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Verisign Reports: Revenue up 4.7%; Profit Margin 55.9% & $1.4 Billion In The Bank

February 5th, 2015 Comments off
VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN), today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014. Fourth Quarter GAAP Financial Results VeriSign, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Verisign”) reported revenue of $256 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, up 4.2% from the same quarter in 2013. Verisign reported net income of $65 million and diluted earnings […]
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Meet Two More Judges Of The Verisign 30th Anniversary Contest #internetofficial

February 4th, 2015 Comments off
Last week I was introduced as one of three judges for the contest Verisign the .Com Registry is running to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of .Com in which they are giving away over $100,000 in cash. Over the last couple of days Verisign announced two other judges (celebrity judge still to be announced) and though […]

To Celebrate The 30th Anniversary Of .Com Verisign Is Giving Away Over $100K In Cash Prizes

January 26th, 2015 Comments off
2015 marks the 30th anniversary of .Com and I’m proud have been asked to  judge Verisign’s  #InternetOfficial .Com Domain Name Contest which will be awarding over $100,000 in cash prizes. Here are some details: Make your idea #InternetOfficial. Come up with the most descriptive, memorable and original .COM domain name(s) you can imagine—and register it! […]
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Verisign Reports 3Q 2014 Closed With 284 Million Domains Up 6.8%

January 22nd, 2015 Comments off
Verisign issued its Domain Name Industry Brief for the Third Quarter of 2014. The third quarter of 2014 closed with a base of 284 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of four million domain names, or 1.6% over the second quarter of 2014. Registrations have grown by 18.1 million, or […]

.Net’s Fall Below 15 Million Registrations

January 2nd, 2015 Comments off
The number of domain names in the .Net zone file fell below 15 Million as of the last update by Verisign There are now officially 14,998,816 .Net domain registered. .Net first passed the 15 million mark in August 2013. At the end of the first quarter of 2014 (March 31st 2014) there were around 15.2 […]

Verisign Asks What’s Really New in the New gTLD Space? 16% Of New gTLD’s Are Not Registered In .Com

December 23rd, 2014 Comments off
Verisign published a post on its blog yesterday entitled “What’s Really New in the New gTLD Space” which was written by Andy Simpson The piece has some interesting stats and other information that are worth a look in the continuing .Com Vs. New gTLD debate that has been raging on CircleId in the past couple […]
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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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