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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 […]

New Site domcomp Compares Price Of 10+ Registrars Across Over 600 Extensions

November 8th, 2014 Comments off
A new site has popped up which compares the registration, renewal and transfer prices  of 10 + different registrars across over .com, .net, .org selected ccTLD and what seems to be hundreds of new gTLD extensions. Domcomp which seems to have launched in September ,bills itself as the “No-nonsense Domain Price Comparison” “We aggregate prices […]

German Court Says Domain Registrar Can Be Held Liable For the Infringement of their Customers

November 7th, 2014 Comments off
Court rules registrars are responsible for fighting piracy In a case that involved the music of Robin Thicke and his album Blurred Lines, a German court has ruled that a domain registrar can be held liable when it comes to copyright infringement. The domain registrar in this case is Key-Systems who appealed the initial ruling […]

Rightside (NAME) Is Up 20% In After Hours Trading

November 6th, 2014 Comments off
After its first earnings report as a public company, Rightside (NAME) is up about 20% in after hours trading. Rightside is currently trading at $11.26 up $1.85 from its closing price of $9.41 Rightside has a 52 week low is $8.96 and its 52 week high of $17 but just started trading on August 1st […]