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Verisign reports 2018 results

9.5 million .com/.net registrations in Q4, operating margin continues to grow. .Com registry Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported Q4 and full-year 2018 results this afternoon. For the year, GAAP net income increased from $457 million in 2017 to $582 million in 2018. Non-GAAP income increased from $492 million to $620 million. These numbers include a one-time boost […]

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Domain Name Rewind: domains in January

CNBC’s The Profit, Prince settlement and great domain investor data were top stories last month. Here are the top five stories on Domain Name Wire in January, as well as the DNW Podcasts for the month. The stories are ranked by views. 1. A domain name lesson on CNBC’s The Profit – Marcus Lemonis helped […]

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XYZ files three trademark applications

New TLD company files for three trademarks on existing TLDs; readies two more namespaces. New top level domain name company XYZ.com LLC filed three trademark applications last week that match the slogans it uses to market three top level domain names. The applications are for: Express your passion  (.theatre) Advancing online security  (.security) Claim your […]

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Another NamesCon is in the books

NamesCon concludes its run in Las Vegas. NamesCon 2019 finishes today in Las Vegas with expert roundtables. This was the sixth and final installment of the conference at The Tropicana in Las Vegas. Next year the conference moves to Austin. If there’s one thing for sure, it’s that no one will miss the Tropicana. It’s […]

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Third day of NamesCon kicks off in Las Vegas

Come to my two sessions today at NamesCon. The third day of the NamesCon conference in Las Vegas is about to begin. I’m on two panels today that I invite you to attend. At 11 am I will chat with Blake Janover of Home.loans and Mike Kugler of Vacation.rentals about their $500k new top level […]

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Bhavin Turakhia’s new TLD data from NamesCon

In a keynote at NamesCon this morning, Radix founder Bhavin Turakhia ran through some of the metrics that Radix considers when marketing its top level domain names. One takeaway is that China isn’t all it’s cracked up to be for new top level domain names. It’s good for boosting registration numbers but longtime revenue is […]

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A clever video from .Online

Video promotes .Online domains vs. longer domains in .com. Radix has launched a marketing campaign for .Online using the slogan “Business is tough. Make your domain name easy with .ONLINE.”. It released a video in conjunction with the campaign, and I think it’s rather clever. A woman is watching TV commercials and tries to visit […]

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Does this domain registration drop a hint about A Quiet Place 2?

Paramount makes an odd domain registration for A Quiet Place. One of last year’s biggest movie hits was A Quiet Place, which follows a family surviving after aliens invade earth. A sequel is definitely on tap, but it might not be a sequel in a traditional sense. One idea based on director John Krasinski’s recent […]

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