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Report: Mark Cuban wants to buy back Broadcast.com

The Information reports that Cuban wants domain name for new business. Entrepreneur Mark Cuban apparently still believes in the power of a good domain name. He’s thinking about buying back the domain name Broadcast.com to use for a new company, The Information reports. Cuban sold the Broadcast.com company to Yahoo for $5.7 billion in 1999. […]

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NameSummit 2017 video : Determine your marketing budget, with Alex Melen

Alex Melen attended NameSummit 2017 in New York City; the first digital branding conference attracted professionals from a wide range of industries. Several important discussions during NameSummit 2017 were recorded, such as Creating Brand Equity Through Digital Marketing and about the holistic approach to maximize ROI for one’s clients. In today’s video excerpt, Alex Melen, […]

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NamePros : Randy Pendleton funeral fundraiser

Randy Pendleton, known as Archangel on NamePros since 2004, was a domain investor and creative person. Randy passed away early this month. His family is running a GoFundMe fundraiser, to help raise funds for his funeral and associated expenses. Randy battled ailments and had partial paralysis since his birth in 1983. That didn’t stop him […]

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Namecheap will discontinue several Uniregistry and XYZ domain extensions

Namecheap announced that it will be discontinuing several of the Uniregistry and XYZ domain name extensions (plus .rich and .luxury) on September 7, 2017. Kudos to Namecheap! The domain name registrar said that it has been increasing the number of top level domain names, or TLDs, that they offer to our customers but from time […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 15, 2017

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 15, 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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Splunk UDRP : Malware spreading from bogus domain

The IDN domain spłunk.com has been used to spread malware and perform phishing attacks, riding on the coat-tails of the real Splunk brand. Splunk Inc. of San Francisco, filed a UDRP to take over the domain, which translates as xn--spunk-l7a.com in ASCII. The decision: Transfer the domain. Details follow: Splunk Inc. v. Super Privacy Service […]

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GreatDomains auction : Get on the Sedo tour bus

Sponsor: Sedo* GreatDomains is a week-long domain auction by Sedo, and once again it’s a carefully hand-cured selection of domains. Instead of throwing out quantity, Sedo is auctioning off 25 domains that appeal to all tastes and locales. There are LLL .com domains, single character .AT domains popular with Austrians and global entrepreneurs alike, and […]

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19 end user domain sales including a .AI for $45,000

Several end users bought .ai domains this past week. It was a good week for end user domain name sales at Sedo. The top sale, EnergyOutlet.com for $47,000, is still in escrow but the second place sale was a pricey .ai domain name: Human.ai. Human.ai wasn’t the only .ai domain to sell to an end […]

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How to link your Domain Name Sales account to the Uniregistry Market

I’ve been using Domain Name Sales for years and with the release of Uniregistry Market somehow I missed the fact that you can actually connect the two. I stumbled across this when I was looking at Uniregistry’s You Tube channel and found a video walking users through the process. Here’s the video: It’s a pretty […]

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Another auDA director quits after conflict claims

Australian ccTLD manager auDA has lost its second director in two week with the resignation of Michaella Richards, announced today. Richards’ position had been subject to criticism by disgruntled auDA members. It had been speculated that her appointment to the board last December was less due to her experience in the domain industry, reportedly lacking, […]

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