Monthly archives: April, 2015

RightoftheDot.com Gets Godaddy Its Stock Ticker Symbol; GDDY.com Before It Went Public

By Michael Berkens The Domains: GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), announced today it has bought the domain name GDDY.com through RightoftheDot.com who bought the domain name on behalf of Godaddy before it went public. When visited, GDDY.com takes individuals to GoDaddy’s Investor Relations page, enabling anyone to quickly find out more about the company. Right of…



Kickass Torrents New Domain Name Seized, Pirate Bay Seizure Imminent – Tech Times

Reporter: Tech Times Kickass Torrents New Domain Name Seized, Pirate Bay Seizure Imminent Tech Times Kickass Torrents’ new domain name has been seized, and The Pirate Bay looks to follow pending an upcoming court decision. As we recently reported, Kickass Torrents recently switched domains to a location in the Isle of Man, a self-governing… Source:…



Market Recap 4-30-15 Rightside down close to 10% – Neustar up 4.5%

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Market Recap 4-30-15 Rightside (NAME) was down close to 10% today, the stock traded only a little over 100,000 shares and traded as low as $8.03. Neustar (NSR) the stock saw $30 for the first time in awhile, the stock was up 4.5% or $1.31. Minds + Machines Group… MMX 8.50…



Will Microsoft Buy Edge.com and Will They File A UDRP on MicrosoftEdge.com ?

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Microsoft has a new browser that they are calling Microsoft Edge, Mike was talking with me and wondered aloud if they would go after Edge.com ? Three years ago there was an existing business on Chrome.com and Google decided to make them an offer and purchased the domain. Mike wrote…



Maple App Upgrades to Maple.com

By Elliot Silver I miss living in Manhattan, primarily because of all the food options that aren’t available to me in the suburbs. I read an article in Wired about a new dining option in New York City called Maple, and it looks like the startup wisely secured the Maple.com domain name last month. Customers…



How Sun Life Financial Turned Their Blog Into a Lead-Gen Machine

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: May the ‘force” be with Apple; AT&T President Slator Fired, Sued for $100M for Racist Texts; The 6 Keys To Great Storytelling; Presidential Candidate Fails: Domain Name Lessons for Brand Marketers; The Company That Sends Employees On Free International Vacations; Netflix is the Best Performing Stock in the…



How Sun Life Financial Turned Their Blog Into a Lead-Gen Machine

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: May the ‘force” be with Apple; AT&T President Slator Fired, Sued for $100M for Racist Texts; The 6 Keys To Great Storytelling; Presidential Candidate Fails: Domain Name Lessons for Brand Marketers; The Company That Sends Employees On Free International Vacations; Netflix is the Best Performing Stock in the…



.kiwi domain name celebrates successful first year – bizEDGE NZ

Reporter: bizEDGE NZ .kiwi domain name celebrates successful first year bizEDGE NZ The past year has seen significant changes to the New Zealand domain landscape, with new domain offerings enabling businesses to shorten their website and email addresses. Since 1 May 2014, the .kiwi domain name became available for businesses, … Dot Kiwi… Source: Domaining…



Quick Interesting Dozen Domains – Discovered as AVAILABLE – Bet They Don’t Last Long…

By DomainBELL.com DropGRABS.com: Quick and Interesting Opportunities Checked for the Availability on the below in the following extensions .com .net .org .info .biz .us .tv .mobi .co.uk Sharing What I Found As Available Today . ALSO FOR SALE … CookingHealthy101.com Contact Me sales@DomainBELL.com . On to the List of Treats Below Available Grab for Reg…



Quick Interesting Dozen Domains – Discovered as AVAILABLE – Bet They Don’t Last Long…

By DomainBELL.com DropGRABS.com: Quick and Interesting Opportunities Checked for the Availability on the below in the following extensions .com .net .org .info .biz .us .tv .mobi .co.uk Sharing What I Found As Available Today . ALSO FOR SALE … CookingHealthy101.com Contact Me sales@DomainBELL.com . On to the List of Treats Below Available Grab for Reg…



Who thinks Microsoft Edge SUCKS? Microsoft – The Register

TheRegister: The Register Who thinks Microsoft Edge SUCKS? Microsoft The Register For the same price as MicrosoftEdge.sucks, you can get roughly 250 dot-coms or 50 domain names ending in new dot-words like .blog. As such Microsoft has also grabbed the typo domains microsoftede.com and microsoftegde.com. But in a sign that when it … Who nee……



Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Reporter: Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry’s most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being… Source: Domaining     



Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Reporter: Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry’s most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being… Source: Domaining     



Just Added: Three New Delegations

By andrew Calzone.org: Three new Top Level Domains have been delegated into the internet’s root zone file. The delegation of a Top Level Domain into the root zone file indicates that the TLD is “live” on the internet. Calzone allows you to subscribe to any TLD phase, category, or script. If you subscribe to Calzone,…



Just Added: Three New Delegations

By andrew Calzone.org: Three new Top Level Domains have been delegated into the internet’s root zone file. The delegation of a Top Level Domain into the root zone file indicates that the TLD is “live” on the internet. Calzone allows you to subscribe to any TLD phase, category, or script. If you subscribe to Calzone,…



ICM Just Made $1.2 Million On Sunrise Registrations For A $370K Investment

By Michael Berkens The Domains: The ICM registry, which is the operator of .XXX, announced a short time ago that their two new extensions .porn and .adult each got around 4,000 registrations in the Sunrise Period which was opened to trademark holders. The wholesale cost for each sunrise registration was just $62, which is quite…



ICM Just Made $1.2 Million On Sunrise Registrations For A $370K Investment

By Michael Berkens The Domains: The ICM registry, which is the operator of .XXX, announced a short time ago that their two new extensions .porn and .adult each got around 4,000 registrations in the Sunrise Period which was opened to trademark holders. The wholesale cost for each sunrise registration was just $62, which is quite…



Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences – CNNMoney

CNN.com: Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences CNNMoney The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry’s most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being a new gTLD … and more &ra… Source: Domaining     



Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences – CNNMoney

CNN.com: Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences CNNMoney The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry’s most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being a new gTLD … and more &ra… Source: Domaining     



Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Reporter: Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences GlobeNewswire (press release) The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry’s most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being a new gTLD … Source: Domaining     



Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Reporter: Rightside to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences GlobeNewswire (press release) The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry’s most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being a new gTLD … Source: Domaining     



FreddieGray.com Listed for Sale on GoDaddy

By Elliot Silver The major news story that has dominated the headlines around the US over the last week or so has been the death of Freddie Gray and the public response in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. I was curious to see when/if the FreddieGray.com domain name was registered by someone, and it looks…



Name Ninja: “79% Of Startups May Be Using A “Risky” Domain Name”

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Startups without the optimal domain name face an uphill marketing battle. Choosing a hard-to-spell name that fails the “Radio Test” is the number one problem, followed by not having the exact match .com domain. Seventy-nine percent of the startups participating … → Source: Domaining     



Name Ninja: “79% Of Startups May Be Using A “Risky” Domain Name”

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Startups without the optimal domain name face an uphill marketing battle. Choosing a hard-to-spell name that fails the “Radio Test” is the number one problem, followed by not having the exact match .com domain. Seventy-nine percent of the startups participating … → Source: Domaining     



Confidential information exposed over 300 times in ICANN security snafu – The Register

TheRegister: The Register Confidential information exposed over 300 times in ICANN security snafu The Register Two months after claiming there was “no indication” that confidential information was exposed in a security cock-up, domain name overseer ICANN has admitted it happened on at least 330 occasions. Following an audit of its main … Source: Domaining     



RadioShack domain auction : May 6th deadline looms

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: May 6th is the deadline for parties interested in submitting bids for the intellectual property of now defunct RadioShack. The auction includes numerous assets, including registered trademarks, patents, franchise relationships and even a database of 65 million customers! Let’s not forget the domain portfolio, comprising of 295 … Source: Domaining     



RadioShack domain auction : May 6th deadline looms

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: May 6th is the deadline for parties interested in submitting bids for the intellectual property of now defunct RadioShack. The auction includes numerous assets, including registered trademarks, patents, franchise relationships and even a database of 65 million customers! Let’s not forget the domain portfolio, comprising of 295 … Source: Domaining     



.Porn and .Adult domain names break sunrise records

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Provocative domains, low pricing, marketing and promotion with Trademark Clearinghouse boost early numbers for new adult domains. ICM Registry announced today that its .Porn and .Adult domain names each received about 4,000 registrations during the sunrise trademark period. That’s more than any other new top level domain names ……



.Porn and .Adult domain names break sunrise records

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Provocative domains, low pricing, marketing and promotion with Trademark Clearinghouse boost early numbers for new adult domains. ICM Registry announced today that its .Porn and .Adult domain names each received about 4,000 registrations during the sunrise trademark period. That’s more than any other new top level domain names ……



Record Breaking: .Porn and .Adult Gets Around 4K Sunrise Registrations Each: 10X+ More Than Any A…

By Michael Berkens The Domains: ICM Registry, the registry operator for the .XXX, .PORN, and .ADULT top-level domains (TLDs), announces the close of its .PORN and .ADULT Sunrise periods today with record setting numbers for new gTLD’s The Sunrise periods, which allows trademark owners the first opportunity to secure names in .PORN and .ADULT, resulted…



Record Breaking: .Porn and .Adult Gets Around 4K Sunrise Registrations Each: 10X+ More Than Any A…

By Michael Berkens The Domains: ICM Registry, the registry operator for the .XXX, .PORN, and .ADULT top-level domains (TLDs), announces the close of its .PORN and .ADULT Sunrise periods today with record setting numbers for new gTLD’s The Sunrise periods, which allows trademark owners the first opportunity to secure names in .PORN and .ADULT, resulted…



YouTube Millionaires: Peter Hollens Succeeds With “Hands On” Approach – Tubefilter

Reporter: Tubefilter YouTube Millionaires: Peter Hollens Succeeds With “Hands On” Approach Tubefilter … I just enjoy covering the songs people ask for the most….If they start asking for more originals I’ll do it for sure. I’ve only done a few originals so far, but I’ve done a lot of public domain folk songs and I’d…



YouTube Millionaires: Peter Hollens Succeeds With “Hands On” Approach – Tubefilter

Reporter: Tubefilter YouTube Millionaires: Peter Hollens Succeeds With “Hands On” Approach Tubefilter … I just enjoy covering the songs people ask for the most….If they start asking for more originals I’ll do it for sure. I’ve only done a few originals so far, but I’ve done a lot of public domain folk songs and I’d…



.Me Passes 800K Registrations

By Michael Berkens The Domains: The .Me Registry announced today that they passed the 800,000 mark in the number of registered domain names. If .Me was a new gTLD and not a ccTLD it would be the 2nd most registered, however they have not offered to my knowledge free domain names at any point Here…



.Me Passes 800K Registrations

By Michael Berkens The Domains: The .Me Registry announced today that they passed the 800,000 mark in the number of registered domain names. If .Me was a new gTLD and not a ccTLD it would be the 2nd most registered, however they have not offered to my knowledge free domain names at any point Here…



A reimagining of the new gtld program

By Raymond Hackney NamePros.com: In looking at the past 16 months of new gtld launches, sales, registration numbers and debates, one wonders what might have been ? Now this article falls under Domain Name fan fiction. One day a man had a dream and in his dream he read the following: ICANN announces they will…



A reimagining of the new gtld program

By Raymond Hackney NamePros.com: In looking at the past 16 months of new gtld launches, sales, registration numbers and debates, one wonders what might have been ? Now this article falls under Domain Name fan fiction. One day a man had a dream and in his dream he read the following: ICANN announces they will…



Short domain names lead expired domain name sales

By Joseph Peterson Domain Name Wire: Joseph Peterson reviews the past week of expired domain name sales at NameJet. China and the USA take turns as king of the mountain. Last week, an English domain was perched on top of our pile of expired NameJet auctions. This week China occupies both the #1 and #3…



Short domain names lead expired domain name sales

By Joseph Peterson Domain Name Wire: Joseph Peterson reviews the past week of expired domain name sales at NameJet. China and the USA take turns as king of the mountain. Last week, an English domain was perched on top of our pile of expired NameJet auctions. This week China occupies both the #1 and #3…



Canuck ingenuity : Canadian domainers open up domain space beyond .CA

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: We love Canadians. Some of the top domain investors are Canucks; the land up north offers ample resources in oil, fish, hockey pucks, beavers, beer and of course domain names that end in .CA. With the domain name space expanding, there is no provision for Canadaphiles to register domain names in dot…



NewYork.Cab Auction at $20,500 on Flippa Now Suspended

By Raymond Hackney DomainCrunch.com: The auction for NewYork.cab has been suspended as it looks like the seller and the top bidder have both been suspended. The auction was getting some talk on places like … Read More Source: Domaining     



EnCirca Now Accepting Registrations from Dispensing Pharmacies

By admin Encirca.com: April 30, 2015 – Boston, MA – EnCirca, Registrar for the Dot Pharmacy Registry is now processing .Pharmacy domain registrations from Dispensing Pharmacies who have been verified by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). The Limited Registration phase for Dispensing Pharmacies runs until June 2. The Dispensing Ph… Source: Domaining…



How One Tweet Cost Twitter $8billion in Market Cap

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Twitter has been under pressure for the last couple days as a disappointing earning release caused the stock to take a dive. The dive started earlier than normal for a bad earnings report. Companies usually wait til after the close for release and full dissemination. A Tweet that went out…



ICANN’s bill for clawing global DNS from Uncle Sam: $7m and counting – The Register

TheRegister: The Register ICANN’s bill for clawing global DNS from Uncle Sam: $7m and counting The Register Domain-name overseer ICANN is failing in two fundamental tasks, according to the US government, while spending millions of dollars of internet users’ money trying to take control of the critical IANA technical contract. In a letter … Source:…



Dumb ICANN bug revealed secret financial data to new gTLD applicants

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Secret financial projections were among 330 pieces of confidential data revealed by an ICANN security bug. Over the last two years, a total of 19 new gTLD applicants used the bug to access data belonging to 96 applicants and 21 registry operators. That’s according to ICANN, which released the results of…



A name that failed the “radio test” was hurting this real estate business

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Old name led to a “word-of-mouth” issue for company. Technology-driven real estate startup TripleMint just raised $1.65 million from investors. It’s also changing its name from one that caused it problems. TripleMint used to be called Suitey, a name that I don’t know how to say, and if someone…



Maple App Upgrades to Maple.com

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I miss living in Manhattan, primarily because of all the food options that aren’t available to me in the suburbs. I read an article in Wired about a new dining option in New York City called Maple, and it looks like the startup wisely secured the Maple.com domain name last month….



ChinesePot.com owner can keep domain name despite not responding to UDRP

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Owner of ChinesePod.com loses case against ChinesePot.com. Language instruction service Chinesepod Limited, which uses the domain name ChinesePoD.com, has lost a UDRP against the owner of ChinesePoT.com. It’s a case of a “typo” also being a common word. The owner of ChinesePot.com didn’t respond to the UDRP, b… Source:…



UDRP over domain ‘Chinese pot’ .com denied at the WIPO

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Talk of this UDRP as if the kettle is calling the pot black – or something like that. Chinesepod Limited of London, United Kingdom, got all pissy-headed and filed a UDRP against the owners of the domain ChinesePot.com. Now then, we aren’t sure whether the registrant had the porcelain kind in mind,…



Nielsen teams with Roku to measure Net video viewership – USA TODAY

Reporter: USA TODAY Nielsen teams with Roku to measure Net video viewership USA TODAY Nielsen has a deal with Net video streaming product maker Roku to measure advertising viewed by those watching Net-delivered video. The agreement, the first to cover ads viewed on Net video broadcasts, would bring sales of those ads on par with…



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