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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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CentralNic to pay $3.4 million for iwantmyname

CentralNic has made yet another registrar acquisition, picking up New Zealand-based Ideegeo Group for the equivalent of $3.4 million. The company said it will pay NZD 5.2 million, of which 10% is being deferred until May 2021. Ideegeo runs the registra...
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Epik provides update on 8chan

Epik will provide registrar services but not content delivery. CEO Monster says, “Their community grew and their moderation skills did not.” Domain name registrar Epik has issued an update on providing services to 8chan. 8chan came under fire after the shooting in El Paso this weekend. The site operator moved the domain to Epik, a […]

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Epik CEO Rob Monster statement on 8chan

8ch.net moves to Epik. Here’s Rob Monster’s response. 8Chan, a website again in the spotlight after the shooting in El Paso this weekend, has switched registrars. It already got booted off of its DDoS provider CloudFlare. Now, perhaps to avoid any pressure from its domain registrar, it moved to Epik for registration services. Epik also […]

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GoDaddy reports earnings, domain revenue up nearly 10% from last year

Domain revenue continues upward charge at GoDaddy. The big news out of GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) on its Q2 earnings release wasn’t the numbers. It was Scott Wagner stepping down as CEO. He is leaving for health reasons and will be replaced by Aman Bhutani, previously President of Brand Expedia Group. On the numbers side of […]

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Endurance reports earnings, domain customer growth

Green shoots at Endurance International Group? Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI) reported second-quarter earnings this morning. All major metrics for the business continue to decline as forecasted. Revenue was $278.2 million, down from $287.8 million in the same quarter last year and $280.7 million in Q1 2019. Adjusted EBITDA and the customer base also declined. […]

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CentralNic completes Melbourne IT acquisition, should close Hexonet next week

Company integrated two domain businesses funded by bond sale. CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) has completed its acquisition of what was left of the former Melbourne IT’s reseller business. Called TPP Wholesale, the division includes a strong reseller base in the Australasia region. CentralNic paid AUD $24 million for the business. Tucows acquired the bulk of Melbourne […]

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