Day: July 8, 2015

DSAD DAILY AUCTION RECAP

By Aaron Johnson DomainShane.com: Welcome to the recap. My comments are in bold. I will have yesterdays results and today’s on this post. I apologize for missing it but stuff came up! GoDaddy 7/7 MrTickets.com I would go to Mister Tickets to get my tickets. 19 years old MrTickets.com: $1,225. I bet Mr Tickets is…



Thesis.com Purchased For $100K By Parent Co. Of WordPress Saved In UDRP

By Michael Berkens The Domains: In a very interesting UDRP, Chris Pearson who owns the WordPress Theme of Thesis, lost its bid to grab the domain name Thesis.com from the parent company that owns and operates WordPress, Automattic, Inc. According to the UDRP, Respondent and Complainant were both approached by a third-party about purchasing the…



Weekly Domain Brokerage Listings – 7/8

By Elliot Silver I have published the domain broker submitted listings below. This week, submissions came from Sedo and Media Options. If you want to buy one of the domain names that was listed, please get in touch with the broker directly. You are invited to list one of your own domain names for sale…



Brandable domain name sales week 28.

By Doron Vermaat DNGeek.com: Last week I reported that Oomi.com went for $130,650 on DropCatch, making it one of this years largest brandable sales so far but as it turns out the winning bidder never paid up. The domain name is currently on auction again with a high bid of $1,705 and 15 hours to…



Uniregistry : $1 dollar domains and summer discount sales

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: July is the month of sales at Uniregistry. There are plenty of available gTLDs to choose from, and a large premium portfolio in .click, .club, .yoga and more. Among the new available extensions, one cannot miss .cafe and .express, each priced at $29.88 per year. If you’re after deals, however, you can’t…



Logitech Rebrands As Logi— Rolls Out Logi (.com); Yelp This: Google Algo Killing Off Competition…

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Man Killed By Robot: Get Used To It; The coolest and most powerful people over 40 in Silicon Valley; This Medical Charity Made $3.3 Billion From a Single Pill; Make too many smartphones, and you’ve got a classic case of too much supply and not enough demand and…..



Flippa Recap: VYC.com, Koalas.com, 0845.com, FAJA.com, Portfolios, More

By Aaron DomainShane.com: Some Domains That Sold VYC.com @ $16,600 (Editors’ Choice) // [Confirmation Pending] – Other recent LLL.com comps include AFJ.com at $27,200, BQI.com at $17,119, and EXN.com at $19,600. Koalas.com @ $10,001 (Editors’ Choice) – Animals are pricey……Pig.com sold for $125,000 in 2010, Sharks.com for $140,000 way … Source: Domaining     



Satellite Images Show Economies Growing and Shrinking in Real Time – Bloomberg

Reporter: Bloomberg Satellite Images Show Economies Growing and Shrinking in Real Time Bloomberg Investors can mine them to pick stocks. “This is one of those … For much of the nearly six decades since Sputnik first circled Earth, satellites have mainly been the exclusive domain of the richest governments and companies, costing billions and ……



ICANN running the global internet? It’s gonna be OK, it’s gonna be OK, US … – The Register

TheRegister: The Register ICANN running the global internet? It’s gonna be OK, it’s gonna be OK, US … The Register US Congress was soothed Wednesday morning over the fundamental shift of the IANA contract, which oversees the running of the global internet, from the US government to non-profit domain overlord ICANN, but significant quest… Source:…



Perth’s residential rental prices continue to drop – ABC Online

Reporter: ABC Online Perth’s residential rental prices continue to drop ABC Online The average cost of renting a house in Perth has dropped 4.4 per cent in the past three months, according to figures released by real estate marketing group Domain. The median rent dropped to $430 in the three months to June 2015, compared…



$7.4 Million A Year Youtube Star Pewdiepie Responds To Commenters Angry About His Millions Of Dol…

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: The Future of Mobile May Not Look Like Apps; Google’s Waze Launches Ride-Sharing App In Israel; Why It Took Zappos Labs Five Tries To Admit Failure; Video ad content is now pervasive and powerful; 5 SEO Mainstays That Will Never Change; The best times to tweet to get…



From Beginner to Pro: A Complete Guide to Tripling Your Email Conversion Rate

By Neil Patel You’re building your email list, right? If you’re not, you need to start today. Email is by far the most effective marketing channel we have today. Capterra found that the average return on $1 spent on email marketing is $44.25. Nothing else comes even close. Think about it: email gives you the…



Weekly Domain Brokerage Listings – 7/8

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I have published the domain broker submitted listings below. This week, submissions came from Sedo and Media Options. If you want to buy one of the domain names that was listed, please get in touch with the broker directly. You are invited to list one of your own domain names for…



Pair of 6-Figure Sales and a Half-Dozen 3-Letter .Coms Highlight This Week’s Sales Chart

DNJournal: The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. While it was another big week for the .coms, fans of new gTLDs and ccTLDs also have reasons to be happy. The new G’s saw their third 6-figure sale in less than a month. Source: Domaining     



Playa Games, Maker of Online SFGame Played By 40M: Found Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

By Michael Berkens The Domains: Playa Games GmbH which is the creator and operator of an online game called “Shakes & Fidget” which it says is known as “SFGAME” was just found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking on the domain name SFGame.com The decision was handed down by the one member UDRP panel of…



OUR SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT ON UDRP PANELISTS

By Howard Neu NeusNews.com: There are some new interesting developments in decisions made at both WIPO and NAF concerning panelists involved. For the first time ever, there is a substantial cross-over of Panelists that have been deciding UDRP cases in BOTH WIPO and NAF. Here is our 6 month list of overall panelists who have…



Workbetter.com lawsuit dismissed after judge disses case

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Judge says it looked like a “set up”. Just one day after appearing in court and having the judge deny a motion for preliminary injunction, Office Space Solutions has dismissed a cybersquatting lawsuit over the domain name WorkBetter.com. The company, which is launching a new business called Work Better,…



The new playing field : gTLDs with Sevan Derderian

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sevan Derderian works with the business development team of Uniregistry, as an experienced domain professional. A year and a half since the launch of the new gTLDs that have expanded the Internet name space by more than 6 million domains, there are still some skeptics out there. Sevan’s recent post addresses these…



Rents rise in most Australian cities as investors flood into the housing market – The Guardian

Reporter: The Guardian Rents rise in most Australian cities as investors flood into the housing market The Guardian The median weekly rent for a Sydney house is $530, an increase of 1.9% over the past quarter while units were steady at $500. Domain senior economist Dr Andrew Wilson said a combination of factors, including the…



Ca Ching Frank Schilling: Microsoft Garage Launches Tossup Apps for Android and IoS!

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Launching with its EMD still in Franks hands, Tossup is the latest app released by the Microsoft Garage, which exists to challenge conventional thinking and focuses on experimentation and creating products that people want. Following in the spirit of earlier Garage releases, core engineering teams throughout Microsoft are…



Verisign Announces Grand Prize Winner of #InternetOfficial Contest

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Verisign announced the Grand Prize Winner of the #InternetOfficial contest. It is KidsCookDinner.com, registered through Network Solutions. New York-based Kate K. submitted the most descriptive, memorable and original COM domain name that resonated with the five judges and received the … → Source: Domaining     



1775 Items – Sharing Results of a Large Research Project – Keywords – Brands Reg Fee Opps

By DomainBELL.com DropGRABS.com: Today’s List Includes Research Project – Exclusively Posting Results ONLY on DropGrabs.com 1775+ items Related to Brands and 3d ………. ALSO FOR SALE TatZilla.com Contact Me sales@DomainBELL.com . Now On to the List of Treats Below — Available — Grab for Reg Fee …………………. Source: Domaining     



As Greeks are cut from the Internet, can tech community throw a lifeline? – Fortune

Reporter: Fortune As Greeks are cut from the Internet, can tech community throw a lifeline? Fortune This means physical goods are no longer turning up in Greek ports, but it also means a big blow for Greece’s digital economy, which relies on foreign providers for everything from payment processing to domain names to basic computing…



A Must Read Interview with Kevin Fink on all things Flippa

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Kevin Fink came back for a second interview and delved into a wide variety of topics. From shill bids, to brokerage, to escrow and more. We hope you enjoy the interview and feel free to ask questions in the comments. We are sitting down again with Kevin Fink to talk all…



WordPress wins another round against Chris Pearson

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Thesis creator loses cybersquatting case. Automattic, the company behind WordPress, has successfully defended a challenge by Thesis developer Chris Pearson over the domain name Thesis.com. Pearson had a high profile spat with WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg about five years ago. Pearson had released his Thesis software with a licens……



Strickling: Congress Will Vet Domain Name Hand-off – Multichannel News

Reporter: BuzzFeed News Strickling: Congress Will Vet Domain Name Hand-off Multichannel News The House Communications Subcommittee held a hearing Wednesday (July 8) on the plan to transition oversight of ICANN’s domain naming functions (IANA) to a multistakeholder model and there were a number of key takeaways, summed up neatly by …… Source: Domaining     



Qatar Airways Loses 2nd UDRP in a Month On 15 Year Old DiscoverQatar.com

By Michael Berkens The Domains: Qatar Airways Q.C.S.C. of Doha, Qatar, just lost a second UDRP in a month, its attempt to grab the domain name DiscoverQatar.com Last month the state owned Airlines lost a UDRP on two other generic domain names, discoverqatar.org and qatartourism.org last month. The domain holder represented himself in the UDRP…



Has Greece Got A Deal For You; Elon Musk Envisions Pizza Parlors, Iron Ore Factories On Mars

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Alcatel-Lucent CTO: “I don’t really believe in the Internet of Things for consumers”; Top 10 Stats Behind the Power of Video Marketing; Messaging system aims to connect users across generations; Anyone can learn coding for free by completing projects for nonprofits; Thought catcher automatically converts users’ ideas into…



Mike Mann’s BroadSpectrum.com Sells for $75,000

By James Iles NamePros.com: I post updates on Mike Mann’s domain sales for a couple of reasons; firstly, I think it gives the NamePros community some extra motivation to see what’s possible, and secondly knowing about these deals can give you some insight into how one of the best in the industry conducts his business….



A Dozen end user domain name sales

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Newell Rubbermaid among end user domain name buyers. The holiday week slowed sales at Sedo, with the company handling 501 transactions for about $1 million last week. I had difficulty finding the usual number of end user sales, but there are some goods ones in here. Newell Rubbermaid got…



Register gold, golf, plus, tours now

By admin Encirca.com: General Availability – first-come, first-serve: .gold $100 .golf $50 .plus $30 .tours $50 EAP – Available at special pricing before general availability: .cafe – Depends .express – Depends .news – Depends .site – Depends Find out more about our sunrise, landrush and general availability offerings … Source: Domaining     



Turkish Towels are fluffy and bounce off a UDRP against the dot .com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The Turkish Towel Company brought a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum, against the registrant of the domain TurkishTowels.com. With a long tradition in cotton and textile weaving, Turkey is a major exporter of linens, including towels. The term “Turkish towels” is thus descriptive, indicating a country of origin. Des… Source: Domaining…



14 Year Old GSUS.com (Jesus in Spanish) Saved In UDRP From TM Holder of G-SUS

By Michael Berkens The Domains: G-Hold License B.V. just lost its bid to grab the domain name gsus.com which is owned by Vertical Axis, Inc in a UDRP. gsus.com is the spanish word for Jesus. Vertical Axis registered the domain name Respondent registered the disputed domain name on October 14, 2001. Vertical Axis was represented…



Verisign Announces $30K Winner of #InternetOfficial Contest: KidsCookDinner.com

By Michael Berkens The Domains: Verisign the registry for the .com registry has announced the Grand Prize Winner of it’s #InternetOfficial contest. It’s KidsCookDinner.com, registered through Network Solutions! “”New York-based Kate K. submitted the most descriptive, memorable and original new .COM domain name that resonated with our five judges a… Source: Domaining     



June’s Top 5 stories on Domain Name Wire

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Two lawsuits headline last month’s top stories on Domain Name Wire. What happened to lawyers taking extended summer vacations? The top two stories on Domain Name Wire last month were about lawsuits, one involving WordPress and one that could result in a reverse domain name hijacking complaint. Here’s a…



Go Daddy Auction Picks 7-8-15

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Go Daddy Auction Picks 7-8-15 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com A good number of 4L.com today on the list, not too many numerics. AffordMore.com is a catchy name to be used in an ad campaign, anything from a car, home to appliances. AnswerForum.com is not bad for those forum domain buyers, from time…



Slacker dot-brands get ICANN reprieve

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Wannabe dot-brands that dawdled and lost the chance to sign a new gTLD registry agreement with ICANN have been given a second shot. ICANN yesterday introduced a new Application Eligibility Reinstatement process that will enable applicants to change their application status from the dead end of “Will Not Proceed”. To demon……



Flippa Weekly Domain Sales: 1095.com $17,566, Dobi.com $9,750

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Highest sales this week at Flippa were the domain names 1095.com that sold for $17,566. .io did very well this week with 6 sales. Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 8 domains of this week’s list. There were 14 … → Source: Domaining     



Chinese registrar goes AWOL, gets terminated

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Chinese registrar name2host.com has had its accreditation terminated by ICANN for failing to comply with an audit. According to the compliance notice (pdf), ICANN has been chasing the company since March but has encountered only disconnected phones and unanswered emails. It seems name2host.com’s principals were all using Hotmai… Source: Domaining     



BlackBerry Limited Registers Android Domain Names

By Jamie Zoch The Domains: BlackBerry Limited has registered the domain name AndroidSecured.com adding to recent rumors that they may have a device called BlackBerry Venice that will have an Android operating system. Source: Domaining     



DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

By ShaneCultra DomainShane.com: Heading to Chicago today for the Cubs/Rook Media/Domain Sponsor meetup. I lived in Chicago several years and despite not living there for 20 years I still visit 5 to 10 times a year. I actually lived 500 feet from Wrigley for 3 years. It will be like coming home. Looking forward to…



There are now over 1,000 top-level domains

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: The number of top-level domains on the internet has topped 1,000 for the first time. The delegation of seven new gTLDs today — .studio, .live, .jprs, .game, .bcn, .barcelona and .airtel — took the total number of TLDs in the DNS root zone to 1,002. The DI database breaks the count…



Paul Allen Decides To Go With .Fish instead of buying the .com from Most Wanted Domains

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Jay Westerdal blogged on Tuesday about Microsoft co – founder and billionaire Paul Allen going with a .Fish domain. Allen chose to go with SmartCatch.fish instead of purchasing SmartCatch.com. Allen registered the domain at the end of March and regged it out til 2020. The interesting thing about this story…



A look at Dot Luxury One Year In To The Process

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Tony Kirsch of ARI Registry Services posted an interview with Monica Kirchner of Dot Luxury. Tony was looking to get some perspective on how things are going one year into the process. Dot Luxury names are not cheap, checking out a few registrars: TheDomains.Luxury $780 101Domain TheDomains.Luxury $724.99 Name.com TheDomains.Luxury…



$124,393 in Sales on July 7th – huichen.com sold for $8,868 – Daily Market Report

By NameBio NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was huichen.com which sold for $8,868 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 185 sales for a total of $124,393 with an average sale price of $672. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 80% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount increased…



Daily Sales Recap Huichen.com closes at $8,868 on NameJet

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Sales Recap 7-7-15 Nothing too exciting today Huichen.com closed at $8,868 on NameJet. There were a couple nice 4l.com PCTC.com closed at $3,200 and TVMA.com closed at $2,450. OCRE.com closed at $2,500 on Flippa. QYJJ.com closed at $1,337 on Go Daddy. There was an interesting group of related names as…



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