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ICANN Releases All Digit/Digit, Letter/Digit & Digit/Letter 2-Character New gTLD Domain Names

As previously announced, ICANN had been working towards developing a process to permit registries to request the release of two-character ASCII domain names at the second-level for registration to 3rd parties and activation in the DNS. That process is now … Continue reading →

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October: My 476 Domain Name Renewals And 49 Drops (9.3%)

Like every month I go through my domains to see what to renew and what not to. I am a bit late on this report. So, in October I renewed 476 domains and dropped 49 of them. So I dropped … Continue reading →

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There Are Now 280 Million Domains Across All TLDs, 113.7 Million Are .Com (40%+)

Verisign released its latest Domain Name Industry Brief, which takes a pulse of global domain registrations and trends. The following are the domain industry’s top-line numbers at the close of Q2 2014: 4 million domain names were added to the … Continue reading →

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Minds + Machines Gets Another $4.4 Million From Losing New gTLD Auctions

Minds + Machines Group Limited announced that following the recent series of private auctions, the Company will receive in aggregate $4.4 million (approximately £2.8 million) for withdrawing its applications on .latino, .school and a third domain application that at present … Continue reading →

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Daily Domain Sales (12-01-2014): Ola.mobi $15,000, 4374.com $5,505

There are 16 4-figure sales and 1 5-figure sale in the report below. One of the busiest days I have seen. I am even closer to booking my flight ticket to Namescon in Las Vegas. I have already registered for … Continue reading →

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Namejet & RightOfTheDot Mistakenly Auction Turner Broadcasting Owned Domain Names

A couple of weeks back I wrote how I won a Namejet auction for a domain name owned by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. The domain name was movieheaven.com and I won the auction for $413 on the 16th of November. … Continue reading →

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.Paris Domain Names Are Now Available To All

Today, December 2 2014, .Paris domains opened to everyone at a “first come, first served” basis. Looking for a typically Parisian address at an affordable price? .paris is the new Parisian top-level domain (TLD) which provides the same function as … Continue reading →

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Sedo Sells 566 Domains For $1.2 Million: Everything.org $35,000, RIN.com $35,000, Show.tv 20.999 EUR

In the past week 566 (554 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.2 million ($1m last week). Only 190 (185 last week) domains from the 566 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either … Continue reading →

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Daily Domain Sales (11-30-2014): NetDesk.com $9,400, AccentHomes.com $5,500

I am this close to booking my flight ticket to Namescon in Las Vegas. I have already registered for the event and the hotel is pretty easy to book but the flight from Greece to Las Vegas is a challenge. … Continue reading →

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New gTLD Weekly Launch Review: .Paris, .Moscow, .Pizza, .Network, .Business, .Software

This is one of the biggest weeks in New gTLD launches. This week 7 New gTLDs enter General Availability, 6 New gTLDs enter the EAP General Availability and 0 strings enter the landrush phase. On the 1st of December, 2 … Continue reading →

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