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Almost 20,000 .XYZ Collision Domains To Be Released On Dec 2nd: Here Is The List

November 25th, 2014 Comments off
On December 2, 2014 at 2pm (London Time), .XYZ will be releasing thousands of domain names to the public to register which were held back due to ICANN’s name collision list. The new domain name extension .XYZ, is the new gTLD’s with the most domain name registrations with over 725,000 according to Almost 20,000 […]
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Uniregistry Launches 5 New gTLD’s Today

November 25th, 2014 Comments off
Uniregistry is launching 5 new gTLD’s today the 25th of November 2014: .click which will have no reserved domains except for the 100 domains registered by the registry and domain names on the ICANN collision list .Click is priced at $5.99 at Godaddy The other four extensions of  Uniregistry  have quite a few reserved domains […]

SEO-For-Lawyers on the importance of .attorney names for marketing

November 22nd, 2014 Comments off
Luke Ciciliano did a post for on why he thinks .attorney and .lawyer will hold significance for lawyers in their marketing efforts. In the article he references a Dallas related name being used and showing in the search results, he also mentioned some lawyers he spoke with did not see the point of the […]
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This Weeks “Black Friday” Domain Count: .Com 559; .Net 60; .Blackfriday 16

November 21st, 2014 Comments off
A week from today actually marks the day know as “Black Friday” which is the day after Thanksgiving in the United States which traditionally is one of the busiest shopping days in the US. Like much else in life when retailers got a good thing, they try to extend it and maximize it. Now a […]
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Uniregistry: No Reserved Or Collision Domains Held Back Except For Single Characters

November 20th, 2014 Comments off
              We just received this from Uniregistry which is launching .Click on November 25th. Pricing for a .Click domain will be $6.88 or less at retail. “We will no longer have a registry reserved list at the time of launch for any domain name beyond single-characters. If your registrar […]

.Music LLC CPE Reconsideration Request Denied

November 20th, 2014 Comments off
.Music LLC sought reconsideration for Community Priority Evaluation in an effort to be given priority over others who are interested in running .music. .Music LLC believed that when their application was looked at that the panel failed to comply with already established ICANN policies.  The board governance committee denied the reconsideration request. From the report […]
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1st Day New gTLD Totals: .Top 10,298; .Quebec 4,902: .ENGINEER 523

November 20th, 2014 Comments off
We have numbers for the three new gTLD’s that launched this week. .Top which launched on the November 18th has according to 10,298 domains registered. The registry for .Top is “Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology Co.,Ltd.” which is also the backend for the extension and is also a  domain name registrar Out of the […]
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Aruba.It Formally Announces It Acquired .Cloud Beating Out Google & Amazon

November 18th, 2014 Comments off
                                    10 days ago we told you at that Aruba S.p.A. ( beat out Amazon, Google and Donuts to win the new gTLD .Cloud Today the company finally put out a press release: “Aruba wins prestigious .cloud […]
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Godaddy Becomes 1st Domain Registrar To Top 500,000 New gTLD Registrations

November 17th, 2014 Comments off
According to, has become the first domain name registration to have registered more than 500,000 domain names. Godaddy has 500,091 new gTLD domain names under registration, 100,000 more than the second closest domain registrar, Network Solution which topped the 400,000 domain mark although around 377K of the 400,000 Network Solutions domain names were […]
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The Government of Quebec Ends Its Participation In The .Quebec Days Before The Extension Launches

November 16th, 2014 Comments off
    According to, the Government of Quebec has decided to end  its participation in the new gTLD .Quebec,  just days before .Quebec launches. According to the story the Government has decided not to change Government websites to .Quebec and will instead retain all of its Website to end in . The Government […]
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