Facebook is Opposed to Designbook getting trademark

May 29th, 2015 Comments off
Facebook opposes trademark of start up Designbook WPTZ is reporting that Facebook wants to block the trademark of Vermont based Designbook, Facebook seems to think they are the only one’s entitled to use the word book. From the article: Designbook is a nearly year-old online community that connects startup businesses with investors and collaborators. In […]

Co-Founder Fred Krueger Sells Over 10% Of His Shares of Minds + Machines

May 29th, 2015 Comments off
      Minds + Machines announced today that Fred Krueger informed the company that he sold 14,000,000 shares on May 28, 2015. Based on his last disclosed interest, Fred Krueger now owns 114,481,604 ordinary shares representing approximately 13.7% of the issued shares capital of the Company. On May 26th Mr. Krueger announced he was […]

IamWire Creates Infographic of Future Of Domain Names

May 29th, 2015 Comments off
IamWire.com writer Sujata Sangwan has created an infographic on the future of domain names and does a nice, well balanced look from start to current on domain names with Rick Schwartz, Paul Stahura and Monte Cahn highlighted in the article.

Key-Systems Wins Control Of RRPproxy.me owned by Founder The of .TK Registry

May 28th, 2015 Comments off
Key-Systems GmbH won control of the domain name rrpproxy.me in a UDRP The domain appears to be owned by Joost Zuurbier who is the Founder of Freedom Registry which operates the .TK registry the second largest domain name registry in the world with around 30 million registrations. We did an interview with Zoost in March […]
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All 32 NFL Teams Register a .Football Domain, But Only 10 Colleges Do

May 28th, 2015 Comments off
All 32 NFL teams applied for its domain name in the new gTLD .Football that launches into general availability next week. Interestingly some applied with their city and team like the BaltimoreRavens.football and the AtlantaFalcons.football while other teams just went with their name like 49ers.football and Bengals.football. If your keeping track 15 NFL teams went […]
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Trademark Game Playing Results In Great Generic Domains Being Registered In .Casino Sunrise

May 28th, 2015 Comments off
Wynn,the Bellagio,the Borgata, the MGM, the Mirage and the Aira are just a few of the famous Casino’s which registered their name in the new gTLD .Casino extension during the Sunrise period. Each domain extension has to give first shot to trademark holders who have registered their global marks in the Trademark Clearing House (TMCH) […]

.ninja Turns 1 W/ 35% Domains Pointing To Active Websites

May 28th, 2015 Comments off
New TLD .ninja has turned 1 year old! With the birthday, Rightside has announced some impressive numbers to go with the birthday celebration with 35% of domains pointing to active websites.

Co. Invests €350,000 to “Disrupt Domain Industry”: 50 Million Registered But Unused Domains

May 28th, 2015 Comments off
According to a press release out today, Axivate Capital a VC firm has “invested €350,000 to disrupt domain industry in “Undeveloped.com, a domain marketplace Undeveloped , says they have “crawled and indexed over 50 million registered but unused domain names. ” Undeveloped’s co-founder and CEO Reza Sardeha is quoted as saying: “”With over 288 million […]
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ICANN Reports On Security Breach Of New gTLD Applicant Portal: 60 Searches: 200+ Records

May 27th, 2015 Comments off
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today provided an update on its investigation into a data exposure issue in the New gTLD Applicant and GDD (Global Domains Division) portals, first reported on 1 March 2015 In its 30 April announcement, ICANN noted its intention to disclose to affected users the identity of […]
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Technology.ie Interviews Jothan Frakes and they are giving away free tickets to DomainFest

May 27th, 2015 Comments off
Technology.ie is giving away 20 free tickets to DomainFest. Their website posted today, Technology.ie has got twenty tickets to give away to DomainFest Bulgaria next week. It’s just one of the events which form part of Bulgarian Internet Week, in a country which ranks second in the world for Internet use (average: 16 hours per person per […]