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December 8, 2019 23:09

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Epik is running a .COM promo

Rob Monster and Sufyan Alani from Epik are running a .COM promo on Namepros. Epik has, as of yesterday, reduced prices at $5.49 for new .com domain name registrations and at $6.49 for .com domain transfers. Epik will honor these prices through September 30. I am taking advantage of the transfer promo as we speak […]

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NameSilo hits 3 million domains under management

NameSilo announced that it has surpassed 3 million active domains under management. This comes less than 10 months after surpassing 2 million active domains in September 2018. This continued growth puts NameSilo in the top 15 of the nearly 3,000 ICANN-accredited registrars in the world and is one of the fastest growing registrars in the […]

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Namecheap launches new two-factor authentication (TOTP 2FA)

Namecheap announced the launch its new two-factor authentication TOTP 2FA (Time-based One-Time Password algorithm two-factor authentication). Two-factor authentication is done by verifying your identity through another device, such as a smartphone. Most often, a code is sent to this secondary device and then used on the primary device. TOTP 2FA differs from other types of […]

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Uniregistry: the absolute mathematical madness of “Domain Perks”!

I don’t know who inside Uniregistry thought of “Domain Perks”. But it seems like a mathematical disaster happened while calculating the 3 subscription plans and their annual prices. Were the subscription plan prices selected randomly? Yesterday I wrote about “Domain Perks” and how much it will cost you to register or renew .com domains depending […]

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Uniregistry: Huge price increase on domain name registrations and renewals!

Uniregistry has recently pushed huge price increases on domain name registrations and renewals (including .com) to some of its customers. The domain name registrar has quietly introduced “Domain Perks” that is a discount subscription system. My understanding is that this subscription system is set to replace the individual prices that each domain investor was quoted […]

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Namesilo reaches 2 million domain names

NameSilo announced it has surpassed the 2 million domain milestone. This puts NameSilo in the top 20 of the nearly 3,000 ICANN-accredited registrars in the world. The registrar has added over 170,000 domains under management and over 950,000 or roughly 90% in the past 12 month. Namesilo now has 125,000 customers from approximately 160 countries. […]

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Epik will hide whois for all EU customers unless they opt-in to no-masking (non-EU customers will not be affected)

Epik announced today important account changes related to European Union GDPR Compliance. Beginning on May 25, whois details for EU customers will all be masked using Anonymize that is the free whois privacy offered by Epik to all its customers. Domains that are already registered at Epik to non-EU customers will not be modified. For […]

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Sneak peak at the new Fabulous

Fabulous.com is preparing some big changes to the look and feel of their website. All the old tools will remain but some new ones are coming soon. Fabulous has made it possible for customers to list domains for sale on Sedo as well as the Fabulous Marketplace. Afternic is coming soon. Here is a sneak […]

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This domain registrar is offering to beat your current renewal rate, and they mean it

Well here’s an offer I don’t think I’ve ever seen before. Uniregistry, a domain registrar started by serial entrepreneur and angel investor Frank Schilling is offering new customers the chance to move their domain names from their current registrar over to them, and they’ll beat whatever your current renewal rate is. Sound to good to be true? […]

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Epik announces support for Bitcoin domain name transactions

Epik Holdings, Inc. today announced it has integrated Bitcoin as a supported method for payment and disbursement. Effective immediately, customers may pay for domain registrations, marketplace purchases, escrow, SSL certificates, web development, hosting and other services using Bitcoin, in addition to credit card, Paypal, Masterbucks and bank transfer. Customers may also disburse proceeds to Bitcoin […]

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