According to Verisign the number of .Com domain names in the Domain Name Base are back over 127 million after dropping below that number briefly in December. It seems that the huge domain registration volume that occurred in the 4Q of 2015 have now recycled through. Those domain names that were dropped after the first […]
Today Domainingtips.com posted a blog about the “The State of Domaining Blogs in 2017 ” and concluded with a “there is no good answer” However we predicted this would happen in 2011: “Blogging is a tough deal. Since I started blogging, Frank Schilling stopped, Sahar stopped and most recently Rick Schwartz announced he was basically […]
A year ago on January 1, 2016 we started a poll asking the question is how many .Com will be registered by next year, 1/1/17? On January 1, 2006 according to Verisign there were 123,963,640 .Com domain names in the Domain Base. As of today January 1, 2017 there are 126,930,421 .Com domain names. As […]
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On Thursday, December 15th The .US Registry opened two issues up for requests for public comment. All comment should be emailed to email@example.com The first issue relates to the potential release of 1 and 2 character .US domains. The second relates to the potential allowance of .US registrants to utilize privacy protection services. The comment […]
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Neustar, Inc. (NSR), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital in a transaction valued at approximately $2.9 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, which was unanimously approved by Neustar’s Board of Directors, Neustar’s shareholders will receive $33.50 per […]
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Happy Thanksgiving to those who are celebrating the holiday today. I thought it would be interesting to see what domain industry participant you are most thankful for. What company does the most to help you be successful in domaining ? Which Industry participant are you most thankful for ? GoDaddy Uniregistry NameJet DropCatch NameCheap Name.com […]
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According to the Wall Street Journal “Researchers at Princeton and the University of California have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can detect malicious domain names.” “The code scans for 22 features that are consistent with suspicious behavior, including names that are registered in bulk by the hundreds, names that are variations of the same name, […]
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Yesterday we published a post about the owner of the domain name TrumpTv.com putting the domain on the market with an asking price of $3 Million. The owner went on to say that the traffic to the domain name went from “about 150,000 people to 1.3 million in just the last couple of weeks” However […]
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The top 20 registrants of new gTLD domain names own over 10% of all registered new gTLD’s. According to ntldstats.com, there are 24,890,063 new gTLD registered. The top 10 registrants of new gTLD domains own 1,860,529 or about 7.5% of all new gTLD domains. The top 20 registrants of new gTLD domain names own another […]
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Sedo attended dmexco 2016, which took place in Cologne, Germany. dmexco is the global business and innovation platform of the digital economy, enabling visitors to experience disruptive trends; it helps define the business potential of tomorrow. It’s the meeting place for makers and shakers, visionaries, marketing and media professionals, techies, and creative thinkers. This year’s […]