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  • The Domains 5¼ hours ago

    New Dot Media, LLC launches TheNotComRevolution.Guide Read article in a new window

    A frequent commenter on TheDomains Tom Gilles is the founder of New Dot Media, LLC, his company published a press release relating to an educational website TheNotComRevolution.Guide. An educational website, http://TheNotcomRevolution.Guide, has been launched by New Dot Media, LLC to help internet users better understand and navigate the new “Not Com” Internet. The website provides […]

  • Domain Flips (Minorities.com, Overbet.com, 34000.com) and Flops (StateInsurance.com) Read article in a new window

    Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with recent data courtesy of DN Journal and historical data from NameBio. Flips Minorities.com – Sold recently for $5,000 on Flippa, vs $2,100 in 2012 at NameJet. The makings of a website are live (below). “Minorities.com is owned by D. C. Cowan Authors, LLC. Our mission is to promote diversity in the publishing world, provide books for minority youths, and give minority, low income, or indie authors affordable book servi...

  • Online Domain 7¾ hours ago

    Flippa Weekly Domain Sales: Emerging.com $9,150, PHP.io $6,000, Disarm.com $5,000 Read article in a new window

    Highest sale this week at Flippa was the domain name Emerging.com that was sold for $9,150. Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 4 domains of this week’s list. These Flippa post-auction negotiations are working very well. There were 10 … Continue reading →

  • The Domains 7¾ hours ago

    Super Bowl Sunday and its impact on Online Sales Read article in a new window

    The Super Bowl and eCommerce Abbe Miller wrote a piece on Business2Community that looked at how big television events impact online sales both during and after the event. The article mentioned some stats from the previous two years culled from a couple different sources. Hashtags included  in ad spots jumped to 57%. Go Daddy decided […]

  • CircleID 11 hours ago

    BT Announces 500Mbps to 1000Mbps Broadband Rollout to UK Homes Read article in a new window

    British Telecom has announced its plan to transform the UK broadband landscape from superfast to ultrafast. The company says it plans to deliver much faster broadband for homes and small businesses via a widespread deployment of “G.fast” — a technology the company will test in two pilot locations starting this Summer. G.fast is aimed to help BT deliver ultrafast speeds of up to 500Mbps to most of the UK within a decade. Deployment will start in 2016–2017, subject to the pilots being ...

  • CircleID 11 hours ago

    UK Army Sets Up Special Internet-Focused Unit Read article in a new window

    The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age". Head of the Army General Sir Nick Carter said the move was about trying to operate "smarter". The 77th Brigade, made up of reservists and regular troops and based in Hermitage, Berkshire, will be formally created in April. It has been inspired by the Chindits who fought in Burma in World War Two. Read full story: BBCFollow CircleID on TwitterMore under: Web ...

  • Jason Thompson 14 hours ago

    My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 1-31-2015 (Check Out My Link To Auction Tool!) Read article in a new window

    For those of you who want to deep link to domain auctions at GoDaddy auctions, feel free to use the tool I developed www.linktoauction.com. The tool itself was created for [...]

  • The Domains 14 hours ago

    Jazz At Lincoln Center Acquires & Re-brands To Jazz.org & Some Fans Are Not Happy Read article in a new window

    Thejazzline.com, reports that the organization that operates Jazz at Lincoln Center, recently aand re-branded the organization to Jazz.org from it former address, jalc.org which is owned and operated under since it started in the early 2000’s Although the story does not say how much the organization paid for the domain, it says that the domain […]

  • Domain Investing 15 hours ago

    Poll: Who Will Win the Super Bowl? Read article in a new window

    I haven’t mentioned anything about the Super Bowl yet, and I want to see who readers think will win the Super Bowl (being played on Sunday). I live about 30 minutes from Foxboro (where the New England Patriots play), and I am a big Pats fan. I root for all of the Boston sports teams, but I only closely follow the Red Sox and Patriots. I know there are readers from around the country and around the world, and I am curious about who you think is going to win tomorrow. Vote in the poll below&...

  • The Domains 17 hours ago

    Would you have applied for a new GTLD if you knew what you know now ? Read article in a new window

    On the one year anniversary of the rollout of new gtlds to the public, our January poll question was, “Would you have applied for a new GTLD if you knew what you know now ?” We had 110 votes and 62 people voted no while 48 voted yes. This may have been a tricky question […]

  • Domain Investing 18 hours ago

    Bodis Acquires TrafficZ Read article in a new window

    During the last week of December, TrafficZ announced that the parking service was shutting down at the end of 2014. I was a bit surprised that they chose to shut down rather than be acquired, especially after a commenter reported that there were still quite a few domain names using TrafficZ DNS. According to an email I received this morning, Bodis has acquired TrafficZ. The email was sent to me because I have a TrafficZ account (rather than as a news article to report), and there aren’t an...

  • Online Domain 19 hours ago

    Daily Domain Sales (1-28-2015): 2009.com $22,500, ZUF.com $9,611, XUC.com $9,311 Read article in a new window

    This is the third part of my photo post series: NamesCon 2015: Waternight (photos) Typosquatting In .UK Domain Names Is Booming This Is The Buyer Of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com For $85,000 Rightside New gTLD Domain Name Renewals Are Much LOWER Than Registration … Continue reading →

  • DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 Read article in a new window

    If you noticed lately, Aaron and I have started tweeting more often and actually using Twitter like it supposed to be.  Putting up some things, commenting on others, and retweeting the things we like.  We’d love to hit 5000 followers and we’re not too far away.  If you are interested in what we have to say, please follow DomainShane HERE.  Our goal is to pass TheDomains totals and after I buy another 11,000 followers we should be dead even.  Also, the newsletter hit 200 subscribers a...

  • The Domains 20 hours ago

    CNN: “Is this the Super Bowl’s next GoDaddy?” Read article in a new window

    CNN asked if Wix Is this the Super Bowl’s next GoDaddy? A company mostly unknown to the public that went public over a year ago, in the article they actually compare and contrast Wix to Apple. From the article: But while tech companies like Wix aren’t quite household names, they’ve been betting big on Super […]

  • Domain Pulse 20 hours ago

    ARIN 35 Registration Now Open Read article in a new window

    Registration is now open for the ARIN 35 Public Policy and Members Meeting, 12-15 April 2015 at the JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square. ARIN holds open, biannual Public Policy and Members Meetings where attendees gather to discuss draft Internet number resource policies, network with colleagues, and attend workshops and tutorials. For information about ARIN [...]

  • TLD Investors 22 hours ago

    Daily Sales Recap 1-30-15 Wardrobes.com sells for $15,065 on Sedo Read article in a new window

    Daily Sales Recap 1-30-15 Sedo scored a couple nice five figure sales on Friday, Habitt.com sold for $12,000 and Wardrobes.com sold for $15,065. Flippa had a five figure auction close with CasinoDeals.com closing at $10,000. Sedo Sales habitt.com 12,000 USD wardrobes.com 9,999 GBP the-eye.com 1,000 USD campus-agency.com 1,000 EUR fotoshooting.com 6,800 EUR NameJet wee.net $1,160 […]

  • Domain Pulse 23 hours ago

    ICANN: Selection of International Law Advisor to the Enhancing ICANN Accountability Process Read article in a new window

    The Accountability & Governance Public Experts Group (PEG) announces the selection of the 7th and final Advisor to the Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG). The PEG is pleased to announce Lee Andrew Bygrave as the Advisor with International Law/Jurisprudence as his area of expertise. Lee Andrew Bygrave is a Professor at [...]

  • Domain Pulse 23 hours ago

    ICANN: ATRT2 Implementation Program Update Read article in a new window

    We are pleased to provide the second update on the implementation of recommendations from the Second Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT2). ICANN kicked off the implementation work, completed a thorough project planning process for each of the 12 recommendations in the second half of 2014 and is currently executing according to the detailed plans [...]

  • Domain Pulse 23 hours ago

    ICANN: Third Face-to-Face Meeting for the Task Force on Arabic Script IDNs (TF-AIDN) to Convene in Singapore Read article in a new window

    Background: Since the second Face-to-Face meeting of the TF-AIDN in Istanbul, Turkey last June, the group has been working on several fronts related to Arabic Script IDNs including scrutinizing the code point repertoire and defining variant code points for the proposal for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR) and the Universal Acceptance of Arabic script [...]

  • Date
    Friday, January 30, 2015
  • State of the Industry: After a Big Leap Forward in 2014 Experts Think 2015 Will Be Even Better Read article in a new window

    Here it is - our 11th annual State of the Industry Cover Story! We have once again called upon leading experts from across the domain industry to give us their perspective on the most important developments of the past year and their forecast for the year ahead.

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