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Radix scores with Casino.online selling for $201,250

March 23rd, 2017 Comments off

Radix knocked one out of the park with the sale of Casino.online for $201,250. The domain was reserved by the registry and did not result in a big windfall for a domain investor. Currently the domain resolves to a holding page at Safenames. CasinoOnline.com has been registered since 1996. The domain is developed as a […]

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Minds + Machines update on current operations

March 22nd, 2017 Comments off

Business Update and Notice of Results Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM: MMX), one of the world’s leading owners and operators of Internet Top-Level Domains (“TLDs”), reports significant continued operational progress across a number of business activities since its trading update announced earlier this year in January 2017. Update on .vip and Asian Expansion Strategy In May 2016 mmx successfully launched .vip into the Chinese market. Today it has over 586,000 registrations making it a leading gTLD in China as […]

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Popular Topic at ICANN 58 “Two-Character Domain Names in the New gTLD Namespace”

March 20th, 2017 Comments off

Centr.org published their report on ICANN 58 for the most part it was a lot of technical things that our readers might not be highly interested in. The one topic that might be of interest centered around the release of LL domain names that correlate to matching cctlds. Relevance to ccTLDs These discussions are highly […]

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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Acquires WWE.XYZ From The Registry With 4 More .XYZ Domains

March 18th, 2017 Comments off

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) registered WWE.xyz yesterday along with WorldWrestlingEntertainment.xyz. According to DomainTools.com, it’s the first time those two domain name have been registered. In the case of  WWE.xyz since it was first registered yesterday, that can only mean that the XYZ registry had it on its reserved list but never “registered” the domain since […]

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The new gtld discussion moves to Reddit “nTLD extensions are already failing”

March 13th, 2017 Comments off

It looks like the new gtld discussion has moved to Reddit, in the sysadmin subreddit. User netzvolk started things off: For those of you that are not aware, the nTLD’s as opposed to the old good .com and others don’t have any limitations on price increases. This means you can register .networks today for $10 […]

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Radix “We have no immediate plans to increase our wholesale prices.”

March 9th, 2017 Comments off

With all the discussion about price increases at Uniregistry on certain new gtld strings, I reached out to a sponsor here at TheDomains, Radix. I wanted them to let our readers know what their plans were as far as potential price increases. Sandeep Ramchandani, Vice President and Business Head at Radix had this to say: […]

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2 Years of .Space

February 14th, 2017 Comments off

Radix published an infographic and some info related to the 2 year anniversary of .Space. .SPACE seems to have struck a chord with the creative bunch such as photographers, artists, bloggers and freelancers, along with coworking spaces as well as the space community. From the first nation in space – asgardia.space featured in the mainstream […]

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.Ceo and .best to release 1 and 2 character domains

February 10th, 2017 Comments off

Cameron Bale from PeopleBrowsr.com dropped me a note to let me know that the .Ceo and .best registries will be releasing 1 and 2 character names on Feb 20, 2017. When you click the google docs link it will show you pricing. Releasing 2 Char domains Releasing over 30,000 Reserved Names Reducing the prices of […]

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The Trademark ClearingHouse Worked So Well One Company Got 24 new gTLD using The Famous Trademark “The”

February 1st, 2017 Comments off

The Trademark ClearingHouse (TMCH) which was set up/ contracted by ICANN to protect those famous worldwide brand names from abuse by those nasty domain name squatters resulted in a whole new industry. Those playing the TMCH for their own benefit to get first jump at new gTLD domain names to get registered in Sunrise ahead […]

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Arbel Arif posts largest .shop sale to date with Blade.shop

February 1st, 2017 Comments off

Domain investor Arbel Arif has posted the highest selling .shop name with his sale of Blade.Shop for $10,000. Arbel kept Namepros members in suspense for a few days while waiting for escrow to clear. There have only been 9 .shop sales reported by Namebio Domain Price Date Venue jetski.shop 4,446 USD 2016-11-03 Sedo 420.shop 3,000 […]

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