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Motley Fool Ponders if Go Daddy is Cheap – One Analyst Sees Go Daddy A Bigger Threat to Web.com

March 31st, 2015 Comments off
Alex Dumortier on Motley Fool took a look at the Go Daddy IPO and honed in on the history of operating losses and whether or not the stock is cheap based on projections. From the article: We have a history of operating losses and may not be able to achieve profitability in the future. That […]

Shocking? Google Domains Now Listed Organically Number 1 On Google For “domains”

March 23rd, 2015 Comments off
                Just a little over 2 months after launching out of Beta, Google new domain name registrar Google Domains is showing as the number one organic entry under Google when you search for the term “domains” replacing registrars like Godaddy.co,, Network Solutionscom, 1and1.com, NameCheap.com and Domain.com Google Domains […]

Author Asks Security Expert To Steal His Godaddy Domain/Account & He Does

March 19th, 2015 Comments off
csoonline.com, just published a Troubling post on  how easy it was to gain control of a domain name and access to a Godaddy account they did not own.  The author of the story, Steve Ragan, tells the tale of how he asked the CEO of Night Lion Security Vinny Troia, to try to take control of […]

EnCira Becomes 1st Registrar For .Bank & Teams Up With The ICBA

February 25th, 2015 Comments off
According to a press release just out,  EnCira.com is the first approved ICANN-accredited registrar for the new gTLD .BANK fTLD Registry Services LLC is the operator of the .BANK top-level domain. The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA)   announced that they will be working together with and EnCirca to help community banks understand and register […]

Rightside Reports 4Q Revenue Up 13.5%: Makes Almost $8 on Losing New gTLD Apps

February 19th, 2015 Comments off
Rightside reported its earnings for the 4th Quarter today and full year ended December 31, 2014 after the market closed. Domain Name Services Revenue Increases 16% Year-over-Year 4Q Total Revenue Increases 13.5% Year-over-Year Domain name services revenue for the three months ended December 31, 2014 increased 16% to $43.2 million compared to $37.2 million for […]

Namecheap.com Jumps On #GodaddyPuppy Outrage With PUPPYLOVE $3.98 Transfer w/$1.50 To Human Society

January 27th, 2015 Comments off
Wow Godaddy… Transfer yr domains to us for $3.98 using coupon code “PUPPYLOVE” & we’ll donate to @HumaneSociety pic.twitter.com/04jU2bGysc — Namecheap.com (@Namecheap) January 27, 2015 Namecheap.com has jumped on the outrage from Godaddy’s Super Bowl commercial and is offering a $3.98 special using the transfer code of  PUPPYLOVE to anyone to transfer in any .com, […]

Google Domains Now Open to All in The U.S. – Over 60 new gtlds now available for registration

January 13th, 2015 Comments off
Google Domains is now opened to anyone in the U.S. they are also offering over 60 new gtlds for registration. TechCrunch is reporting that Google Domains is now available to anyone who wants an account From the article: Google said at the time its service also includes phone support, indicating Google’s intention to market it […]

Why Hasn’t Godaddy Filed UDRP On Phishing Domains?

December 28th, 2014 Comments off
Domaingang.com has been reporting on many domain names that have been involved in phishing attacks on Godaddy which have resulted in domain names being stolen out of Godaddy accounts. Unlike most phishing attacks where someone uses a domain controlled by the phisher, to actually send the  customers to which wind up appearing in the URL […]

Can Verisign Maintain Its Leadership Moving Forward ?

December 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Trefis is a financial analysis site, they describe themselves as an interactive financial community structured around trends, forecasts and insights related to some of the most popular stocks in the US.  They wrote about Verisign yesterday and whether or not they can maintain their growth. They note that .com has built such a niche that […]

Godaddy Is Looking For a $4.5 Billion Dollar Valuation In Its IPO Rolling Out Next Year

November 20th, 2014 Comments off
According to the New York Post, GoDaddy.com is pushing ahead with an initial public offering early next year that would value the world’s biggest domain registration service at roughly $4.5 billion GoDaddy is stressing its desire to diversify from a domain registrar to a business that builds out  Web sites for customers and helping them […]