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Square to buy Weebly for $365 million

Battle for website building and ecommerce platform supremacy is heating up. Payments company Square (NYSE: SQ) is acquiring website building company Weebly, the company announced this afternoon. The $365 million cash and stock deal is expected to close by the end of the quarter. One of Weebly’s largest competitors, Wix (NASDAQ: WIX), has a market […]

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.Shop to release over 14,000 3L names

.Shop announced they will be releasing 14,000 three letter names starting tomorrow. These names will have a standard renewal price. The announcement was made on the .shop website: 10/23/2017Over 14,000 New 3L Premium Names to be Released Tomorrow with Standard Renewal Fees We are excited to announce that more than 14,000 three character premium .shop […]

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MMX: three gTLDs approved for sale in Beijing

Three foreign new gTLDs have been approved for sale and resolution in Chinese capital Beijing, according to MMX. The portfolio registry said today that its .vip is among the first to receive approval from the Beijing Communications Administration, one of China’s many regional authorities. According to MMX, while many gTLDs have managed to pass through […]

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.Shop wins most popular new gTLD of China

.Shop (an advertiser on TheDomains) won most popular new gtld of China at the Global Domain Summit. Proud to bring home the “The most popular new gTLD of China” award from @gdschina What an honor – thank you! #GDS pic.twitter.com/QG7JWNSZYq — .shop TopLevelDomain (@shoptld) July 11, 2017 Disclaimer: All domain investing is highly speculative, you […]

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Arbel Arif posts largest .shop sale to date with Blade.shop

Domain investor Arbel Arif has posted the highest selling .shop name with his sale of Blade.Shop for $10,000. Arbel kept Namepros members in suspense for a few days while waiting for escrow to clear. There have only been 9 .shop sales reported by Namebio Domain Price Date Venue jetski.shop 4,446 USD 2016-11-03 Sedo 420.shop 3,000 […]

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GMO and Radix secure Chinese gTLD approval

GMO Registry and Radix have won Chinese government approval for their respective new gTLDs .shop and .site. It’s the second batch of foreign new gTLDs to get the nod from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, following .vip, .club and .xyz in early December. They’re also the first two Asian registries from outside China […]

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#6 in 2016: GMO goes shopping for .Shop

A story about GMO’s $41.5 million auction win for .shop was the sixth-most read story on Domain Name Wire this year. An ICANN auction of last resort for the .Shop top level domain name took place in January. It closed at a then-record $41.5 million. This price came as a shock, especially given the track […]

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You might as well grab a free .SHOP domain while you can

The .SHOP domain name extension hit the market back in September of this year and just about two weeks in had already made $2M with over 2,000 domains registered. According to GMO Registry, the operator of .SHOP 39,801 domain names were registered in the first 30 minutes that it went live for general availability. Now […]

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Moniker to offer one free .shop domain per customer

Moniker is currently running a promotion where you can register one free .shop domain. The offer extends only to non premium domains. You have to act by December 23, 2016. You can also register a free .shop at Domaindiscount24. Here are the terms: Terms of the .shop Christmas Promotion This offer only applies to new […]

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.Shop reached 100,000 domain name registrations (60% coming from Europe)

GMO Registry, Inc. announced that .shop, the generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) reached 100,000 domain names. This milestone comes just over two months since .shop opened for business on September 26, 2016. On June 30, 2016 .shop was opened for the first time exclusively to trademark holders. Over the two-month Sunrise period more than 1,180 […]

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