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AlpNames.com Becomes 2nd Largest New gTLD Registrar In The World

May 22nd, 2015 Comments off
AlpNames.com has become the 2nd Largest New gTLD Registrar In The World  according to ntldstats.com. The domain name registrar which was little known and used before the new gTLD program has skyrocket into having the 2nd most new gTLD registrations with over 430K registration passing Network Solutions that has over 427,000 registrations. Alpnames.com now accounts […]

.GOP Video Promotes Use, But No Major Presidential Candidate Seems To Own One

May 22nd, 2015 Comments off
In a new video posted by the .GOP registry, they boast about it being the only new gTLD owned by a political party and of course that is true, as the other political domain names, .Democrat, .Republican. .Vote and .Voting are owned by for profit non-affiliated registries. The .GOP gTLD is owned by Republican State […]

Name.com: 50% Off Premium Priced Domains On 4 New gTLD’s Extension For 2 Hours Today

May 21st, 2015 Comments off
The domain name registrar, Name.com is offering 50% of of premium registrations (first year only) for the following new gTLD  extensions today only for 2 hours: .CONSULTING .SOFTWARE .MARKET .REVIEWS. The Domain Happy Hour is from 3–5 p.m. MST today. “That includes some pretty great available premiums, like Colorado.market, StockMarket.consulting, Action.software, and Gaming.reviews.” The promo […]

1st Day New gTLD Totals: .One 3,434; .Chat 1,826; .Style 1,033; .Tennis 733; .Bingo 472

May 21st, 2015 Comments off
Five new gTLD new domain extensions launched into general availability (GA) yesterday. Including domain names registered during the Sunrise period by Trademark holders and those registered for an extra fee in the Early Access Program (RAP) here are the totals after the first day of GA. .One 3,434 .Chat 1,826 .Style 1,033 .Tennis 733 .Bingo […]
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This Guy Want You To Pay A Tax On “Parked” ‘Unused” Or “Idle” Domains

May 20th, 2015 Comments off
In a story published by Circleid.com written by  Alex Tajirian, CEO at DomainMart,  Mr. Tajirian suggests that all parked, “unused” or “idle” pages need to have a Tax imposed on them to reduce cybersquatting, even if the domain name is generic. Mr. Tajirian proposes that all “parked” domains or “unused” or “idle” domains be subject […]

Donuts To Release Over 1 Million New gTLD Domains Starting June 10th

May 18th, 2015 Comments off
According to an email we received tonight Donuts is going to release more than one million previously unavailable new gTLD domain names, including permissible two character addresses Donuts will offer registrations via our Early Access Program (EAP) for the first seven days of their availability The release of these names will begin on June 10, […]
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With 10 Applicants .Art Gets Scheduled For An ICANN Last Resort Auction

May 18th, 2015 Comments off
The new gTLD .Art just got on the ICANN schedule for a last resort auction. There are 10 applicants for .Art and the ICANN auction is scheduled tentatively for July 2015. .Art is the only new gTLD that is currently scheduled for an ICANN auction. Here are the 10 Applicants; some are portfolio applicants as […]
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CNBC.com: Covers New gTLD’s: 1and1 says New gTLD Account For 15% of Their New Biz

May 18th, 2015 Comments off
CNBC.com just covered the new gTLD roll out once again in a story entitled “Dot-com to .pizza: Welcome to the Web domain Rush” with a subtitle of  “The Internet’s long-restricted virtual real estate market is open for business.” The most interest part of the story comes from 1and1.com which says “new gTLDs already account for […]

The Eiffel Tower has Moved; Well On The Internet From .Com To a .Paris

May 18th, 2015 Comments off
One of the most prominent landmarks on this planet has changed its address on the Internet. The official site for the Eiffel Tower has changed the domain name from Eiffel-Tower.com (English)  and Tour-Eiffel.fr (French) to the domain name TourEiffel.Paris. Eiffel-Tower.com had been the official site for the world-famous Paris landmark since at least 2007 according […]
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4 New gTLD Launches This Week & Registrations To Date; .Style; .Chat; .Bingo & .Tennis

May 18th, 2015 Comments off
This is a busy week for new gTLD Launches with 4 new domain extensions. All four new gTLD went through a Early Access Program (EAP) for those that were willing to pay an extra fee to get access prior to General Available. Here are the new domain extensions launching this week and the number of […]
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