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AutoNews.com: Amazon May Roll Out Its Car Portal Using a New gTLD

August 25th, 2016 Comments off

According to AutoNews.com, Amazon launched  Amazon Vehicles, a “car research portal where consumers can view and reviews of thousands of new and classic cars, while being able to upload photos and videos of their own rides.” AutoNews.com went on to suggest that Amazon might migrate the service to a new gTLD or at least use […]

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.Guru After Hitting a High of Almost 85K Domains is Now Under 60K

August 24th, 2016 Comments off

.Guru which hit a high of over 84,000 domain names on April 1, 2015 now has less than 60,000 domains. .Guru was the first new gTLD to hit 50,000 registrations back in April 2014. .Guru was one of the first new gTLD’s Donuts released launched in January 2014. However as you can see from its […]

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Godaddy Sells A Bunch of Three Letter .Com/.Net Domains

August 22nd, 2016 Comments off

Godaddy has sold a bunch of three letter domain names including two .com’s most to XiaoFeng Lin of China in the past two days. The other buyers appear to be from China as well: qcc.com fcd.com 521.net 5437.com bcf.net bmn.net bpx.net bqg.net cxh.net dyj.net fjs.net fzf.net fzh.net gky.net jzq.net klr.net ksp.net kyp.net ljs.net lxb.net mjl.net […]

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.Win Becomes 4th New gTLD To Break 1 Million Registrations

August 22nd, 2016 Comments off

The new gTLD .Win has become the 4th new gTLD to break the 1 million domain registration mark. According to RegistrarStats.com, which also takes into account deleted domains .Win has 1,000,093 domains registered. The other 3 new gTLD’s that have over 1 million domain names are .Wang (1,064,728); .Top (2,793,356); and .XYZ (6,195,695). 4 of […]

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Garry Chernoff and Nat Cohen To Be Inducted Into The Domain Industry Hall of Fame

August 19th, 2016 Comments off

Two legendary domain investors; Garry Chernoff and Nat Cohen, will be inducted as the newest members of the Domain Industry Hall of Fame during The Domain Conference in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, September 13th the Keynote and Awards Luncheon Both are ICA members, and Nat Cohen severs on the Board of the ICA. Both have […]

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ClintonKaine.com For Sale For $90K, Sells For $15K But Not To Clinton

August 15th, 2016 Comments off

The domain name ClintonKaine.com which was for sale for $90,000 a few weeks ago just sold for $15,000. The owner of the domain Jeremy P. Green confirmed the selling price to us and told TheDomains.com that “The Clinton campaign wasn’t interested in spending any significant money on it, they offered me a ludicrous $2,000 so […]

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Afilias Asks ICANN To Disqualify Nu Dot Co’s $135 million winning bid for .Web

August 15th, 2016 Comments off

Afilias has written ICANN asking that it disqualify Nu Dot Co’s $135 million winning bid for .Web, which as we now know would give Verisign (VRSN) control of what many consider to be the best of the new gTLD. Afilias also asked ICANN to conduct an investigation, and has also filed a complaint with the […]

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Let’s Do Some Business

August 14th, 2016 Comments off

Last week over 150 readers told us their top/favorite domain and how much they wanted for it. In most cases these prices were at the retail/enduser level. One poster did mention they did sell a domain after posting here, so maybe the thread helped with bringing some exposure to one sale. Today I would like […]

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Sens. Cruz; Lee & Duffy Ask DOJ to Review Whether To Extend Verisign Contract Over .Com Now

August 13th, 2016 Comments off

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) sent a letter yesterday to the  Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division Renata Hesse. The letter even cites the Internet Commerce Association and yes its all about how much Verisign might be able to charge for […]

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The Internet Commerce Association’s Comment To ICANN Over Verisign Contract

August 12th, 2016 Comments off

The Internet Commerce Association (the ICA) has filed a comment with ICANN over the proposed Verisign Contract which would start in 2018. The comment period is opened until midnight tonight UTC and you should file a comment if you have an opinion. In full disclosure my Company Worldwide Media, Inc, is a Gold member of […]

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