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Domain Movers: Liftware.com, OrderPro.com & More

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
Welcome to the first ever Domain Movers series on TheDomains! If this is the first time you are seeing the series, this is what it’s all about: Domain Movers are domain names that I dig hard to find that have been acquired by some of the largest companies in the world. These discoveries are often […]

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 […]

Diamond.com Which Sold For $7.5 Million in 2006 Is Back On The Market

March 20th, 2015 Comments off
The domain name Diamond.com is back on the market and its being brokered by Godaddy. In 2006 Ice.com bought the domain name Diamond.com for $7.5 Million from Odimo According DnJournal.com, Diamond.com it is the 5th highest all cash domain sale of all time. “If you consider that in nine years, the market has gone up, […]
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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 […]

HipHop.com Redirecting to KanyeWest.com

March 18th, 2015 Comments off
Back on March 4 we posted an article about the owner of Loser.com redirecting that domain to the Wikipedia page of Kanye West. Elliot Silver actually spoke to the owner and got some insight behind the move. You can read Elliot’s post here Well now it seems the registrant of HipHop.com who lives in the […]

Malaysia To Invest Billions In New Airline “FlyMojo” But Fails To Secure The .Com

March 17th, 2015 Comments off
According to BBC.com, “Malaysia’s government has unveiled plans to create a new airline and signed a $1.5 Billion dollar deal to purchase 20 new planes from Bombardier . The new carrier would be called flymojo and be based out of Johor Bahru in the south and Kota Kinabalu in East Malaysia. The deal with Bombardier […]
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SXSW Finalist For Wearables Tech; Feetz.co Buys Feetz.com

March 16th, 2015 Comments off
                    Feetz.co a finalist for at SXSW in the Wearable Tech category, who has been using the domain name Feetz.co has just purchased Feetz.com Feetz is a Platform to make Customizable 3D Printed shoes. Like another 3D Printed Shoes company, Sols.co who we wrote about in […]
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Will .Com Even Be A Thing in 50 Years ?

March 16th, 2015 Comments off
CNN.com published an article on the 30 year anniversary of .com and at the end asked if .com would even be a thing in 50 years ? New gtlds and ecommerce over smart phones were mentioned as possible reasons to answer no. From the article: What will the future hold? Today, the undisputed champ is […]
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RealSaltLake.com The Professional Sports Team (MLS) Buys RSL.com For $45K

March 14th, 2015 Comments off
The domain name RSL.com has been sold to the profession MLS Soccer Team “Real Salt Lake” which uses the domain name RealSaltLake.com Aron Meystedt the Director of the Intellectual Property Department of Heritage Auctions brokered the domain and gave some details of how he sold the domain which is a good lesson I think for […]
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Report: BufferApp Buys Buffer.com For $600,000 & It Took Almost 2 Years

March 14th, 2015 Comments off
inc42.com published a story about how BufferApp.com purchased the domain name Buffer.com for $600,000. Interestingly the company itself, Bufferapp.com, published a lot of details about the acquisition of the domain name which took almost 2 years to complete from first contact with the owner of the domain. The company BufferApp.com did not mention the price […]