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We Have a Winner in the NamesCon VIP Ticket with Escrow.com Spending Money

Here is the “official” drawing of the free ticket to NamesCon and the $100 spending money from Escrow.com.   Video quality is superb.  I apologize, I had to do it on my own as my assistant aka my daughter told me “no way and I being on camera”.     The post We Have a […]

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Sell your best short .com names

This post is about short .coms only, you may list any LL,LLL,LLLL,NN,NNN,NNNN, 3 character in .com only. Max 3 names listed only. There have been a few who have tried to post more names using a different email address/name same IP all submissions will be deleted if caught. Names will get some added exposure on […]

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#GuardDuty : Dot .com #domain buyer already built “generic” web site

The current registrant of GuardDuty.com acquired the domain via Sedo, the day Amazon announced its Guard Duty AWS service. At that time, we speculated that the buyer could have been Amazon, that has registered AmazonGuardDuty.com. Later on, the domain was moved to Uniregistry and that meant the buyer is most likely a domain speculator. Indeed, […]

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Did you know you could buy a domain name for $1M and not be able to legally use it?

  It might sound crazy, but it’s true. You can buy a domain name for a million dollars (or more) and not be able to use the domain, or even worse, lose the domain because you are infringing on someone’s trademark. It’s something that many startups don’t think about until it’s too late, but the […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF DECEMBER 7, 2017

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on December 7, 2017.  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 a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/8/2017!

Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/8/2017. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave a comment below! Good Luck! Freshdrop.com Was Formed In 2007 To Provide The First Commercially Available […]

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Is #Bitcoin crashing? New #domain will let you know!

The volatility of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin has not stopped investors and speculators from testing the blockchain waters. BTC prices skyrocketed at the Coinbase exchange, before crashing down hard; many people complained that it’s not volatility that complicates the market, it’s the availability – or lack thereof – of a trading platform such as Coinbase. […]

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Is It Time to Regulate Bitcoin? ‘Hallucination Machine’ Gives You A Trip

10 startups that died in 2017 — despite $1.7 billion in funding; Bitcoin: Seven questions you were too embarrassed to ask; Why you’re never really happy with the things you buy anymore; 5 Subtle Hints That Your Employer Wants To Fire You; How to uncover your career purpose with 3 simple questions; Pets Are Good […]

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November’s top Domain Name Wire stories

Here’s what happened in the domain name business last month. November was a very busy month on Domain Name Wire thanks to news about Amazon.com and GoDaddy. How much can you tell from the domain names a company registers? Sometimes, a lot. I also had a fun interview with a member of the thrash metal […]

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Wedding crashed : #ICANN designates emergency registry operator for .Wed #domains

ICANN announced that the dot .Wed registry, Atgron, Inc., sustained a Registration Data Directory Services failure. In other words, the .Wed domain database was kicked in the gonads, and according to ICANN’s procedures, an Emergency Back-End Registry Operator (EBERO) was allocated – in this case, Nominet. Such emergencies are rare, but in the case of […]

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