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.Law Gets 5K Registrations in 1st 90 days: We Break Down The Numbers

February 4th, 2016 Comments off

According to a press release out today, Minds + Machines Group Limited (LSE:MMX), the owner of the new “.law” and .abogado (Lawyer in Spanish) top-level domains, “announced that .law has successfully completed its first 90 days since general availability having fulfilled more than 5,000 verified registrations, with over 700 premium names including numerous domains which […]

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XYZ Launches .Security, .Protection, & .Theatre: All Domain Including Single Character Are Avail

January 27th, 2016 Comments off

We just received an email from XYZ which launched the new gTLD extensions .Security, .Protection, and .Theatre today. Apparently on the launch some registration requests for single character domain names  were being rejected due to a technical error, however we just received a note that the error has been fixed and that all domain names […]

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Rightside Lays Off “Around 6% of It’s Employees”

January 25th, 2016 Comments off

I received several reports over the weekend that Rightside (NAME) laid off some of its work staff late last week. I reached out to Taryn Naidu CEO of Rightside who had the following statement: “”In an effort to lower the overall cost structure and realign our resources on more strategic parts of our business, we made […]

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.Green Is Raising $3.5 Million Through CrowdFunding

January 22nd, 2016 Comments off

DotGreen Community, Inc., the company behind the new .GREEN top level domain name, announced today in a press release we received, the launch of an Internet capital raising campaign to raise $3.5 million. The first offering, a Regulation D 506(C) Private Placement solely for accredited investors, provides an early-stage opportunity of common shares with voting […]

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All Single Character .Car Domains Are Registered: Here Are the Available .Cars

January 22nd, 2016 Comments off

I did a quite whois check and found that all single letter .Car and single number .Car domain names are now registered. Probably not shocking to anyone but of the 40 single charter .Car domain names that have been registered, 27 were registered at Chinese registrars and 3 more appear to be owned by people […]

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CENTR Reports There Are 311.5 Million Domains In The World

January 22nd, 2016 Comments off

According to a new report out today (PDF) by CENTR, which is the European country code TLD organisation, as of December 31, there are 311.5 million domain names in the world. 158.7 million domain names are Legacy TLD’s including .com, .net and .org; 140.1 million are ccTLD’s (country codes), 1.6 Million are IDN ccTLD’s, and […]

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1st Day New gTLD Totals: .Family; .Feedback

January 21st, 2016 Comments off

Earlier today we wrote about .Car, .Cars and .Auto which ended its first day of general availability with around 650 domain registrations. Two other new gTLD’s launched yesterday Rightside (NAME) .Family and Jay Westerdal’s .Feedback. .Family domain names ended the day with 3,745 domain name registrations. .Feedback currently has 438 domain registrations. A .Family registration […]

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.Car, .Cars & .Auto Hauls In Another Cool Million

January 21st, 2016 Comments off

The new gTLD’s .Car, .Cars and .Auto went into it’s first day of general availability (GA) yesterday a domain name  could be registered on a first come, first severed basis. According to RegistrarStats.com here are the totals from the first day of GA .Auto 164 .Car 136 .Cars 129 So basically 430 domain registrations at […]

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AlpNames overtakes GoDaddy As The 2nd Largest New gTLD Domain Registrar

January 18th, 2016 Comments off

According to ntldstats.com, AlpNames  has just overtaken GoDaddy in terms of the number of new gTLD domain names under management. According to ntldstats.com AlpNames.com has 1,016,800 new gTLD’s under management while Godaddy has new gTLD’s 1,005,071. Alpnames was founded in 2013 in order to provide registrar services under the new gTLD program. AlpNames has a […]

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.Auto .Car, .Cars Get 1st day Registrations at $60K Per Domain

January 13th, 2016 Comments off

The 1st day of the Early Access Program (EAP) opened up yesterday for .Auto, .Car and .Cars with day 1 prices set at $59,049.99 for each domain name and there appears to have been some takers at that price. NEXTEV USA, Inc registered the domain names on January 12th: nextev.car we.car NEXTEV USA seems to […]

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