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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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CENTR Report: 309.4 Million Domains At End of 2016

January 28th, 2017 Comments off

DomainWire Global TLD Stat Report published its  CENTR’s quarterly publication covering status and trends in global top-level domains with a focus on European ccTLDs (country code top-level domains). At the end of Q4 2016 there were 309.4 million domain names across all top-level domains (TLDs) globally. Net growth over the quarter was around 1.03 million […]

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Coming up on 3 year anniversary, what are your thoughts on the new gtlds ?

January 26th, 2017 Comments off

We are now coming up on the three year anniversary of the first 7 new gtlds to be launched. .bike, .clothing, .guru, .holdings, .plumbing, .singles, and .ventures. These 7 are no longer “new” they are just gtlds now. Of course many more extensions have been launched over the last 3 years. When looking at NtldStats.com […]

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Radix Premium Report 2016

January 25th, 2017 Comments off

Radix put together an infographic that took a look back at 2016 with regards to premium registrations. .Store generated the most revenue, followed by .online and .tech. Hoodie.store at $30,000 sold with a recurring premium. 1.store sold for $30,000 but was listed as a one time sale. Neither name currently resolves. Top.host which sold for […]

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.Club Announces New Broker Program & Financing Plans For 2017: Sells Nearly $1 Million in Premium Domains In 2016

January 23rd, 2017 Comments off

.Club announced today New Broker Program & Financing Plans for 2017,  while reporting its Premium .Club Name sales for 2016 and detailed sales information for the Q4 of 2016. As for the Premium Domain name Sales for 2016: “During 2016 nearly 2,000 premium .CLUB names were sold, via auctions, through the registrar channel and aftermarket […]

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RightOfTheDot/Namescon Domain Auction Has Over $525K in Bids Above Reserve

January 21st, 2017 Comments off

With several days to go before the live domain name auction from Namescon over $525,000 in domains have already received bids at or above reserve at Namejet.com; meaning they will sell according to Monte Cahn President of RightoftheDot . Here is the list of the 155 domain names that hit reserve as of January 19th […]

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Rightside Sells Enom to Tucows For $76.7 Million Cash

January 20th, 2017 Comments off

Rightside Group, Ltd. (NAME), today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of eNom to Tucows Inc. (TCX) for $83.5 million, less a net working capital adjustment of $6.8 million, resulting in net cash at closing of $76.7 million. eNom has approximately 14.5 million domains under management and generated approximately $116.5 […]

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