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From Monkey.com to M0nk3y.com after defaulting on Escrow payments

The highly publicized sale of the domain, Monkey.com, was a lease-to-own transaction, that ended with the defaulting of the buyer on payments. Monkey.com, a domain registered in 1994 by its current owner, MonkeyMedia, is back in the possession of its original registrant; a company called Monkey Capital failed to make monthly installments via Escrow.com, being […]

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R.I.P. WHD : Hello, CloudFest!

WHD is dead, but CloudFest takes over. World Hosting Days, the parent company of NamesCon, announced its domain re-rebranding today, citing an industry evolution: “The cloud is not only about bandwidth, storage, or connectivity anymore but includes platforms delivering a full spectrum of services at the foundation of all communication and data transfer around the […]

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HeidiPowell.com : Original registrant getting billed by GoDaddy

Heidi Powell, the original registrant of the domain HeidiPowell.com, is livid; the loss of her domain, HeidiPowell.com, in a much publicized legal battle, wasn’t the end. After the domain was transferred away from her possession at GoDaddy, the registrar kept the charges going. As ludicrous as it seems, GoDaddy’s billing system continued to charge for […]

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Firefox Quantum: Faster than anything we’ve seen before!

Firefox 57 aka “Quantum” has been released. This is not a simple update, but an entirely new engine. And boy, it’s fast. Really fast. It’s over twice as fast as Firefox from 6 months ago, built on a completely overhauled core engine with a clean, modern interface. Firefox Quantum is designed to browse the internet  […]

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Dot .COM domains in the wild : Pomegranate.com

Generic domain names can often be used as brands, and there’s no greater example than Apple. We often come across  dot com “domains in the wild,” and this time around we spotted a great .com domain such as Pomegranate.com at Barnes & Noble. The Pomegranate.com brand isn’t about the pomegranate fruit, it’s about beautifully created […]

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