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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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.Guru After Hitting a High of Almost 85K Domains is Now Under 60K

August 24th, 2016 Comments off

.Guru which hit a high of over 84,000 domain names on April 1, 2015 now has less than 60,000 domains. .Guru was the first new gTLD to hit 50,000 registrations back in April 2014. .Guru was one of the first new gTLD’s Donuts released launched in January 2014. However as you can see from its […]

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New Domain Extension .Webcam Loses 60% Of Its Registrations in a Month

August 23rd, 2016 Comments off

.Webcam has lost around 60% of its registrations in the since mid July months according to registrarStats.com and mTLDstats.com .Webcam which is another Famous Four Media owned new gTLD domain extension, which was offered at very low pricing at Alpnames.com, had over 97,000 registration on July 15th, before its anniversary date, now has just over […]

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According to RegistrarStats .Top Gains 422,000 Domain Names In One Day

August 23rd, 2016 Comments off

The .Top registry added a mind blowing 422,133 domain registrations in one day according to RegistrarStats.com. .Top gained 422,133 domain registrations yesterday and now sits at 3,215,489 domain names making it the 6th most registered gTLD. Only .com, .net, .org, info and .xyz have more registrations. According to new gTLD stats .TOP has 3,266,487 registered […]

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.Win Becomes 4th New gTLD To Break 1 Million Registrations

August 22nd, 2016 Comments off

The new gTLD .Win has become the 4th new gTLD to break the 1 million domain registration mark. According to RegistrarStats.com, which also takes into account deleted domains .Win has 1,000,093 domains registered. The other 3 new gTLD’s that have over 1 million domain names are .Wang (1,064,728); .Top (2,793,356); and .XYZ (6,195,695). 4 of […]

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Afilias Asks ICANN To Disqualify Nu Dot Co’s $135 million winning bid for .Web

August 15th, 2016 Comments off

Afilias has written ICANN asking that it disqualify Nu Dot Co’s $135 million winning bid for .Web, which as we now know would give Verisign (VRSN) control of what many consider to be the best of the new gTLD. Afilias also asked ICANN to conduct an investigation, and has also filed a complaint with the […]

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How Radix new TLDs fare with End-Consumers ?

August 9th, 2016 Comments off

Radix conducted a survey and produced an infographic depicting how their new strings are doing with consumers.    52% of surveyed consumers were aware of at least 1 new gTLD presented to them  7 out of 10 of new-gTLD-aware consumers had visited a site on a new gTLD Volume vs. Consumer mindshare: TLDs that top the […]

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Dot Tech Turns 1 and @MattDomains is $250 Richer

August 5th, 2016 Comments off

Happy Birthday to Dot Tech, the extension turned 1 years old today. Radix wanted to celebrate the birthday by giving away a $250 Amazon Gift Card to the person who came closest to guessing the exact number of .tech domains registered at 11:59 am Eastern (15:59 UTC). The number of registrations supplied to us from […]

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Dot Tech is Turning 1 and Radix wants to give you a shot at a $250 prize

August 1st, 2016 Comments off

TECH domains entered General Availability on 5th August 2015 with a vision to be the moniker for everything related to technology online. It was targeted towards serving the branding needs of startups, tech influencers, tech reviewers, developers alike. Since then, .TECH  has come a long way with not only over 160K domains in its zone […]

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Thoughts About Verisign’s $135 Million Dollar .Web Acquisition & What It Means For Domainers

July 31st, 2016 Comments off

I didn’t write much leading up to the Verisign (VRSN) acquisition of .Web for $135 Million this week, but I have plenty of thoughts about it. First and foremost it’s a no brainier for Verisign. Forget the $1.9 Billion they have sitting in the bank and focus in on the over $9 Billion dollar valuation […]

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