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Namejet sold 156 domains for $872,909 in March (fsf .com, dresden .com, problems .com)

Namejet released it’s March 2017 domain name auctions report that includes a lot of 1 and 2 word .coms, some 3 and 4 letter .com and some numerics. Namejet sold 156 (95 domains in February) domains in March for a total of $872,909 ($625,966 in February). Namejet only reports domains that were sold for $2,000 …

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Undeveloped sells CryptoBank.com for $125k, adds Whiskey.com in Domaining Europe domain auction

Undeveloped announced that it sold the domain name CryptoBank.com for $125,000 this week. Their tweet announcing the sale included a note to domainers: “Domainers take note. Crypto domains are taking off.” It was also announced today that the domain name Whiskey.com was added in the Domaining Europe Berlin auction. The domain has a reserve in the …

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Efty partners with Payoneer and offers free escrow transactions in April

Efty announced today that it has partnered with global payments company Payoneer to add secure, licensed and global domain name transactions to the Efty platform through its escrow services. To celebrate the launch of this service on Efty, Payoneer is giving away free escrow transactions to Efty users for the entire month of April, 2017. …

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Complaint filed for Rick Schwartz’s domain name Queen.com (Rick aims for RDNH + damages in court)

A UDRP complaint was filed at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for Rick Schwartz’s domain name Queen.com. The complaint was filed by a company named Knud Jepsen A/S from Denmark. The flower company is using the domain name queen.dk for their website. The WIPO case D2017-0679 has a “Compliance Review Pending” status at the …

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GoDaddy completes acquisition of Host Europe Group

GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), today announced the completion of its acquisition of Host Europe Group (HEG). GoDaddy Inc.  paid €1.69 billion (US$1.79 billion) to acquire Host Europe Group (HEG), including €605 million paid to the selling shareholders and €1.08 billion in assumed net debt. HEG is the largest privately-owned web services provider in Europe and …

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Rigthside publishes list of 53 domain sales from $10k up to $183k for video.games

Rigthside published a list of their New gTLD domain name sales. They released a full list of every five- and six-figure direct Platinum domain sale they are allowed to publish. Just a few of these have been publicly revealed until now. This includes the sale of Video.games which was sold in February for $183,000—their biggest …

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.NYC to auction 26 tech domains in May (Cloud .nyc, Web .nyc, Startup .nyc)

Auctions.nyc and the City of New York will have their 3rd auction of premium .NYC domains. This time 26 tech related domain names like Cloud.nyc, Web.nyc and Startup.nyc will be auctioned. It is not yet known if the auction will be held at Namejet, Snapnames or some other auction house. The .NYC Techs Auction will …

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Too little, too late: Uniregistry will offer price protection on 9 domain extensions

Uniregistry issued a press release today that was pretty difficult to understand until you reached the end of it. And even then it is pretty cryptic. In essence they mumbled that grandfathering existing registrations was “technically difficult and confusing for customers”. Registrars complained about different premium models being hard to implement back in 2014 but …

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.VIP gets 200,000 new domain registrations worth $1.3 million

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM: MMX), reported today orders for over 200,000 new registrations in its .vip top-level domain valued at US$1.3 million. The orders comprise both standard names and premium names, including 61 premium names sold via the recently completed eName auction. The company said that the order contracts also ensure high renewal …

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Inside the offices of GoDaddy (videos)

GoDaddy made 3 videos that give everyone a sneak peak inside the offices of GoDaddy and listen to the people that work in the biggest domain name registrar in the world. The videos were shot in 3 different office locations in the US: Sunnyvale, California Tempe, Arizona Cambridge, Massachusetts You can watch the 3 videos …

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