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Breast Cancer Awareness by Bluehost.com Using Pink.Host & Gets Blue.Host As a Founder

October 20th, 2014 Comments off
              According to a press release we received today, “Bluehost, an elite player in the industry, was selected as a Pioneer of the .Host namespace. As part of the program, Bluehost is keen on using and promote their primary brand on the blue.host domain after the name, part of […]
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132 .Healthcare Domains Registered in EAP 5: Cancer.Healthcare; Ebola.Healthcare

October 20th, 2014 Comments off
According to Registered.Today 132 domain names in the new gTLD .Healthcare were registered on day 5 of the Early Access Program. Under the EAP for an extra fee, domain names can be registered ahead of General Available (GA) and some of those domain names carried a premium registration and renewal. Many of the domain names […]
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JD.com With A $30 Billion Market Cap Registers 3 .Rich Domain At Up To $3K Per

October 18th, 2014 Comments off
                .Rich picked up 3 registrations yesterday which is notable since it represented an addition of 8% to its registration based which increased from 46 to 49. .Rich has the highest cost of any new gTLD with a regular, non-premium registration fee as high as $3,000 per domain […]
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When It Comes To Rightside, One Seeking Alpha Author Believes The Market Doesn’t Realize How Useful GLTDs Are And How Adoption Affects Earnings

October 17th, 2014 Comments off
One investor long Rightside Group Ltd (NAME) wrote a piece on Seeking Alpha that the market does not recognize how the new gtlds will affect the bottom line. The author points out how the margins are much bigger on a new gtld as opposed to something like a .com or .net registration. He also highlights […]

.Club Leads All New gTLD’s In Number of Sites In Alexa Top 1 Million

October 16th, 2014 Comments off
According to Namestat.org  which is tracking the number of websites in the Alexa Top Million, based on the Namestat.org data on October 8th, 2014, .CLUB has more sites in the Alexa Top Million than any other new domain extension. If you calculate the number of sites in the Alexa Top Million for each of the […]
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Rightside Launching 11 More New gTLD’s This Year

October 15th, 2014 Comments off
Rightside Group, Ltd. (Nasdaq:NAME), announced today it will launch 11 additional Top Level Domains (TLDs) by the end of 2014, bringing its in-market portfolio to 28. Next week, members of the armed forces, as well as military families, supporters, and veterans, can begin registering .ARMY, .NAVY, .AIRFORCE, and .VET web addresses. Launch activities will include […]
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GigaOM: “The latest New York City “land rush” is already turning into a party for cyber-squatters”

October 15th, 2014 Comments off
Jeff John Roberts of GigaOM covered the .NYC launch in an article today, the site points out that many New York sports teams have had their domains registered but not by the teams themselves. They summed it up like this: The latest New York City “land rush” is already turning into a party for cyber-squatters, […]
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DNPric.es: There have been Over $1 Million In New gTLD Domain Name Sales

October 14th, 2014 Comments off
According to domain price research site DNPric.es there have been over $1 million in new gtld sales since the new gTLD launched in February. According to DNPric.es there have been 247 domain name sales in 58 New TLDs Totalling $1,016,987.12. I did not see a breakdown of EAP, Premium registry auction sales and/or whether these […]

.XYZ Crosses 600,000 Domain Registrations and .Club is gaining ground for the number two spot

October 14th, 2014 Comments off
.XYZ crosses 600,000 Registrations According to Ntldstats.com .XYZ has crossed the 600,000 mark as far as domain registrations. .XYZ started October with 550,596 registrations. .Berlin remains in second place with .Club hot on its heels, .Club registrations are accelerating at a faster daily pace than .Berlin, .Club has increased its numbers by about 7,000 names […]
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ICANN Updates Agreement With PowerAuctions for Indirect New gTLD Contention Sets & Pays $120K More

October 13th, 2014 Comments off
ICANN announced tonight that it was updating its agreement with Power Auctions LLC, the company ICANN contracted with to operate auctions of Last Resort for new gTLD’s that received more than one application and were not able to settle the contention amongst themselves. ICANN announced today that it has Updated its agreement today with Power […]
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