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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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As Many As 5K .Com’s Taken Away By Sealed Court Order By Verisign Including Some Of Mine

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Overnight I received a notice that several domain names I owned were transferred by a sealed court from Verisign without notice and of course without the court order. The domain names just were transferred by Verisign to another domain and are now listed for sale at another marketplace. Another domainer sent me an identical notice […]

Public Company (CHGG) Acquires Internships.com For $10M in Cash & $1M In Stock

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, today announced it has acquired Internships.com, a division of CareerArc Group LLC for $10 million in cash and approximately $1 million in shares of Chegg Common Stock. Internships.com is not just a domain name, but “the world’s largest student-focused internship marketplace, Internships.com, will add 2 million registered students, 380 […]
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UDRP On Tasers.com Is Dropped, As Domain Name Is Now Owed By Tasers International

October 1st, 2014 Comments off
                    A UDRP was filed on the domain name Tasers.com with WIPO, last month is showing as having been terminated. That means the Complainant of the UDRP, TASER International, Inc dropped the UDRP, however according to the whois record the domain name is now owned by […]
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We Told You .Com Was Rocking: Passes 114.5 Million Registered Domain Names

September 25th, 2014 Comments off
                  Last week we told you that .Com is Rocking. It continues to rock and now has passes the 114,500,0000 mark for the first time. The actual number today is 114,540,697 according to Verisign the Registry for .Com domain names On September 19th which is just 6 […]
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