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December 13, 2019 00:40

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GoDaddy girls often make more money than the men

Women in some roles at GoDaddy are making more money than their male counterparts, according to data released by the registrar today. In technical positions in the US, female employees are making on average $1.03 for every $1 men make, GoDaddy said. Women in leadership positions make two cents more than men. But women in […]

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.Com Winners & Losers: NameSilo enters top 10 overall

NameSilo bumps GMO off the list. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers August 2019. NameSilo has broken into the top 10 for .com domains under management, pushing GMO off the list. On the monthly charts, there was a bit of place-swapping but […]

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Namecheap adds cool new feature to domain search

Customers will understand more about the domain’s history. Namecheap’s search provides additional information when a domain is already registered. The message domain searchers get when a domain they want is taken is usually just “not available”. The customer then needs to move on. Namecheap just launched a nifty feature that adds context to the result. […]

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Should GoDaddy acquire .Org?

Other companies should now circle .org, and GoDaddy is one of them. There’s a lot of consternation about Ethos Capital’s proposed takeover of the .org registry. It will move from a non-profit entity that’s out to help organizations to one that is profit-motivated. It’s also clouded by the involvement of former ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé […]

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AlpNames died months ago. Why is it still the “most-abused” registrar?

Despite going out of business, being terminated by ICANN, and losing all its domains several months ago, defunct AlpNames is still being listed as the world’s most-abused registrar by a leading spam-fighting organization. SpamHaus currently ranks the Gibraltar-based company as #1 on its list of the “The 10 Most Abused Domain Registrars”, saying 98.7% of […]

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GoDaddy files vanity phone number patent applications

Patent applications discuss using domain, website and Whois information to generate vanity numbers. GoDaddy has applied for patents related to generating vanity phone numbers. GoDaddy has filed two patent applications related to vanity telephone numbers. Patent application numbers 15/990163 (pdf) and 15/990169 (pdf) describe methods of finding relevant vanity numbers for people based on factors […]

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Judge dismisses harassment suit against Uniregistry

Judge rules that plaintiff waited too long to file lawsuit. A U.S. Federal District judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Uniregistry and one of its former employees for sexual harassment by granting the defendant’s motion for summary judgment. The former employee sued (pdf) the company and one of its former employees in July 2018, […]

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NameSilo posts $7.85 million revenue, readies domain brokerage system

Registrar continues to grow, readies domain brokerage platform. Domain name registrar NameSilo (CSE: URL) reported third-quarter earnings last week. The company posted revenues of $7.85 million, up 58% from $4.97 million in the same quarter of 2018. Total revenues through the first three quarters were $21.29 million, more than double last year’s $10.59 million. NameSilo […]

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Tutorial: How to register and purchase a domain using GoDaddy API

Alvin Brown provides a tutorial on how to use GoDaddy’s API to register and purchase domains. Today’s tutorial aims to help many domain investors with a desire to harness the power of technology to streamline the registration and purchasing of domains using GoDaddy’s API. Instead of using GoDaddy’s web interface and having to perform many […]

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An update on Pheenix

JudgeMind started a warning thread on Namepros with regards to domain registrar and former drop catcher Pheenix. Apparently he was having a hard time getting authcodes and needed one quick because he had a sale and needed to give it to the buyer. Now, i have sold another name and again i am unable to […]

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