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It looks like Media Options owns the premium #domain name Pandemic.com

A month ago, we noted how the domain Pandemic.com would soon be making headlines. As a matter of fact, we raised our concerns about NamesCon 2020 taking place in late January, again using the word “pandemic” as a cautionary reference. At the time, some domain investors laughed and downplayed our concerns. Others, such as Drew […]

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#CoinMarketCap .com : A three word #domain is a seed to a $400 million dollar sale

Brandon Chez founded one of the cryptocurrency industry’s most popular websites, CoinMarketCap. Since registering the domain CoinMarketCap.com in 2013, the site has become one of the most visited sites in the cryptocurrency space, and a premier source of market data. And now, seven years after registering a $7.99 domain name, its business is being acquired […]

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Used #Twitter with #Firefox on a public computer? Be very afraid!

Twitter announced that they are changing how data is being cached in the Firefox web browser. It seems that despite Firefox settings that are expected to delete the web brower’s cache on a weekly basis, Twitter data remained undeleted. Which is fine, unless you used a public computer with Firefox to Tweet or download your […]

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Results of the LLLL .com #domain auction at #Sedo

Sedo has announced the sales results of its LLLL .com auction. A total of 150 four letter .com domains were sold. Note: Sedo is our premium sponsor and has provided the results. Here are the domains that were sold during the week-long auction: unuv.com 1700 EUR avvv.com 1550 EUR umgo.com 1100 EUR wyvq.com 650 EUR […]

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Disposable face shields : Dropped matching .com existed for 16 years!

Disposable face shields are the new weapon in the war against the Coronavirus pandemic. These lightweight masks act as a barrier to a wave of droplets from patients’ cough or direct sputum. Disposable face shields work along with masks to prevent the spreading of the Covid19 virus among the general population. It’s crazy seeing how […]

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#Verisign : Dot .COM #domain contractor to release its quarterly report in 3 weeks

Verisign, managers of the .com and .net domain names, received a “sweet deal” when the ICANN president, Göran Marby, announced the approval of its .com contract. The deal gives Verisign extended rights to increase .COM base prices by 7% during the last four years of its six year contract period. In return, ICANN will receive […]

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#Sedo 4 letter .com auction ends tomorrow; here’s the Top 10 bids

Sedo‘s week-long auction of 4L .com (LLLL .com) domain names is coming to a close tomorrow. Several domain names have bids and with a low reserve of 99 USD/EUR/GBP these domains will sell. Out of a total of 188 domains, many have bids matching the reserve, or above. Here’s the Top 10: avvv.com – 1500 […]

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“Rapid testing” and #domains : New buzzword for the #Covid19 pandemic

Rapid testing is necessary to avoid interacting with non-symptomatic carriers of the Coronavirus. The Covid19 pandemic is fueled by asymptomatic carriers of the disease, so quick tests that deliver results in a matter of minutes are needed to get those who are sick in self quarantine. Domain names that are related to the pandemic, but […]

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Today only: The #Domain King’s #Coronavirus survival kit special for #domainers

The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, has been extremely proactive with regards to the Coronavirus pandemic. Rick canceled the Asheville meetup early on, saving domainers both money and anguish: no canceled flights, no wasted hotel booking, and no anti-Covid19 mask expenses. He then bought plentiful provisions, such as nonperishable food, toilet paper, Italian spring water, toilet […]

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#CentralNic : “Internal Leadership Restructuring” and new staff appointments

CentralNic has gone through a corporate shuffling – they call it “Internal Leadership Restructuring” and here is what has changed: CentralNic Group PLC (AIM: CNIC), the fastest growing company in the domain name industry, with over 45 million domains using its platforms, is pleased to announce an internal leadership restructuring, including key new appointments. Appointments […]

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