Category: Domain Name News

Is this a great domain or a horrible one? – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 28, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
I can’t decide if this domain is ingenious or dumb. Are these guys tripping or ingenious? I was in the car listening to the radio yesterday when a commercial caught my attention. The ad was for a site that aggregates […]
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5+ WordPress Backup Plugins You Need to Know About – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 25, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Backing up your WordPress site is essential. These tools will help you do it. Imagine spending countless hours designing your WordPress website, creating killer content, landing pages, contacts forms, and more….only to have it all disappear because of a hacker, […]
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CentralNic acquires .SK operator for €26 million – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 25, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Controversial deal will boost CNIC annual revenue by about €4 million. Domain name company CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) has acquired SK-NIC, A.S., manager of Slovakia’s .sk country code domain name, for about €26 million. The deal is for €21.27 million […]
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Clothing company Aether is a reverse domain name hijacker – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 24, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Domain owner used the domain for a business. Apparel company Aether, LLC has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking in its attempt to get the domain name Aether.com. The company that owns Aether.com used to offer […]
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Yes, people are using new top level domain names – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 24, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Not a lot, but you can’t ignore that some people are choosing .com alternatives. It’s no secret that usage of new top level domain names has been far below industry expectations. But that doesn’t mean people aren’t using them and […]
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7 Signs Your WordPress Website Has Been Hacked – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 24, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
One of the reasons WordPress is so popular as a content management system is because of its airtight security (read: it’s rare ability to be hacked). But the truth is, 136,640 attacks are happening per minute to WordPress websites across […]
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ICANN asks new TLD registries to ask for permission on China – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 23, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Operators must submit RSEP for approval. Are Chinese gateways used to comply with real name verification rules in China a registry service? To date, it seems like only the operators of .XYZ think so. They submitted a so-called RSEP to […]
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More end user domain name sales – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 23, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
A law firm, lottery company and other end users bought domain names last week. My list of end user domain name sales from Sedo over the past week is short. Many domains that seem like end user buys have Whois […]
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Blake Irving to retire from GoDaddy – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 23, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Irving out, Wagner in. GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving announced yesterday afternoon that he will retire from GoDaddy at the end of the year. Scott Wagner, GoDaddy’s president and chief operating officer, will take over as CEO when Irving leaves. Irving […]
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BrandBucket releases domain name sales data – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin August 22, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Company releases sales data…for last year. BrandBucket released some sales data about 2016 today. Yes, we’re talking about data from last year so it’s a bit tardy. The brandable domain marketplace sold 1,017 domains for an average price of $3,070, […]
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