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Domain Movers: Roka.com, MZL.com + More

Welcome to a Saturday edition of Domain Movers, where DotWeekly keeps track of domain name transactions focused on the corporate world. The following is a very small sample of domain name transactions over the past 24 hours that we detected.

BuzzFeed, Inc. has acquired the domain name Thrice.com, which was owned by a Ben Kaufman prior. The current website offers Emoji Pool Floats and one other product, Jankee Candle sent Frat House Floor. A giant poop emoji pool float … Read the rest

Domain Movers: Roka.com, MZL.com + More
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Domain Movers: + Something New!

A lot of people love the Domain Movers series and I am thankful for that. I also keep trying new things and want to continue to provide unique content that is helpful to the domain industry with a focus on corporate domain name transactions. So today, I tried something a little new at the end of today’s report.

StarterCard.com has been acquired by a currently unknown MarkMonitor client from GenericDomainMarket.com. The domain name had an offering price of $1,999.

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Domain Movers: + Something New!
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The Extreme Power Of Generic Domain Names

Domain names are vital to businesses, brands, marketing and so much more! One thing that so many companies fail to understand is the extreme power generic domain names hold.

Let me try to lay this out as clear as the blue sky, yet go into detail why!

Brand Name VS Generic

A companies brand name is a term that is taught (via marketing) and not always commonly known to individuals. A generic term is something that is already commonly known … Read the rest

The Extreme Power Of Generic Domain Names
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Domain Movers: Roomies.com, Labellum.com + More

Corporate domain movers detected over the past 24 hours below:

Guthy-Renker LLC has registered several Leviate domain name names like GetLeviate.com, Leviate.net/org/us as well as a few typos like Leeviate.com and Leveate.com. They also secured Leviate.com from HugeDomains, which appears to have taken place between May and October 2016 (likely closer to September). The domain had a listing price of $2,395.

Guthy-Renker is a company that fully understands domain names, brand protection and uses EMD (exact match … Read the rest

Domain Movers: Roomies.com, Labellum.com + More
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Twitter closes “video loop” service Vine down

Twitter is closing down its Vine video loop service, which it acquired in 2012 for $30 million dollars. The sudden announcement shares the sad news of how one of the top 10 social media sites will be closing down – but not today: “Since 2013, millions of people have turned to Vine to laugh at […]

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Domain Movers: Every.com, Intercom.com + More

Welcome to Domain Movers, an exciting series on DotWeekly that keeps a close eye on corporate domain name transactions and reports them to you. Most of these transactions would go unreported otherwise. Let’s get to today’s list of domain discoveries:

Every.com has transferred out of CSC Corporate Domains and over to the new domain registrar of Amazon. The domain was owned by Digital Virgo Entertainment prior, since from at least around 2012. The domain/website does not currently resolve and whois … Read the rest

Domain Movers: Every.com, Intercom.com + More
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Domain Movers: RHD.com, Laso.com + More

Welcome to another installment in the Domain Movers series, where DotWeekly focuses on corporate domain name transactions and reports recent activity that we discover.

Here are the latest movements:

Microsoft Corporation registered several new AI domain names, which included: AiForEarth.com/net/org and MicrosoftAiForEarth.com/net/org

Loot Crate Inc. registered a bunch of domain names, some of its first domains actually! They are a monthly subscription box service offering geek/gaming goods founded in 2012.

They registered several typos and a bunch of … Read the rest

Domain Movers: RHD.com, Laso.com + More
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Prudential Financial Acquires Retirement.com Domain Name

Prudential Financial Inc. acquires premium generic domain name Retirement.com from Telepathy Inc.

DotWeekly broke the news that Retirement.com had sold back in January 2016 but the corporate buyer was unknown until now.

Prudential Financial

Whois information is still generic at corporate domain name provider MarkMonitor but name servers have updated to Prudential.

Retirement.com Whois Records

The website does not resolve currently but I would expect that to change shortly with the name servers changing.

So why would Prudential want to own this generic domain name? … Read the rest

Prudential Financial Acquires Retirement.com Domain Name
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Domain Movers: LeadingWomen.com, Bionome.com + More

Welcome! Domain Movers is a pretty cool series which keeps track of domain name transactions relating to large companies. These often go unreported, so I share them! These movements are fresh and can indicate what companies are “up to” with future offerings via new brands, marketing and more.

If you would like to see more of these articles, please visit the category page Domain Discoveries. Enjoy!

G4 Media, LLC allowed TheSite.com to expire and the domain was removed from … Read the rest

Domain Movers: LeadingWomen.com, Bionome.com + More
Jamie Zoch

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Domain Movers: Haggle.com, xDTM.com, YFF.com + More

Welcome to Domain Movers! DotWeekly keeps track of corporate domain name transactions and shares them with you. The majority of these would go unreported if we didn’t do the work. Today is a double dose as I ran out of time to share my findings for Tuesday.

Here is a sampling of the recent domain names acquired, registered and sold by many companies:

Several “soda” domain names were registered by a currently unknown CSC Corporate Domains client and not in … Read the rest

Domain Movers: Haggle.com, xDTM.com, YFF.com + More
Jamie Zoch

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