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Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Automattic (WordPress) acquires .Blog top level domain name
Big news for top level domains as .blog gets big backing. Automattic, the company behind WordPress, now controls the .blog top level domain name. The company announced plans for the domain name today. Primer Nivel S.A., the company behind My.co, won ...
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May 12, 2016, 7:15 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Daniel Zhang of Xinnet on China domain aftermarket and IDNs
Remarks focus on SMB and enterprise client needs and trends. Xinnet.com, a Chinese registrar in business 23 years, is among the top 20 in the world. Daniel Zhang has been running their domain business unit for the last ten years. In this video from C...
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May 12, 2016, 6:55 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Chinese owner of NBAZ.xyz defends UDRP brought by American bank
…but he didn’t use the “four letter acronym domain has value” defense. The owner of the four letter domain name NBAZ.xyz has successfully defended a cybersquatting complaint filed by National Bank of Arizona. This is notable ...
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May 12, 2016, 3:27 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
How many typos does a drug company need to register?
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals registers over 100 typos for a new drug name. Names of prescription drugs can be difficult to spell, with names like Aciphex, Juxtapid and Xenazine. Drug names put Silicon Valley’s latest vowel-less startups to shame. ...
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May 12, 2016, 2:30 pm
The Domains
The Domains
.Com Passes 127 Million Registrations For 1st Time
According to Verisign, the number of .Com registration passed 127 million for the first time. It was on March 5th 2016 that the number of .Com registrations passed 126 million, so .Com added a net of 1 Million domain names in just over 2 months. Out ...
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May 12, 2016, 2:15 pm
Domain Shane
Domain Shane
DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday, May 12th
  There are a lot of ways to make money in this industry.  One person telling you how they make money is exactly that. How THEY make money.  It may not be the way that works for you.  It’s easy to say buy quality domains at...
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May 12, 2016, 10:12 am
Domain Shane
Domain Shane
AUCTION RECAP, the 10th and 11th of May 2016
The Daily Recap of Shane’s Auction Picks, the 10th and 11th of May 2016 Auction Quick Recap There’s some decent prices on LLLL.com non chips on this list, I don’t know if it’s a trend or just an anomaly. It does seem...
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May 12, 2016, 6:12 am
The Domains
The Domains
How will Google Banning Payday Loan Ads affect Domain Owners ?
Google dealt a blow to Payday lenders and domain investors who have invested in payday loan type domains. A few years back I knew some people getting big parking clicks with Payday loan domain names. The Washington Post published an article on the in...
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May 12, 2016, 4:48 am
Domain Shane
Domain Shane
Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics): Wifor.com, Afero.com, ZeroTech.com, More
The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from the last few months that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website. ZeroTech.com sold for $20,000 at Sed...
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May 12, 2016, 3:24 am
The Domains
The Domains
27.com ends at $1,510,702 Unsold – One Reader did Win $50
27.com closed today at $1,510,702 on NameJet. The domain was unsold. NameJet user First kept fishing for the reserve price but they were not successful. Here are the bidders that bid seven figures: first $1,510,702 5/11/2016 2:20 PM kukku $1,100,000 ...
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May 11, 2016, 9:33 pm
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