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Why The Right Domain Name May Help In Landing You A Job

November 20th, 2014 Comments off
AfterCollege.com 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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Mobile.co.com & Movil.co.com Sell for $32K

November 17th, 2014 Comments off
The co.com LLC announced today that the premium domains names mobile.co.com and movil.co.com have been sold to the freelancing and mobile “micro jobbing” company, Mobile Inc. for $32K. Mobile.co.com was sold for $25K and Movil.co.com for $7K. Igloo.com represented co.com 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 Quandl.com 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: WyattKutcher.com WyattIsabelle.com.  The […]
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Forget Ebola.com, 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 Ebola.com being put up for sale. Domain publications and mainstream media have written extensively about the domain. What we have not heard is anything about Ebola.gov. Why? Well the name has not even been registered by the U.S. […]
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China.info Dropped Yesterday & None Of The Big Drop Catchers Got it: Hexonet Did

October 6th, 2014 Comments off
The domain name China.info, arugably one of the better .info’s you can get dropped yesterday and none of the big drop catchers got the domain. The domain was caught by the domain name registrar Hexonet.net, which has a backorder program. Some domain name registrars like Godaddy.com and Dyandot.com have backorder programs that operate separate from […]
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Fertility App Glow Raises Another $17 million – Should they acquire Glow.com ?

October 3rd, 2014 Comments off
Glow is an app that allows women to track their fertility cycles, they received another $17 million in funding bringing their total up to $23 million. Tech Crunch reported, The company announced in August that it was responsible for getting over 20,000 women pregnant, using the app. It has also added quite a few other […]
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