Daily archives: May 8th, 2018

Uniregistry takes the cake when it comes to buying .APP domain names

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: I have been writing about .APP quite a bit over the past week and for good reason, it’s on fire and breaking records when it comes to adoption. Over 100,000 .APP domain names have been registered in the first day of general availability…and I accounted for three of those 100,000 🙂 Last…



Uniregistry takes the cake when it comes to buying .APP domain names

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: I have been writing about .APP quite a bit over the past week and for good reason, it’s on fire and breaking records when it comes to adoption. Over 100,000 .APP domain names have been registered in the first day of general availability…and I accounted for three of those 100,000 🙂 Last…



Live: Google Introduces .App Domain Names

By Elliot Silver Yesterday, I mentioned the Google I/O session about .App domain names. Google is the operator of the .App registry, and the company is holding a session at its developer conference to discuss its newly released .App domain names. The session takes place today at 4pm PDT (7pm EDT). Heres a livestream of…



Concierge.io Rebrands to Travala Because They Couldn’t Get the .Com

By Elliot Silver A cryptocurrency travel startup called Concierge.io announced its decision to rebrand as Travala because it couldn’t get the .com domain name it felt was important. Concierge.com is a domain name owned by Conde Nast that is now used as “all-in-one event concierge platform.” The announcement was published on Medium today. Here’s what…



Over 100,000 .App domains already registered

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Google’s .App domain name pops in first day of general availability. Over 100,000 .app domain names have been registered after less than a day in general availability. Google Tech Lead Ben McIlwain disclosed the number during a talk at Google I/O this afternoon. 30,000 domain names, ostensibly pre-registrations, were…



Daily Checklist For Domain Investors To Be Profitable

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: How GDPR Will Impact Domain Sales / Would you spend $10,000 USD on a single domain or multiple domains? / Showcase your Token domain names / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the … → Source: Domaining     



#GDPR victim? #ExpiredDomains .net no longer offers email notifications of #domains

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The effect of GDPR is reaching far outside of Europe, and Germany-based ExpiredDomains.net apparently is being affected. Beginning tomorrow, May 9th, ExpiredDomains.net will no longer send out emails with domain search results. In a blog post made yesterday without additional explanation, the one liner stated: “The E-Mail Updat… Source: Domaining     



Live: Google Introduces .App Domain Names

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Yesterday, I mentioned the Google I/O session about .App domain names. Google is the operator of the .App registry, and the company is holding a session at its developer conference to discuss its newly released .App domain names. The session takes place today at 4pm PDT (7pm EDT). Heres a livestream…



Zak Muscovitch Unanimously Appointed General Counsel of the ICA

By Elliot Silver When Phil Corwin left the Internet Commerce Association (ICA), domain industry attorney and ICA member Zak Muscovitch stepped up into the role of General Counsel on an interim basis. According to an email I received this morning, Zak has been unanimously approved by the ICA’s Board of Directors as the organization’s General…



Neustar and Sedo cancel domain auction for broadwaytickets.nyc

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: So long suckers! Neustar, the .nyc registry, and Sedo, the auction house responsible for the latest “travel” .nyc auction, have canceled the domain auction for broadwaytickets.nyc that was supposed to end on May 10. Why? Because they can and because they found someone to pay $25,000 for a domain that had…



#Bonjour : Registrant of #French #domain will resist any government attempts to surrender it

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: After the recent fiasco with France.com, the domain registrants of other French domains are up in arms. Bonjour.com, is one such premium domain that emits the French culture and heritage, and thus, in danger. It was registered in 1995, according to WHOIS information provided by DomainTools. Tracy Fogarty, eNaming CEO and founder,…



#Bonjour : Registrant of #French #domain will resist any government attempts to surrender it

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: After the recent fiasco with France.com, the domain registrants of other French domains are up in arms. Bonjour.com, is one such premium domain that emits the French culture and heritage, and thus, in danger. It was registered in 1995, according to WHOIS information provided by DomainTools. Tracy Fogarty, eNaming CEO and founder,…



Internet Commerce Association Names Zak Muscovitch Their New General Counsel

DNJournal: For 6 months the ICA has been looking for someone to replace long-time General Counsel Phil Corwin and it turns out the right guy was already doing the job. Source: Domaining     



Internet Commerce Association Names Zak Muscovitch Their New General Counsel

DNJournal: For 6 months the ICA has been looking for someone to replace long-time General Counsel Phil Corwin and it turns out the right guy was already doing the job. Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: Favorite Travel Domain in .NYC Auction?

By Elliot Silver The .NYC registry (operated by Neustar and advertising on this website) is hosting an auction of travel-related .NYC domain names. The auction is being held on Sedo and there are a couple of days remaining in the auction. There are 24 domain names up for auction, and the auctions have reserve prices…



Concierge.io Rebrands to Travala Because They Couldn’t Get the .Com

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: A cryptocurrency travel startup called Concierge.io announced its decision to rebrand as Travala because it couldn’t get the .com domain name it felt was important. Concierge.com is a domain name owned by Conde Nast that is now used as “all-in-one event concierge platform.” The announcement was shared on a Reddit bo……



GoDaddy adding more expired domain registrars, increasing European aftermarket presence

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: GoDaddy’s aftermarket business continues to grow. Get ready for more expired domain name inventory at GoDaddy. The company is adding inventory from a couple of new registrars this summer, GoDaddy VP Paul Nicks told DNW yesterday. While he didn’t name the registrars, I wouldn’t be surprised to see Namecheap…



Without a matching #application dot .APP #domains are a waste of money

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Speculators rejoiced wildly today, as dot .APP hit general availability. After a week of decreasing prices from a shockingly high $10k first day, dot .APP domains can now be registered for a base price, around $20 dollars. The Google-owned gTLD is quite promising, being promoted to a tech user base: Application and…



Warren Buffett says bitcoin is ‘rat poison’

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Warren Buffet, Bitcoin, Emotional Intelligence, Cannabis, Autism, Lawyers, Startups Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work Today: Gen-X, Career, Branding, Monetizing Data, Bitcoin Medical Cannabis Treatment for Autism to Begin Clinical Trials Could clinical trials … Source: Domaining     



CIRA has a record year for regs

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Canadian ccTLD registry CIRA says its fiscal 2018 was its best year yet for new .ca registrations. The company today said it registered 537,941 names in the year to the end of March. Its previous record, from its FY12, was 511,900. Its current total domains under management was 2,736,980, an all-time…



Zak Muscovitch named General Counsel of ICA

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Interim GC loses the interim. Attorney Zak Muscovitch has been named General Counsel of Internet Commerce Association, a group that advocates for domain investor interests. Muscovitch has been serving as interim General Counsel since late last year after Phil Corwin left the organization to work for Verisign. In an…



AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 7, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 7, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had…



Zak Muscovitch Unanimously Appointed General Counsel of the ICA

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: When Phil Corwin left the Internet Commerce Association (ICA), domain industry attorney and ICA member Zak Muscovitch stepped up into the role of General Counsel on an interim basis. According to an email I received this morning, Zak has been unanimously approved by the ICA’s Board of Directors as the organization’s…



Behind The Keyword – Spotlight on “App”

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Welcome to Behind The Keyword, I will be taking a look at the most popular keywords that sell, get listed and get developed. Whether it be on big marketplaces like Sedo and Afternic or specialty sites like BrandBucket. Today we are looking at the keyword – App Some App related statistics:…



MMX rejected three takeover bids before buying .xxx

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: MMX talked to three other domain name companies about potentially selling itself before deciding instead to go on the offensive, picking up ICM Registry for about $41 million. The company came out of a year-long strategic review on Friday with the shock news that it had agreed to buy the .xxx,…



Daily Poll: Favorite Travel Domain in .NYC Auction?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: The .NYC registry (operated by Neustar and advertising on this website) is hosting an auction of travel-related .NYC domain names. The auction is being held on Sedo and there are a couple of days remaining in the auction. There are 24 domain names up for auction, and the auctions have reserve…



A first? UDRP complainant argues others’ use of trademark is proof

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Complainant also asks the panel to simply ignore one of the three requirements of UDRP. Here’s a bizarre cybersquatting dispute… A New York company called Unplugg, Inc. filed a UDRP against the domain name unplugg.com. The company only has rights in the Unplugg mark starting this year, which is…



111 Domain Discoveries for May 8th

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise…



$137k in Sales on May 7th – Tempt.com sold for $32,001 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Tempt.com which sold for $32,001 at GoDaddy. NameBio recorded 221 sales for a total of $137,349 with an average sale price of $621. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 16% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount…



ICANN flips off governments over Whois privacy

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN has formally extended its middle finger to its Governmental Advisory Committee for only the third time, telling the GAC that it cannot comply with its advice on Whois privacy. It’s triggered a clause in its bylaws used to force both parties to the table for urgent talks, first used when…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, May 8th

By Josh E DSAD.com: There’s a ton of 6N’s with bids that have 0’s at auction today, there’s been a few with bids the last couple of days but this is significantly more. I almost think it’s like a fake out or something, since you can hand register 6n’s with 0’s and no 4. I’m…



Daily Domain Picks 5-8-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 5-8-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: I did love seeing a $10,000 sale of TI-Media.com. Tempt.com was the big winner on the day, the one word .com closed at $32,001. tempt.com 32,001 USD 2018-05-07 GoDaddy ti-media.com 10,000 USD 2018-05-07 Sedo recruits.com 5,000 USD 2018-05-07 Sedo td.de 4,890 USD 2018-05-07…



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