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Domain Name News: October 31 Week in Review

Domain Name News: October 31 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
• .ooo Owner Infinibeam Isn’t Just Crazy, It’s a Misinformation Machine
• New gTLDs Top 3 Million
• Domain Holdings Sold Nearly $10 Million in Domain Names Last Quarter
• .Biz Domain Name Registrations Fall Under 2.5 Million
• ICANN Terminates Deadbeat Registrar; May Cancel Morocco Meeting Over Ebola Fear
• And much more!

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Domain Name News: October 17 Week in Review

Domain Name News: October 17 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
• ICANN: 36,732 Complaints Filed Against Registrars & 853 Complaints Against Registries
• .ooo Domain Name Takes Over…
• .Club Leads All New gTLD’s in Number of Sites in Alexa Top 1 Million
• Gigaom: The Latest New York City “Land Rush” is Already Turning Into a Party for Cyber-squatters
• DNpric.es: There Have Been Over $1 Million in New gTLD Domain Name Sales
• $1.25 Million Domain Name Photo.com Hit With UDRP
• Radix Buys .Tech From Dot Tech LLC and Plans a Q1 2015 Launch
• And much more!

Domain Name News: October 10 Week in Review

Domain Name News: October 10 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
Radix Buys .Tech From Dot Tech
• New gTLD 1st Day Registrations: .NYC 26,853, .City 4,094, .Lawyer 3,240, .Attorney 2,156, .Desi 320
• Big Apple’s New .NYC Domain Has Strong Showing
• See GoDaddy’s Clever .NYC Barge Ad
• Moniker’s Transition-related Security Holes Come to Light
• Uniregistry Wins .Cars gTLD
• And much more!

The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you.

Domain Name News: October 3 Week in Review

Domain Name News: October 3 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
Analyst: New TLDs to Hit $500 Million in 3 Years
• As Many As 5,000 .com’s Taken Away By Sealed Court Order By Verisign Including Some Owned by Mike Berkens
• Donuts Aims for Million Domain Name Milestone This Month
• Google Entering The Domain Business…
• Future Media Architects Transfers 100,000 Domains to Uniregistry
• Frank T. Schilling Registers 12k+ Domains In His Own Name
• The Rick Schwartz Roast
• Escrow.com Acquires Agreed.com Escrow Service
• And much more!

Domain Name News: September 27 Week in Review

Domain Name News: September 27 Week in Review

The Week of Domaining In Review: September 27, 2014.

The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you.

Escrow.com Acquires Agreed.com Escrow Service…, Top Level Design Wins .design…, Mike Robertson Joins Directnic As…, Trademark Submissions at TMCH are…, Spamhaus Wins Spamhaus.com in UDRP,…, LasVegasWeekly.com: “Why The .Vegas Launch…, .Scot Gets 4,509 Domain Names…, Idn ccTLD عراق From The…, Is Verisign’s Plan for a…, NEUSTAR Requests The Release of…, Minds + Machines’ Numbers Show…, Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names…, .Direct Launches Today Here are…, Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names…, Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names…, Minds + Machines Report: £2.9MM…, Uniregistry Wins .Auto; Donuts Wins…, Is Verisign’s .Net in Trouble?, Minds + Machines Wins .Law…, Afilias Loses Chinese .Info As…, M+M Turns Profit On The…, Report: 1,500 .SCOT Domain Registered…, .ooo Should Rename It’s New…, .RICH & .ONL to Have…, .ooo Sales Targets are Batshit…, Sun City Casino Gambles On…, Sun City Casino Gambles On…, Next New gTLD Program Probably…, Multiple Live gTLDs Will Be…, GoDaddy 15%+ .LONDON Domains Registered…, Latest Domain Name Scam Spoofs…, New TLD Rollout to Slow…, CentralNic: Early New TLD Demand…, Comcast Users Report Name Collision…, Donuts Snatches Four New gTLDs…, CentralNic Issues Interim Results for…, ICANN: Looks Like 2nd Round…, Fight Over ICANN’s $400,000 Hollywood Party, A Much Slower Week Ahead…, CentralNic Invests in .tickets TLD…, SeekingAlpha: Even After Its Stock…, Accent Media Limited Win Private…, Verisign Plans TLD Standards Group, Accent Wins .Tickets Auction After…, Verisign Ranked #1 By Z-score…, iOS 8 and iPhone 6…, General Nutrition Loses Bid to…, 90% Visitors Never Heard of…, Registry and Registrar Pricing Problems…, Susan Lawrence Joins Minds + Machines, Purva.com Lost in UDRP After…, .com is Rocking, Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Scared…, Which Made More Money –…The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you.


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  • Is Mike Mann a Robot?; Millions Spent on TLD Auctions by Amazon; .COM’s Dominance…

    Is Mike Mann a Robot?; Millions Spent on TLD Auctions by Amazon; .COM’s Dominance…In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
    • Is Mike Mann a cybersquatter, a robot, neither, one or both?
    • Millions are being spent on new TLD auctions, which ones are worth it?
    • CentralNic, the registry operator, invests in another TLD, is it a good buy?
    • Will Amazon.com be the marketing savior for all TLDs by winning .Buy?
    • Igloo.com buys AfterMarket.com from Thought Convergence, or do they?
    • Why .Com might still be a better investment, what does the real data show?
    • What new TLDs are launching this week that the Sherpas like.
    • And much more!

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Domain Name News: September 12 Week in Review

Domain Name News: September 12 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
• The Real Numbers for This Week’s gTLD Launches
• GoDaddy Now Fully Functional With Afternic
• .Global a Victim of New gTLD Launch Cluster?
• Uniregistry Beats 1-800-flowers.com to .Flowers
• Apple Created The i-era. Is It Abandoning It?
• VeriSign’s Top Line Performance To Be Masked By Growth In ccTLDs
• And much more!

Domain Name News: August 29 Week in Review

Domain Name News: August 29 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
• Quickly Find The Top Websites Built On New TLDs
• .HIV’s Innovative, Dangerous Business Model
• Domain Name Investor Sentenced to Jail for Tax Fraud
• Apple Goes in Heavy On .DISCOUNT
• $55,000 a Year for a Domain Registration: .ATTORNEY & .LAWYER
• Why Frank Schilling’s New Bus Ad Uses Http://
• And much more!

Domain Name News: August 22 Week in Review

Domain Name News: August 22 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
• Porsche Loses Porsche.social URS to Planned Fan Site
• Association of National Advertisers: “Hard to Imagine That Most TLDs Will Be Around in 2 Years”
• .Realtor to Give Away Half a Million Domains
• .XYZ Claims Its The Most Used New gTLD Extension
• Registry Launches “Chinese Domain Ambassador Program”
• ICANN Offers Fix for Domain Name Collisions
• And much more!

Domain Name News: August 15 Week in Review

Domain Name News: August 15 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important industry news, including:
• GoDaddy Amends IPO Filing
• Internet Marketer Goes to Prison
• Amazon Launches Square Competitor, Snaps Up Domain
• Tucows Hits 52 Week High
• Flippa Introduces The Domain Catalog
• And much more!

Domain Name News: August 8 Week in Review

Domain Name News: August 8 Week in Review

The Week of Domaining In Review: August 8, 2014.

The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you.

Xbiz.con Reports Porn.com Has Been…, Rightside Reports: Revenue Up 13%…, Rightside Just Released Its First…, Rightside/Enom Enters Into $30 Million…, DomainIQ.com Takes On DomainTools.com to…, Minds + Machines Adopts Compensation…, Very Troubling: 19 Year Old…, Principal Financial Loses URS On…, .rocks The New gTLD With…, Montreal Looks Like The Next…, 2 Very Odd UDRP Cases…, Porn.com Stolen? UDRP Filed By…, Whatthefuck.wtf & Other Taken .wtf…, Gmail Adds IDN Support, Marchex Sued in Federal Court…, Chinese Police Bust “Domain Brokerage…, Panel Denies QIQ.com UDRP, But…, Demand Media Spins Off Rightside, Visa Rebrands From 1 Letter…, Dublin Picked for ICANN 54, Inside The BTC.com Sale With…, Rightside Names Board of Directors, Two More Years! Chehade Stays…, Gannett Co. (GCI), Owner of…, The 14 Year Old Emoney.com…, A Look at .com Numbers…, Banks, Brokerage and Poker Dominate…, Rightside Begins Trading Today As…, BTC.com Domain Name Sells for…, Rightside Promotes Matt Overman, Hires…, Network Solutions Parent Web.com Down…, Web.com Discusses .xyz and Threat…, .kiwi Premium Domain Sales Top $250,000, Web.com Announces Acquisition of Scoot…, Web.com Misses Revenue Target, Acquires…, Estibot to Launch domainIQ for…, Sedo Sells $17m of Domains…, Sedo Publishes 2014 First Half…, German Domain Name .reisen Tops…, 1st Day Totals for New…The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you.


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  • Welcome to the Google Domains invite-only beta!

    Welcome to the Google Domains invite-only beta!The Google Domains registrar service is in private beta, and only invitation-only users have access.

    Luckily, I was invited today to preview their service. Come along for a pictorial walk-through of the new Google Domains registrar service.

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  • DomainSherpa Discussion: Fail.WTF?; Visa Drops V.me; Google Domains Preview; DomainTools Competitor…

    DomainSherpa Discussion: Fail.WTF?; Visa Drops V.me; Google Domains Preview; DomainTools Competitor…This is the show where we discuss domain name industry news with a panel of veterans and thought leaders.

    In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
    * Did the new TLDs .Fail this week? .Reise, .Limited, .Financial, .WTF, .Rocks, .Actor
    * What we can learn from competing TLDs like .Photos. .Photo, .Pics and .Pictures?
    * Visa checkout drops v.me for a 12 letter .com. .WTF?
    * An insider look at Google’s new registrar service. Is it a GoDaddy killer?
    * Amazon enters the domain space, much like Google did years ago.
    * DomainIQ.com, a new competitor to DomainTools.com, launches in private beta.
    * Porn.com is stolen! How can this happen in today’s day and age?
    * And much more!

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