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Web.com refreshes Register.com, lowers pricing

It no longer costs an arm and a leg to register a domain at Register.com. Just an arm. Register.com has teased customers over the past month with emails saying that change was coming. Today, that change dropped. On the front end, the biggest thing you’ll notice is an upgraded color scheme. But Register.com promises that […]

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GoDaddy hosting accounts hacked

Unauthorized access happened in October last year and impacted SSH logins only. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) has informed some of its webhosting customers that their accounts were breached last year. The company submitted the breach notice (pdf) to the State of California on Sunday. The incident happened in October 2019. In a letter to affected customers, […]

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CentralNic shuns dividend to look for more acquisitions

Company sees acquisition opportunities in current economic environment. CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) has decided to delay its first-ever dividend to hunt for more acquisition opportunities. The company announced the plan with the announcement of its final results for 2019 issued today. It believes the current market (read: economic uncertainty due to the pandemic) might make […]

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GoDaddy patent: Images to Domain Names

Clever idea uses image information to suggest domain names and create a website. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 10,630,639 (pdf) to GoDaddy for “Suggesting a domain name from digital image metadata.” The patent describes a way to use an image to determine appropriate domain names for a website, and then […]

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Namecheap posts $45M+ revenue in Q1

Revenue up 23% year-over-year.  Privately held domain name registrar Namecheap grossed more than $45 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2020, the company revealed to Domain Name Wire. That’s up from $37 million in the same quarter last year. For comparison, its total haul in 2019 was $149 million. The registrar added 220,000 […]

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