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July 22, 2018 16:11

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Trending domain name keywords: force, space, explore, insurance

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of June 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There was 1 common keyword in the 2 lists: force. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or 800 (or even less) […]

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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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Internet grows to 333.8m domains in Q1 2018 with no help from new gTLDs

Verisign released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the first quarter of 2018 closed with approximately 333.8 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs),  an increase of  approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations, or 0.4 percent, compared to the fourth quarter of 2017.1,2 Domain name registrations have grown […]

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Trending domain name keywords: sports, bet, apple, gambling, blockchain, hemp, escort

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of May 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There were 2 common keywords in the 2 lists: sports and bet You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or 800 (or […]

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Thick WHOIS for .COM and .NET is officially delayed until 2020

Akram Atallah, President of ICANN’s Global Domains Division, sent a letter to Patrick Kane, Senior Vice President, Verisign, Inc., confirming the extension of the current implementation deadlines for the Thick WHOIS Consensus Policy for .COM and .NET. Patrick Kane requested a 1-year extension from ICANN last month. The ICANN Board reviewed this matter on 13 […]

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Trending domain name keywords: funeral, base, lazy, holo, realtor, pen, accident

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of April 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There are no common keywords in the 2 lists. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or 800 (or even less) domain […]

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Verisign ends Q1 2018 with 148.3 million .com and .net domains and sees a net increase of 1.91 million names

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), reported financial results for the first quarter of 2018. First Quarter GAAP Financial Results VeriSign, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Verisign”) reported revenue of $299 million for the first quarter of 2018, up 3.7% percent from the same quarter in 2017. Verisign reported net income of $134 million and diluted earnings per share […]

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Trending domain name keywords: president, passion, fortnite

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of March 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There are no common keywords in the 2 lists. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or 800 (or even less) domain […]

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.Com and .info maintained consistent positive growth in 2017 (1 in 3 gTLDs contracted over 2017)

The DomainWire Global TLD Stat Report Q4/2017 has been published. The report covers the global status and registration trends in all top-level domains (legacy gTLDs, new gTLDs and ccTLDs), with additional focus on the European ccTLD market. Highlights from the report: Growth in the global domain market was recorded at 1.2% YOY at the end […]

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Trending domain name keywords: crypto, bit coin, ethereum, mining

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of November 2017 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. Crypto related keywords dominate the list and have replaced cannabis related keywords from last month. Keep in mind that this list shows the difference between November and October […]

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