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Domain Names Registered & Purchased Blah Blah

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It's hard to come up with a title for these articles, because I write them all the time…. they are domain names that are registered and purchased by large companies… so I often write: Company Domain Name Movers by Blah Blah company and more.. or Corporate domain names etc. Who cares really (my mood today) In today's list, I include doma...

Dot Weekly 194 days ago

DotWeekly Switches To GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting

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As many of you know, I wrote a post about DotWeekly needing new hosting and I really wasn't looking forward to the change! I hosted with HostGator since 2008, which was a pretty long time and everything was pretty good until more recently. I wasn't aware of it, but Hostgator ownership had changed, data center changed etc. Well, I did a fair amount ...

Dot Weekly 195 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Sony, Red Bull & More

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Welcome to another round of DotWeekly Discoveries powered by our friends at DomainIQ.com . In this series, I do some digging and find some domain names that have been recently registered or purchased by large companies. Some domains may be moving for other reasons as well. These domain names are often early indicators to new products, services and ...

Dot Weekly 195 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Target, Mozilla & More

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Welcome to another round of company domain movers in a series I call DotWeekly Discoveries. The following are domain names that have been registered, purchased and simply moving for some reason by large companies. These are often very early discoveries and lead to new products, services and more by many of the companies mentioned. I do not do these...

Dot Weekly 198 days ago

CBS Sells Juke.com To Media Saturn Holding GmbH

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According to whois records, CBS Interactive has sold the domain name Juke.com to Media Saturn Holding GmbH. CBS was going to use Juke.com for a music site but from what I have read, it never really got off the ground. That was around 2008. From what I can tell, Media Saturn Holding GmbH is part of Metro AG / Metro Group. According to BusinessWeek.c...

Dot Weekly 199 days ago

Surfboard.com Domain Floats From Motorola To Arris

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Arris is the new owner of Surfboard.com, a domain name that was owned by Motorola. The domain name had nothing to do with water but related to a technology, cable modem. The Motorola SURFboard was one of the products involved in a purchase by Arris of the Motorola Home Division that Google sold about a year after purchasing Motorola. Arris paid abo...

Dot Weekly 200 days ago

Twitter Has Acquired Digits.com Domain Name

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On July 31, 2014 Twitter Inc. registered the domain name TwitterDigits.com with CSC Corporate Domains which I mentioned in this article. On August 5, 2014 Twitter registered the domain name DigitsByTwitter.com . At that time I monitored the domain name Digits.com because I thought it had some "odd" activity on it recently and with the domain regist...

Dot Weekly 201 days ago

Microsoft Acquired FED.tv Domain For Field Emission Display TV?

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A couple days ago I had noticed that Microsoft Corp had acquired the domain name FED.tv as a "Premium .tv" domain from the registry. Many .tv domain names are held by the registry and require a one-time premium payment for the domain name and FED.tv was one of them. After the premium payment, normal renewal fees apply to the domain. So how much did...

Dot Weekly 203 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Apple, Walmart & More

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Welcome to the latest round of company domain movers by large companies! This list is full of domain names registered, purchased and more by large companies. I call this series DotWeekly Discoveries and it's powered by DomainIQ.com! These domain names are often hint or clues to many upcoming things from the companies behind them, so they may not me...

Dot Weekly 206 days ago

MarkMonitor’s Top 5 Clients

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Ever wondered who the top 5 clients are at corporate domain name provider MarkMonitor.com are? Well, using some tools provided by our friends over at DomainIQ.com you can see that data in a comprehensive report! Here are the top 5 clients by volume at MarkMonitor.com based on email search* Deckers.com, the owners of the UGG brand. I see large amou...

Dot Weekly 206 days ago

Continue DotWeekly Or Stop Is The Question

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I have been pushing hard with DotWeekly since I started writing again to make it all work but I have questioned if I should continue since I started back up. Websites are not free to run, they take a large portion of your time to do it right and there are costs in general to help me do what I do. DotWeekly is not making money, it's costing me money...

Dot Weekly 207 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Eveready, Novaris & More

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In today's DotWeekly Discoveries powered by DomainIQ.com of company domain movers by large companies who have recently registered or purchased domain names we will see many interesting things like all the other DotWeekly Discoveries articles! ha ha Okay, here we go! General Motors Registered the domain name MyPriceLink.com . That made me look into ...

Dot Weekly 207 days ago

OpenMail.com Purchased From HP By OpenMail LLC

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OpenMail was founded in October 2013. OpenMail LLC was filed on March 26, 2014 by Michael Blend in Santa Monica CA and a trademark for OpenMail was actually filed prior on 2/10/2014 for: Technology that enables email marketers to more efficiently target emails and email promotions to their customers  Providing a website featuring technology that e...

Dot Weekly 208 days ago

Hint.com Domain Purchased By Hint Health

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A somewhat newer start-up called Hint Health which was founded by Zak Holdsworth and Graham Melcher have purchased the domain name Hint.com for an undisclosed sum from Roy Messer's Nett Corp. The domain name transaction was likely handled at Sedo.com based on DNS history timing when the whois records changed. A July 18, 2013 whois history records ...

Dot Weekly 208 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Motorola, Microsoft & More

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Welcome to the latest round of company domain movers in a series I call DotWeekly Discoveries powered by DomainIQ.com . In the DotWeekly Discoveries series, I do some domain digging and find newly registered, purchased and simply domains on the move by some of the largest companies on the internet. The domain discoveries often lead into "news" of n...

Dot Weekly 208 days ago

The Million Dollar Available Domain Name

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Back in the mid 80′s and early 1990′s there were "available to register" domain names that have now some 20+ years later have become million dollar domain names all by themselves. These are likely still taking place as the world changes and new terms become more popular, but that will take some time. That is one of the very exciting thi...

Dot Weekly 209 days ago

Company Domain Movers From WWE, Gucci & More

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Although today is a holiday in the US and I pretty much took the weekend off to relax and get some things done, I was collecting some domain data from time to time and have a list of company domain movers from large companies. So, welcome to a holiday addition of DotWeekly Discoveries powered by DomainIQ.com . World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Li...

Dot Weekly 210 days ago

Helpful Meta Description On For Sale Domains

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The other day when I was digging some information on the DomainNameSales.com's Q2 sales reports I ran into a meta description on one of the sold domain names and it really grabbed my eye! I didnt' think much of it at the time, but later in the day while I was sipping on a bottle of Miller Lite, that little bulb got brighter in my head and made me r...

Dot Weekly 212 days ago

Domain Movers Special Addition Part 2

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Yesterday I covered a large portion of DomainNameSales.com Q2 sales as reported by DnJournal.com so if you didn't see that article, you can read it here. A lot of interesting stuff and I also added more info to the story since I posted it yesterday, so if you did read it, you may want to check it again. In this article, I will do the same thing as ...

Dot Weekly 213 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Staples, SC Johnson & More

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Welcome to another round of company domain movers from large company in the series I call DotWeekly Discoveries Powered By DomainIQ.com . The following are domain names that were either registered or purchased by large companies that I happen to discover using several techniques. Facebook Has registered the domain names FacebookRooms.com .net .org ...

Dot Weekly 213 days ago

Domain Movers Special Addition Domain Name Sales

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Ron Jackson of DnJournal.com posted DomainNameSales.com's Q2 reported domain name sales and these are always very interesting sales IMO, because DNS always maximizes domain name sales and will often produce domain sales prices many wouldn't ask for specific domain names. So, I spent a little time and did a little digging to provide something other ...

Dot Weekly 214 days ago

Domain Registrations & Purchases By Large Companies

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Here is the latest list of domain name registrations and purchases by large companies in a series I like to call DotWeekly Discoveries that is powered by DomainIQ.com . These are often very early discoveries that companies are registering and buying domain names for future products, services, advertising campaigns and countless other reasons. Here ...

Dot Weekly 214 days ago

Wonderful.com Domain Purchased By POM Wonderful

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On August 12 ,2014 I detected some activity relating to Wonderful.com and that it potentially may have sold. Based on past whois history there could have been a lot of things happening with the domain name, but now I can confirm that Wonderful.com DID sell and I just discovered who the buyers were: POM Wonderful Although the current domain name wh...

Dot Weekly 214 days ago

Drip.com and Dunk.com Domain Names Sell

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Two very nice 4 letter generic domain names are now off the market! Drip.com has been sold by Bryan Graves / NameZoom. Bryan has owned Drip.com since about October 3, 2007 according to whois records. Currently, it is unknown who the buyers of Drip.com are, but the domain has been transferred into SafeNames, which is a pretty popular brand protectio...

Dot Weekly 215 days ago

Available Domains Listed On GoDaddy Auctions

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Sometime last week I was researching a domain name and according to DomainTools whois, the domain was listed for sale via "source 6″ which in turn is GoDaddy. I stopped in at Bob's old home to see what the domain was listed for and see the action.  The following is what was displayed: Clearly I typed AirWriter.com in the search box, so why t...

Dot Weekly 216 days ago

Domain Movers From Large Companies

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Here is another list of detected domain movers by large companies, in a series I call DotWeekly Discoveries which is powered by DomainIQ.com . Nice mix today of sold / registered domains and as always with some digging data that I discovered as well. Unknown A currently unknown CSC Corporate Domains client had CSC purchase the domain name ForwardFa...

Dot Weekly 216 days ago

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 220 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 221 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 222 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 222 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 222 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 223 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 223 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 223 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 225 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 225 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 226 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 226 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 228 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 228 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 228 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 229 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 229 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 229 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 230 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 230 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 230 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 235 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 235 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 236 days ago
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