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.Vegas releasing 1 and 2 character domains selling at $3,000 & $700

.Vegas is releasing previously reserved one and two-character .VEGAS domains. These will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 00:01 UTC 4/15/17 (5:01pm PDT on April 14, 2017). The one-character .VEGAS domains will be $2,299.99 at GoDaddy while the two-character .VEGAS domains will be $699.99 for the first year then $199.99 per year …

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Startup Using New gTLD Pocket.Watch Launches With Backers Including Robert Downey Jr & Les Moonves of CBS

A new startup with huge backing is launching under the new gTLD domain name Pocket.Watch The startup with describes itself as a new kind of entertainment company: “In today’s ever-expanding, shape-shifting entertainment universe, we’re planting a flag for kids. A new kind of entertainment company, Pocketwatch is fresh, fast and exuberant — combining the vitality of today’s […]

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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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