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Domain Name News: February 27 Week in Review

Domain Name News: February 27 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Google Pays $25 Million for .App Top Level Domain
• Minds + Machines Patent App for Using Domain Names As Currency
• Google: Make Your Website Mobile Friendly By April 21…or Suffer
• ICANN Ditches Plan to Give Governments More Power
• Verisign Sues .XYZ and Negari for “False Advertising”
• Namescon Sets Dates and Early Bird Special of $199 for 2016 Show (GET IT TODAY)
• And more!

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Domain Name News: February 20 Week in Review

Domain Name News: February 20 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Rightside Reports 4Q Revenue Up 13.5%: Makes Almost $8 Million On Losing New gTLD Apps
• European Start Up Accelerator Reveals Latest Startups and a Lot of Them Use The .io Extension
• L’oréal Wins New gTLD .Beauty Beating Donuts & Minds + Machines/Adding to Its Huge Vertical
• .Top Domain Apparently Using Spam to Get to The Top
• Renewals at 55% As First New gTLD Junk Drop Begins
• And more!

Domain Name News: February 13 Week in Review

Domain Name News: February 13 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Texas Rangers Get Rangers.com for $375k, MLB Now Missing Just 3 Team Names
• Jeb Bush’s Domain Name Drama
• ICANN CEO Chehade Declines to Backtrack On Domain “Hogging” Comments
• ICA Responds to ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé’s “Hogging” Remarks
• Web Design Company Sues GoDaddy Over “It’s Go Time” Slogan
• And more!

Domain Name News: February 6 Week in Review

Domain Name News: February 6 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• With Cayman Deal, Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry Now Runs ccTLDs Too
• GoDaddy Wants to Patent Domain Suggestions Based On Geography, Business Type
• Donuts: 1.2 Million Domain Registrations Across 150 Extensions
• Vodafone Sells 360.com to 360.cn for $17MM; The 49th Most Visited Site On The Internet
• Rick Schwartz Sells Porno.com for $8,888,888: The 4th Highest Reported Domain Sale of All Time
• And more!

Domain Name News: January 30 Week in Review

Domain Name News: January 30 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Leadpages.net is a Reverse Domain Name Hijacker
• Philadelphia’s City Council’s Domain Name War is On
• .Club Sells $200,000 Domain for $10.99
• GoDaddy to Change Controversial Super Bowl Commercial
• Two Legit Registrars (including Above.com) Held to Account for Lack of Abuse Tracking
• And more!

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Domain Name News: January 23 Week in Review

Domain Name News: January 23 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Verisign Q3 2014 Report: 284 Million Domain Names With 6.8% Growth, 130 Million .com & .net
• .Gay is Gay Enough After All? ICANN Overturns Community Panel Decision
• Forbes: Why, Even After a Year, There’s Still No Land Grab for New Internet Domains
• Domain Hijacking Bug Found in Go Daddy
• “The Donald” Goes After The Domain Trumpcard.com in a UDRP
• And more!

Domain Name News: January 9 Week in Review

Domain Name News: January 9 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• GoDaddy Auctions Implements Bidder Verification
• Andrew Rosenser of Media Options Launches Ganjapreneur.com
• Report: There are Now 286.7 Million Registered Domain Names (1.5% Growth)
• Domain Name Registry Afilias Dumps Planned IPO
• Frank Schilling Laughing As Uniregistry Beats Google to .lol
• And more!

Domain Name News: January 2 Week in Review

Domain Name News: January 2 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• What is Going On With The Huge Increase in Registrars in The Color New gTLD’s .red; .pink; .blue?
• .UK Suspension Problems Worse Than Originally Thought
• Rightside Falls Below $7 a Shares Hitting Another All Time Low: Down 30%+ in 6 Weeks
• One Company Now Owns Almost a Third of All Registrars
• Interesting Rationale for a City Changing Its Domain Name to .GOV
• And more!

Domain Name News: December 19 Week in Review

Domain Name News: December 19 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• .Club Raising More Money, Valued at $25.4 Million
• Union Bank Loses Cases Against Gripe Websites
• .Baby and .MLS Fetch Over $3 Million Each
• Human Glitch Lets Hackers Into ICANN
• NamesCon Acquires DomainFest & Will Be Part of Namescon 2015 Las Vegas
• And much more!

Domain Name News: December 12 Week in Review

Domain Name News: December 12 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
New Poll Says 25% Think Organic Co. Should Have .Organic Domain: But Only 396 Have Been Registered
• Tucows Relaunches Realnames.com (Blast From the Past) as Email Service
• First Live Dot-brand, CITIC Group, Switches BACK to .com
• .CEO Smartens Up in New Promo Video
• Symantec Will Verify .Bank & .Insurance Generic Top-level Domains
• CentralNic Unloads $2.5M Worth of Premium Domains
• NetworkWorld: Companies are movin’ on up to .com domain names
• QNB.com Domain Name Sells for $1 Million
• And much more!

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