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June 21, 2018 10:21

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Betting names dominate trending keywords for May

Verisign released their trending keywords for May and with the recent change in sports betting laws no surprise that Sports, Bet, and gambling made the top 10 for .com. .COM .NET sports chain bet  block apple  sports bets bet  escort  blockchain  gambling  hemp  betting account adverts national  bookie gallery  opportunity  sites The post Betting names […]

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.XYZ gets another win against Verisign

Appeals court decision gives XYZ another chance to be awarded legal fees. It’s been over three years since Verisign (NYSE: VRSN) sued XYZ, the seller of .xyz domain names, for false advertising. The District Court granted summary judgment in favor of XYZ in November 2015 but that wasn’t the end of it. XYZ asked the […]

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Have your say on single-character .com domains

ICANN wants your opinion on its plan to allow Verisign to auction off o.com, with a potential impact on the future release of other single-character .com domain names. The organization has published a proposed amendment to the .com registry contract and opened it for public comment. The changes would enable Verisign to sell o.com, while […]

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O.com might be coming, along with other single letter .com domain names

ICANN moves forward with Verisign plan to auction O.com domain name. Single letter .com domain names are very rare. They aren’t just limited to the 26 letters of the alphabet; there are just three. Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN), the registry for .com, isn’t allowed to allocate any single letter .com domain names. Three .com domains were registered […]

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.com adds 5.5 million names, renewals back over 70%

Verisign reported first-quarter financial results that reflected a healthier .com namespace following the spike caused by Chinese speculation in 2016. The company Friday reported that .com was up to 133.9 million domains at the end of March, an increase of 5.5 million over the year. The strong showing was tempered slightly by a further decline […]

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Industry report show slightly stronger growth than Verisign’s

The latest domain name industry growth figures from CENTR show slightly better performance than a recent report from Verisign covering the same period. CENTR says in its latest DomainWire Global TLD Report there were 331.1 million registered domains at the end of 2017, whereas Verisign, in its Domain Name Industry Brief last month, put that […]

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Verisign shares hit new high while Tucows is down 6.6%

Verisign shares hit a new high today, the high on the day was $121.61 before closing at $120.55. 120.55 +4.20 (3.61%) Range 116.23 – 121.61 52 week 81.58 – 121.61 Open 116.47 Vol / Avg. 2.32M/939,093.00 Mkt cap 11.76B P/E 32.74 Div/yield     – EPS 3.68 Shares 97.59M Beta 0.92 Inst. own 126% Other popular public […]

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Domain universe grows almost 1% in 2017 despite new gTLD slump

The total number of registered domain names in all TLDs was up 0.9% in 2017, despite a third-quarter dip, according to the latest data compiled by Verisign. The latest Domain Name Industry Brief, published yesterday, shows that there were 332.4 million domains registered at the end of the year. That’s up by 1.7 million names […]

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NamesCon Day Three Explores Crypto and Domaining Intersection

Day’s One and Two are down in the books, and NamesCon Day Three is up to bat. Full steam ahead did the third day lead off with a Domain Name Industry Drivers keynote given by Verisign’s Scott Schnell. Scott discussed and expressed thoughts around a number of items, one being the likely resurgence of .net […]

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Donuts releases free TLD-neutral name-spinner

Donuts has announced the release of a free name-spinner tool for registrars and resellers. Relevant Name Search, found at rns.domains, isn’t a destination site in itself, but will be free for registrars to integrate into their storefronts. The company said it’s been in beta testing with eNom, Dreamhost, Dynadot and Name.com, with eNom using it […]

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