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January 17, 2018 03:05

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Registrations might just be biggest vanity metric when it comes to new gTLDs

.TOP has been the #1 new gTLD for a while this year, and even now they sit at the #2 spot when it comes to registrations…but their one-year chart tells a different story: Ouch. This doesn’t look like a chart that would make you think this is one of the top new gTLDs. Think about […]

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Almost 60% of new gTLDs are parked – is that a good thing or a bad thing?

I find myself somewhat frequently checking nTLDStats.com to follow what’s going on in the world of new gTLDs. One of the recent trends I’ve been keeping an eye on is .TOP overtaking .XYZ as the “most registered” new gTLD and .LOAN is getting closer and closer to overtaking .XYZ to move into the #2 spot. […]

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Did you really expect all the new gTLDs to be a success?

So it’s no secret that new gTLDs have been in the news even more than usual lately. A lot of this was kicked-off earlier this month when Frank decided to increase the renewal prices on a bunch of new new gTLDs which seemed to ripple through the domain industry in a major way. I wrote […]

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The domain extension .GAMES is now available for anyone to register

Today registrars around the world made .GAMES available to the public and it looks like gamer and game developers are jumping on the opportunity. “Lots of big brands are validating the value of .GAMES domains, too. With 368 applications coming in during the recently closed Sunrise phase—making it one of our most applied-for TLDs to […]

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Domain Registration on Record Pace? Over 750K Added Yesterday Alone

Registrations of domain names seem to be going on at a record pace. Yesterday saw the number of domain registrations across all Top Level Domain (TLD) names have a net add of over 750,000 domains according to registrarstats.com “Net Add” mean its the amount of domains registered less the number of domain names deleted. The […]

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.Auto .Car, .Cars Get 1st day Registrations at $60K Per Domain

The 1st day of the Early Access Program (EAP) opened up yesterday for the new gTLD’s .Auto, .Car and .Cars with day 1 prices set at $59,049.99 for each domain name at Godaddy and there appears to have been some takers at that price. NEXTEV USA, Inc registered the domain names on January 12th: nextev.car […]

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XYZ & Negari Beats Verisign In Federal Court, Again: CentralNic Too

.XYZ has just won another court battle against Verisign (VRSN). Back three weeks ago a Federal Court dismissed a case brought by Verisign against XYZ.com,  the registry for .XYZ and Daniel Negari personally alleging  false advertising by granting XYZ and Negari a short summary judgement opinion. Now in a second case in Verisign sued XYZ.COM, […]

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Radix: .ONLINE Fastest New gTLD to Sell 100,000 Domains

Radix the registry for .ONLINE announced today that .Online is the fastest gTLD to sell 100,000 domains names since their launch less than 3 months ago. After a very successful launch which broke all new gTLD records with 38,000 domain names registered in the first 24 hours of General Availability, .online surpassed 100,000 domain registrations […]

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New Domain Extension .Cloud Announces 1st Three Pioneers: Sets Out Launch Dates

The new domain name extension .cloud, announced today over the coming weeks, more than 30 Pioneers will begin using .cloud domains starting with ScreenCloud, a London-founded SaaS company, which is “creating powerful, easy-to-use products to help businesses and retailers take control of their digital signage. Screen.Cloud has built the new. cloud into its entire company […]

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Amazon Turns On AmazonRegistry.com To Sell New gTLD Domain Names

Amazon Technologies has launched AmazonRegistry.com which is offering new generic top level domain names (gTLD’s) that are owned by Amazon. .book for an example and many more will be available directly from Amazon Registry Services, Inc.

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