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Lily Camera RIP : Company files for bankruptcy after taking in $34 million dollars in pre-orders and investments

Lily Robotics, a start-up operating from the domain Lily.Camera, has filed for bankruptcy, having taken in more than 60,000 pre-orders that were never shipped. After seed investors poured in millions of dollars in funding, the company started taking in discounted pre-orders for a revolutionary drone that possessed advanced navigation capabilities. The footage, however, was shot […]

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GoDaddy Auctioning Some NameFind Domains

This morning I had noticed many domains move off of the normal routine out of GoDaddy’s NameFind portfolio. At first, I thought the domains had sold but reached out to GoDaddy for confirmation as they all retained NameFind in whois.

The domains did not sell, and GoDaddy wanted to try something new, auction them on GoDaddy Auctions!

I think this is GREAT for domain investors because GoDaddy is offering them at pretty good prices.

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GoDaddy Auctioning Some NameFind Domains
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Domainland : MelaniaNaked.com hits eBay

Another day, another “fun” demonstration of domain entrepreneurship, as MelaniaNaked.com has hit eBay. Ugh. Melania Trump is the US First Lady, and just like her husband, president Donald Trump, has shown her ability to be litigious. Blogs and publications that asserted she was of “questionable ethics” during her fashion modeling years, were duly sued, for […]

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Uniregistry emails registrants about price increase

Uniregistry has been emailing domain registrants about the upcoming price increase for 16 of its 26 gTLDs. The notification email is tailored to one’s domain portfolio, and lists the specific gTLDs, the number of affected domains, and the price change. Here is a sample of the email notification from Uniregistry (domain numbers removed): The official […]

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RIP Dmoz : 1998 – 2017

Dmoz officially shut down today, stealing the thunder of St. Patrick’s Day. The resource index was owned by AOL, but constructed and maintained by a community of volunteer editors. Dmoz.org and the community that maintained it, were also known as the Open Directory Project (ODP). Its long history started in 1998, and by 1999 Dmoz […]

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