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December 11, 2018 01:58

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.ONLINE surpasses 1 million domains

Radix announced that its flagship TLD, .ONLINE, has surpassed 1 million domains under management. .ONLINE is one among the few nTLDs that have crossed the 1 million mark, which now makes it the 5th largest nTLD by zone size. Namestat shows .online at 909,461 domains but it is not uncommon for zone files to give […]

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The Most Valuable Domain That Ever Expired

Today:  Reported sales in new gTLDs – Still comparing oranges to apples! / TrailerHitches.com sold for $5,100 / Humanity.tv sold for $10,000! / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: US Gov lets Verisign increase .Com pricing – Have you heard about the .com price increases yet? […]

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.CLUB registry rakes in $500,000 in premium domain sales

.Club sold 2,072 premium names through the registrar channel and the Tiered Premium program during the first six months of 2018, for a total of $379,972.93. Sales of .CLUB domains from Names.club for the six months had a topline value (buy it now plus financed names) of $119,441.34 bringing total .CLUB premium name sales for […]

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Radix shares latest premium New gTLD domain name sales

Radix announced that it has made one-time premium name sales of more than $137K since August 2018. These one-time sales were made through domain marketplace SEDO and via top registrar partners. Names that fetched maximum value were across .online, .space and .fun TLDs and included design.online for $57.5K; king.online for $17.25K, air.space for $17.5K; inner.space […]

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What to do when someone else owns your real name .com

Today:  Outbound domain marketing and it’s effectiveness / Shiwo.com sold for $4,500 / Buying Turkish Domain Names in All Extensions / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Wanted – Tech Domain ( High PA, DA ) – Be sure to check your portfolio for one of […]

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Kirikos lawyers up after ICANN etiquette fight

Domain investor George Kirikos has hired lawyers to send nastygrams to ICANN after a fight over the rules of etiquette on a working group mailing list. Kirikos claims there’s a “campaign of intimidation” against him by fellow volunteers who do not agree with his opinions and forthright tone, but that he “has not done anything […]

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Amazon offered $5 million of free Kindles for .amazon gTLD

Amazon offered South American governments $5 million worth of free Kindles, content and cloud services in exchange for their endorsement of its .amazon gTLD application, it has emerged. The proposal, made in February, also included an offer of four years of free hosting up to a value of $1 million. The sweeteners came during negotiations […]

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Why domain investors care about domain age more than end-users

Today:  Geo + Word Domain Asset Investing / The cheapest way to register 5,000 .com, .net, .org domain names / BrainD.com sold for $2,588 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: MaidNY.com – We see maid services all over the place, even in New York. This […]

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Donuts launches Travel.Domains

Donuts Inc. announced the launch of the www.travel.domains website, with features to enable travel organizations, enthusiasts and industry professionals to browse, discover and purchase  travel domains from its TLD portfolio. Donuts acquired the .TRAVEL domain name extension in February 2018 and made it easier to register .Travel domains in June. Using Donuts’ Relevant Name Search […]

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.Page domains (by Google) are now available to register

.Page domain names entered General Availability yesterday. Google is the owner of this new extension. The .page launch was not even remotely close to how successful the .app launch was. .App is another Google new extension. (Of course, as I have said before, .app is only for dreamers.) Today there are 3,602 registered .page domain […]

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