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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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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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Playing The President/VP Domain Game? Asking Prices Up to $80K

July 14th, 2016 Comments off

TheHill.com published a story last night about an anti-Donald Trump super-PAC registering “a slew of web domains” in anticipation of the presumptive Republican nominee’s running mate announcement later this week. Well it appears a “slew of domain names” were actually three .Gop domains; “trumpgingrich.gop, trumppence.gop and trumpchristie.gop, all three of which redirect to the group’s […]

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All in All Trust in Domaining Looks Good

July 11th, 2016 Comments off

We have written about how much domain industry participants believe what they read and hear. The numbers were mixed with a fair number of people coming in around 50%. A recent study published by the Pew Research Center shows that trust is down all over the place. For those who get news from social media […]

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HBO Registers “News Network” Domains

July 8th, 2016 Comments off

Home Box Office (HBO) registered several interesting new domain names yesterday through brand protection company and domain namr registrar Mark Monitor. The domain registrations indicate HBO maybe planning a “news network” either on HBO or a stand alone station. Of course HBO has a couple of “newsy” type shows already Late Week with John Oliver […]

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Trump Domain Registrations Last 48 Hrs: VP Guesses, Support & Insults; Stupid & Funny

May 5th, 2016 Comments off

Since Donald Trump became the Presumptive Nominee of the Republican Party on Tuesday Night there have been over 150 domain registrations about his campaign including Vice President predictions, some supportive of Trump, other registrations are against Trump, some are pretty funny or down right insulting depending on your views. Some domain reflect that not everyone […]

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The Story Of How Harvey Levin Bought The Domain TMZ.com For $5K

February 15th, 2016 Comments off

The Newyorker, just published a very interesting story on the history of TMZ, including the story on how the founder of the company, Harvey Levin bought the domain name for just $5,000 back in 2005. “The site needed a name, and “Feed the Beast,” “Frenzie,” and “Buzz Feed” were all considered, according to Rowe’s notes. […]

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CSC Issues “New gTLD Utilization Report” .Global Enters “Alternative Top 10” List

February 9th, 2016 Comments off

Brand protection and domain registrar, Corporate Service Company (CSC) issued its latest “New gTLD Utilization Report” which is designed to update digital marketers and their peers in legal and IT about how new gTLDs are being adopted. The report also examines how .brand domains are being used and how effectively the new generic TLDs are […]

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Coke Unites Brands Under “Taste the Feeling” They Got Twitter Covered But Not The .Com

January 19th, 2016 Comments off

Coca-Cola announced today that it has launched “its biggest marketing campaign in a decade, uniting its four brands under one new tagline: “Taste the Feeling”. “Coca-Cola today announced that for the first time, all Coke Trademark brands will be united in one global creative campaign: “Taste the Feeling.” “The soft drinks giant will ditch the […]

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Looks Like Sony Is Planning On A Sequel To Bad Teacher: “Another Bad Teacher” Based on Domains

October 25th, 2015 Comments off

It Looks like Sony Is planning on A Sequel to the 2011 hit Bad Teacher  that starred Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake. According to Wikipedia.org, Bad Teacher had a box office of over $216 Million Yesterday Sony registered several domain names that seem to indicate a sequel is in the works at brand protection company […]

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