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.Com Is Rocking

September 19th, 2014 Comments off
            As someone who watches the numbers of domain name registrations across all TLD’s everyday I have to say .Com is rocking and seems to be getting stronger by the day. Back on March 31, there were 113.2 Million .Com registered according to Verisign. Today 5 1/2 months later .com […]

Domain Broker Igloo.com Acquires Aftermarket.com

September 18th, 2014 Comments off
Igloo.com Limited, a Domain Brokerage & Consultancy Firm, has acquired the business of Aftermarket.com from Thought Convergence, Inc. for an undisclosed price according to a press release we received “This acquisition builds upon Igloo’s recent news of entering into an exclusive agreement with Rook Media to provide brokerage and related services for their newly acquired […]
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SeekingAlpha: Shares of Rightside Have At Least 37% Downside

September 13th, 2014 Comments off
SeekingAlpha the Stock publication, just published a pretty scathing review of Rightside, (NASDAQ:NAME) the spin off of Demand Media, in a story entitled “Rightside is Its Trending on the Wrongside.” The story cites some publications in the domain industry including TheDomains.com Domainincite.com and Circleid.com The story comcludes comparing the company on the Registrar level to […]

March Of Dimes Switches Its Website Domain From .Com to .Org

September 11th, 2014 Comments off
According to a press release out today The March of Dimes has switched its domain name from Marchofdimes.com to Marchofdimes.org. If your wondering who owned the .Org before it was Rehabilitation Foundation for the Disabled in Toronto which owns the domain name Marchofdimes.ca It appears that the March Of Dimes acquired the .org back in […]

How Long Is It Going To Take For Apple To File a UDRP On AppleWatch.com & Will They Win?

September 9th, 2014 Comments off
            Another new product announced today by Apple Computer today, what many people have been referring to as the iWatch, isn’t going to be called the iWatch at all, but the Apple Watch. Like in the case of the Apple Pay product, Apple Computer does not own the matching .Com […]
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Apple Goes With “Apple Pay”; Domain ApplePay.com Registered Back in 2002; Not By Apple

September 9th, 2014 Comments off
      At the BIG Apple event today, the company just named its long rumored payment system and is calling it Apple Pay. As usual the company does not own the matching .com domain name ApplePay.com. The domain name ApplePay.com was first registered way back in 2002 and goes to an operating site; and […]

Namecheap Gets NC.Me & Giving Away Free .Me Domains & Email To College Students

September 6th, 2014 Comments off
Namecheap.com a top 10 domain name registrar, has just launched the “Namecheap for Education Program” through which it is giving away a free .Me domain name registration, 1 year of free email a premium About.me page,  a 1 click Github page as well as scholarships to college students Bike for them to use on Campus […]

Monte Cahn Of RightoftheDot.com Featured In HuffingtonPost Article On New gTLD’s/Domains

September 5th, 2014 Comments off
The HuffingtonPost.com just published an article on the new gTLD space domain name aftermarket Entitled “Is It Time for Me to Sell Blunders.com?” “Remember 1997? It was the height of the dot-com bubble. And everyone was registering domain names with unrealistic hopes and dreams of developing profitable, pure-play internet businesses. I, too, drank the Kool-Aid […]

Trefis Research Says Verisign & .Com.Net Market Share Is At Risk From ccTLD’s

September 4th, 2014 Comments off
In an article from Trefis a stock analysis firm on Verisign out today cites ccTLD’s not new gTLD’s as the biggest threat to Verisign. “For the six months so far into fiscal year 2014, VeriSign reported revenues of approximately $499 million vs. $476 million during a similar period in 2013, indicating a 5% growth in […]

Freelancer.com Launches New Online Marketplace For Domain Names & Websites

September 3rd, 2014 Comments off
According to smartcompany.com.au, Freelancer.com, announced the launch of a new online marketplace for buying and selling websites and domain names. “The marketplace, to be known as Freemarket, was originally part of an online internet marketing message board known as Warrior Forum, which was founded in 1997 and acquired by Freelancer.com.au in April of this year.” […]