Home » Archive by category Domain Registrars

GoDaddy fixes domain listing glitch

Two-factor users should no longer get errors when submitting domains through Domain Listing Service. GoDaddy has fixed an annoying issue with its Domain Listing Service. Domain Listing Service allows GoDaddy customers to list domain names on the Afternic network from within their GoDaddy accounts. Customers can also have the system add a GoDaddy-branded for sale […]

Post link: GoDaddy fixes domain listing glitch

© DomainNameWire.com 2020. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact editor (at) domainnamewire.com. Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Does the truth matter?

False information does significant damage. False allegations and stories seem to travel around the internet much faster than the truth. And I’m not just talking about politics. Last week, a Hacker News story made waves when someone suggested that GoDaddy engaged in frontrunning searches; i.e., it saw what a user was searching for and then […]

Post link: Does the truth matter?

© DomainNameWire.com 2020. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact editor (at) domainnamewire.com. Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Web.com loses WebCentral bidding war despite 80% increase

Australian registrar drops Web.com despite higher bid. It looks like Web.com’s planned acquisition of Australian domain name company WebCentral isn’t going to happen after all. Web.com offered AUS 10 cents per share ($12.2 million total) for the company in July. An Australian internet company, 5G Networks, then made an all-equity acquisition offer. Web.com increased its […]

Post link: Web.com loses WebCentral bidding war despite 80% increase

© DomainNameWire.com 2020. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact editor (at) domainnamewire.com. Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Web.com ups offer for WebCentral by 55% after competing bid

Top 10 domain registrar increases all-cash offer for Australian domain name company. Web.com has significantly increased its acquisition offer for Australian domain name company WebCentral (ASX: WCG) after a competing bid was made. Web.com entered into an all-cash AUS 10-cents-per-share ($12.2 million) acquisition agreement with the company in July. But last week, Australian telecom company […]

Post link: Web.com ups offer for WebCentral by 55% after competing bid

© DomainNameWire.com 2020. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact editor (at) domainnamewire.com. Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

Web.com owner takes position in Endurance International Group

Investment firm accumulates a small stake in Web.com competitor. Siris Capital, the private equity company that owns Web.com, has opened a position in Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI). The investment firm owned a 2.39% stake in Endurance as of June 29. At today’s closing price, that’s worth about $21 million. Shares in EIGI have been […]

Post link: Web.com owner takes position in Endurance International Group

© DomainNameWire.com 2020. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact editor (at) domainnamewire.com. Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

How to make your Whois info public at GoDaddy

Here’s how to make your private information public. GoDaddy started redacting personal information in Whois records earlier this summer. Instead of showing the registrant’s name, address, phone number and email, a Whois record looks like this: The Registrant Organization only appears if you register your domains under an organization name. The upside to redacted Whois […]

Post link: How to make your Whois info public at GoDaddy

© DomainNameWire.com 2020. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact editor (at) domainnamewire.com. Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading

How to find the lowest prices for domain registrations

This website helps you find the best domain pricing. Let me start this post with a warning: never, ever select a domain name registrar based on price alone. Make sure you trust them. Learn about their customer service. There’s more to a domain registrar than just pricing. That said, price is always a key factor. […]

Post link: How to find the lowest prices for domain registrations

© DomainNameWire.com 2020. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact editor (at) domainnamewire.com. Latest domain news at DNW.com: Domain Name Wire.

Continue reading