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October 20, 2019 17:18

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Vote now – Selling a domain name you don’t own fair or foul?

So a debate is starting to stir on a topic I wrote about back in 2015. Selling A Domain Name You Don’t Own – Cool or Not Cool ? My article was sparked by a post written on AntiCareer.com. There was a blog post by AntiCareer.com which talked about buying and selling a name that […]

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Epik announces new and improved marketplace

Ala Dadan from Epik announced a new and improved Epik marketplace. Happy Friday All I’m pleased to announce the new design for Epik Domain Name Marketplace. if you didn’t have the chance to view it yet, you could check it out here: https://marketplace.epik.com The new design is a significant improvement from the old Marketplace. While […]

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“please don’t buy any of these domains, they’re all terrible and you’d be supporting asshole domain squatters”

So a gentleman named Martin O’Leary, created a game based on an idea by Holly Gramazio. The site is very simple, it shows two names and it’s your job to guess which one costs more? Most of the names I saw were owned by Huge Domains and one of them referring.com was owned by Frank […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly – namecheap 2019 Edition

Back in 2016 we started a series here that looked at the best and worst about companies in the domain industry. Over the last 30 months a lot has changed at many companies so we are revisiting the good, the bad and the ugly. Each post will deal with just one company, readers are encouraged […]

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Verisign reported net income of $163 million or $1.35 a share

Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported earnings after the close today. Unchanged in after hours trading after closing down .18 at $189.18. Year to date the stock is up 27.5% 3 analysts forecast earnings of $1.25 per share compared to earnings of $1.07 per share in the same quarter of the previous year. Wall Street is expecting […]

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The battle for Sex.com

David Kushner is out with a new book titled, “The Players Ball: A Genius, a Con Man, and the Secret History of the Internet’s Rise.” The book takes a look at the battle for Sex.com between Gary Kremen of Match.com fame and Stephen Michael Cohen. Fast Company published an excerpt from the book today, it’s […]

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How lucky have you been in domaining?

A topic that I had sitting in drafts for a bit came to light in a thread on Namepros. The topic being luck. How much does luck matter in domaining? How lucky do you feel you have been. I would also argue that companies in the business have been lucky that this business that came […]

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Verisign saw a net increase of 1.29 million registrations during the fourth quarter of 2018

Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported earnings today after the close for Q4 2018 and full year results. They reported revenue of $307 million for the fourth quarter of 2018, up 4.0 percent from the same quarter in 2017. Verisign reported net income of $182 million and diluted earnings per share (diluted “EPS”) of $1.50 for the […]

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.Club Domain Registration/Renewal Prices To Rise In 2019; 2020 and 2021

We just received this notice from Hexonet that The .CLUB Registry is going to be increasing their price of a wholesale registration each year over the next three (3) years. The first of such price increases will be July 1, 2019, when the price for .CLUB will be increased to: Reseller Price Class: $20.83 (net […]

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On Namepros and TheDomains Rick Schwartz keeps title of Domain King

Back on November 5th I posted about Mike Mann declaring himself the Domain King, and posted a poll. There was a poll on Namepros as well. Here on TheDomains.com Rick Schwartz won by a 57% to 43% vote. On Namepros the vote was wider with Rick getting a 62.2% of the vote. There were 203 […]

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