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.Moe Launches Today & Predicts It Will Have 200 Million Registrations

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".Moe" Could Potentially Hit over 200 Million Registrations! " Is the first line of a press release out this morning by Interlink Co., Ltd., a new Domain Registry Operator, announcing that the new gTLD .Moe is in general availability meaning it is open for live domain name registrations on a first-come, first-served basis. Interlink calls […]...

The Domains 1 hour, 32 min ago

Strong View Systems Accuses Salesforce.com of Trademark Infringement over Social Studio, Neither Own The .Com/Net/Org

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There is a battle brewing between software companies Salesforce.com and Strong View Systems. The battle is over a recently launched product from Salesforce.com called, Social Studio. The product was launched in May and Strong View Systems has had a trademark on the name since 2010. The domain name SocialStudio.com has been registered at Network Sol...

The Domains 3 hours, 14 min ago

THE BIG AFTERMARKET LIST: Tuesday’s Domains at Auction or Dropping on July 22nd

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People ask me what stocks to buy and I tell them to pay attention to your daily life.  Think of the places you love to go, why you like them, and then dig a little deeper in how to invest in them.  I saw Ford cars around me and loved their look.  I bought a Ford Explorer Sport and absolutely loved it.  I liked what the company was doing and investe...

Domain Shane 3 hours, 58 min ago

Design Start Up Canva gets $3.6 million in additonal funding and enters partnership with Go Daddy

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Australian start-up Canva received an additional $3.6 million in financing and announced a partnership with Go Daddy. The product does seem cool for those that don't have the skills of a trained graphic artist. Crunch Base – Canva makes graphic design amazingly simple for everyone, by bringing together a drag-and-drop design tool with a libra...

The Domains 4 hours, 51 min ago

Judge Grants Government Permission To Access All Content in a Gmail Account

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Privacy may be taking a hit if a recent ruling becomes the norm with regards to the contents of your email. Brenda Barron wrote on Venture Beat about a ruling from a judge in New York, that said the government can access all the content and files in one users Gmail account. This is not […]

The Domains 5 hours, 51 min ago

Flippa Recap: OAR.com, AZU.com, M.ag, Shares.info, Mortgages.info, A.domains

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Another week of solid 4 and 5-figure domain sales at Flippa. Some domains that sold Oar.com – $28,500 – Ouch……someone lost some bucks……sold in January 2013 on Flippa for $69,000. The interesting/odd thing is that there were 5 bidders at/above $50k a year ago. AZU.com – $18,000 – This one actually sold...

Domain Shane 15 hours, 23 min ago

Are you a “Startup Guy”? If so Banana Republic has your style…or does it?

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This is one of those things you really do have to see to believe and yes, it pretty much solidifies the depth at which startup culture has in some ways gone mainstream. Banana Republic recently announced a new style for the summer, and the name of the style is – "The Startup Guy" I still […]

Domainvestors.tv 15 hours, 35 min ago

Sedo Plans Major Promotion of New gTLDs at Europe's Biggest Digital Marketing Conference

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Some new gTLDs have been criticized for a lack of promotion. Industry giant Sedo plans to turn up the volume for the new G's by organizing a major domain presence at Europe's biggest digital marketing conference, a September event that expects to welcome approximately 30,000 attendees.

DNJournal 16 hours, 26 min ago

Zions Bank reaps first multiple new gTLD domains in clear cut UDRP

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Zions Bancorporation of Salt Lake City, Utah landed the first multiple new gTLD UDRP that we're aware of, seeking to protect its marks "Zions Bank" and "Zions." The Respondent in this case clearly went after the intellectual property rights of the Complainant, per the choice of new gTLD domains that he registered: zions.equipment zions.holdings zio...

DomainGang 17 hours, 12 min ago

Wednesday warning: Get ready for Webfair Virtual 2014

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Three days from now you'll be able to attend Webfair Virtual 2014 – the first immersive domain conference for the new Internet era. This is a game changer as far as interactive conferences are concerned; registration is free for all visitors. DomainGang is proud to be on the roster of Webfair Virtual partners, which is […] Copyright Dom...

DomainGang 18 hours, 42 min ago

Smartphones Can Only Do So Much – Extended Version

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I think I wrote the shortest post in "DomainingTips history" yesterday and the main reason was that, you guessed it: I wrote it on my smartphone. Today, I'll elaborate a bit and explain why smartphones are (in my opinion, of course), utterly useless when it comes to real work. First of all, writing reasonably long blocks

Domaining Tips 18 hours, 48 min ago

These 10 domain names in this week’s HA auction are worth their reserve

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These ten domain names strike me as fairly priced for the right buyer. Heritage Auctions holds its next domain name auction on Thursday, July 24. It's getting quit a bit of press around this auction, thanks in part to the Bitcoins.com domain name. There's a $750,000 reserve on that one. It will be interesting to […]

Domain Name Wire 19 hours, 45 min ago

HA.com Live Domain Auction Is Thursday: Bitcoins.com; Bitcoin.Club; Digital.com; SEM.com

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The third Heritage Auctions domain event closes for online bidding Wednesday July 23rd at 10PM Central time. The live auction is Thursday July 24th at 1PM Central time. The live auction will be in Dallas, Texas, but you can bid online from anywhere in the world. www.HA.com/1120 is the auction homepage. The 5th oldest domain […]

The Domains 20 hours, 41 min ago

My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 7-21-2014 Gay LV, Parent Boost, Popup Plugin

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Another weekend has flown right by. I'm still getting adjusted to having the weekend off. It's been a fun adjustment. This past weekend we headed over to Manhattan Beach. It's

Jason Thompson 22 hours, 35 min ago

Fox; NHL; SXSW: Here are The .Media Domains Taken In Sunrise & EAP

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The just reviewed the zone file for the new gTLD .Media which launches in general availability on Wednesday July 23rd to see what domain names were taken in Sunrise and the Early Access Program (EAP) . Sunrise domains have to match marks in the Trademark Clearing House (TMCH), while there is an extra charge to […]

The Domains 22 hours, 44 min ago

Descriptive domain FinancialServicesRoundtable.com saved from UDRP but no RDNH

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When you attempt to roll a generic word or phrase into a trademark, you'd better be using it actively. In a UDRP at the WIPO over the domain name FinancialServicesRoundtable.com the Complainant, Financial Services Roundtable of Washington, DC attempted to indicate the Respondent has no legitimate rights to the domain. The Complainant portrayed them...

DomainGang 22 hours, 46 min ago

Mike Mann Sells MakeSomeNoise.com for $40k

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Make some noise. Sold http://t.co/YuQ4egYMsk $40K, purchased 7/29/2012 $844 — Mike Mann (@mikemanndotcom) July 21, 2014   Mike Mann just reported that his company sold the MakeSomeNoise.com domain name for $40,000. Although a $40k sale is not all that remarkable, the fact that he paid under $1,000 for this domain name less than two years ago m...

Domain Investing 22 hours, 57 min ago

Pay $3,000 for this domain, are you crazy?

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I really wanted that domain name, and I typed it in the browser. So it's parked at Frank Schilling's Domain Name Sales platform, which I'm familiar with. Great. So I made an inquiry to get a response and a quote back, as I don't place offers right away; I want to take the pulse of […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 23 hours, 20 min ago

Domain “slammer” finally gets suspended by ICANN

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The beneficiary of the long-running Domain Registry of America scam is finally at risk of losing its ICANN accreditation. ICANN has suspended Brandon Gray Internet Services, which does business as NameJuice.com, due to the "deceptive" marketing practices carried out by its "resellers". The company won't be able to register any gTLD names or receive...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

New TLDs this week: .Tokyo, .Moe, .Consulting and more

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Two Japan-focused domains kick off the week. It's another busy week for new top level domain names, including a big .city domain name hitting registrar's shelves on Tuesday. Tuesday Tuesday sees the launch of two Japan-focused domain names…in English. The biggie is .Tokyo, by far the most populous city TLD to enter general availability thus [...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

ICANN Finally nabs Domain Registry of America, termination likely coming

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Domain Registry of America hits a wall. ICANN has finally managed to suspend a scourge of the domain name registration business, Brandon Gray Internet Services (dba NameJuice.com). You might not know the company by that name, but if you own domain names then you've likely received postal mailings from Domain Registry of America (DNOA). The […...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

New gTLD’s Pass 1.6 Million Domain Regsitrations

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The new gTLD program has passed 1.6 Million domain registrations, with.XYZ leading the way with 343K registrations now well past 100,000 registrations without Network solutions. .Berlin is adding less that 5 registrations a day but is solidly in 2nd place with over $137K . .Club Continues to add around 500 new registrations a day and […]

The Domains 1 day ago

.tk passes 25 million domains

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The .tk registry has become only the second TLD to pass 25 million domain names. Netherlands-based Dot TK passed the milestone at the weekend, according to statistics posted on its web site, and today has 25,068,128 domains under management. It's grown by a whopping 837,703 names in the last 30 days alone. That means Tokelau, […] Related pos...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

170 Expired Domain Names

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The following 170 domain names are expired and available to register at the time of writing this. As usual, all names are linked to the Godaddy buy screen for quick access as the names are usually gone quickly.Read more ?Other posts you might like:DomainingLists Now Features .Org and .Net Domain NamesNew Lists and New Features At DomainingLists.com...

DNXpert 1 day ago

That’s all folks! Final gTLD app gets approved

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ICANN has finally finished evaluation all 1,930 new gTLD applications from the 2012 round. Indian conglomerate Tata Group's dot-brand .tata passed Extended Evaluation (pdf) on Friday, having apparently secured the non-objection of Morocco, which has a province of the same name. Calculated from Reveal Day — June 13, 2012 — it's taken a l...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

THE BIG AFTERMARKET LIST: Monday’s Domains at Auction or Dropping on July 21st

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This has to be the worst list I've ever done.  I wouldn't even have done a list but I didn't want you to think I skipped a day.  I might as well have.  There is nothing but a lot of junk. Namejet may have had a few better names but for some reason it would never load.  I thought it was my connection but everything else worked fine.  There is going ...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Rob Grant’s pride: Lana Del Rey passes 10 Million Likes!

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Yet another milestone was achieved moments ago, for the talented, melancholic Lana Del Rey. After two back to back Rolling Stone magazine covers, it's time to take over Facebook. Domain investor Rob Grant‘s daughter's rise to stratospheric levels can now be proven by 10,000,000 Likes on Facebook, on top of millions of album sales. We […...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Smartphones Can Only Do So Much

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Am I the only one who finds them utterly useless for *real* work?

Domaining Tips 1 day ago

How New gTLDs Can Increase Their Profits [Feedback]

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Last week I wrote this article about new gTLD's and how they could increase their profits. If you haven't read it yet, go here now. Although it was a very niche article (only a handful of my readers are Registries), the number of page views rocketed past 100+ in a short period of time. Some people ... The post How New gTLDs Can Increase Their Profi...

Domainer Income 1 day ago

Flippa – A Look Forward: Coffeehouse.com, LTV.com, ToolChest.com, Using.com, VR.net, Suck.net

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Not a ton of names that have hit reserve, but a bunch of high quality names waiting to be bid up…… Reserve Met and Will Sell Drag.info and 69 other .info domains – $935 – Lots of one word .info's (Deny, Impound, Riots, Yuma) and a few numerics (1977, 1988). V.et – $505 – If you like hacks, they don't get any shor...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

New Domain Registrations By Large Corps

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures In today's DotWeekly Discoveries, I only included newly registered domain names. I sometimes save these up for slow days, like today when not a lot of transfers are taking place because it's a weekend. So here are some recently registered domain names by some large companies and some info related to the r...

Dot Weekly 1 day ago

Poll Results: “What Will Google Domains Market Share Of The Registrar Market Be A Year After Launch?”

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The results from our latest poll question are out and most don't think Go Daddy should be crawling under their desk as one IPO analyst remarked. Google getting into the registrar space caused quite a stir a few weeks back. We had 240 voters and  19% do not see Google in the top 20. 13% […]

The Domains 1 day ago

My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 7-20-2014 Crowd Smart, History Wiki, Marijuana Pen

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I had a chance to spend time with my family last night. It's always great to catch up with them and reflect about what is going on in all our

Jason Thompson 1 day ago

Dell To Accept Bitcoin

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Dell has become the latest company to accept Bitcoin, the company posted on their website they will now be accepting Bitcoin and providing a 10 % discount  on an AlienWare purchase to those using Bitcoin as their payment option (up to $150). From their website: Now you can buy digital with digital – starting today, […]

The Domains 1 day ago

Buzz Aldrin’s tweets: Social media and the 2nd man on the moon

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Forty-five years ago the Apollo 11 mission made it to the moon. This historic achievement of the human race has been the driving force of many of today's scientists, engineers, astronauts and commoners. Buzz Aldrin, the 2nd man to walk on the moon after Neil Armstrong, is enjoying life and social media on the Internet, […] Copyright DomainGan...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Operation Valkyrie: 70 years ago

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You can rest assured that Hollywood studios take hold of important, historic domain names, and hide them in obscurity. Disney did it with PearlHarbor.com, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios did the same with OperationValkyrie.com. Today is the 70th anniversary of a major turn in World War II history: the day of Hitler's assassination attempt, by an el...

DomainGang 1 day ago

THE BIG AFTERMARKET LIST: Sunday’s Domains at Auction or Dropping on July 20th

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 I'm halfway through today.  Today I turn 45.  I normally don't like to make a big deal about my birthday.  I even changed it on Facebook to the wrong date because I really don't want people to make a big deal about it or feel forced to say Happy Birthday.  But today is a big deal for me because I really do feel like I've hit middle age. The best t...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Domain Flips (BMH.com, Casinos.com.br, Ekuity.com) and Flops (Weights.com)

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Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with recent data courtesy of DN Journal and historical data from NameBio. Flips Ekuity.com – Sold recently for $4,188 at GoDaddy, vs $2,500 earlier this year at Afternic. You can see their placeholder below. The owner per Whois has an Egypt address. Casinos.com.br – Sold rece...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

14 GoDaddy Discount Codes

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GoDaddy has been very generous over the past couple of weeks and today, I'll be sharing 14 coupons with you guys. Three of them should work worldwide (one of those even works for up to 3 domains, so not just one) and as far as the remaining 11 are concerned, I'm not sure. Didn’t use any

Domaining Tips 2 days ago

Motors.com Domain Very Likely Sold at Sedo.com

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures The domain name Motors.com has very likely sold at Sedo.com . Domain broker Dave Evanson had posted on Twitter on May 30, 2014 that the domain Motors.com was exclusively listed for sale at Sedo Today, I had discovered that the domain is pending transfer via Sedo. I have reached out to Dave to see if he ...

Dot Weekly 2 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Suncor, Best Buy & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is my latest digging into recently registered domain names and purchased domain name and simply domains on the move by some large companies. If you wish to see more articles like this that I have wrote, simply visit the category Domain Discoveries. Suncor Energy Inc. Registered several domain names w...

Dot Weekly 2 days ago

My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 7-19-2014 Fresh 360, Kind Help, Texas Tough

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Shane has had some good luck with selling quality names over at Flippa. One sale put him past many domain sellers on the site. Glad to see it is working

Jason Thompson 2 days ago

Domainer Wedding time!

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It's wedding time in the domain community, and while we'd be tempted to say "there's something in the water", it's summertime – when most weddings occur in the US. We'd like to extend our warmest congratulatory greetings to the following exceptional individuals and their spouses, who tied the knot very recently: Susan Prosser, VP of […]...

DomainGang 2 days ago

Very Quietly .Luxury Which Had a Domain Registration Fee of $799 Passes 1,000 Registrations

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We haven't heard much about .Luxury since the new gTLD launch with the eye popping price of up to $799 per domain, per year  registration for a non-premium domain. Since the launch which saw over over 600 hundred Sunrise applications of brands grabbing their new .Luxury gTLD's. However since the launch .Luxury has added another […]...

The Domains 2 days ago

“You Should be Happy That I am Willing to Sell”

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When I quote a price for a domain name and the prospective buyer replies to me, more often than not, there is a comment about the price being too high. Whether this is true or not, the buyer is obviously looking to get a better deal than the price I've set. A friend of mine shared a response he either gave or heard about someone else giving (I can'...

Domain Investing 3 days ago

THE BIG AFTERMARKET LIST: Saturday’s Domains at Auction or Dropping on July 19th

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I had three names end yesterday at Flippa and none of them met reserve.  It's always a little disappointing when your names don't hit the number you hoped but  have to admit I love being on the selling side and watching the final moments of the auctions.  It's addicting.  You know what you need out of it to make money.  Some times it doesn't get th...

Domain Shane 3 days ago

Would you like to buy an A,E,O vowel? First .XYZ domain lost in UDRP

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After more than 230,000 robo-registrations of .XYZ domains at Network Solutions, it was bound to happen: the decision for the first UDRP for a dot .XYZ domain name was just delivered. American Eagle Outfitters filed the UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum; the case involved the domain AEO.xyz, registered at Uniregistry. The Complainant operates ...

DomainGang 3 days ago

Expediting the Transfer Process

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In my opinion, this is a feature all registrars should have and as a domainer, I consider it quite desirable. Several companies already offer this and not having to wait that much for a transfer to finalize is a very nice perk. For those that don't know what expediting a transfer means, it's quite simple to

Domaining Tips 3 days ago

Update on Top 10 Sales from A Year Ago This Week: Gluttony.com, Keka.com, Yuge.com, DJI.com, More

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Listed below are updates to the top 10 domain sales from a year ago this week, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. ReverseMortgages.com for $600,000 Appears to have been an upgrade from SeniorReverseMortgage.com, or perhaps just an additional site for their portfolio, as distinct sites are live on each domain. No Alexa rank, so the site hasn't taken off ye...

Domain Shane 3 days ago
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