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Corporate Domain Movers From WalMart, Google & More

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Welcome to the latest round of DotWeekly Discoveries powered by DomainIQ.com of corporate domain name purchases, company domain registrations and simply domain movers by some of the largest companies on the internet. I spend countless hours digging up the following information that you are going to read in a few minutes, so enjoy! Wal-Mart Stores, ...

Dot Weekly 61 days ago

Facebook Secures Oculus.com Domain Name

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According to whois records, Facebook Inc. has secured the Oculus.com domain name that was owned by Tim Appnel. I did not see a connection with Appnel and Oculus VR  prior. Based on whois history records, my educated guess would be that Facebook / Oculus VR, LLC acquired Oculus.com between 10/29/2013 and 12/13/2013. Oculus.com and OculusVR.com domai...

Dot Weekly 62 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Home Depot, Verizon & More

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Here is the latest company domain movers from DotWeekly Discoveries powered by DomainIQ.com of company domain name purchases, registrations and movers by some of the largest companies on the web. As always, these are "very fresh" findings. I do some research into each domain, but not in a heavy detailed form. Some more info likely can be added with...

Dot Weekly 63 days ago

Did Google Sell GrandCentral.com Domain Name?

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I noticed some action on GrandCentral.com a domain name that has been owned by Google Inc. . The domain was with domain name registrar MarkMonitor and has just transferred OUT to GoDaddy.com and includes the email address craig@firespotter.com in whois. Google is still shown in whois records as the "owner" of the domain and the only change besides ...

Dot Weekly 63 days ago

Visa Gold Card Coming? Related GoldCard.com Domain Action

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Based on whois information, it appears that Visa is likely getting ready to make a play with "Gold Card". I did a little digging and it appears that Visa likely purchased the domain names GoldCard.com and GoldCards.com for around $125,000. Media Options had the domains under contract and listed in a newsletter on September 10, 2013. A whois record ...

Dot Weekly 63 days ago

The Hidden Domain

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Since I do a lot of research on domain names, it is often I start discovering patterns. These patterns layout after time of and become more clear simply seeing certain things. Well, I am about to share some of these patterns and who is using them. Domain Buying Services Mainly corporate domain buying services, I'm sure have been doing this for some...

Dot Weekly 64 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Riot Games, AMEX & More

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Welcome the first company domain movers series, powered by DomainIQ.com on the new DotWeekly theme! Today's list isn't huge (which happens after a weekend) but several interesting domain name purchases, registrations and movers from large companies that I was able to dig up. TAYLOR MADE GOLF COMPANY, INC. Registered the domain name MissHitsHappen.c...

Dot Weekly 64 days ago

DotWeekly Gets Responsive! New Theme

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If you haven't been to DotWeekly today, then you are likely seeing the new DotWeekly WordPress theme for the first time! Pretty white, but I think we will all get use to it. It was a very stressful day for myself, because doing these things cost money (which I don't have much of) and I really do not consider myself a developer of any kind, so small...

Dot Weekly 64 days ago

Did Amazon Sell The Domain Name Browse.com?

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures This morning I noticed that the domain name Browse.com, which is/was owned by Amazon Technologies Inc. may have sold! The domain name showed publicly in whois data that Amazon was the owners of the domain name as of 6/02/2014 (minor dns change) and a whois record on 8/16/2014 displays: Domain Name: browse...

Dot Weekly 66 days ago

Comcast Discovery! Watchable, Guzzle & More Coming?

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures During some digging this morning I had run into the domain name Watchable.com . Nothing crazy that stuck out at me right away, other than it appears according to whois records that the domain was likely acquired for a large company via CSC Corporate Domains on or about July 23, 2014 according to whois rec...

Dot Weekly 66 days ago

Corporate Domain Movers From Citrix, Leapfrog & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Welcome to another round of DotWeekly Discoveries, Powered by DomainIQ.com ! Doing domain name research like never before with the massive suit of tools offered is going to make my job easier, and likely yours as well! I will be providing a bunch of new stuff soon because of the data I am not able to see ...

Dot Weekly 67 days ago

The Fascinating Domain Story Of FaceGreatness.com

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures The following is a true story, based on whois data. FaceGreatness.com The domain name was registered by Brenda Amendola on 9/20/2007 and she owned the domain until 9/21/2008 when it had reached it's expire date. FaceGreatness.com was registered with the domain name registrar Register.com . Register.com is...

Dot Weekly 67 days ago

Corporate Domain Name Movers From CBS, Fox & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here are some of the latest corporate domain name movers from my DotWeekly Discoveries series where I dig deep and try to find domain names recently registered, purchased and simply moving by some of the largest companies in the world. These articles often lead to future products, brands, advertising camp...

Dot Weekly 69 days ago

AOL To Launch Starlike App, Social Bookmarking

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures AOL has been pretty secret about a new app they are about to release but I found some things, how they have been hiding etc but I figured I would share at least that they are getting ready to launch an app called Starlike. AOL secured the domain name Starlike.com via the drop on or about 7/16/2014. It app...

Dot Weekly 69 days ago

eBates Acquires BuyNow.com Domain From Rakuten

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures eBates has acquired the domain name BuyNow.com from Rakuten. Rakuten purchased Buy.com in May 2010 for an estimated $250 Million and in January 2013 Buy.com was rebranded to Rakuten.com . eBates appears to be getting ready to launch something on the newly acquired domain name BuyNow.com but currently onl...

Dot Weekly 69 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Coca Cola, McDonalds & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is another round of my company domain name movers of domains recently registered, purchased or simply moving by some of the largest companies in the world. Not a huge list today as activity seem rather slow for some reason but I was able to at least dig ups some. Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. Registered ...

Dot Weekly 70 days ago

Amazon Local Register Launched, Domain Secured Today

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Amazon.com has announced a new product / service today and it's a Square / Paypal Local competitor. Local Register is the name given to the product which first appeared on Amazon's website yesterday (8/12/2014). Amazon appears to have secured the exact matching domain name LocalRegister.com in the nick o...

Dot Weekly 70 days ago

PaypalCredit.com Has A WWW Problem

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Paypal is in the process of rebranding its Bill Me Later brand to Paypal Credit. Makes sense to me, I like the Paypal Credit name because it sounds nice and it ties the service directly to the Paypal brand. Paypal / eBay = HUGE company. Tech Company. Tons of employees. Smart people. They know what cName a...

Dot Weekly 70 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Target, NFL & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is another round of company domain name movers with domain names purchase, registered or simply moving by some of the largest companies on the web. NFL Has had the help from MarkMonitor and grabbed the domain name NFLCombine.com on the drop. Farmers Group, Inc Is moving some domain names from MarkMon...

Dot Weekly 71 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Kraft, CBS & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here are some more company domain movers from large companies that have either registered, purchased or simply are moving domain names for one reason or another. I have taken several days off from blogging as I'm not sure if I am going to continue to blog or not. I love doing it, but I just haven't had mu...

Dot Weekly 71 days ago

Tracing Domain Tracks

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures DotWeekly does a lot of deep digging and discovers a lot of different stuff related to domain names, so I thought I would share a recent tracking. Sometimes it leads to something really interesting, sometimes not so much. Here is a general, but real life example of how some of the domain tracing diggings ...

Dot Weekly 71 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Del Monte, JP Morgan & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I took a much needed break yesterday but today I'm back at it with a big and juicy list of domain names that were either purchases, registered or simply moving by some of the largest companies on the web. DotWeekly digs hard for this info and provides it here for the love of sharing. A lot of fresh and up...

Dot Weekly 76 days ago

Dronie By Twitter Likely To Be Big

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I heard the term "Dronie" in some web video and I thought, that's pretty cool… a Drone Selfie! Well, drones are going to be huge in the very near future and selfies are big now and have been big before but we just didn't call them selfies then… so putting the two together, Dronie sounded like ...

Dot Weekly 76 days ago

ISIS Wallet Rebrand, Softcard, Zoma, Now Willow

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I'm starting to feel and sound like a broken record now, but… the ISIS Wallet rebrand is starting to collect a large amount of domain names now! I wrote about Softcard domain registrations, then I noticed similar domains being registered and wrote about Zoma yesterday and now today… Willow. To...

Dot Weekly 77 days ago

Company Domain Movers From FX, NFL, Sears & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures DotWeekly Discoveries an the company domain movers series is hotter than ever, breaking stories and ruffling some feathers in the process of me exposing all the details. Well, here is another round of domain name purchases, registrations and simply moving domain names by some of the largest companies on t...

Dot Weekly 78 days ago

ISIS Wallet Rebrand Softcard And Now Zoma?

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures ISIS Wallet is in the process of rebranding from ISIS and on August 3, 2014 I wrote about the likely hood they were going with the name Softcard due to a large amount of domain name registered that relate heavily with domain names they already own. Well, I'm not sure if they may have had a change in plans...

Dot Weekly 78 days ago

New Ventures Services Corp, Who Are They?

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Connecting the dots, tracing tracks! New Ventures Services Corp is one of those "who is that" kind of "services / companies" that "sells" domain names and nobody really knows who they are. Well, I traced the tracks and all roads lead to Register.com / Web.com! Register.com is a dirty cherry picking compan...

Dot Weekly 78 days ago

Corporate Domain Discoveries From NetZero, Yahoo & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Corporate domain discoveries from some of the largest companies on the web contains domain name purchases, registrations and movers and can offer insight into what some companies are doing now, in the near future… Often relating to advertising, branding, new products and services and much more. Here...

Dot Weekly 79 days ago

ISIS Wallet To Rebrand To Softcard?

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures ISIS Wallet™ payment service announced on July 7, 2014 that the company will be rebranding ISIS in the coming months due to the companies name being used by a militant group. Well, I am confident enough to announce that ISIS will very likely be Softcard! A lot of "Softcard" domain names have been registe...

Dot Weekly 80 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Visa, Bayer & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Company domain movers are domain name that were registered, purchased or simply moving by large companies. There can also be information relating to company purchases, new product releases, brand launches and more in these articles, which often can lead to you seeing the information first. With that being...

Dot Weekly 81 days ago

If I Was eBay, I Would FIRE MarkMonitor

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Ok, bare with me and I want to make something very clear from the top…. this is my opinion. I did not speak directly with MarkMonitor or eBay/Paypal . The following is based on factual information that I can see on the public web and my opinion. So, Paypal announced "Passport" in June 2014 and yeste...

Dot Weekly 81 days ago

Microsoft Sway, Is On Its Way

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Early this morning I discovered that Microsoft is likely getting ready to launch a software product called Sway and it's likely coming soon. Microsoft Sway! Content Delivery Network? Microsoft has used the domain buying service Brand Certified and has acquired the domain name Sway.com . No purchase price ...

Dot Weekly 82 days ago

Company Domain Movers From State Farm, Pepsi & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Welcome! Here is the latest round of company domain movers that were registered, purchased or simply moving by large companies. Here we go with the list: Nokia Corporation NokiaWear.com, a domain I had discovered and mentioned in an earlier article, appears to be getting ready to be launched as a website,...

Dot Weekly 82 days ago

GoDaddy Auctions: Things I would Add

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I have always been a big fan of GoDaddy Auctions, because it never gets the attention of the expired auction services like NameJet and SnapNames.  This is often due to "quality" but everybody has a budget for investing or buying domains and GoDaddy Auctions seems to fit my budget better. GoDaddy Auctions ...

Dot Weekly 83 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Mattel, Barclays & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here we go with the latest digging for company domain movers from some of the largest companies and related domain names they recently registered, purchased or are simply moving around for some reason. DotWeekly continues to break a lot of news within these articles, so if you like fresh, interesting data...

Dot Weekly 83 days ago

Reverse Whois Email Domain Search

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Reverse whois is one of the most powerful domain tools and one that I often use for my DotWeekly Discoveries, so I thought I would share a little bit about it and the sources that I use. Caring is sharing so here you go! Reverse whois works by "connecting" registrant email address to domains and then grou...

Dot Weekly 84 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Live Nation, Dole & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Welcome to the latest round of company domain movers from large companies in the series that I call DotWeekly Discoveries. Huge list today with a lot of different domains, so I hope you enjoy and lets get to the action. Research In Motion Limited Registered the domain names BlackberryGuardian.com .net . R...

Dot Weekly 84 days ago

Did Andrey Ternovskiy Sell ChatRoulette.com?

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures This morning I discovered some interesting domain name registrations that are pointing in the direction that the once very popular website ChatRoulette.com may have been sold? First, this morning I discovered several new domain registrations and it's "where" these registrations took place that makes me th...

Dot Weekly 84 days ago

Engineering360.com Sold For $19,500

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures In my morning discoveries for DotWeekly Discoveries, I ran into the domain name Engineering360.com that was likely purchased by CSC Corporate Domains, on behalf of a client. I often reach out to the sellers but sadly do not hear back that often or they simply do not wish to share the story on the purchase...

Dot Weekly 85 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Disney, Discovery & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Welcome to another round of company domain movers with recent domain registrations, domain purchases and simply movers from large companies. If domain owners are paying attention, they could maximize some future sales with today's article, mainly because of my discoveries relating to Discovery Communicati...

Dot Weekly 85 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Mattel, Overstock & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Not the biggest list I have provided in my company domain movers from large companies that have registered, purchased or moved domain names lately but not all the much activity happens on the weekend, so things will pick back up! I have been finding a lot of great data lately, so I hope you are continuing...

Dot Weekly 86 days ago

FreeGames.com Domain Purchased By Flora ICT

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures The domain name FreeGames.com has been purchased by gaming site provider Flora ICT as announced in this TalkArcades.com forum posting from 7/25/2014. Based on whois records, it appears the transaction likely closed and ownership of the domain name took place on 7/1/2014. Paul Keever was the seller accord...

Dot Weekly 86 days ago

Chain.com Domain Purchased By Block Chain Start-Up

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Chain.com domain has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by block chain start-up Chain.com Inc. and sold by SOJCOM, LLC according to whois records. Based on some research, the company behind the Chain.com domain purchase is Albumatic who later changed its name to Koa.la but still is using the name Al...

Dot Weekly 86 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Redbull, Aol & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Welcome to another round of DotWeekly Discoveries and related company domain movers with recent registrations and purchasing of domain names. Often, DotWeekly's findings are some of the earliest public knowledge of upcoming brands, products or services… so if I can't find and or provide data with a ...

Dot Weekly 88 days ago

Did Google Buy Glass Opposers Border Stylo?

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I ran into something interesting this morning while digging around. According to whois records, Google Inc. has just taken ownership of the domain name WriteOnGlass.com . Big deal right? Well, the past owner of the domain name is where things get interesting. Border Stylo, LLC owned the domain name and th...

Dot Weekly 88 days ago

Redskins Naming Controversy Domain Action

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures The power of a name! Domain names are playing a part in the Washington Redskins naming controversy and things appear to be heating up once again with the NFL season just around the corner. In fact, on June 30, 2014 the domain name RedskinsFacts.com was registered at Network Solutions under whois privacy a...

Dot Weekly 89 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Aldi, Kellogg & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is the latest company domain movers with new registrations and domain name purchases by large companies. Several interesting stories along with some of these domains today, so enjoy. Penguin Books Limited Purchased the domain name HappyReader.com, likely from Sedo. The domain was registered 3/11/2014...

Dot Weekly 89 days ago

Who Is SOJCOM, LLC Owners of Pen.com, Great.com & More?

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures SOJCOM, LLC Hand registered the domain name LustMustNeed.com yesterday using CSC Corporate Domains. This is interesting to me, because not much is known about SOJCOM from my understanding. I wrote about them appearing to have purchased LuxuaryWeddings.com here  and "Charley" commented that SOJCOM, LLC was...

Dot Weekly 89 days ago

Epik Dropcatching Is Not Good

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Back in 2011, I think that was around when Epik.com announced it's dropcatching service, I had purchased one credit for $59 to see how well the service worked. I have attempted 12 different times to use my backorder credit, that you must pay for in advance before even catching the domain. (dumb, I know) N...

Dot Weekly 90 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Apple, Ford & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Welcome to the latest company domain movers which I like to call DotWeekly Discoveries. This series is always interesting to see what large companies are buying and registering domain names. I try to include some information related to the purchase and or registration of domains when I can find it, so enj...

Dot Weekly 90 days ago
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