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.autos priced waaay below its XYZ rivals

When XYZ.com tied up the automotive gTLD market by bringing .car, .cars, .auto and .autos into its portfolio last year, I speculated that a big price increase may be on the cards for .autos. I was wrong. The registry has in fact dropped its wholesale p...
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.spa registry relocates to .xyz

Newly installed .spa registry Asia Spa and Wellness Promotion Council has started using a .xyz domain for its official registry web site. The organization last week had its IANA records updated to change its “URL for registration services” ...
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XYZ files three trademark applications

New TLD company files for three trademarks on existing TLDs; readies two more namespaces. New top level domain name company XYZ.com LLC filed three trademark applications last week that match the slogans it uses to market three top level domain names. The applications are for: Express your passion  (.theatre) Advancing online security  (.security) Claim your […]

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Numeric .xyz names plummet despite dollar deal

XYZ.com’s effort to sell over a billion numeric .xyz domains at just $0.65 each does not appear to be gaining traction. The number of qualifying domains in the .xyz zone file has plummeted by almost 200,000 since the deal was introduced and dippe...
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XYZ relaunches .storage with $2,200 price tag

XYZ.com has reopened .storage to registrations with a new, much higher price tag. A confusingly named “Trademark Holder Landrush” started yesterday and will run for three weeks. It’s not a sunrise period — .storage already had its ICANN-mandated sunrise under its previous management — and it appears that it’s not actually restricted to trademark holders. […]
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