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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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Domain Investor Prakhar Bindal Featured: How To Make Millions Trading Domains”

September 22nd, 2014 Comments off
Thehindubusinessline.com, just published a story entitled “How To Make Millions Trading Domains. The story features Domain Investor Prakhar Bindal which must have come out of the recent domain conferences held in India. “”It is not just bullion and shares that can be traded to make millions. Now, trading Internet domain names is becoming big business. […]

.Com Is Rocking

September 19th, 2014 Comments off
            As someone who watches the numbers of domain name registrations across all TLD’s everyday I have to say .Com is rocking and seems to be getting stronger by the day. Back on March 31, there were 113.2 Million .Com registered according to Verisign. Today 5 1/2 months later .com […]

Handy.com Sells: New Owner Says “it wasn’t Cheap” & Has A Lesson For Domain Owners

September 16th, 2014 Comments off
TechCrunch.com just covered a company that acquired the domain name Handy.com which quotes the buyer saying “it wasn’t cheap.” The domain name was owned by Neue Medien GmbH of Germany. which may have been formerly  known as Media Empire and Benjamin Pitzer as that was what the domain was registered under a couple of years […]
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March Of Dimes Switches Its Website Domain From .Com to .Org

September 11th, 2014 Comments off
According to a press release out today The March of Dimes has switched its domain name from Marchofdimes.com to Marchofdimes.org. If your wondering who owned the .Org before it was Rehabilitation Foundation for the Disabled in Toronto which owns the domain name Marchofdimes.ca It appears that the March Of Dimes acquired the .org back in […]

Apple Goes With “Apple Pay”; Domain ApplePay.com Registered Back in 2002; Not By Apple

September 9th, 2014 Comments off
      At the BIG Apple event today, the company just named its long rumored payment system and is calling it Apple Pay. As usual the company does not own the matching .com domain name ApplePay.com. The domain name ApplePay.com was first registered way back in 2002 and goes to an operating site; and […]

The Curious Case of Weather.id

September 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Namepros member Wot posted a thread a few days back where he asked the community what they thought about a certain situation involving a domain registration and it ending up in the account of the CEO of the registrar. At first he could not give the full details, he has now given the full name […]
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So When Does Amazon Buy Twitch.com ?

August 31st, 2014 Comments off
Twitch.tv was purchased this week by Amazon for $970 million, the little experiment that grew out of Justin.tv has become a major player in online video. For a long time it was rumored that Google would acquire Twitch. Now we know it is Amazon and two questions remain, 1) When will Amazon buy Twitch.com ? […]
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Holiday.com Hitting The Auction Block & “Experts” Predict It To Sell For More Than $30 Million

August 28th, 2014 Comments off
According to Dailymail.co.uk, the domain name Holiday.com is going to be auctioned off at the World Travel Market, a conference for the international travel industry at London Excel on November 5. According to unnamed “experts” the domain is about to “become the priciest domain name in history as it is auctioned for an estimated £20 […]