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July 22, 2018 16:12

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Payoneer is discontinuing its escrow business

Payoneer sent out an email notice stating “Payoneer is discontinuing our escrow business”. Payoneer Escrow will have a “wind-down” period of 90 days. The service will no longer offered or supported as of October 18, 2018. “As you may already be aware, we regret to inform you that Payoneer has decided to discontinue and wind-down […]

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A look at .io domains through the lense of startups and the crypto market

Art Malkov takes a look at .io domains through the lense of startups and the crypto market: .Io history, who is using .io domains and why. After I spent years in the domain space, often through the lense of digital marketing, I started to get involved in exciting and promising blockchain and crypto space projects, […]

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Tough Domains launches intelligent domain marketplace to buy and sell domains

This is a sponsored post from Tough Domains. Toughdomains.com who currently offers domain tools such as for sale landing pages has recently launched a new domain marketplace. Domain Investors for Startups looking for domains can now find premium domains for sale through this new intelligent domain marketplace. There are already many public and private marketplaces […]

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Andrew Rosener goes on a domain name selling spree

Andrew Rosener, domain broker and CEO of Media Options, announced 5 big domain name sales today. Before doing so he talked about working while on vacations: “The best part about the domain industry is we make money even when we are on vacation! The internet never sleeps. Its a gift & a curse. The gift […]

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Domain investor shares his 4 year .NYC experience

Matt Gill of Developed.nyc shared his experience selling .NYC domain names since October 2014. First of all I would like to say that .nyc has smaller investor competition as you can only register this New gTLD extension if you live in the New York area. Of course you also get a smaller target group, NYC […]

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There were 712 complaints for .uk domains in 2017 – 55% of the complaints resulted in a domain transfer

Nominet, the .UK registry, released the 2017 annual summary of domain name disputes brought before its Dispute Resolution Service (DRS). A total of 712 complaints relating to 783 domains, which represents just 0.0065% of the domain names on the register, were made in 2017. Over half of the complaints (55%) in 2017 resulted in a domain transfer. […]

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3.1 million .au domain names move from Neustar to Afilias

3.1 million .au domain names moved overnight from Neustar to Afilias, the new .au registry and domain name infrastructure. .au Domain Administration Ltd CEO, Cameron Boardman, said the transition of the registry to Afilias Australia was a milestone in the development of Australia’s digital economy. Here is the announcement today: The transition was completed on […]

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Some very interesting domain name statistics

Afnic has published its 2017 study on the global domain name market, based on ICANN statistics, registry figures, specialized site information and internal research: At the end of 2017, the global domain name market represented some 342 million domain names, including 172 million legacy TLDs (.COM, .NET, .ORG, etc.), 24 million nTLDs created from 2014 […]

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New domainer of the day!

I vote for this guy to be new domainer of the day. Or maybe of the month! This summarizes all the misconceptions that people have about domain names and all the mistakes you can make when starting up. Not only does he know almost nothing about domains but he tries to teach other. For example […]

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.CO domains get approved in China

The .CO country code top-level domain (ccTLD) has been approved by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to proceed with full commercial operations in China. This allows Chinese entrepreneurs and companies who own domain names ending in .CO to operate and manage their domestic Chinese websites from Chinese servers. “The final barrier our […]

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