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All eyes on Donuts as first new gTLD renewal figures roll in

Donuts is about to give the world the clearest picture yet of the ongoing demand for new gTLD domain names. The company has taken the unprecedented decision to disclose its renewal figures on a pretty much live basis. COO Richard Tindal has been blogging renewal stats for .bike, .clothing, .guru, .ventures, .holdings, .plumbing and .singles […]

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White spaces: Bounce.io turns digital email junk into a gold mine

Bounce.io CEO, Scott Brown, attended NamesCon – the best new domain conference of 2014 – and pitched a very interesting new email product at select attendants. Essentially, Scott Brown’s company, processes several billion bounced emails every month; about 60% of it gets opened. Instead of displaying a bunch of cryptic messages, Bounce.io replaces the content […]

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First Donuts new gTLD sunrise periods looking tiny

It’s possible that fewer than 1,200 domain names were registered in Donuts’ first seven new gTLD sunrise periods, judging by the latest zone file data. According to Donuts zone files dated January 31, just 1,164 proper domain names currently exist in .clothing, .bike, .guru, .ventures, .holdings, .singles and .plumbing. By TLD, the names break down […]

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7 New Domain Extensions Go Live Tomorrow – Why I Like .GURU and .VENTURES The Most

It’s starting. Tomorrow seven new domain extensions go live, two of which I think have a pretty exciting road ahead and one that I just don’t get. All seven of these are owned by Donuts and TechCrunch had some nice coverage about the introduction of these TLDs this afternoon. First I’ll start with what I’m […]

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First English new gTLD Sunrise periods start today

Donuts today kicks off the Sunrise periods for its first seven new gTLDs, the first English-language strings to start their priority registration periods for trademark owners. The big question for mark holders today is whether to participate in Sunrise, or whether Donuts’ proprietary Domain Protected Marks List is the more cost-efficient way to go. Sunrise […]

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Nine Donuts gTLDs delegated

Donuts has had a batch of nine new gTLDs delegated to the DNS root today. The nine strings are: .ventures, .camera, .clothing, .lighting, .singles, .voyage, .guru, .holdings and .equipment. All belong to various Donuts subsidiaries that have signed Registry Agreements with ICANN over the last few months. At this precise moment it does not seem […]

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Donuts puts date to first Sunrise, signs big registrars, says it won’t have a landrush

Donuts has announced the dates of its first Sunrise periods and revealed that it’s not planning to run a landrush period for its first seven new gTLDs. The company said today that it plans to take .bike, .clothing, .guru, .holdings, .plumbing, .singles and .ventures to Sunrise on November 26. It’s opted for a 60-day Sunrise […]

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Donuts first gTLD sunrise slated for October 29

Donuts has reportedly become the first new gTLD registry to announce its first sunrise periods. According to BrandShelter, part of the KeyDrive registrar group, nine of Donuts gTLDs will enter sunrise on October 29. The nine are: .camera, .clothing, .equipment, .guru, .holdings, .lighting, .singles, .ventures and .voyage. The sunrise periods will last 60 days, BrandShelter […]

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