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Some insights into the buyer of Video.Games

Previous to writing this story, I just Googled this… How much money is in the gaming industry “This is more than double the revenue of the international film industry in 2013. In 2015 it was estimated at US $91.5 billion. The largest nations by estimated video game revenues in 2016 are China ($24.4B), the United […]
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Radix owned .FUN enters general availability today.

.Fun enters general availability today, the pricing should be in the $12 to $20 range depending upon registrar. Radix who is an advertiser here on TheDomains is the registry owner for .Fun. Full release Mumbai, April 5th, 2017: Radix, Asia’s largest new gTLD applicant to ICANN with a portfolio of over 9 new domain extensions, […]

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Rigthside publishes list of 53 domain sales from $10k up to $183k for video.games

Rigthside published a list of their New gTLD domain name sales. They released a full list of every five- and six-figure direct Platinum domain sale they are allowed to publish. Just a few of these have been publicly revealed until now. This includes the sale of Video.games which was sold in February for $183,000—their biggest …

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.NYC to auction 26 tech domains in May (Cloud .nyc, Web .nyc, Startup .nyc)

Auctions.nyc and the City of New York will have their 3rd auction of premium .NYC domains. This time 26 tech related domain names like Cloud.nyc, Web.nyc and Startup.nyc will be auctioned. It is not yet known if the auction will be held at Namejet, Snapnames or some other auction house. The .NYC Techs Auction will …

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Uniregistry to grandfather existing domains before big price increases

Uniregistry has backtracked on its plan to hike renewal fees on thousands of domain name registrations. CEO Frank Schilling described the U-turn, which followed a ferocious backlash from domain investors, as “the right thing to do”. The company had announced price increases across 16 of its 27 gTLDs that in one case exceeded 3,000% but […]
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China approves more Donuts, Afilias gTLDs

Donuts and Afilias have had two batches of new gTLDs approved for use in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology approved five Afilias TLDs and six Donuts TLDs last month. This means customers of Chinese registrars will now be able to legally use those names in China. Afilias was approved for .info, .mobi […]
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Too little, too late: Uniregistry will offer price protection on 9 domain extensions

Uniregistry issued a press release today that was pretty difficult to understand until you reached the end of it. And even then it is pretty cryptic. In essence they mumbled that grandfathering existing registrations was “technically difficult and confusing for customers”. Registrars complained about different premium models being hard to implement back in 2014 but …

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Uniregistry Implements Price Protections for Existing Registrants

Uniregistry put out a press release that they will put in pricing protection for existing registrants. The announcements about price increases upset many. Frank Schilling noted: “Creating a legacy tier of prices for inaugural registrants in our niche, premium top-level domains is technically more difficult,” said Frank Schilling, Managing Director of Uniregistry, “but it’s the […]

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.VIP gets 200,000 new domain registrations worth $1.3 million

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM: MMX), reported today orders for over 200,000 new registrations in its .vip top-level domain valued at US$1.3 million. The orders comprise both standard names and premium names, including 61 premium names sold via the recently completed eName auction. The company said that the order contracts also ensure high renewal …

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