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Report: 8 .NYC Sites Are Already In Alexa Top 1 Million

October 31st, 2014 Comments off
The launch of domain names ending with .NYC about a month ago have just 47,000 .NYC domains have been claimed and will become internet websites from and for New York City. Sites are following suit. Eight sites are already in Alexa´s top One million count. Alexa provides traffic data, global rankings and other information on […]

Domain Holdings Sells $10M In Domain Names In 3rd Quarter: Transactions Up 7.8%

October 29th, 2014 Comments off
According to its Third Quarter sales report,  Domain Holdings reported almost $10,000,000 USD in domain name sales. The total amount of sales was  down from 3.8% from the second quarter however the number of transactions were up 7.8%. Domain Holdings reported their biggest domain sale for the quarter was $2.7 Million versus $5.0 Million in Q2 […]

TLD Appoints its First China GM & Open Its HQ In “China’s Silicon Valley”

October 28th, 2014 Comments off
                    TLD Registry Ltd, who operates two of the most successful new gTLD’s, had two big announcements  today. They announced their first ever China GM and the opening of their office in the “China’s Silicon Valley” TLD announced the appointment of the company’s first ever China […]

Robin Chase founder of Zipcar Joins Tucows Board of Directors

October 27th, 2014 Comments off
Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), today announced that Robin Chase founder of Zipcar has joined its Board of Directors. Ms. Chase has been a pioneer of the peer, or sharing, economy. She founded Zipcar, now the largest car sharing company in the world. Zipcar’s disruptive technology and delightful customer experience gave its members on-demand access to […]
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After Suspended 2,359 Domains, London’s Police IP Crime Unit Gets £3 million in Funding

October 24th, 2014 Comments off
According to a press release out overnight, The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has been given £3 million in funding to ensure its existence to at least 2017. The IP Crime Group report 2013/2014 notes PIPCU has already investigated more than £29 million worth of IP crime and has suspended 2,359 […]

VirnetX Gets Patent For “Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names”

October 22nd, 2014 Comments off
VirnetX™ Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that on October 21, 2014, it was granted a new patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); Patent no. 8,868,705, entitled “Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names.” Multiple applications are in development that […]
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Afilias: Joins Minds + Machines & Centralnic To London AIM Exchange To Raise $100 Million

October 21st, 2014 Comments off
Afilias today announces its intention to apply for admission of its issued and to be issued Ordinary Shares to trading on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange (“Admission”) to raise $100 Million dollars. “The $100 million will be used to: ·      Acquire contested nTLDs in the upcoming auctions; ·      Fund attractive acquisition […]

Verisign To Be The Premier Sponsor At TRAFFIC

October 18th, 2014 Comments off
According to an announcement out today, Verisign (Nasdaq-VSRN) the registry for .Com, .Net and .Tv will be the Premier Sponsor of T.R.A.F.F.I.C. 2014 conference which will be held at the Fontainebleau Hotel, October 30- November 2. Verisign will host the biggest Welcome Party since 2004 on Thursday, October 30th at the LaCote Restaurant overlooking beautiful […]

Directi Founders Buying Back 100 % Ownership in Media.net

October 15th, 2014 Comments off
The Turakhia brothers (Bhavin and Divyank) are in the news today after starting the process to buy back 100 % interest in Media.net. This was the only business the serial entrepreneurs started that had an outside investor. The brothers started Directi while still in their teens and have since started many companies over the last […]
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WARNING: Stolen Domain Names Slash.com & County.com Are Being Shopped Around

October 14th, 2014 Comments off
We have received a report from Andrew Rosener of MediaOptions.com that at least two domain names, Slash.com & County.com have been stolen from NetworkSolutions.com and are being shopped around for sale. In a email Andrew wrote: “I wanted to notify everyone that we have just discovered a domain theft at Network Solutions which I do […]