CentralNic PLC (AIM: CNIC) reported its financial results for 2015 recording pretax profit of GBP 1.5 million for 2015, nearly tripled from the GBP 520,000 it posted in 2014. Revenue rose 70% to GBP 10.4 million from GBP 6.1 million. CentralNic is the backend provider for many new gTLD extensions including .xyz which has the […]
Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names has been the largest registrant of new gTLD domain names for about as long as ntldstats has been tracking registrants. However North Sound Names has been knocked off from the top spot by West263 company out of China According to ntldstats, North Sound Names owns has just over 230,000 new […]
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Theo at Domain Gang reported yesterday that Adam Dicker posted on Facebook about DNForum returning on June 1. Today it looks like the site is now parked on Sedo. That seems like an odd move if the website is coming back in less than two weeks.
The new gTLD .TOP has become the 6th most registered domain extension passing .biz. As of today according to RegistrarStats.com, .Top has 2,241,164 domain names registered, passing .biz which drops down to the 7th most registered top-level domain with 2,230,709 domains registered. The 5th most registered domain name extension is .XYZ which has 2,768,291 domain […]
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A few weeks ago Namejet.com and SnapNames.com announced that if you placed a backorder on one of the systems for a deleting domain name backorders would be placed for the deleting domain names on both systems. It makes a lot of sense since saves the effort of putting the same deleting domain names into both […]
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Verisign today announced the opening of the Landrush Program period for the first internationalized version of the .com top-level domain (TLD) in Japanese script, .コム , is open for anyone to register on a first come, first served basis until June 12, 2016. Verisign also announced the launch of the phased rollout of .닷컴 and […]
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There is a lot of information disseminated daily in the domain business. Talk of sales, auction reports, past successes, etc… Sorting through the 95,000 plus comments here at TheDomains, there have been a number of comments that question the validity of a certain person, sales venue, or press release. So how much of what you […]
According to Verisign, the number of .Com registration passed 127 million for the first time. It was on March 5th, 2016 that the number of .Com registrations passed 126 million, so .Com added a net of 1 Million domain names in just over 2 months. Out of the 127 million .com domain names, just over […]
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Drew Macpherson who says he is the head of the Premium Team at Rightside (NAME) explains Rightside definition of a Premium mew gTLD domain and the various levels they have. In the post Rightside says they have sold over 675 domains at an annual renewal of $1,000 or more per year. Here is the highlights […]
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DomainX 2016 announced that they hare holding their “massive event” at Shangri-La’s – Eros Hotel, on New Delhi to be held on August 5th, 6th and 7th, 2016! and is offering readers of thedomains.com a 40% discount off the registraton fee for today only. According to a press release we received, DomainX gets together the […]
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