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DomainGang : Eight crazy years!

Time sure flies, and it’s now officially been eight crazy years here at DomainGang. Consistent reporting of domain news and subjects, is a task we’re strongly committed to; after all, the tagline is “Domain news done right.” Along with social media reporting in ways that affect the domain industry, we’ve shared more than 7,745 domain-related […]

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Brands And Domains 2017 : Agenda of The Hague conference released

The 2nd Brands And Domains conference is coming up, and will be taking place in The Hague, on October 2nd and 3rd, 2017. Brands And Domains is an annual conference dedicated to dotBrand registry operations and future applications. It offers numerous opportunities to exchange and discuss key topics, best practices, research and analysis with the […]

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China’s 14 billion yuan domain market is old news!

China‘s local domain market is worth 14 billion yuan, and that’s the latest released data from 2015. In other words, that’s old news. During the Global Domain Summit held last week in Xiamen, China, some of the data presented involved the numbers of Chinese domain extensions, including IDN domains. Mao Wei, head of the Chinese-language […]

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DigitalTown acquires travel affiliate solutions provider Comencia

Rob Monster, founder and CEO of DigitalTown, Inc., announced the acquisition of Comencia, a travel affiliate solutions provider. Domain investors with travel-related domains can make money through hotel bookings. DigitalTown began integrating the Comencia hotel booking capability a few months ago, and here is an example of such integration. Comencia founder, Mike Cartwright, was previously […]

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Chinese domain market report : Can’t blog about celebrities in China!

The Chinese Internet consumers are like everywhere else; they love reading juicy news about celebrities. In yet another act of censorship, China’s government will be closing down social media accounts that share gossip about celebrities, asking Internet providers for a “crackdown.” The Beijing Cyberspace Administration states that “web sites need to adopt effective measures to […]

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Poll: Do you still own your first domain name?

Rick Schwartz still owns his first domain name, LipService.com, although we’re certain he’d part ways with it for the right price. Registering or acquiring the very first domain name, is a memory that many domain investors would cherish. Keeping that first domain for years, whether due to its value or the memories it’s associated with, […]

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Cars.com confirmed to be the largest domain sale in history

Cars.com has been confirmed to have been the largest domain sale in history, with a staggering $872,320,000 dollar valuation. Domain investor, George Kirikos, provided this number two years ago, and is once again quoting the numbers from the latest Cars.com financial statement: In connection with our acquisition by Parent, we have an intangible asset with […]

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