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GoDaddy launches updated Investor iOS app

Update app is a complete rebuild that will lead to new features in the future. GoDaddy has launched an updated GoDaddy Investor iOS app for bidding on domain name auctions. A new Android app should be released in the coming weeks. The updated app has a new look. It also lets you sort your lists […]

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How to improve GoDaddy appraisals

There was some debate on twitter this weekend about GoDaddy domain appraisals. This debate will never end but I have some suggestions for GoDaddy to improve its tool. 1. Change the language for domains greater than $25,000 Automated appraisals break down when domains are very valuable. GoDaddy displays the message “more than $25,000” for domains […]

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GoDaddy gets patent for ‘Portfolio-based domain name recommendations’

Patent suggests ways a registrar can decide which domains to display to customers. The United States Patent and Trademark Office issued patent #10,387,959 to GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) today. The patent (pdf) for “Portfolio-based domain name recommendations” provides ways a domain name registrar can select which domain name suggestions to make to a customer. There are […]

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Porn-block retail prices revealed. Wow.

The first retail prices for MMX’s porn-blocking AdultBlock services have been revealed, and they ain’t cheap. The registrar 101domain yesterday announced that it has started offering AdultBlock and sister service AdultBlock+, and published ...
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Turmoil in the SSL market

A big revenue generator is quickly declining. Google’s campaign in recent years to push websites to use an SSL certificate has been a boon to everyone in the SSL marketplace, including certificate issuers and hosting companies. But what Google giveth, Google can taketh away. And this is wreaking havoc on the business of selling SSL […]

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Tucows releases earnings, quantifies lift from GoDaddy Auctions

Margin contribution from domains up due to price increases and Ascio; Tucows also explains lift from moving Enom expiry stream. Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) released second quarter earnings (pdf) yesterday after the close of the market. The company has three business lines: domain names, mobile service and internet service. For the domains segment, Q2 revenue was […]

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