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September 24, 2018 12:01

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XYZ relaunches .storage with $2,200 price tag

XYZ.com has reopened .storage to registrations with a new, much higher price tag. A confusingly named “Trademark Holder Landrush” started yesterday and will run for three weeks. It’s not a sunrise period — .storage already had its ICANN-mandated sunrise under its previous management — and it appears that it’s not actually restricted to trademark holders. […]

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.storage to have pricey second sunrise

The .storage gTLD is to get a second sunrise period after being acquired and repurposed by XYZ.com. The registry will operate a “Trademark Landrush Period” for three weeks from November 7 as the first stage of .storage’s reboot as an open-to-all gTLD. It’s not technically a “sunrise” period under ICANN rules — that phase was […]

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XYZ buys .Storage top level domain name

XYZ gets its tenth top level domain name XYZ, the company that runs the .xyz domain name, has added a tenth top level domain name to its stable. The company announced this morning that it has acquired the .storage top level domain name. Self Storage Co., a subsidiary of self-storage giant Extra Space Storage, Inc., […]

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XYZ acquires .storage, its 10th gTLD

XYZ.com said today that it has acquired the half-launched new gTLD .storage from its original owner. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but CEO Daniel Negari said in a blog post that it has been funded using some of the “excess of cash flow” from sales of .xyz domains. The original .storage registry […]

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Speaking of Million Dollar Flips…

I was examining in item in the last post about celebrity storage leave behinds. Check these out: Paris Hilton In 2004, Paris Hilton’s self-storage unit went up for auction and was bought by Nabila Haniss (now on Storage Wars). Bought for under $3,000 and sold for $10 million to entrepreneur Bardia Persa, the self-ståorage unit […]

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Behold The Power of a Vanity URL

PLUS: The First Cellphone Went on Sale 30 Years Ago for $4,000; Google Drive Slashes Prices on Storage; Tesla Direct Sales – A Better Deal? As Desktop Declines, Mobile Search Boosts Google Revenue; Musk’s SolarCity Coming to 60 Best Buy Stores and… How Comcast Is Building a Machine To Dominate the Future Owen Frager The […]

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