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Verisign Asks: Are Domain Name Registrations An Indication Of The Value of Bitcoin?

December 3rd, 2014 Comments off
Can the value of Bitcoin be predicted by looking at the number of  domain names registrations containing the term “Bitcoin”? In its blog post entitled  “Domain Registrations: Is Bitcoin Going Mainstream” Verisign says: “Earlier this year we used Bitcoin as an example of how domain registrations could be an effective gauge of interest in a […]

Verisign: There Are Now 280 Million Domain Names; Up Over 7.2% From Last Year

December 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Verisign published its Domain Industry Brief for the second quarter of 2014. As of June 30, 2014 there are now over 280 Million domain names across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of four million domain names, or 1.4% over the first quarter of 2014. Registrations have grown by 18.6 million, or 7.2 percent, year […]

Can Verisign Maintain Its Leadership Moving Forward ?

December 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Trefis is a financial analysis site, they describe themselves as an interactive financial community structured around trends, forecasts and insights related to some of the most popular stocks in the US.  They wrote about Verisign yesterday and whether or not they can maintain their growth. They note that .com has built such a niche that […]

.Com Domain Name Registrations Top 115 Million For The 1st Time

November 7th, 2014 Comments off
According to Verisign’s zone file the number of .Com domain name registrations have topped 115 million, an all time high. As we have written the new gTLD program does not seem to be effecting the number of .Com registrations. Back just 7 weeks ago on September 19, we posted that the number of .com registrations […]
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Forbes: Verisign Becomes #1 Most Shorted Stock in S&P 500

October 28th, 2014 Comments off
According to Forbes.com, Verisign Inc (NASD: VRSN) is now Most Shorted Stock in S&P 500 based on most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 10.15.2014 settlement date. According to nasdaq.com there are 19,441,435 shares of Verisign Stock being shorted as of 10.15.14 but more shares have been shorted in […]
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Verisign Reports: .Com/Net Over 130 Million Domains; Revenue Up 4.7%; $1.5 Billion In The Bank

October 23rd, 2014 Comments off
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported its results for the third quarter of 2014, reporting revenue of $255 millionup 4.7% from the same quarter in 2013. Verisign reported net income of $95 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.69 for the third quarter of 2014, compared to net income of $81 million and diluted […]
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Verisign Launches “Eureka” Campaign To Promote .Com/.Net Domains; Here the 1st Video

October 22nd, 2014 Comments off
Verisign, the registry operator for .com, .net  announced today it was launching a new campaign to promote .Com and .Net domain names including a series of “”short, humorous videos this month” “As any aspiring entrepreneur knows, great business ideas can come from anywhere, at any time. The Verisign video spots are part of a new […]
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Verisign To Be The Premier Sponsor At TRAFFIC

October 18th, 2014 Comments off
According to an announcement out today, Verisign (Nasdaq-VSRN) the registry for .Com, .Net and .Tv will be the Premier Sponsor of T.R.A.F.F.I.C. 2014 conference which will be held at the Fontainebleau Hotel, October 30- November 2. Verisign will host the biggest Welcome Party since 2004 on Thursday, October 30th at the LaCote Restaurant overlooking beautiful […]

As Many As 5K .Com’s Taken Away By Sealed Court Order By Verisign Including Some Of Mine

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Overnight I received a notice that several domain names I owned were transferred by a sealed court from Verisign without notice and of course without the court order. The domain names just were transferred by Verisign to another domain and are now listed for sale at another marketplace. Another domainer sent me an identical notice […]

Verisign Ranked #1 By Z-Score Which Predicts Companies Heading Into Serious Financial Distress”

September 21st, 2014 Comments off
USA Today.com, just covered something called The Altman Z-Score ” a financial indicator that predicts when companies are careening toward serious financial distress, which the article says  is commonly used by investment professionals. “The Z-Score is a single number that summarizes the financial strength of companies in five dimensions. ” “The Z-Score examines companies by […]
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