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  • .xyz Seeks to Dismiss Verisign's Expert Testimony

    August 31, 2015 @ 8:10 AM

    New TLD company claims some expert testimony should not be allowed. .XYZ is asking the court to dismiss expert testimony from four expert witnesses in Verisign’s false advertising lawsuit against the new top level domain company. Some of the court filings are heavily redacted, leaving out the juicy details many in the domain name want…

  • What Do Big Brands Spend On Domains? Wikileaks Publishes Sony/Markmonitor Invoices

    August 31, 2015 @ 6:47 AM

    What are big brands paying to protect and buy domain names? Well, we have uncovered some invoices released by Wikileaks that give us some clues what domain name registrar charged.

  • 20 Yr Old, 160 Person Agency Rebrands From to "Everyone Will Be Using Them"

    August 31, 2015 @ 5:12 AM just published a post on a Chicago based marketing firm that just re-branded itself from to the new gTLD Upshot.Agency saying that once the new gTLD’s catch on everyone will be using them. Upshot is a 160-employee agency which is celebrating its 20th birthday conducted what it describes as a “self-evaluation” and as…

  • Rightside Group Trading Up 9.8% Following Insider Buying Activity (NAME)

    August 29, 2015 @ 12:11 AM

    Rightside Group (NASDAQ:NAME)’s share price was up 9.8% during trading on Friday following insider buying activity, Market Beat Ratings reports. The stock traded as high as $7.69 and last traded at $7.48, with a volume of 51,867 shares. The stock had previously closed at $6.81.

  • Group Lifted to Buy at Zacks (WWWW)

    August 28, 2015 @ 11:12 PM

    Zacks upgraded shares of Group (NASDAQ:WWWW) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has $24.00 price objective on the stock.

  • GoDaddy Introduces Two Factor Authentication Outside U.S.

    August 27, 2015 @ 9:58 AM

    Security tool expanded to 185 countries. Non-U.S. customers of GoDaddy can now activate two-factor authentication to add security to their accounts. The service has been available in the U.S. for several years, and international customers have been asking for it. The SMS-based system sends a text message to customers after they enter their standard login…

  • Radix Targets One Million .online Names in 2-3 Years

    August 27, 2015 @ 8:13 AM

    Having just finished the most-successful new gTLD launch day to date, Radix Registry reckons it can get .online to seven figures in two to three years. “We’re at 37,170 names as of an hour ago,” Radix CEO Bhavin Turakhia told DI at about 1000 UTC this morning. That represents less than a full day of…

  • Progressive Specialty Glass Company Nailed for RDNH

    August 27, 2015 @ 5:56 AM

    Company fails to even make a prima facie of lack of rights or legitimate interest. Specialty drinkware company Progressive Specialty Glass Company has engaged in reverse domain name hijacking. National Arbitration Forum panelist Darryl C. Wilson came to this determination after the glass company filed a UDRP against Progressive Specialty Co Inc, a swag maker…

  • RightoftheDot/ Domain Auction From is Live & Over 30% Have Bids

    August 27, 2015 @ 4:30 AM

    The online auction that along with 4.CN are holding, in conjunction with, went live yesterday afternoon and out of the 531 domain names in the auction, as of publication 165 of them have bids which over 30% of the domains in the auction. Moreover 50 of the 165 domain names with bids have…

  • Thomson Reuters Acquires Premium Domain Name

    August 27, 2015 @ 2:41 AM

    Publicly traded company Thomson Reuters, parent company of corporate domain name registrar MarkMonitor, has purchased the premium two letter domain name according to whois records.
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