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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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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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