Daily archives: May 15th, 2018

To anyone trying to sell all the .APP domains they just bought…good luck

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: So I have been contacted by a handful of people since I started writing about .APP, all have registered a long list of .APP names, and they’re looking to sell. As you guys probably know by now, I’m a nice guy (or at least I try to be) so I respond and…



The best way to flip (Resell) .app domains

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: About the popularity of NNNNNN domains / When both nTLD and .com are available / Wisdom.ai sold for $10,100 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: The best target ROI (Return on investment) when flipping a domain – Everyone…



Get Great Keyword Domains for Startups with Namecheap Easy Payments – Powered by Names.club

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Now certain .CLUB, .SHOP, .MIAMI, .FASHION and other premium names are offered with 60-month Easy Payments at Namecheap.com NEWS PROVIDED BY .CLUB Domains, LLC May 14, 2018, 08:30 ET FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Namecheap, a leading domain name registrar, … → Source: Domaining     



#GDPR now 3rd least popular word, after “Nazi” and “Mother-in-law”

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: GDPR is about to invade the United States, crossing over from Europe, on May 25th. The far-reaching legal concoction devised by Euro bureaucrats, has strict demands and penalties for anyone that dares mess with European data. According to the latest research on popularity, “GDPR” now comes in third after “Nazi”… Source: Domaining…



.SUCKS Launches www.trademarkinfringement.sucks With Intent of Providing Intellectual Property Pr…

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Firebrand Company Promotes Awareness Around Securing Patented Material Ahead of INTA “At .SUCKS, we’ve watched as companies have tried to purchase their own domain names in the past, only to have been beaten to the punch by an alternative force,” … → Source: Domaining     



No Preferential Treatment for .App Domain Names

By Elliot Silver Google has repeatedly stated that new gTLD domain names do not receive any type of boost over .com domain names or domain names with other extensions. In a 2016 Google Hangout that Barry Schwartz hosted with Google’s John Mueller, it was stated that the keywords in the new domain extensions do not…



Iris Spring 2018 “Beyond Whois” Release: More Efficiency, More Pivots, More Answers

By Tim Helming At DomainTools, we are always striving to help our customers carry out their important work faster, more efficiently, and more accurately. To that end, today we are pleased to announce… Source: Blog Domain Tools     



Liquid Domains Overview for Q1 2018 shows 4Ls kept consistent with $4.8M in turnover

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Giuseppe Graziano released the Liquid Domains Overview for Q1 2018. Always a great read and if you own these names you should go over the whole report. From the report 2018 starts with a continuation of the trends observed in our past reports: China continues to gain market share, especially on…



Sedo weekly sales led by Nx.de

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo released their weekly sales and Nx.de was the top sale at 33,320 Euros, ($39,455). iXa.com was the top .com sale at 25,000 Euros, ($29,605). Viagio.com sold for $19,888 and was the second highest .com sale. 35 .com sales 17 cctld sales 9 other tld sales There were two new…



Daily Poll: Will Sports Betting Domain Names Become Popular?

By Elliot Silver Sports betting has been legal in a very limited number of jurisdictions in the United States, including Nevada. Yesterday, the US Supreme Court struck down a federal law banning sports betting outside of specific jurisdictions, and this should open up sports betting in areas throughout the US. I believe a few states…



Sedo.com Releases Weekly Domain Name Sales List 05/08/2018 – 05/14/2018

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Recently released is Sedo’s weekly sales list, a weekly list of public transactions above $2,000. This weeks highlights included the top .com sold as IXA.com at 25,000 EUR ($29,609.62 US), the top ccTLD as NX.de at 33,320 EUR ($39,465.81 US) and the top other as BroadwayTickets.nyc at…



#Sedo sales report : #Domains sold during the week of 5/8/2018 – 5/14/2018

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week between May 8th – May 14th, 2018. This information is provided courtesy of Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. Several big sales this week, with the top 8 domains in the five figure range for .com,…



Liquid domains market: $20M domain sales reported by escrow.com in Q1 2018

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Escrow.com reported nearly $20m in transactions in the 1st quarter of 2018 suggesting a strong start for domain investors in 2018. GGRG Brokerage Consulting and Giuseppe Graziano published the 1st quarter of 2018 Liquid Domains Market Overview partnering with Escrow.com and Estibot’s parent company Intelium and ShortNames.com. This r… Source: Domaining…



Top 10 Domains Owned by Viacom: Including Atom.com, Bet.com and CC.com

By James Iles NamePros.com: Viacom is one of America’s largest brands and the ninth largest broadcasting company in the World. The company operates some of the most powerful brands in media including MTV, Paramount and Nickelodeon. With revenues of over $13 billion last year, the company is seemingly going from strength to strength. Aside from…



Hexonet is locking all domains in prep for GDPR

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company takes precautions to reduce chances of domain theft after GDPR. Domain name registrar Hexonet is taking two security precautions in preparation for GDPR, and I expect other registrars will implement similar changes. First, it is turning on transfer lock for all domain names that aren’t ccTLDs. Customers can…



Hexonet is locking all domains in prep for GDPR

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company takes precautions to reduce chances of domain theft after GDPR. Domain name registrar Hexonet is taking two security precautions in preparation for GDPR, and I expect other registrars will implement similar changes. First, it is turning on transfer lock for all domain names that aren’t ccTLDs. Customers can…



.Travel domains are now easier to register

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Complicated step of acquiring ID number from registry has been removed. Domain name registry Donuts acquired the .travel top level domain name earlier this year. Now, as expected, it has made it easier to register second level .travel domains. Registrants will no longer need to acquire a Unique Identifying…



.Travel domains are now easier to register

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Complicated step of acquiring ID number from registry has been removed. Domain name registry Donuts acquired the .travel top level domain name earlier this year. Now, as expected, it has made it easier to register second level .travel domains. Registrants will no longer need to acquire a Unique Identifying…



GoDaddy gets patent for “Earmarking a short list of favorite domain names or searches”

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Patent describes way to save searches for the benefit of both searchers and registrars. The U.S Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 9,972,041 (pdf) to GoDaddy for “Earmarking a short list of favorite domain names or searches”. The company applied for the patent in February 2015 and…



GoDaddy gets patent for “Earmarking a short list of favorite domain names or searches”

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Patent describes way to save searches for the benefit of both searchers and registrars. The U.S Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 9,972,041 (pdf) to GoDaddy for “Earmarking a short list of favorite domain names or searches”. The company applied for the patent in February 2015 and…



CentralNic makes changes to domain WHOIS for many extensions to comply with GDPR

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: CentralNic announced changes they are planning to make to its registry system in order to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They have published a document (PDF) which describes these changes, how they will affect its registrars, and the timeline for deployment. Changes will be implement… Source:…



CentralNic makes changes to domain WHOIS for many extensions to comply with GDPR

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: CentralNic announced changes they are planning to make to its registry system in order to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They have published a document (PDF) which describes these changes, how they will affect its registrars, and the timeline for deployment. Changes will be implement… Source:…



AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 14, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 14, 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…



AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 14, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 14, 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…



#CentralNic publishes white paper on upcoming changes due to #GDPR

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: CentralNic has published a detailed white paper on upcoming changes, all thanks to the GDPR. The British company manages several distinct TLDs and ccTLDs, including .LA, along with new gTLDs such as .ART and .XYZ. The white paper shares those changes that will define the information publicly shared via the WHOIS for…



Google finally helped new TLDs, but let’s not make it bigger than it really is

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: .App helped, but making a big deal out of a throwaway line in Google’s marketing doesn’t. When ICANN revealed the list of applications for new top level domain names in 2012, it seemed that Google and Amazon would help drive the market for new domain names. Google applied for…



Was the two letter #domain IX .com just sold?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Canadian domain investor and sleuth, George Kirikos, is keeping an eye on a niche of ultra-valuable domains: two letter (LL) .coms. Sometimes, it takes as little of a change as the domain’s status becoming “unlocked,” to indicate an ongoing sale. In the case of IX.com, a premium domain owned by Media Options,…



The Wealthy Are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Dear Mr. Bezos, Cannabis pain killer, Domain Names, Fake News, Bitcoin, Electric Trucks New Cannabis Capsule is SO Powerful It’s Going to Completely Replace ALL Pain Killers Are domains really digital addresses? Your friends who share fake news are either delusional, dogmatic, or religious fundamentalists … Source:…



NameJet notable sales from April

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Major hotel chain lets great geo hotel domain names expire. NameJet reported 132 sales in April for a total of $658,517. As usual, I’ve pulled out the ones that grabbed my attention. Among these is a slew of valuable domain names that hotel chain IHG let expire. At the…



No Preferential Treatment for .App Domain Names

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Google has repeatedly stated that new gTLD domain names do not receive any type of boost over .com domain names or domain names with other extensions. In a 2016 Google Hangout that Barry Schwartz hosted with Google’s John Mueller, it was stated that the keywords in the new domain extensions do…



Daily Poll: Will Sports Betting Domain Names Become Popular?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Sports betting has been legal in a very limited number of jurisdictions in the United States, including Nevada. Yesterday, the US Supreme Court struck down a federal law banning sports betting outside of specific jurisdictions, and this should open up sports betting in areas throughout the US. I believe a few…



89 Domain Discoveries for May 15th

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…



$139k in Sales on May 14th – Bigudi.com sold for $13,295 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Bigudi.com which sold for $13,295 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 217 sales for a total of $139,057 with an average sale price of $641. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 25% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Overstock.com Acquires ClubO.com + More Domain Movers

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: Domain Movers highlights domain name transactions by companies around the world. These early discoveries often highlight new brands, services, products, domain upgrades and much more! Overstock.com, Inc. has acquired ClubO.com from its past owners for an undisclosed amount. The domain has been registered since September 2001 and join… Source: Domaining     



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, May 15th

By Josh E DSAD.com: I haven’t bought any NGTLD’s since the beginning and I’ve only sold a few for low prices. I see the value in the concept but I don’t see the demand. I won’t discourage anyone from trying them out or buying and holding them for the right time, but for me it’s…



Daily Domain Picks 5-15-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 5-15-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: bigudi.com 13,295 USD 2018-05-14 Sedo wisdom.ai 10,100 USD 2018-05-14 Park.io criminologist.com 4,999 USD 2018-05-14 NameJet aquariumfish.com 4,601 USD 2018-05-14 GoDaddy fransilvestrenavarro.com 4,192 USD 2018-05-14 Sedo currenthome.com 3,000 USD 2018-05-14 BuyDomains *data… Source: Domaining     



Court Documents: Toys.com to be Sold Again

By Elliot Silver Toys.com was one of the most expensive domain names ever sold at $5.1 million. The domain name was sold in a 2009 bankruptcy auction, and Toys R Us was the high bidder. Toys R Us is now in bankruptcy, and it looks like the Toys.com domain name may come up for sale…



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