Archive for the ‘Domains’ Category

Nearly 60% of Dot Com Domains in China Hijacked in 2014

November 23rd, 2014 Comments off published an article about the number of .Com domains that have been hijacked in China in 2014. The number is pretty big if the report is accurate, close to 60 %. The report claims close to half are controlled by overseas IP’s. From the article: Nearly 60% of dot-com domain names in China were […]

This Weeks “Black Friday” Domain Count: .Com 559; .Net 60; .Blackfriday 16

November 21st, 2014 Comments off
A week from today actually marks the day know as “Black Friday” which is the day after Thanksgiving in the United States which traditionally is one of the busiest shopping days in the US. Like much else in life when retailers got a good thing, they try to extend it and maximize it. Now a […]
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Why The Right Domain Name May Help In Landing You A Job

November 20th, 2014 Comments off did an interview with Predrag Lesic the CEO of .ME. The interview talks about his own career path and why he believes in today’s current job market there is a need for a student to create a personal brand. From the article: Why do you feel a student’s personal brand is such an important […]
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November 17th, 2014 Comments off
The LLC announced today that the premium domains names and have been sold to the freelancing and mobile “micro jobbing” company, Mobile Inc. for $32K. was sold for $25K and for $7K. represented Registry as the broker on this sale. “We are very pleased to have an innovative […]
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After Hand Registering Its Domain For $10, Quandl Raises $5.4 Million

November 13th, 2014 Comments off
The Wall Street Journal just covered the story of a startup which has 30,000 registered users, and just raised $5.4 million to expand. The story goes on to note that one of the co-founders of the company in 2010, Tammer Kammer is quoted as saying: “My eureka moment came when I thought how is […]

Our October Readers’ Poll Shows The Majority Are More Optimistic About Their Personal Portfolio

November 1st, 2014 Comments off
For our October poll we asked readers how they felt about their own portfolio compared to the beginning of the year. 2014 has introduced several new gtlds and so the namespace has gotten a bit more crowded. It seems the majority of our readers feel more optimistic today than they did on January 1. There […]
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Domain Name Association Releases Extensive Internet Study

October 31st, 2014 Comments off
The Domain Name Association put together a 75 slide power point presentation on the Internet usage habits of citizens in five countries. The countries included in the study were: U.S.A. U.K. Australia China India The study looks at the habits of surfing, how people get to where they want to get online. The study also […]

Agari and Neustar Partner To Provide Domain Protection Solution

October 29th, 2014 Comments off
According to a press release today Agari and Neustar are partnering to today announced the two leading security firms are partnering to give customers the highest level of domain security possible in the current climate of targeted and sophisticated cyberattacks. The partnership provides the industry’s first-ever collaborative domain protection solution for customers, combining the power […]
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Ashton Kutcher reveals he’s reserved domain names for his daughter Wyatt

October 29th, 2014 Comments off
Ashton Kutcher who is one of the more prominent celebs to adapt to social media and has over 16 million Twitter followers, has secured the domain for his new baby daughter.  There is talk the one month old could have her own Twitter and Instagram accounts too. The names Kutcher registered included:  The […]
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Forget, Where is Ebola.Gov ?

October 15th, 2014 Comments off
Over the last couple of days there have been a lot of stories about the domain name being put up for sale. Domain publications and mainstream media have written extensively about the domain. What we have not heard is anything about Why? Well the name has not even been registered by the U.S. […]
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