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Schilling’s North Sound Names Is No Longer The Top Registrant of New gTLD’s

May 23rd, 2016 Comments off

Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names has been the largest registrant of new gTLD domain names for about as long as ntldstats has been tracking registrants. However North Sound Names has been knocked off from the top spot by West263 company out of China According to ntldstats, North Sound Names owns has just over 230,000 new […]

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First Ever .VIP auction closes – Approx $146,000 in sales

May 20th, 2016 Comments off

There was a tweet about an hour ago from Minds + Machines @ntlds on the first ever .VIP auction results. First-ever .vip auction on Alibaba Taobao just closed; CNY958,500; aprx USD146,000; sold all six .#vip #domainnames @dnassoc — Minds + Machines (@nTLDs) May 20, 2016 The 6 domains : I.Vip 520.VIP ( meaning I love […]

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Source: .VIP Sold 30,000 Premium Domains Including Google’s Reg of Alphabet.VIP For $10K

May 19th, 2016 Comments off

A source who has access to such information, has informed TheDomains.com that .VIP sold approximately 30,000  in premium domain names totaling around $1.3 million dollars through the end of its first day of general availability (GA) Premium domain names are those having a higher price than the normal registrations fees than a regular domain registration […]

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.Top Blows Past .Biz To Become The 6th Most Registered Top Level Domain

May 17th, 2016 Comments off

The new gTLD .TOP has become the 6th most registered domain extension passing .biz. As of today according to RegistrarStats.com, .Top has 2,241,164 domain names registered, passing .biz which drops down to the 7th most registered top-level domain with 2,230,709 domains registered. The 5th most registered domain name extension is .XYZ which has 2,768,291 domain […]

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Verisign: Landrush for the 1st internationalized version of .Com in Japanese script, .コム is Opened

May 16th, 2016 Comments off

Verisign today announced the opening of the Landrush Program period for the first internationalized version of the .com top-level domain (TLD) in Japanese script, .コム , is open for anyone to register on a first come, first served basis until June 12, 2016. Verisign also  announced the launch of the phased rollout of .닷컴 and […]

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Rightside Explains Premium Domains & How They Sold 675+ @ $1K a Year; & $5M+

May 10th, 2016 Comments off

Drew Macpherson who says he is the head of the Premium Team at Rightside (NAME) explains Rightside definition of a Premium mew gTLD domain and the various levels they have. In the post Rightside says they have sold over 675 domains at an annual renewal of $1,000 or more per year. Here is the highlights […]

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1 & 2 Character Domain for .Markets, .Forex, .Broker, .Trading .CFD, and .Spreadbetting

May 9th, 2016 Comments off

“IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG), has released one and two-character domains across its portfolio of financial Top Level Domains (TLDs), (new gTLD’s) which include .Markets, .Forex, .Broker, .Trading, .CFD, and .Spreadbetting. Prices start from $200, with the domain names are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The lineup of domains available includes: Z.forex, 8.markets, A1.Broker, […]

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Rightside Gets .Games Will Launch in 3Q; Uniregistry Launching .Game This Week (Sunrise)

May 2nd, 2016 Comments off

Rightside (Nasdaq: NAME), today announced it has secured the .GAMES domain extension. Rightside plans to launch .GAMES in Q3 2016,  starting at a standard wholesale price of $12.00. Donuts was the sole applicant for .Games, which is one of the jointly owned new gTLD domain extensions with Rightside. There were 5 applicants for the new […]

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Chinese investors account for more than half of the ownership of all registered new gTLDs (54%).

April 29th, 2016 Comments off

In their latest newsletter, Sedo gave some insight into why the Chinese are hoarding domain names. Chinese Investors are Hoarding Web Addresses Currently Chinese investors account for more than half of the ownership of all registered new gTLDs (54%). This growing trend greatly effects global trade, says Matthias Meyer-Schönherr, Vice President Business Development of Sedo.com, […]

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Hexonet Launching Backorder Service For Dropping Donuts & Rightside New gTLD’s Domains

April 27th, 2016 Comments off

The domain name registrar Hexonet just announced they are starting a backorder service for dropping new gTLD domain names starting on May 1st. Here is the announcement: HEXONET’s is activating Backordering for all Donuts and Rightside TLDs (400 TLDs in total) starting May 1, 2016. Even better yet, HEXONET will continue to add backordering for […]

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