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An illustrated look at the .Shop launch

September 29th, 2016 Comments off

The folks over at NtldStats.com published an infographic on InfoGr.Am that delves into the numbers on .Shop. Some of the numbers include: 19,291 people registered one or more .shop domains within the first 24 hours. $1,561,240 have been spent on .shop domains within the first 24 hours after GA. 91 .shop domains have a DNSSEC […]

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Donuts Launches DPML Plus To Protect Trademarks & 3 Typos for $9,999 For 10 Yrs

September 28th, 2016 Comments off

The largest new gTLD operator in terms of number of new domain extensions, Donuts Inc. today announced DPML Plus, an enhancement to its existing Domains Protected Marks List product that it developed in partnership with the IP community. Donuts already has the DPML which allows brand owners to protect their marks across all of Donuts’ […]

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Must Read Story: Nominet Overcharges .UK Customers To Pay For Cheaper New gTLD’s

September 27th, 2016 Comments off

Kieren McCarthy published a post yesterday entitled “The Great British domain name rip-off: Overcharged .uk customers help pay for cheaper .vodka; Time for competition authorities to take a hard look at Nominet” Here are some of the highlights of the story “.UK domain name holders are being overcharged while the company behind it wins contracts […]

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Rightside Launches .Games & Shares Rise Over 5%

September 21st, 2016 Comments off

Rightside Group LTD (NASDAQ: NAME) launched the .GAMES domain extension today. The Sunrise Phase where trademark holders could preregister names, .GAMES became Rightside’s number-one performing new top level-domain (TLD), seeing applications from virtually every major studio, including Activision Publishing, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Nintendo, and Ubisoft Entertainment. Rightside announced that 239 domain names were registered […]

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.NYC to Hold 1st Ever Premium Name Domain Name Auction of 20 .NYC Domain Names

September 21st, 2016 Comments off

.NYC announced it would be holding its 1st premium domain auction to begin on October 24th. Only businesses, organizations and individuals with a physical address in the five boroughs are eligible to register these premium .nyc domain names, with some of the most sought-after web addresses being made available for the very first time – […]

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Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names Starts Deleting Its 230,000 Uniregistry Domains

September 17th, 2016 Comments off

On Thursday Frank Schilling North Sound Names started to delete the registrations for the approximately 230,000 domain names it registered in Uniregistry new gTLD extensions. Yesterday over 100,000 domain names owned by North Sound Names in Uniregistry strings were deleted. About a month ago Uniregistry announced it would be releasing over 1,000,000 domain names it […]

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.SHOP Grossed Over $2 Million With 2K Domain Registrations 1/2 Way Through EAP

September 16th, 2016 Comments off

GMO Registry, Inc. the registry operator for .Shop, announced today that new top level domain has already grossed over $2 million dollars in revenue with close to 2,000 registrations, mid-way through the advance registration .shop Early Access Program (EAP). General Availability opens on September 26 at 15:00 UTC .shop was first opened exclusively to trademark […]

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Verisign: As Of June 30 There Are 334.6 Million Domains In The World; Up 12.9% From Last Year

September 15th, 2016 Comments off

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), today announced that approximately 7.9 million domain name registrations were added to the internet in the second quarter of 2016, bringing the total number of domain name registrations to approximately 334.6 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of June 30, 2016. The increase of approximately 7.9 million domain name registrations […]

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Radix Launches Startup League to help startups launch their ideas

September 15th, 2016 Comments off

The Startup League (www.startupleague.online) is a unique startup-support program designed to aid early stage startups that use any of Radix’s TLDs to launch their idea or company.  This initiative will support startups across several key areas like marketing, event sponsorships, and PR. In the first few days of the outreach itself Radix incubated 15+ startups […]

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UPDATED: Minds + Machines Lost Registrations Result of Registry Deletions Not Non-Renewals

September 15th, 2016 Comments off

Yesterday we reported that Minds + Machines (LON:MMX) lost on average around 30% of its registrations due to non-renewal. Today we were informed by Minds + Machines that the deleted domain names were not the result of non-renewals; but was the result of Minds + Machines “unwinding its Emerald Names initiative and moving premium inventory […]

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