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Yassou! Anthos Chrysanthou launches enterprise translation tools on Translate.com

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Chicago entrepreneur and domain investor, Anthos Chrysanthou, is quiet and diminutive. But don't confuse his silence and stature with any lack of focus; the CEO of Emerge Media launched Translate.com four years ago, and the company's web platform boasts 3 million members. The company is headquartered in the Greektown neighborhood of Chicago. Transl...

DomainGang 3 hours, 40 min ago

Donuts Becomes 1st new gTLD Registry to Join The Internet Commerce Association (ICA)

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Donuts has become the 1st new gTLD registry to join the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) as a Silver member. The ICA is a non-profit advocating for the rights and interests of domain name owners and related service providers. Although Donuts is also a member of the DNA (As is a company I'm a Director of,  […]

The Domains 4 hours, 43 min ago

Afternic Integration GoDaddy Hangout on Google+

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If you are a domain name seller, you might be interested in attending GoDaddy's Google+ Hangout tomorrow. Representatives from GoDaddy will discuss Afternic's integration with GoDaddy and answer some questions at the conclusion of the Hangout. The free event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28 at 1:00 PM EST (tomorrow). I exchanged emails with Joe St...

Domain Investing 4 hours, 47 min ago

Flippa – A Look Forward: RDQN.com and 2 Portfolios Hit Reserve. LQI.com, ECQ.com, Katie.net, More

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Reserve Met and Will Sell 250 Domain Portfolio – Domains include MedicalListing.com, TerrificFind.com, SafetyRopes.com, CoughTreatments.com, PsychologyLicense.com, and more. 85 Domain Portfolio – Domains include AffiliateLesson.com, Dock.info, HawaiiFAQs.com, Outbuilding.net and more. Under $1k at press time. RDQN.com – This follo...

Domain Shane 7 hours, 1 min ago

Google Making Changes To Google +

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In a blog post today Google announced some changes upcoming to Google + and how users can use just a Google account to create accounts and share info. There have been complaints over the last couple of years that you needed a Google + profile to act as your identity. Your Google + profile for […]

The Domains 8 hours, 25 min ago

WeddingWire and Minds + Machines Say ‘I Do’ to a ‘.Wedding’ Partnership

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Minds + Machines to power new ‘.wedding' domains for WeddingWire LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Minds + Machines (LSE:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, is delighted to announce that WeddingWire, the wedding industry's … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 8 hours, 35 min ago

Crazy Greek Bitch : Smitten foreigner shares his love via domain name!

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Greece has been in the news for the wrong reasons lately, but the truth is that its people are full of passion and zest for life; it must be due to the unique Greek light shining down on the endless shores. To anyone who has had the privilege to know a Greek woman, they are […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 8 hours, 36 min ago

Good to See Brokers Working Together

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I don't think it happens frequently, but it's nice to see domain brokers working together to get deals closed. I wrote about an example of this a little over a week ago when I reported about the QE.com sale, which was co-brokered by Media Options and eNaming.com. Heritage Auctions and Right of the Dot are also working together to auction the .Versi...

Domain Investing 8 hours, 55 min ago

Another 7 Figure Domain Name Sale? Futbol.com is Sold

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GoDaddy.com has sold the domain name Futbol.com in another potential 7 figures sale? The domain name was part of the Marchex domain portfolio purchase for $28.1 Million in April 2015.

The Domains 9 hours, 8 min ago

Unbiased.com saved in UDRP but no RDNH

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UDRP panel is unbiased, finds in favor of domain name owner. The owner of Unbiased.co.uk has failed to win rights to the Unbiased.com domain name in a UDRP. Unbiased.co.uk helps people find financial advisers, mortgage brokers, solicitors and accountants. The company filed its cybersquatting claim on the basis of a trademark for unbiased.co.uk. Whi...

Domain Name Wire 9 hours, 16 min ago

10 reasons why gTLDs truly suck bad!

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Most savvy domain investors stay away from those fancy-schmancy new gTLDs, and it's common knowledge in the domain community that only pansies register them. After 18 months of operation, there are probably only a handful of active gTLD domains and most likely no more than 10 thousand gTLD domains altogether. That's a sign of suckiness […] Co...

DomainGang 9 hours, 36 min ago

A Crazy Cybersquatting Lawsuit with Jason Kneen – DNW Podcast #43

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The inside story of a baseless cybersquatting lawsuit. Imagine that you’re an app developer who has registered a handful of domain names over the years. One day your twitter feed and phone lights up with people discussing how you’re being sued over one of the domain names you own. That’s exactly what happened to Jason […]

Domain Name Wire 9 hours, 56 min ago

Top Topics: Domain Negotiations with a Funded Tech Startup; Domaining in 1995; Realistic Earnings...

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The most popular discussions last week include how to negotiate and price a domain sale with a well-funded startup, time traveling back to 1995 to buy domains, what one could realistically expect to earn in two years of domain name investing or developing, and GoDaddy tossing out an odd error when some functional promo codes are used. Tech Startup...

NamePros 10 hours, 29 min ago

The Paul Stahura Story - How He Went from Building Robots to Reconstructing the Domain World

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In a new Cover Story at DNJournal.com we profile Paul Stahura, a man who has been a key player in the domain industry for two decades and who, as Co-Founder and CEO at Donuts, is now positioned to play a major role in re-shaping the domain world's landscape for decades to come.

DNJournal 10 hours, 38 min ago

VeriSign reports that .com and .net together increased 3.1% year over year in the reported quarter to 133.5 million

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So do you think that Dot GTLD is having an effect on Dot Com or Dot Net domain registrations? According... The post VeriSign reports that .com and .net together increased 3.1% year over year in the reported quarter to 133.5 million appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 11 hours, 1 min ago

Right of the Dot and Heritage Auctions to Auction .Versicherung TLD

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Over the weekend, I received an email from Monte Cahn announcing that his company, Right of the Dot, LLC, is teaming up with Heritage Auctions to sell the .Versicherung new gTLD extension. The auction will be held on August 26th at 10am EST, and the auction format will be an online ascending clock auction. Versicherung is the German word for "insur...

Domain Investing 11 hours, 18 min ago

FairHavenEstate.co.za lost by Estate Agent to Residential Developer

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The South African CCTLD Domain Name FairHavenEstate.co.za has been lost in a legal dispute between the Developer who wanted to... The post FairHavenEstate.co.za lost by Estate Agent to Residential Developer appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 11 hours, 19 min ago

Domain Movers: Doc.com, Fans.com, XT.com And More Domains

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In today's Domain Movers series we see Tessera Technologies, Inc. listing Doc.com for sale. Red Bull acquired WingFinder.com, Facebook launches BuckBuild.com and many more domain movers.

The Domains 11 hours, 31 min ago

MikeTysonBitcoin.com – Mike is promoting a new bit coin service and they are using a DOT COM.

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Bit Coin is something I never really got my head around from an investment point of view, Don't get me... The post MikeTysonBitcoin.com – Mike is promoting a new bit coin service and they are using a DOT COM. appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 11 hours, 35 min ago

Vox Populi wants trademark for .Sucks

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Controversial new top level domain name registry wants to trademark ".sucks". Vox Populi, the domain name registry for .Sucks, has applied for the trademark ".Sucks" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. The goods and services for the mark are "Domain name registration services; registration of domain names for identification of users on a glo...

Domain Name Wire 11 hours, 59 min ago

Another new gTLD up for sale with $750,000 reserve

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Another new gTLD contract is hitting the market, with Dotversicherung-registry offering .versicherung at auction next month. The August 26 auction, to be managed by RightOfTheDot and Heritage Auctions, has a $750,000 reserve. The string is the German word for "insurance". The gTLD launched 10 months ago. "There are over 3,000 domain names registere...

DomainIncite.com 12 hours, 15 min ago

Dozens of Jinsha domains change owners

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Jinsha is the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese characters for "golden sands" used by American casino operator Las Vegas Sands as its Macau casino's mark. The post Dozens of Jinsha domains change owners appeared first on Gambling Invest.

Gambling Domains News 13 hours, 0 min ago

OpenTLD suspension stayed in unprecedented arbitration case

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"Cybersquatting" registrar OpenTLD, part of the Freenom group, has had its accreditation un-suspended by ICANN while the two parties slug it out in arbitration. Filed three weeks ago by OpenTLD, it's the first complaint to head to arbitration about under the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement. ICANN suspended the registrar for 90 days in late J...

DomainIncite.com 13 hours, 30 min ago

The .Site Contest Sponsored By Radix has concluded and we have a Winner

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The .Site Contest that was sponsored by Radix and created by TheDomains.com has concluded, the winner is Marian Tutelea who was notified by email. Marian will receive a brand new Apple Watch.  Radix and TheDomains.com want to thank everyone who entered and got the word out on social media. We look to continue to bring […]

The Domains 13 hours, 46 min ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Monday, July 27th 2015

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Get used to it for the next 5 years.  Discussion about whether gTLDs are a good investment.  Everyone has their opinion and we pretty much know which side each person has taken.  To me arguing it is worthless.  I will merely post what I've purchased and let everyone else decide if I am going to make money.  Of course all the opinion really doesn't ...

Domain Shane 14 hours, 51 min ago

Dsad Daily Auction Recap

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In this business like any other there connections are so important. I know this may not be new information but we all have different talents and things we are inherently good at. The thing I am best at is sales. I like to think about it as people skills. I can and will talk to anyone about pretty much anything(annoys the hell out of my wife ) and i...

Domain Shane 17 hours, 23 min ago

DomainSherpa Review – July 27: 742.com, Deadeye.com, MarijuanaJobs.com, Cuddle.com, OnlineJobs.com, HealthyIntent.com…

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What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names?In this show:• We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: ProteinChews.com, 742.com, HealthyIntent.com• An investor's portfolio is appraised: BrazilTravel.com, Deadeye.com, MarijuanaJobs.com...• Get your bids in soon for Cuddle.com, OnlineJobs.com, Me...

DomainSherpa 18 hours, 23 min ago

What I Agree and Disagree with Mike Berkens on

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Mike Berkens wrote an interesting post yesterday through which he analyzed a comment Frank Schilling made on another post of his. Mike shared a few opinions and to make things easier, I will use numbers: 1) Ultra premium dot coms will continue to go up in value 2) Longer dot coms will have a considerably harder time

Domaining Tips 19 hours, 54 min ago

$81k in Sales on July 26th – moster.com sold for $23,765 – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was moster.com which sold for $23,765 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 126 sales for a total of $81,107 with an average sale price of $644. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 8% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount decreased by 85%. Sales With History The domain look.me sold for $3,250 at Flipp...

NameBio Blog 21 hours, 14 min ago

Does your daddy know you’re bidding on domain names?

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Kids these days grow faster than my generation did. They have access to the Internet, and a great assortment of tech gadgets at their disposal. In stark contrast, I bought my first personal computer at 18. While I'm open to listening to the ideas, aspirations and the occasional wisdom tidbit of young folks, I detest […]

Acro.net 1 day ago

Visual Editor Not Working After WordPress 4.2.3 Upgrade

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WordPress 4.2.3 came out on July 23, 2015. I normally don't experience problems with my WordPress updates, but I certainly did this time around. I noticed when I tried to […]

Jason Thompson 1 day ago

Domain Flips (Tie.com, 9g.org, 100x on Perfectha.com) and Flops (Remove.org, Z8.org)

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Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with data courtesy of NameBio. Flips Perfectha.com sold for 14,846 USD on 2015-07-16 at Sedo, vs 120 USD on 2015-04-15 at DropCatch. Nearly 125x before commission in three months. The buyer was Sinclair Pharma, and they have a skincare product of the same name. They have a live trademark...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Frank Schilling On New gTLD’s and The Value of .Com In The Years Ahead

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Frank Schilling in a comment to our post on .Bank getting 5,500 applications, had a very interesting comment: ""IMO Dot Com will still be the largest individual TLD, but many, many viable alternative TLD’s will marginalize the totality of .com’s mindshare in future. Speaking as the owner of a large portfolio of valuable dot com […]...

The Domains 1 day ago

Photos from the 2015 Southern California Domainers Meetup at Uniregistry HQ

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The July 2015 Southern California Domainers Meetup was a complete blast on Friday, attracting several dozen domainers from the west coast, and beyond. Hosted and sponsored by Uniregistry, the evening gala took place at the California HQ of the Caymans company in Los Angeles. The event was organized by Jason Thompson and Braden Pollock, and […...

DomainGang 1 day ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Sunday, July 26th 2015

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I'm not one to believe in luck but I do believe in chance.  I believe that luck is merely chance that goes your way despite the odds.  But I do believe that things have a way of going in your favor if you make good decisions or pay it forward.  Yesterday I sat with the protestors at Mauna Kea.  The protestors are against all the building on the mou...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Five GoDaddy Discount Codes

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Time to start sharing GoDaddy coupons again! Slim pickings this week, managed to find five discount codes. Three of them should bring the price down to $0.99, one of them should bring the price down to $1.49 and one to $1.99. The coupons should work for new registrations as well as transfers, they won't work for

Domaining Tips 1 day ago

$526k in Sales on July 25th – 358.com sold for $480,000 – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was 358.com which sold for $480,000 at SnapNames. NameBio recorded 117 sales for a total of $525,675 with an average sale price of $4,493. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 25% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount increased by 359%. Sales With History The domain cpsk.com sold for $650 at Flip...

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

Update on Top 10 Sales from a Year Ago: Shipped.com, ECAL.com, Froog.com, More

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Listed below are updates on the top 10 domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DNJournal. 1. Chat.fr for $133,999 2. Chat.de for $87,100 Both were picked up in one of Sedo's Great Domains auctions, and both forward to SmutCam.com, which, not surprisingly, is NSFW. "Free Live Online Sex Cams, Free Live Sex" SmutCam.com has an Alexa rank near 150,...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Unidonuts(tm) : Domain Registry to give away hundreds of short letter domains

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With gTLD domains expanding the lanes of Information Superhighway, one's dream of owning a really short domain (RSD) can become a reality. Everything comes at a price, however; in particular, single letter domains are retained by domain registries like gold nuggets. "People realize that there is a value in short domain names, and especially single ...

DomainGang 2 days ago

“Like a Drug Baron”

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In one of the more amusing comments I have read in some time, someone apparently compared me to a "drug baron" with respect to the new gTLD domain names. In response to an article on Shane Cultra's blog, Neil wrote the following in a more detailed comment (bolded emphasis added by me): "You said you wanted to improve the quality of your portfolio l...

Domain Investing 2 days ago

Gaming Realms buys Mahjong.com, Sudoku.com and Slingo.com suite of social games for $18 million

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Mobile gambling operator Gaming Realms announced to have acquired RealNetworks' social casino business for $10 million in cash and a further $8 million deferred in two years. The post Gaming Realms buys Mahjong.com, Sudoku.com and Slingo.com suite of social games for $18 million appeared first on Gambling Invest.

Domain Red Alert : Just another crazy day at Uniregistry!

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Four minutes past eleven on a quiet Saturday morning, red alarms went blaring out at Uniregistry's NOC in the Caymans. There was an unexpected emergency, something persistent and resembling an orchestrated attack against the registry's network. Jonas Right, junior sysadmin, caught the incident first; he had to alert Frank Schilling. "Frank, we have...

DomainGang 2 days ago

UDRP Filed on The 25 Year Old Domain Name Cambridge.com By University of Cambridge

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The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge has filed a UDRP on the domain name Cambridge.com. The domain is owned by Kirkland Holdings LLC of Brookline MA since March 2012. The prior owner of the domain name is "MHL" also of Brookline who got the domain around September 2009. The domain has […]

The Domains 2 days ago

18,098.36% ROI In 8 Months And You Say NO?

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Lets say you hand register a domain name for $10.99 and you list this asset for sale. With-in 8 months from your initial investment, you receive an offer to purchase with a 18,098.36% return on investment. No! you say… You want 43,576.07% ROI? No Thank You says the buyer! You end up with 0% in the end on this deal. I guess it's a different wa...

Dot Weekly 2 days ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Saturday, July 25th 2015

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Been trying to take it easy and rest a little but have to admit its never easy with technology and vacationing with a family.  Everyone wants to do things all day and nobody really cares if you are not answering the phone.  The world keeps moving with or without you.  So the days still start at 5:30 am and ends at 10.  Doesn't help I'm 5 hours earl...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Yes, Mike Mann Turned $157.5 into $32,500 but…

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… things are a bit more complicated than that and domainers have to understand the anatomy of Mike's portfolio. First of all, I definitely agree that yes, the numbers don't lie and the headline is awesome. Mike Mann generated $32,500 in liquidity through 3 sales of domains he spent $157.5 acquiring. However, he owns 267,516

Domaining Tips 2 days ago

$115k in Sales on July 24th – Acquired.com sold for $6,000 – Daily Market Report

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Sedo continues to dominate by not only having all of the top five sales yesterday, but also by leading the chart for three days in a row now. The top sale of the day was acquired.com which sold for $6,000. NameBio recorded 157 sales for a total of $114,612 with an average sale price of $730. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 10% ...

NameBio Blog 2 days ago

Domain Name wait game

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I am always looking for domains and websites that catch my interest. But after I find one I always want it then and now. But as everyone knows domaining is a world wide thing and sometimes you have to wait for the seller to get online, check his email, read your message, e-mail or call. […] The post Domain Name wait game appeared first on Dom...

NamePhase.com 3 days ago

Taryn Naidu Named to “40 Under 40?

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Taryn Naidu, CEO of Rightside, was honored by the Puget Sound Business Journal in this year's "40 Under 40″ awards. Taryn was listed at #31 in the alphabetical slideshow. Taryn has been CEO of Rightside since the company went public, and he has worked with the company since 2006. Taryn previously worked for Pool.com, another domain industry c...

Domain Investing 3 days ago

Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics): Toat.com, Fine.me, BioHotels.com, More

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The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from the last few months that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website. BioHotels.com sold for $16,500 at Sedo, and the domain is an upgrade from BioHotels.de, which appears to be a sustainable hotel / vacati...

Domain Shane 3 days ago
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