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HugeDomains special : GoatDaddy.com domain is for sale

HugeDomains owns more than 3 million domains, and one of them is GoatDaddy.com. The unlikely typo of “GoDaddy” was first registered in 2001, according to the DomainTools historic WHOIS, but it dropped and was re-registered several times since. Remarkably, GoatDaddy.com was an imaginary domain for one of the early posts on DomainGang (2009,) titled “Amir […]

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Rewind: Tucows for $1.00, go-go parking revenue and CreditCards.com

A look back at the domaining world ten years ago this month. Remember 2007? It was go-go times in the stock market and we didn’t know what was about to happen. The great recession was knocking on the door. I just took a look back at Domain Name Wire’s archives to see what I was […]

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GoDaddy officially launches second-line phone service

SmartLine lets you run two phone numbers from your mobile phone. GoDaddy officially announced its SmartLine service today, and it should be appealing to many domain name investors who use their mobile phones for both personal and business calls. The product was available before the announcement but was not heavily promoted. SmartLine allows you to […]

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Not everyone agrees with GoDaddy’s decision and Google has a lot of work ahead

One of the more prominent domain stories to be discussed in the mainstream has been the game of hot potato being played with Daily Stormer. GoDaddy hosted the site and finally made the decision to tell the registrant to transfer their domain out. The Verge reported: Just hours after being dropped by GoDaddy, prominent white […]

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Google dumps Nazi domain in hours

Neo-Nazi blog The Daily Stormer found itself without a registrar for the second time in a day this evening, after Google cancelled its registration. The company told BBC News: We are cancelling Daily Stormer’s registration with Google Domains for violating our terms of service. The cancellation came not many hours after GoDaddy, the controversial site’s […]
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GoDaddy domains business grows 15% in Q2

GoDaddy saw its revenue from domain name sales increase by almost 15% in the second quarter, the company announced this week. Its domains revenue was $263.3 million, up 14.6% on the same quarter last year. That was part of an overall growth trend at the company, which saw revenue for the quarter up 22.3% at […]
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GoDaddy (GDDY) reports earnings, domain revenue of $263.3 million

Company reports first earnings after acquiring Host Europe Group. Domain name registrar and hosting company GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) reported second quarter earnings after the bell today. The company reported $558 million topline revenue, up from $456 million in the same quarter a year ago. Without the benefit of the Host Europe Group (which GoDaddy acquired in […]

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Shills, Insiders, & Front Runners – 5 Bidding Scandals

Joseph Peterson reviews domain industry auction bidding scandals to bring context to the NameJet issue that blew up last week. Recently, the domain auction platform NameJet found itself embroiled in a controversy involving “shill” bids. This is by no means the first such scandal to plague our little industry. In fact, at least 4 major […]

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GoDaddy : From corporate sexism to domain powerhouse

GoDaddy went through a corporate transformation in 2013, and new CEO, Blake Irving, rolled things out with a different process. Gone are the days of blatant sexist ads, with big-breasted female models pitching domains at Super Bowl commercial gawkers. These sleazy times were erased from the action book of GoDaddy, and Blake Irving promoted a […]

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