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This Weeks New gTLD Totals: Amsterdam 12,681; .FYI 1,159; .MBA 701; .Fans 653

September 4th, 2015 Comments off
4 new gTLD extensions launched this week into General Availability (GA) where the could be registered into a 1st come, 1st served basis. Including domain names registered in Sunrise by trademark holders and before GA (.Fans did not have a landrush or an Early Access Program) here are the total number of domain registrations according […]
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Here are the 1st 700+ .Sex Domain Names: ParisHilton.Sex; HarryPotter.sex; Playboy.Sex; AARP.Sex

September 3rd, 2015 Comments off
The new gTLD .Sex went into the first day of the Sunrise on September 1st in which trademark holders registered with the Trademark Clearinghouse can register .Sex domain names. Over 700 .Sex domain names have been registered. Google, Apple, Microsoft, Time Warner and Marriott seemed to register the most .Sex domains to date. With some […]
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.SEX is Now Available: .XXX, .Porn & .Sex Premiums Go Tiered-Pricing on Registrars

September 2nd, 2015 Comments off
ICM Registry, the registry operator for the .XXX, .PORN, and .ADULT domain names announced that the new gTLD .SEX opened up yesterday for Trademark holders. .SEX launched on September 1, with three distinct phases. The first phase is the TMCH Sunrise phase for trademark owners (Sept 1-Oct 1). The next is a combined Sunrise B/Domain […]
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BlueCoat Publishes Report 95% of Websites in 10 New gTLD’s Are “Suspicious” But Un-Launched .Zip Tops The List

September 1st, 2015 Comments off
Blue Coat Systems, Inc, an enterprise security company, issued a report today of the 10 new gTLD’s that have the most “Shady Sites” (pdf) concluding that “more than 95% of websites in 10 new Top Level Domains (TLDs) are suspicious” The report is already getting a lot of coverage in the mainstream media but there […]
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Over 100 Kanye West President Domains Registered Today In Many Extensions Even .XYZ

August 31st, 2015 Comments off
Since announcing he is running for President of the United States in 2020 at the MTV Music Video Awards last night,  people have been registering domain names related to the hip-hop artist promised presidential run. From PresidentKanyeWest.com to Kanye2020.com to people who are really looking down the road registering kanyewestforpresident2024.com and Kanye2028.com there are a […]

20 Yr Old, 160 Person Agency Rebrands From UpShot.net to Upshot.Agency: “Everyone Will Be Using Them”

August 31st, 2015 Comments off
Inc.com just published a post on a Chicago based marketing firm that just re-branded itself from upshot.net to the new gTLD Upshot.Agency saying that once the new gTLD’s catch on everyone will be using them. Upshot is a 160-employee agency which is celebrating its 20th birthday conducted what it describes as a “self-evaluation” and as […]
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After 24 Hours of GA .Online did 37,544 Regs – Contest winner inside

August 28th, 2015 Comments off
Radix reported to us that number of registrations after 24 hours of General Availability was 37,544. The winner who guessed closest to the actual number was: John Aitken says AUGUST 20, 2015 AT 11:59 AM 32,670 registrations in first 24 hours. Congrats John, we will get Radix in touch with you for your free domain name.
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One Guys Registered 15 Domains At $12,500 On .Loans/.Credit

August 27th, 2015 Comments off
.Loans and .Credit were two of the new gTLD extensions that went into the 1st day of the Early Access Program for collision domain names (EAP) Period yesterday and one guy, Ken Bramon of KB Productions Kirkland Canada spent around $180,000 registering new gTLD domain names. The wholesale cost to registrars a domain name is […]
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Minds + Machines Picks Up $3.5 Million For Withdrawing New gTLD Apps For .Art & .Data

August 27th, 2015 Comments off
Minds + Machines (LSE:MMX), today announced the Company has gained, in aggregate, net proceeds of over $3.5 million (approximately £2.3 million) for withdrawing its applications for .data and .art. The new gTLD .Art was won by UK Creative Ideas beating 9 other applicants in a private auction including Minds + Machines .Data is still showing […]

GeekWire Looks at the brands using .News

August 26th, 2015 Comments off
Sometimes when you read an article on a technology website you need to make sure the author is not related to the company in a sponsored content or guest blogger type deal. Many times when I read new gtld stories I see these types of articles, nothing wrong with them but they don’t carry any […]
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