

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Exactly 11 months after the first new gTLDs were delegated to the DNS root, DI has learned that a batch of live gTLDs are heading to auction for the first time. There's now officially an aftermarket for top-level domains. "Multiple" delegated 2012-round new gTLDs will be auctioned off next month, with the exact date yet […] Related posts: Te...

DomainIncite.com 6 hours, 3 min ago

Godaddy 15%+ .LONDON domains registered outside of the UK; US & Germany Are 8%

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According to a press release from Godaddy over 15% of .LONDON domains that were registered through GoDaddy came from outside of the UK. 5.9% of all .London domains registered by Godaddy were registered by people in the United States and 1.9 percent were registered by people or businesses in Germany. Stefano Maruzzi, VP of GoDaddy […]

The Domains 6 hours, 11 min ago

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Consolidate Domain Names

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In April of this year, I wrote an article with 5 reasons to consolidate your domain names at one domain registrar. I still believe it is wise to consolidate domain name holdings at one, two, or possibly three domain registrars, but there are some reasons why you should think twice about consolidating your holdings. Recently, I ran into a bit of an ...

Domain Investing 6 hours, 39 min ago

Latest domain name scam spoofs ICANN, worse than domain renewal scam

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Scammer sends fake renewal notices with goal of getting your credit card information. ICANN may have shut down Domain Registry of America for now, but new scams pop up just about every day. Joseph Peterson sent one example to me today that I haven't seen before. He received an email with the subject line "something.com […]

Domain Name Wire 6 hours, 54 min ago

Registry Of New gTLD .000 Predicts 35,000 Sunrise Domains & 1-2 Million Registrations In 6-12 Months

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The Registry for the new gTLD ‘.ooo’ (Dot-Tripple O) by Ahmedabad-based IT firm Infibeam.com which "is aimed at providing alternate domain registration solutions to those who have failed to locate their brand name or business names on .com domain, has some pretty lofty goals for the extension. The registry is predicting 35,000-40,000 trademark regi...

The Domains 7 hours, 30 min ago

New TLD rollout to slow down as Donuts runs low on domains

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Boxes of uncontested Donuts running low. The number of new top level domain names hitting the market each week is about to slow down. Every week since the beginning of February, Donuts has released at least one top level domain name. Most weeks it has released at least three domains. That's about to come to […]

Domain Name Wire 7 hours, 51 min ago

Celebrity nightmare: The Fappening exposé uses gTLD Domains to spread nude pics!

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It's still Fappening: The hackers that took advantage of weak passwords in iCloud accounts, have spread fear, frustration and anger among Hollywood's top celebrities. Nude pictures of popular stars, including the Domainfest 2013 keynote speaker, Kim Kardashian, have been shared on web sites such as 4chan, Reddit and even The Pirate Bay. Someone wen...

DomainGang 8 hours, 4 min ago

Aging supergroup U2 to perform during ICANN ‘gala’ in Los Angeles

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The Irish superband, U2, will be among the top performers during the highly acclaimed ICANN51 ‘gala‘ in Los Angeles, California. ICANN president and CEO, Fadi Chehadé, announced the inclusion of U2 among other top celebrities to be performing. "As a manifestation of the multi-stakeholder model, we welcome and support U2 as a top perform...

DomainGang 9 hours, 3 min ago

CentralNic: Early new TLD demand below industry expectations

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Company says its registry operations are showing steady growth despite delays and low demand for new TLDs. CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) issued its interim financial report for the first half of 2014 today. The company, which is the backend registry operator for a number of top level domains, said it's realizing steady growth in the registry […]...

Domain Name Wire 9 hours, 3 min ago

Comcast users report name collision bugs

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US cable ISP Comcast has become the latest company to experience problems caused by name collisions with new gTLDs. In this case the gTLD in question is .network, which Donuts had delegated at the end of August. Users of Comcast's Xfinity service have been complaining about various issues linked to collisions ever since. It turns […] Related...

DomainIncite.com 9 hours, 49 min ago

Donuts Beats Amazon To .Video & Wins .Money, .Sale, & .Legal In Private Auctions

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In a set of private new gTLD auctions held last week Donuts has won at least 4 of them, beating out Amazon Uniregistry, Minds + Machines for the new gTLD .Vide0 (Google did not apply for .Video but did apply for .Tube).  We should also note their was no new gTLD application submitted for .Videos.  […]

The Domains 10 hours, 6 min ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Tuesday 9/23

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I'm working on an article trying to look at how LLL.coms have risen and fallen over the years in value.  Namejet has been getting some good prices lately for LLL.com and it got me to doing a little homework on how much they've sold for in the past.  You think you know until you get some real data and realize that you really had no idea how much thi...

Domain Shane 10 hours, 49 min ago

Donuts snatches four new gTLDs at auction, beating Amazon to .video

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Donuts has emerged the victor from four new gTLD auctions this week, getting its hands on .money, .video, .sale and .legal. Notably, Uniregistry, Minds + Machines and Amazon have withdrawn from the .video race, leaving Donuts the winner. .video was one of the gTLDs Amazon had originally applied for as a "closed generic" that it […] Related p...

DomainIncite.com 12 hours, 41 min ago

CentralNic Issues Interim Results For 6 Months Ending June 30, 2014

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CentralNic (AIM: CNIC), today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. Key Points: · CentralNic has seen steady growth in its wholesale ("Registry") business, against a background of delays in new Top-Level Domains (TLDs) and early demand levels across the industry falling short of industry expectations. · CentralNic has...

The Domains 15 hours, 23 min ago

ICANN: Looks Like 2nd Round Of New gTLD Won’t Open For At Least 4 Years

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ICANN released tonight a 27 page report entitled the "New gTLD Program Reviews and Assessments Draft Work Plan" (Draft Work Plan) which lays out the work required prior to initiating a subsequent application period for the New gTLD Program, taking into account the assessments anticipated in development of the Program." "As of this writing, 404 [...

The Domains 15 hours, 59 min ago

Big Data and Cyber Threat Intelligence

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There has always been a lively–and very relevant–debate in security circles about where and how to expend resources, be they cash, personnel or attention. Budgets are tight and we have not yet found a holistic and bullet-proof solution to stopping hackers and malware from getting into our systems. (Nor will we as long as the […]

DomainTools Blog 20 hours, 32 min ago

My Favorite New .CLUB Websites

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It's no secret that .CLUB has been one of the top new domain name extensions (new gTLDs) to hit the market. Along with being the first new extension to hit 100,000 paid registrations they also have seen very strong adoption from entrepreneurs all over the world. As many of you know, what excites me the […]

Domainvestors.tv 22 hours, 12 min ago

Flippa Recap: Tasks.com for $130,000, PrivateOffers.com, Claim.net, Working.net, Market.info, Use.co.uk

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Some domains that sold Tasks.com – $130,000 – Monster sale; in fact the biggest domain sale on the platform this year. Kevin Fink of Flippa was kind enough to share an update today, and confirmed that everything is on track for closing, with buyer, seller and broker (NameConnect) closing the deal via Escrow.com with a payment plan. Bidd...

Domain Shane 22 hours, 29 min ago

Fight over ICANN’s $400,000 Hollywood party

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Corporate sponsors raised $250,000 to fund a $400,000 showbiz gala for ICANN 51 next month, but ICANN pulled the plug after deciding against making up the shortfall. Sources tell DI that the lavish shindig was set to take place at Fox Studios in Los Angeles on October 15, but that ICANN reneged on a commitment […] Related posts: No gala at I...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

Domainers: The ultimate guide to Chinese culture, names and numbers

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To make it or break it into the lucrative Chinese domain market, savvy domain investors must understand the Chinese culture a little better. Our very own Attila Steven, who spent several years in China and other Asian countries, knows quite well the mechanics of Chinese business. It's not a secret that many Chinese do not […] Copyright Domain...

DomainGang 1 day ago

How I Fixed Messages on My iPhone 5S

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When Apple sends out an update for my iPhone, I typically wait a few days to install it in case there are bugs that are noticed after the update is released. When I noticed the red icon indicating a software update, I decided to install iOS 8 for my iPhone 5S right away. I don't typically send many text messages, so it wasn't until several hours af...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

This Week’s New gTLD Launches

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Ten new gTLDs will be in the spotlight this week, a respectable number but given the fact that there aren't any "blockbuster" extensions among them, I'm not expecting exciting results. Tomorrow (September 23), two new gTLDs will receive attention. One landrush: Dot Saarland (German Geo) … and one General Availability phase: Dot Scot On Wedne...

Domaining Tips 1 day ago

My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 9-22-2014

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I'm a little late with today's list, but here it goes! Hope everyone is having a great day! 247textbook.com 39935.com 687878.com 977313.com actionspeaks.com asliceofcheese.com automatedstorefront.com bestfunnyjokes.com blackprofessionalsmeet.com brooklynnynews.com carrepairanaheim.com childsupportutah.com

Jason Thompson 1 day ago

Technical.ly: “Meet Mike Mann DC’s Pioneering Domain Squatter”: “I Practically Started the Industry

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Technical.ly, just covered ledgency domain investor Mike Mann In a story entitled "Meet Mike Mann DC’s Pioneering Domain Squatter" "Before him, there was cybersquatting. Now, there is domain speculation." "When the business went mainstream, driving up the competition, he developed a new technology to make domain searches more efficient called Whois...

The Domains 1 day ago

Domain Investor Prakhar Bindal Featured: How To Make Millions Trading Domains”

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Thehindubusinessline.com, just published a story entitled "How To Make Millions Trading Domains. The story features Domain Investor Prakhar Bindal which must have come out of the recent domain conferences held in India. ""It is not just bullion and shares that can be traded to make millions. Now, trading Internet domain names is becoming big busine...

The Domains 1 day ago

10 Churches Using .Church Domain Name

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I've seen some press regarding the recently introduced .Church domain names. This morning, Hover reported that .Church "has debuted at no.8 on this week's Top 20 gTLDs." I wanted to have a look to see if any .Church domain names were being used by churches, and I shared some of what I found below. Based on a Google search of "site:.church," I want ...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Over 80% of 2 number .com ( NN.com) under Chinese control

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Due to the rising NN.com pricing, yesterday I took a look at all 2 Number .com domains form 01.com all the way up to 99.com. From the whois information, I […] Related posts: The Best Generic Domain Portfolio Sale in Years – The Multi-Million Domain Auction That No One Knew About – Part 5 The Reason Why Poker.org Sold For $1,000,000 Sel...

Direct Navigation 1 day ago

A much slower week ahead for new TLDs

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A slower week, but still a lot of TLDs will hit the market. After an incredibly busy week with 16 new TLD launches last week, this week slows down quite a bit. Scotland didn't vote to break off from the United Kingdom, but it does launch its .scot domain name on Tuesday. So ‘yes' voters […]

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

HuntingMoon’s Auction Is Live: 675 Domains: Adult, Dating, Gambling & New gTLD’s

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HuntingMoon.com is holding an online auction of over 675 domain names including in conjunction with the Webmaster Access conference which is being held in Amsterdam. The auction ends Oct 1, 2014 in staggered fashion starting around 4PM EST/1PM PST There are also couple of small portfolios and two businesses for sale. While the domain auction [̷...

The Domains 1 day ago

Domain Obituary: Nepali Kusal Shrestha is a dead(beat) domainer – RIP

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This is a Domain Obituary for Kusal Shrestha, using the email addresses himalaya.kusal@gmail.com and kusalstha@gmail.com and a phone number from Japan 080-4334-7288, logging in from the IP 126.15.245.230 in Tokyo, Japan. On September 1st, after placing an offer of $2,100 which was accepted on Domain Name Sales, Kusal Shrestha agreed to the EscrowHi...

DomainGang 1 day ago

CentralNic invests in .Tickets TLD winner, valuing it at $13.5 million

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Registry pumps money into .tickets auction victor. Domain name registry CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) has invested $1.62 million in Accent Media Ltd, which the latter used to help acquired the .Tickets TLD in a private auction. Accent Media Ltd beat Donuts, Famous Four Media, Tickets TLD LLC and Shubert Internet in the auction. CentralNic's investment wil...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Bahamas bound: Elliot celebrates birthday with ‘Silver Airways’ sponsorship!

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It's domain investor Elliot Silver's birthday today, and the big news isn't that Elliot finally turned 30 years old. "The big three-oh is an important milestone for all domain investors, but I have better news today," said Elliot Silver, unveiling his sponsorship agreement with a major airline, Silver Airways. For the next 5 years, Elliot […]...

DomainGang 1 day ago

SeekingAlpha: Even After Its Stock Dropped 45% Last Week Marchex Is Still Overvalued

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SeekingAlpha.com just covered Marchex and noted even though shares were down 45% last week and is down over 66% since July since July its still overvalued. The post was written by Ariana Research: "On September 18th, 2014, Marchex Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) ("Marchex", "MCHX", or the "Company") released an 8K, which subsequently resulted in a decline in [&...

The Domains 1 day ago

Koko.com Sells for $100k

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I recently learned about an excellent domain name sale that I am permitted to share publicly. Last week, Koko.com was sold privately for a little over $100,000. The deal did not include a non disclosure agreement, so the seller was willing to share news of the sale as well as the sale price. I understand that the buyer contacted the seller via the ...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Accent Media Limited Win Private Auction For .Tickets Beating Donuts, Famous Four 2 Others

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According to a press release we received overnight, a British company, Accent Media Limited, won the private auction for the new gTLD .Tickets beating Donuts, Famous Four Media, Shubert Internet, Inc., and Afilias According to the PR, "The company will offer domain names to approved organisations to provide safer online ticket sales with the intent...

The Domains 1 day ago

Verisign plans TLD standards group

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Verisign is trying to form a new industry standards-setting association for domain name registries and registrars. To be called the Registration Operations AssociationTM (yes, according to its web site it is apparently already trademarked), Verisign wants potential members of the group to meeting in October to figure out whether such an association...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Monday 9/22

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Want to buy Girl.com ?  It's for sale over at 4.cn for just under $700K at BIN price.  I am going to admit it.  I don't have $700K to spend on a domain name but for those companies that have huge marketing budgets this is just a drop in the bucket and is one of the best names in the world.  All for under a million.  Anyone want to go havsies?   And...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Accent wins .tickets auction after $1.6m CentralNic investment

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Accent Media, one of four applicants for .tickets, has won the new gTLD at auction after receiving a $1.62 million investment from CentralNic. As part of the deal, Accent has dumped Afilias as its back-end provider and will switch to CentralNic instead. Competing applicants Donuts, Famous Four Media, Shubert Internet and Tickets TLD are now […...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

.BUILD Internet Domain Registry Announces It is Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments from Its Customers

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The new top level domain is the first registry in the domain name ecosystem to accept a crypto-currency. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 .Build, the new Top Level Domain (TLD) for internet domain names announced it will now … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 1 day ago

Blog Updates and Housekeeping Issues

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I hope that you are finishing up a nice weekend. I spent mine with friends, family, and football :-). I want to share a couple of blog updates with you. For some reason, I have been noticing a TON of spam over the course of the past couple of months. It seems like a massive influx lately. Luckily, the spam filter seems to catch most of the spam, bu...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Flippa – A Look Forward: RNR.com, UZO.com, YZI.com, Organ.com, ItalianRestaurants.com, LLLL.com Packages

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Reserve Met and Will Sell Package of 9 LLLL.com Domains – Including YLOW.com, QBBL.com, YRAU.com, IFDY.com, and KJIX.com. Package of 17 LLLL.com Domains – A fraction of the price of the portfolio listed above. Includes ZIBH.com, OGTK.com, KEQY.com, OFJF.com, QYBO.com, and XUCS.com. Tiffiney.com – A more popular spelling of the fir...

Domain Shane 1 day ago
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