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  • Domain Name Wire 23 minutes ago

    Dot London and Dot NYC taking two different approaches Read article in a new window

    Dot NYC much more restricted than Dot London. Two .city domain names are getting ready to enter their first phase of rollout: .London and .NYC. This will be a big moment in the new top level domain name program. Many people, including myself, think .city domain names have the biggest chance for success. Despite being […]

  • Domain Name Advice 1½ hour ago

    Selecting the right domain for your business Read article in a new window

    Nora Firestone is a professional writer/reporter and also a pioneer in teaching people how to use a good, DIY platform to build their own websites. In 2012, she developed the Step-by-Step “Design, Build and Manage Your Own Website” workshop, which is what she calls “the definitive step-by-step guide through the DIY website-building maze.” One of the many things she... Read more » The post Selecting the right domain for your business appeared first on Domain Name Adv...

  • Domain Investing 1¾ hour ago

    Massachusetts Businesses Closed for Patriots’ Day Read article in a new window

    I am sure you already know that the Boston Marathon is being run this morning. Today marks the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. You might not know that today is a holiday in Massachusetts called Patriots Day, and many Massachusetts companies and businesses are closed. There are several domain name and associated companies located in Massachusetts, and even though most are open in some capacity (like Sedo’s Great Domains auction), I believe that most Massachusetts-based employees have ...

  • Domain Pulse 3½ hours ago

    ICANN Releases New gTLD Contracting Statistics To 18 April Read article in a new window

    Below are the key Contracting statistics, as of 18 April 2014: 1105 applicants have been invited to Contracting 535 applicants have responded to their Contracting Information Request invitation 450 contracts have been sent out for signature 386 Registry Agreements have been signed All signed Registry Agreements can be viewed here: www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries View Contracting Statistics From [...]

  • Domain Pulse 3½ hours ago

    ICANN: Pre-Delegation Testing Documents Have Been Updated Read article in a new window

    ICANN has made minor changes to the test resources to clarify the existing requirements. The majority of the changes are to the input templates, designed to improve the accuracy of the data submitted for testing and the applications success rate. Additionally, in response to applicant feedback, we have added the capacity to test the EPP [...]

  • Domain Shane 3½ hours ago

    THE BIG AFTERMARKET LIST: Saturday’s Domains at Auction or Dropping on April 21St, 2014 Read article in a new window

      Aaron and I got the new theme up over the weekend.  We came up with the look and many thanks to Tia for customizing it and putting up with our constant questions and changes.  I imagine there will be a few more to come.  All new sites have quite a few flaws and bugs.  We’ll be adding features over the next few weeks.  Some will be neat, some will just improve navigation.  We put the sponsors at the top because they are the one’s that keep up here.  I also feel that it’s ...

  • Domain Pulse 3¾ hours ago

    Fellowship Application Round Opens for ICANN 51 in Los Angeles California Read article in a new window

    The ICANN Fellowship program seeks participants from developing countries of the world in order to help create a broader base of knowledgeable constituents to engage in the multi-stakeholder process and become the new voice of experience in their regions and beyond. Our current application round for participation in Los Angeles this coming October launches today [...]

  • Domain Pulse 3¾ hours ago

    ICANN Appoints Fifth New gTLD Data Escrow Agent Read article in a new window

    Escrow4All B.V. has been approved by ICANN to provide data escrow services to new gTLD Registry Operators. All new gTLD Registry Operators are required to regularly deposit a backup copy of their TLD registration data through one of the approved data escrow service providers. The data held in escrow may be released to ICANN under [...]

  • Domain Pulse 4¼ hours ago

    New gTLD Registrations Soar Past Half Million As .GURU Passes 50,000 Read article in a new window

    The total number of domain names registered across all new gTLDs roared past 500,000 on 15 April, jumping 46,349 registrations in one day according nTLDstats.com. The number of domains registered across all of the new gTLDs stood at 558,051 as of 21 April. And .guru has become the first of the new gTLDs to pass [...]

  • Online Domain 7¼ hours ago

    Sedo sells 620 domains worth $1.3 million: gab.com $200k, mobile.com.co $15k (Apr 6 to Apr 12) Read article in a new window

    In the past week (Apr 6 to Apr 12), 620 (660 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.3 million ($1.3m last week). Only 209 (248 last week) domains from the 620 were reported by Sedo. … Continue reading →

  • Domain Sherpa 7½ hours ago

    DomainSherpa Review – Apr 21, 2014: Pozer.com, JAH.com, BandManager.com, SAI.com, GreenBeans.com… Read article in a new window

    Get into the minds of the Sherpas with the DomainSherpa Review!* An investor's portfolio is reviewed and appraised* 15 domain names going to auction at NameJet are valued* Page Howe takes the crown in this week's "Name That Price" gameFor each domain name portfolio, the Sherpas answer:* Which domains are valuable, and in what way?* What is the market value (both wholesale and retail) of the best domain names?* Which domains are worthless and should be dropped?* Which domain names...

  • Hybrid Domainer 8¾ hours ago

    Daily Sales Recap 4-20-14 1i.com closes at $30,573 on Go Daddy Auctions Read article in a new window

    By: Raymond Hackney Daily Sales Recap April 20, 2014 NameJet iui.net $520 lostchild.com Reserve Not Met, High bid $758 riskfreetrial.com Reserve Not Met, High bid $755 4.CN Domain Auctions 1Chinese Yuan = .1605 USD itzn.com     ¥1,500 RMB $241 Go Daddy Auctions 1i.com    $30,573 healthaccess.com    $2,475 builtup.com    $1,075 lifesharers.com    $472 gardenal.org    $465 ...

  • Domain Arts 9¾ hours ago

    PiedPiper.com – HBO shows savvy in acquiring domain for its new comedy, “Silicon Valley” Read article in a new window

    HBO is the proud new owner of the piedpiper.com domain name.  PiedPiper.com is now the home of the faux corporate website for Pied Piper, the fictional start-up company in HBO’s new comedy, “Silicon Valley”.  Last night’s episode has the team brainstorming ridiculous names as they try to come up with an alternative to the Pied […]

  • Domain Owl 9¾ hours ago

    Google Whack Read article in a new window

    If you read one book on Google this year, skip the business analysis junk and read Dave Gorman's Google Whack adventure. Published in 2004 by Overlook Press, the book relates the author's "search" for the ungettable word combo. Gorman matches random nouns with other random nouns and creates a new term and then tries to find in in Google. Then he goes to the place where they do it and experiences it (The Google search term) for himself. Continue reading →

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  • The Domains 12 hours ago

    Should Business Fear Google ? Read article in a new window

    Media company admits to being afraid of Google Olivia Solon wrote on Ars Technica that a major European media company has concerns about the growing power of Google. From the article: The chief executive of Axel Springer, one of Europe’s largest media publishers, has said that his company is afraid of the power that Google […]

  • Domain Shane 12 hours ago

    Flippa Recap: D2.ca, LH6.com, Secure.today sell. Draw.net, AKU.com Don’t Hit Reserve. Read article in a new window

    Listed below are some notable domain and website sales over the past week at Flippa. With no four figure domain sales this week, the real action was in the domains that didn’t sell. Lots of bids, but not alot of reserves met on names such as Draw.net and AKU.com. Several domains that didn’t hit reserve had already made the rounds at Flippa previously, such as Minorities.com, OJV.com and 3DTuner.com. Although domain sales were slow, there were four nice $30,000+ website sales this pas...

  • The Domains 15 hours ago

    Has the time come for mandatory two factor authentication ? Read article in a new window

    I was already thinking about the topic of  mandatory two factor authentication before Heartbleed. It was actually the story about Naoki Hiroshima and his post on Medium detailing the account hack at Go Daddy and Paypal, in order to gain access to the Twitter handle @N. Minda Zetlin of Inc Magazine recently published an article, […]

  • Ian Lopuch 19 hours ago

    3Q Digital: My Guest Post & Their Amazing Billboard Read article in a new window

    It’s the weekend! I hope you’re enjoying the nice spring weather and taking it easy. As Customer Acquisition professionals, we work so incredibly hard. It’s time to take it a little easy. That said, our market never closes. It’s just like Wall Street with no closing bell. I always enjoy catching up on reading during […]

  • Jason Thompson 22 hours ago

    My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 4-20-2014 Copy Work, Dinner My Way, iConsumers Read article in a new window

    Domain Of The Day: CopyWork.com CopyWork.com is today’s domain of the day. For some reason this domain reminds me of Kinkos. Although it is a generic keyword phrase, it could [...]

  • Internet News 22 hours ago

    Our NetMundial Brings Some Humour to Internet Governance Read article in a new window

    If you follow Internet Governance circles you’ll know that most people involved in the internet policy and governance are either in Brazil or en route there this weekend. NetMundial is being held in São Paulo, Brazil on 23rd and 24th and it’s pretty serious business if the agenda is anything to go by. However over on […] Our NetMundial Brings Some Humour to Internet Governance is an article from Domain Industry & Internet News - Domain Name Industry News

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