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84.com just sold for 8-figure yuan – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 8, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
A Chinese domain marketplace reports that 84.com sold for at least $1.5 million. Domain marketplace Le.cn reported on April 7 that 84.com was sold for 8-figure yuan or approximately $1.5 to $15 million. According to the news story, the buyer […]
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Top ten domain name registrars, ranked by .com – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 8, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
A monthly look at the latest .com data ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers December 2019. Wix landed in the top ten list for new .com registrations […]
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This letter to ICANN’s board is powerful – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 7, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
It’s time for ICANN to stop the charades and rediscover its bottom-up mandate. ICANN granted price increases to Verisign for .com domain names last month. It announced the decision on a Friday during the pandemic news flurry, just one day […]
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Microsoft buys Corp.com domain name, likely for seven figures – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 7, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Seller planned to auction the domain starting at $1.7 million. Microsoft has acquired the domain name Corp.com for an undisclosed price after the domain’s owner said he was going to start an auction for the domain at $1.7 million. Brian […]
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Are companies flocking to the .ltd domain extension? – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 7, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
How the .LTD “corporate identifier” domain is resonating with Chinese companies. I was reading Chinese domain news the other day and the top level domain .ltd was mentioned, so I did a little bit of study on this extension. On […]
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GoDaddy goes vertical with Neustar registry acquisition – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 6, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
GoDaddy buys its first registry, implements governance model for conflicts of interest, and promises to keep domain prices in check. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) is acquiring Neustar’s domain name registry services business and renaming it GoDaddy Registry, the company announced today. […]
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Covid-19 delays .Gay domain availability – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 6, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Trademark holders can get domains, but general availability is delayed. Top Level Design, the company launching the .gay domain name, has postponed the general availability of the domain name. Today, the company launched its “Sunrise II” phase for registration. Companies […]
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Reviewing 4-character domains sold in March – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 6, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Kassey Lee evaluates some of the four-letter/number combo sales in March. Here are some 4-character domains sold in March as reported by Namebio. I’ll try to look at them from a Chinese perspective, focusing on those with corresponding .cn or […]
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Liquidating your domain names – DNW Podcast #280 – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 6, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Josh & Josh discuss their solution to help domainers liquidate domains. Domain names can be difficult to liquidate. We all hold out for end users to buy our domains, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could easily sell domains […]
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Google wins fight over “Google Coronavirus” domain name – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin April 4, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Man agrees to give domain name to Google after facing cybersquatting complaint. A Massachusetts man who registered GoogleCoronavirus .com has agreed to hand it over to Google after the company filed a cybersquatting complaint. Ben Ghosh registered the domain—at Google […]
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