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  • Domain Pulse 27 minutes ago

    ICANN Quarterly Stakeholder Report – Register for the FY15 Q4 call on 20 August Read article in a new window

    ICANN has announced its FY15 Q4 Stakeholder Call, which will take place on 20 August 2015 at 14:00 UTC. The call will cover how ICANN has progressed against its strategic...

  • Domain Pulse 35 minutes ago

    ICANN: WEBINAR: Briefing on 2nd Draft CCWG-Accountability Proposal Read article in a new window

    The CCWG-Accountability will be publishing its 2nd draft for 40-day public comment on 3 August 2015. Community feedback is requested on this 2nd draft proposal of proposed enhancements to ICANN‘s...

  • Domain Pulse 43 minutes ago

    Rightside Announces Record-Setting Demand for Its .NEWS Domains Read article in a new window

    [news release] Rightside, a leading provider of domain name services that advance the way businesses and individuals define and present themselves online, today announced record-setting demand for its .NEWS Web...

  • Domain Pulse 1 hour ago

    WeddingWire and Minds + Machines Say ‘I Do’ to a ‘.wedding’ Partnership Read article in a new window

    [news release] Minds + Machines, the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, is delighted to announce that WeddingWire, the wedding industry’s leading global online marketplace, has joined...

  • Domain Pulse 2 hours ago

    Neustar Buys Company Behind AusRegistry and ARI Registry Services Read article in a new window

    Neustar has bought Bombora Technologies Pty Ltd (Bombora), based in Australia, for A$118.5 million, or approximately US$86.9 million. Bombora and its subsidiaries, which include ARI Registry Services and AusRegistry, provide...

  • Domain Name Journal 5 hours ago

    Boom! Neustar Acquires Bombora Technologies in $86.9 Million Deal Read article in a new window

    Neustar, the tech services giant that operates the .biz, .us and .co registries and provides backend services to many others has acquired Australia's Bombora Technologies for nearly $87 Million in a deal that expands the number of TLDs Neustar services to over 300.

  • Domain Name Wire 6½ hours ago

    Neustar acquires .AU registry and ARI Read article in a new window

    Neustar continues to grow its top level domain name services business with acquisition. Neustar has acquired Australia-based Bombora Technologies Pty Ltd, the registry services provider of the .au top-level domain and numerous other top-level domains, for approximately AUD $118.5 million, or approximately USD $86.9 million in cash. This includes its subsidiary ARI Registry Services, which […]

  • Online Domain 7 hours ago

    XYZ Registry Is Running A Parallel .COM & .XYZ Domain Registration Contest Read article in a new window

    Think you can register the best .COM or .XYZ domain name and win $1,000? Then you can take The Challenge at TheChallenge.xyz while you hand-register the best domains you can find and submit your entries on the official contest site. … Continue reading →

  • Domain Investing 7½ hours ago

    Rightside Happy With .News Registration Levels Read article in a new window

    The .News domain extension has been available for people to hand register for just two weeks, and it is already selling more in that time period than other Rightside domain extensions in the same period of time. I was told that 8,790 .News domain names were registered on its first day of general availability. This afternoon, the company announced that over 15,000 .News domain names have been registered so far in the first two weeks of general availability. With over 15k registrations .NEWS is ou...

  • Domaining Tips 7½ hours ago

    Seven Types of Domain Investors Read article in a new window

    I thought it would be fun to write about some of the particularities and patterns I’ve noticed over the years. Now, of course, this list is by no means definitive, feel free to contribute. Nor is it meant to make anyone feel bad or embarrassed. Here they are: The future trend investor. This is a person who [...]

  • Toronto Domainer 8 hours ago

    Domain Name Brokering Pitfalls Read article in a new window

    Right after I brokered Whisky.com for $3.1 Million Dollars, I received literally over a thousand emails from domain name owners requesting my domain name brokerage service. Unfortunately for majority, I was only interested in brokering premium one-word dot com domain names that had a minimum of $100K reseller value. Meaning if I were to put […]

  • Domain Name Wire 10 hours ago

    Sedo adds automated ownership verification Read article in a new window

    Feature lets you add domains for sale without delay. There’s a delay between the time you submit a domain name for sale on Sedo and when it shows up on the site. This delay is due to Sedo verifying that the person who submitted the domain name is actually the owner. Now Sedo has released […]

  • Online Domain 10 hours ago

    Minds + Machines To Register 30,000 Of Its Premium Domains Under “Emerald Names” Read article in a new window

    Minds + Machines Group Limited provided an update of its operations for Q2 2015. The Company’s unaudited interim results for the six months to 30 June 2015 will be published in September 2015. Antony Van Couvering, CEO of Minds + … Continue reading →

  • The Domains 10 hours ago

    .Trust Announces Advisory Board Read article in a new window

    NCC Group has announced the line-up of its new .trust Advisory Board, “an elite panel of renowned security experts responsible for supporting NCC Group’s .trust Technical Policy, in a bid to create the world’s first secure community on the Internet”. Six renowned security experts currently sit on the board alongside Gunter Ollmann, CTO of the […]

  • Domain Report 10 hours ago

    ButcherShop.ca Makes the Cut in July 29 .CA TBR drop Read article in a new window

    DomainReport.ca In yesterday's .ca domain drop there were 171 names taken. There wasn't a high number of great generics, but there were a few good ones, such as butchershop.ca, chews.ca, cyberworld.ca, vintageclothes.ca, hater.ca, and lespace.ca (space or 'the space' in French). One .ca domain sale was reported at Sedo in the past week: Coating.ca  -  1,450 EUR  -  sold at Sedo It

  • Domain Name Wire 11 hours ago

    Minds + Machines: layoffs, plan for cash and more Read article in a new window

    Big updates from one of the biggest new top level domain name companies. Publicly traded Minds + Machines (London AIM: MMX) released a corporate update today, and it’s big. The company has close to $50 million in cash in the bank, which gives it plenty of time to wait out the hoped-for surge in acceptance […]

  • IP Legal Corner 12 hours ago

    Good and Bad Faith in Registering and Using Domain Names Read article in a new window

    Complainant prevails only if it proves conjunctive bad faith. Bad faith is implied if the proof supports bad faith registration but not the other way around, although as I have pointed out in earlier Blogs there are panelists who go their own way on this issue. There are two different ways of describing conduct, and […] The post Good and Bad Faith in Registering and Using Domain Names appeared first on IP Legal Corner.

  • Jean Guillon 12 hours ago

    Sunrise Periods: .LAW & .ABOGADO new gTLDs Read article in a new window

    When: SUNRISE PERIOD START: Thursday, 30 July, 2015 - 16:00; SUNRISE PERIOD END: Monday, 28 September, 2015 - 16:00. Sources: The official Trademark Clearinghouse calendar:http://www.trademark-clearinghouse.com/gtld-calendar; .LAW Registry:http://nic.law To register a .LAW domain name, participate in the Sunrise Period with your Corporate Registrar.

  • Domain Name Wire 12 hours ago

    60 End User Domain Name Sales Read article in a new window

    Here’s are 60+ domain names that sold on Sedo this past week. Sedo sales from the past week totaled more than $1 million with some 495 reported transactions, the highest of which was Float.com at $50k. Of these, I’ve tracked down about 60 end-user buyers. Acquiro.com (€3900) – Sold to Selling Simplified, a lead-gen / marketing firm that already owns […]

  • The Domains 12 hours ago

    Willing.com, Evolve.com, Zeros.com And More Domain Movers Read article in a new window

    In today's Domain Movers series we detected that Gap Appear purchased the domain name WinningTalent.com. Independent Journal Review purchased ij.com, Paypal acquired Zeros.com and many more domain movers.

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