Over 100 Kanye West President Domains Registered Today In Many Extensions Even .XYZ

August 31st, 2015 Comments off
Since announcing he is running for President of the United States in 2020 at the MTV Music Video Awards last night,  people have been registering domain names related to the hip-hop artist promised presidential run. From PresidentKanyeWest.com to Kanye2020.com to people who are really looking down the road registering kanyewestforpresident2024.com and Kanye2028.com there are a […]

What Do Big Brands Spend On Domains? Wikileaks Publishes Sony/MarkMonitor Invoices

August 31st, 2015 Comments off
What are big brands paying to protect and buy domain names? Well, we have uncovered some invoices released by Wikileaks that give us some clues what domain name registrar MarkMonitor.com charged.

20 Yr Old, 160 Person Agency Rebrands From UpShot.net to Upshot.Agency: “Everyone Will Be Using Them”

August 31st, 2015 Comments off
Inc.com just published a post on a Chicago based marketing firm that just re-branded itself from upshot.net to the new gTLD Upshot.Agency saying that once the new gTLD’s catch on everyone will be using them. Upshot is a 160-employee agency which is celebrating its 20th birthday conducted what it describes as a “self-evaluation” and as […]
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After The Run Off: Here Is THE Domain Conference Official Domain Industry Award Ballot

August 31st, 2015 Comments off
The organizers of THE Domain Conference just published the final Ballot for the Domain Industry Awards for 2015. Last week a ballot with over 100 nominees went live for voting and although a record number of votes were cast, no one candidate in any category received more than 50% of the votes, so there is […]

Amazon Getting In 3D Printing Biz? Registers Amazon3DPrinting.com: Filed a Patent in February

August 30th, 2015 Comments off
Is Amazon.com (AMZN) about to get into the 3D Printing business? Amazon just registered the domain name Amazon3Dprinting.com, after filing a Patent back in February 2015. The domain Amazon3Dprinting.com was just registered by Amazon through brand protection company MarkMonitor.com  on August 27th. 3D printing has certainly been one of the hotter trends to take off […]

Google’s Domain Buying Spree Continues With ABCAlphabet.com & Alphabet.kr

August 29th, 2015 Comments off
Google Inc. continues to buy domain names relating to the early August 2015 announcement of holding company Alphabet Inc. and has acquired ABCAlphabet.com that was a developed kids website. Alphabet.kr was also recently acquired by MarkMonitor.

After 24 Hours of GA .Online did 37,544 Regs – Contest winner inside

August 28th, 2015 Comments off
Radix reported to us that number of registrations after 24 hours of General Availability was 37,544. The winner who guessed closest to the actual number was: John Aitken says AUGUST 20, 2015 AT 11:59 AM 32,670 registrations in first 24 hours. Congrats John, we will get Radix in touch with you for your free domain name.
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Apple Is Going Head to Head with iHeart Music Festival With Apple Music Fest: Domain Regs Say So

August 28th, 2015 Comments off
Apple Inc. has registered 11 new domain names relating to a music festival and also announced on September 18, 2015 the rebranding of iTunes Music Festival to Apple Music Festival. iHeart Music Festival starts September 18, 2015 and Apple Music Festival starts on September 19th!

Domain Movers: LifeMoment.com, TrackKey.com & More Domains

August 28th, 2015 Comments off
In the latest Domain Movers, we see Paypal acquire the domain name LifeMoment.com, Unilever Plc gains control over brand typo Hellmans.com (single n), CVS acquired typo CVVS.com from GoDaddy and many more corporate domain movers.

Can The FTC Sue You For Lax CyberSecurity ?

August 27th, 2015 Comments off
A couple years ago after some famous website hack, I was sitting in a Chipolte and said to a friend that somewhere down the road companies are going to get sued big time for getting hacked if they were lax in their security. My friend told me I was an absolute moron. His take was […]
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