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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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Namescon/RightoftheDot Auction is One Week From Today: Here Are Some Of The Most Interesting Domains

January 16th, 2017 Comments off

The live RightoftheDot domain name auction at Namescon will take place one week from today on January 23rd starting at 3pm PST. I would urge everyone in the domain industry or looking to get in to attend.  I will be at the conference as well. As for the auction, Remote bidding will be available on […]

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“Most Wanted New gTLD in 2017”: Sorry Guys There is Not a .China New gTLD & There Will Not Be One

January 16th, 2017 Comments off

A post published today in Dreamcommerce.com about new gTLD’s and the article is more of a nightmare than a “Dream” The post’s problems start with the title “Most wanted new gTLD in 2017” citing .China as “most wanted” new gTLD’s The problem is China like all countries are not allowed to be a TLD. You […]

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FakeNews.com Vs Fake.News Both Asking Six Figures Who You Got?

January 12th, 2017 Comments off

Well the hottest topic of the week and one of hot issues coming out of the election season is “Fake News”. The topic does not seem to be going away anytime soon We made contact in the last couple of days with the representatives of the domain name FakeNews.com as well as the new gTLD […]

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One of The Biggest Gainers on The Stock Market Today Uses a New gTLD For its Corporate Website

December 27th, 2016 Comments off

Shares of Vitality Biopharma (VBIO) are up over 50% today in trading and are up almost 300% in just a month. The company which is  “dedicated to the development of cannabinoid prodrug pharmaceuticals, and to unlocking the power of cannabinoids for the treatment of serious neurological and inflammatory disorders” was sitting at just $.95 a […]

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New gTLD .Cam Launched Today; Has Only 207 Registrations Through Sunrise & EAP

December 14th, 2016 Comments off

The New gTLD .Cam launched today into general availability. According to ntldstats.com there were about 80 Sunrise Applications by trademark holders for .cam and pulling the zone file over 80 domain names of the 207 are registered by the registry. The registry for .Cam is AC Webconnecting Holding B.V. .Cam seems to be the only new […]

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Radix issues a challenge to the domain industry

December 9th, 2016 Comments off

With the launch of .Fun, Radix is challenging the domain industry to the Mannequin Challenge. December is here & everyone needs to have some .FUN! Radix Radicals attempt the #MannequinChallenge Who is up for the challenge next? #ntlds pic.twitter.com/EYOg8FvB2V — Radix (@RadixRegistry) December 6, 2016    

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A look at the top Blog related sales of all time

November 21st, 2016 Comments off

Looks like a lot of people are finding disappointment with one of the new gtlds that many expressed some enthusiasm over. .Blog started general availability today, some have found domains they thought they registered but they did not. Shane Bellone was rather outspoken this morning on Twitter, Do not invest in .blog. They are as […]

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Google purchases X.company for think tank

November 17th, 2016 Comments off

Google continues to dabble with new gtlds, the latest purchase and rebrand is their think tank solve for x. According to Wikipedia: Solve for X is a think tank project launched by Google[1] to incite collaboration to solve global issues, “X” representing a remedy.[2] The project kicked off on February 1, 2012 at a three-day […]

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At Least 2 .Blog Landrush Auctions Pass $5,000

November 16th, 2016 Comments off

Auction for .Blog domain names that had more than one order in the Landrush period are now underway at Sedo. To participate in the Landrush auctions you would have had applied for the domain name in Landrush. I’m personally in 7 of the 36 domain names in the .blog landrush auction. Of the 7 domain […]

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