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July 17, 2019 03:23

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#Cooking .com : Domain auction ended at #Sedo at six figures!

The premium domain Cooking.com was just auctioned off at Sedo’s GreatDomains auction. A prime culinary keyword, Cooking.com attracted numerous bids from a number of pre-qualified bidders. To bid above $10,000 dollars, Sedo pre-screens all potential bidders. The final auction price: $402,500 dollars after receiving 39 bids. Registered in 1998, Cooking.com is a top tier domain […]

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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold between 4/15/2019 – 4/21/2019 topped by Yotta.com at $100k

Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the days spanning April 15th, 2019 – April 21st, 2019. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. As a side note, Sedo has rolled out its separate Expiring Domains portal. This report contains 1 domain sold […]

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#Bodybuilding .com : Data breach leads to password reset

One of the world’s biggest online fitness stores, Bodybuilding.com, announced that a breach of its systems compromised personal user data. A phishing attack targeting its staff in July 2018, led to the subsequent exposure of its servers to hackers. Registered in 1999, Bodybuilding.com claims to receive 35 million unique visitors per month, with well over […]

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#GoDaddy introduces “hard push” for #domain transfers under duress

Do you need a domain desperately, but the registrant won’t budge? Is it possible to get that domain by making them change their mind and with minimal effort? If that domain is with GoDaddy, you might now have an option. The biggest domain registrar in the world is introducing Hard Push ™, a domain transfer […]

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Manuel Franco : New #Powerball multi-millionaire broke the .com ?

A guy called Manuel Franco just pulled the unthinkable feat of winning $768.4 million dollars at the Powerball. The 24 year old from Wisconsin, had a great feeling when he played 10 tickets, even winking to the camera. By beating extreme odds, Manuel Franco gets to cash a check of $477 million dollars, and he’s […]

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Would you spend $3,500 dollars for 2 years of #domain renewals?

In the good old days of domain investing, cutting your registration cost from $7.95 down to $7.45 was a great feat. It required a bulk/reseller account at a registrar with an established domain clientele, and close relationships to their managers. Those days are long gone, and not thanks to price increases by Verisign – welcome […]

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#Domain sightings : #Edible .com forwards to a two word domain name

Domain sightings are random encounters with domain names “in the wild.” Typically, we separate them in two categories: dot .com domain sightings, and all the rest. Whether we are parked, or on the go – but for safety reasons, stationary – these domain encounters offer some interesting insights on domain name use. Let’s take for […]

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#Domain name forum : #DNForum trademarks are alive and well

The DNForum trademarks are active, thanks to the updated filings at the USPTO by its current owners. Once owned by Adam Dicker, DNForum changed hands a little over a year ago, putting the DNForum trademarks in limbo. These trademarks are: DNFORUM.COM and DNFORUM.COM THE PLACE TO TALK DOMAINS We can confirm that these marks at […]

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Rick Schwartz’s #Asheville #domainer meetup gaining more steam

The Domainer meetup in Asheville is Rick Schwartz’s new venture in five years – and a solo venture to boot. The Domain King is going full steam with the event, with about 50-60 select domain investors and their families scheduled to attend. In the most recent update, Rick’s message is clear: it’s a professional domain […]

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Lose every battle, but win the war : Constantine Roussos is ready for some dot #Music

After a decade of supporting the music industry’s unique requirements for brand identity, Constantine Roussos can claim that he has finally won the war. In the process, the Greek-Cypriot entrepreneur lost every battle – or so it seemed to the outsiders. Roussos kept hammering, moving forward despite all the challenges that appeared along the way. […]

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