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TRELLIAN.COM Parent Of Above.com Acquires Drop Catch Platform DomainShield.Com.au

October 10th, 2017 Comments off

Trellian has announced its further expansion into the .AU drop catch business with the acquisition of the highly successful drop catch platform DomainShield.com.au. Having only a handful of auDA accredited registrars that are authorized to drop catch, the acquisition further strengthens Trellian’s February 2017 acquisition of Drop.com.au drop catch platform and registrar. The two drop […]

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Namecheap turns 17 and has a renewal special

October 10th, 2017 Comments off

Namecheap is turning 17 and they are giving customers a deal on domain renewals. Celebrate with us! What we included above are just brief glimpses into our customer stories. We invite you to read the full stories on our website. We know we’ve only scratched the surface of finding the everyday superheroes that use Namecheap. […]

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Shares of Web.com Up Over 13% After Hours On Takeover Rumors

May 25th, 2017 Comments off

Shares of Web.com (WWWW) rose over 13% after hours as Reuters.com reported the company “is in talks with private equity firms after receiving takeover approaches.” The story went on to say “The buyout interest in Web.com comes as its sector has become increasingly crowded, with companies such as Wix.com Ltd, Weebly Inc and Squarespace seeking […]

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Dynadot reducing their renewal grace period by 10 days

March 14th, 2017 Comments off

Dynadot sent out an email regarding their grace period policy. They are shaving 10 days off their previous 40 day grace period to a 30 day grace period. You will have to pay $10 additional if you renew in the final 10 days of that TLD’s renewal grace period. This notice is to inform you […]

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Tucows Down Over 10% in After Hours Trading After Earnings Release to $43.25

February 8th, 2017 Comments off

After releasing it earnings yesterday Tucows (TCX) share sank over 10% in after hours trading to $43.25. Shares of Tucows closed at $48.40 share down $.20 after hitting an intraday high of $50.52 in trading yesterday. As you can see from the one day chart above shares of Tucows were down to just above $40 […]

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Rightside Sells Enom to Tucows For $76.7 Million Cash

January 20th, 2017 Comments off

Rightside Group, Ltd. (NAME), today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of eNom to Tucows Inc. (TCX) for $83.5 million, less a net working capital adjustment of $6.8 million, resulting in net cash at closing of $76.7 million. eNom has approximately 14.5 million domains under management and generated approximately $116.5 […]

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AlpNames Selling Famous Four’s New gTLD Domain Names for $.49 For Rest of 2016

October 12th, 2016 Comments off

According to an email we just received, the domain name registrar, AlpNames is going with a $.49 registration for domain names for Famous Four Media new gTLD extensions (non-premiums) “From now until the end of the year, ALL AlpNames customers can benefit from some of our lowest ever pricing across 16 AWESOME domain extensions. ” […]

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Epik Starts To Accept Bitcoin For Payment & Disbursement

October 12th, 2016 Comments off

Epik.com,  a full-service, all-inclusive domain name and operator of a commission-free marketplace announced effective immediately, customers may pay for domain registrations, marketplace purchases, escrow, SSL certificates, web development, hosting and other services using Bitcoin, in addition to credit card, Paypal, Masterbucks and bank transfer. Customers may also disburse proceeds to Bitcoin at the prevailing exchange […]

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Tech Crunch Publishes a Great Story On The Domain Industry

October 6th, 2016 Comments off

TechCrunch.com published a great story about the money floating around in the domain industry entitled “”The silent evolution of domain names””. People in the domain space are mentioned include Rob Grant as the father of Lana Del Rey, Kevin Ham, and Thunayan K. AL-Ghanim. The story covers Godaddy’s purchase of our portfolio saying they spend […]

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The EFF Finally Weights In On The ICANN Transition & So Do We

October 3rd, 2016 Comments off

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF.com) has finally weighted in on the  ICANN transition in a story entitled “Oversight Transition Isn’t Giving Away the Internet, But Won’t Fix ICANN’s Problems” It’s probably one of the better articles I have read on the story. “Despite several weeks of heated discussion within the United States, we […]

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