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It’s David Vs Goliaths For Control of .Music

August 31st, 2014 Comments off
Harley Brown wrote an article for Billboard.com about the upcoming battle for .music. The indies vs Google and Amazon. The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) has announced its support for the  music industry to control .music. A2IM believes that if Google or Amazon win the .music extension that they will obviously put profits ahead […]
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.Bio Generates $250K in Revenue In Its First Week

August 30th, 2014 Comments off
Starting Dot Ltd. the registry operator for new generic top-level domains (new gTLD) .BIO, .ARCHI & .SKI, , put out a press release today announcing that over 4,100 .BIO domain names have been registered at the end of the first week generating over a $250,000 USD in revenue. “The .BIO launch ranks in the top […]
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.Club Sells Its 100,000th Domain

August 29th, 2014 Comments off
CLUB Domains just announced that it has sold its 100,000th new domain name today, “setting a record as the first new generic top-level domain (gTLD) to sell 100,000 domains and continuing its streak as the best-selling new domain extension.” Although two other new gTLD’s have more domain registrations, no new gTLD has SOLD more domain […]
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.Host Announces 15 Pioneer Partners

August 28th, 2014 Comments off
Radix, announced 15 top players of the global hosting community as  Pioneers of the .host namespace, which rolled in to Landrush on August 26th. The Pioneer lineup includes big international names like MediaTemple, Bluehost, OVH, Arvixe, and the UK2 Group, in addition to regional leaders such as Natro (Turkey) and UOL (Brazil), HostPapa (Canada), Blacknight […]
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Minds + Machines Launching 1st Of Its String in September; Expects 25% Of All Landrush Domain To Go To Auction

August 28th, 2014 Comments off
Minds + Machines (LON:MMX), is going to launch its first new gTLD’s strings into General Availability in September, actually 9 in all. The following new generic top level domains (gTLDs) in which Minds + Machines has an interest will go on general availability (GA) to the public on the following launch dates in September: September […]
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.London Tops 15,000 Domain Registrations; General Availability Starts September 9th

August 28th, 2014 Comments off
One of the most anticipated new gTLD domain extensions .London,  now has 15,038 domain names registered, counting Sunrise registrations and now registrations granted to companies with a .London presence who had priorty to register .London domains. .London is now in 23rd place in terms of number of registered new gTLD’s domain names according to nTLDstats.com […]
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1st Day New gTLD Totals; .Hamburg 13.7K; Discount 1,819; .Fitness 1,271; .Furniture 605; .Schule 373

August 28th, 2014 Comments off
Several new gTLD went into general availability yesterday and here are the total number of domain registrations including those domains registered in Sunrise by trademark holders and in any landrush or Early Access Program (EAP) which allows registrants to pay an additional fee for early access to new domains. .Hamburg had by far the biggest […]
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Kevin Fink of Flippa Confirms Fire.Glass sale at $5,000 is legitimate

August 27th, 2014 Comments off
I want to thank Kevin Fink of Flippa for confirming that the auction for Fire.Glass that concluded on 8/26 is a legitimate sale. With all the hoopla and hype around the new gtlds, domain investors want to see sales being verified especially when its an auction format with just one bid. FireGlass.com/net/org/co/info/biz/us are all registered. […]
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1St Day New gTLD Totals .Black 156 Registrations .Hiv 153

August 27th, 2014 Comments off
Two new gTLD lanched into general avaliabity already this week .Hiv and .Black launched and including any sunrise application wound up with, well not much .Black is has 156 registrations while .HIV has only 153 registration. A .Hiv domain registration is pricy around $200 on the low side. A .Black domain registration is priced at […]
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.Global Ends Sunrise With Almost 400 Registrations, Apple Registers 22

August 27th, 2014 Comments off
.Global just ended it Sunrise period and did very well, getting almost 400 registrations by trademark holders. Apple was the largest registrant with 22 domain name registrations although Microsoft, Sun, Amazon, Google, HSBC, Ford, Dell, are just some of the big brand holders that participated. In all  2.2 domains were registered per registrant on average. […]
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