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Reddit peppers Go Daddy boss with sexism questions

Go Daddy can’t seem to shake off the legacy of its long-running, sexually suggestive TV advertising. In an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit yesterday, CEO Blake Irving seemed to face more questions about sexism, women in technology and equal opportunities hiring than any other topic. He made about 70 posts during the session, at […]
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The Battle for HomeSquare.com ends at $81,000

There was one heck of a back and forth auction battle for HomeSquare.com on Sunday. There were 287 bids for the 14 year old domain name, usually that many bids results in more than 8 bidders like what happened on this auction. The auction closed at $81,000. Bidder 8 won and their bidding feels like […]
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Go Daddy Vs The Oscars – Up to $30 million at stake

Go Daddy Vs The Oscars I have been following this case for close to five years, Go Daddy and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have been engaged in a battle for over 5 years on whether or not Go Daddy is at fault for allowing their customers to register domains that infringe […]
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Freenom suspended for cybersquatting rival registrars

Freenom, the company behind .tk and other freebie ccTLDs, has had its ICANN registrar accreditation suspended for cybersquatting competing registrars including Go Daddy and Key-Systems. OpenTLD, its registrar business, has been told it cannot accept new registrations or inbound transfers from July 8 to October 6 or until it provides ICANN with a full list […]
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Go Daddy splashes out $28m on Marchex domain portfolio

Go Daddy has acquired about 200,000 domain names from Marchex for $28.1 million. The sale comes as Marchex seeks to extricate itself from the domain name business in order to focus on mobile advertising analytics. It works out at about $140 per domain. Go Daddy said that it will make the domains available via its […]
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The week in Domains (Week 49/2014)

"The week in domains" summarizes the domain name industry news on a weekly basis. Today with a daily sales recap, upcoming new gTLD launches, ranking of new gTLDs, .MLS, premium domains for .CYMRU and .WALES, 3 stolen domains, seized domains and more...
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