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October 16, 2018 02:09

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How early should domain name registrars auto renew domains?

My domain registrars auto-renew anywhere from the expiration time to 60 days in advance. It’s smart for domain name registrants to place their domain names on auto-renew. This means your domain name registrar will renew your domain name each year without action on your part. It prevents domains from accidentally deleting when you overlook a […]

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Domainers flock to #Mykonos celebrating Frank Schilling’s birthday in #Greece

It’s Frank Schilling’s birthday today, and the Uniregistry founder is turning 49 years old. As a tribute to Frank’s final year in his 40s, domain industry icons are flocking to the Greek island of Mykonos, for a domainer party unlike no other. Some of the attendees include Ammar Kubba and his lovely wife, Jay Westerdal, […]

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Startup Sunday: Self-driving car startup Zoox raises another $500M

The self-driving car market is heating up and with five major players all competing to get driverless cars on the road, en mass. While you probably know that Uber and Lyft have been working on autonomous vehicles, and you might have heard that Google has something called Waymo, and GM has a Cruise, you might […]

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News, #domain discounts and other updates from #Uniregistry

Uniregistry, a DomainGang sponsor, sent out a newsletter with news and updates for the month of June. According to the email we received, the French ccTLD .FR is now available at Uniregistry. Domainers from France should rejoice! 😀 Here’s what Uniregistry says: The country-code for France, .fr, is now available on the Uniregistry platform. This […]

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Video: How to set up Keyword Locking on Uniregistry

See how to lock keywords for your domain name. The recent UDRP decision was a good reminder of how parking a domain name can be helpful in a cybersquatting case…IF the ads are related to the dictionary context of the name rather than a trademark owner’s goods and services. If you park your domain […]

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#Uniregistry rolls out version 3.0 of its #domain market and management app

Uniregistry rolled out version 3.0 of its domain market and management application today. The new version of the Uniregistry Market app addresses user experience (UX) issues, and adds a navigation bar at the bottom. This way, domain management becomes easier, along with accessing the Uniregistry Market to respond to active inquiries. There are lots of […]

Read more domain name sells for record $500,300

Sale of eclipses sale. A vacation rental company has paid $500,300 to acquire the domain name from registry Donuts in an all-cash transaction. This is the highest publicly reported sale of a second level domain under a new top level domain name to date. Vacarent, LLC is a vacation rental company that […]

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How to set a keyword category on Uniregistry parked domains

How to protect your valuable domains using Keyword Lock. If you own a good dictionary word domain name then there’s a good chance a company has adopted this word as part of its brand. This could cause an issue for you if you park the domain and show ads related to the brand instead of […]

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Work for #Uniregistry : Product manager, other positions

If you are on the lookout for a career change, Uniregistry – a DomainGang sponsor – is currently hiring. There are various positions with the company, a growing domain registrar, registry and domain marketplace. Currently, the locale of these positions is in the Grand Cayman, and Manchester, UK. Uniregistry is looking for a candidate for […]

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Uniregistry changes emails after “renewal scam” complaints

Uniregistry has modified its marketing emails after customers complained they looked like fake renewal “scams”. One customer contacted DI last week to say they were “horrified” to receive pitches for cheap SSL certificates that “read like some of the worst domain expiration scams of the past”. The company recently started reselling Comodo’s SSL certs as […]

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