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Verisign: “Internet Grows to 370.7 Million Domain Name Registrations”

Verisign released their Q3 2020 Domain Name Industry Brief. .Coms increased, new gtld’s were down 1.5 million vs Q2. However year over year registrations were up. From the report: The third quarter of 2020 closed with 370.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of 0.6 million domain name registrations, or […]

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Domain growth dropped off in Q3, says Verisign

The third quarter saw the worldwide domain industry base of registrations increase by 600,000 names over the second quarter, according to Verisign’s latest Domain Name Industry Brief. September ended with 370.7 million names registered across all...
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How domain stocks are faring in 2020

Endurance leads the way after acquisition. It’s been a wild ride in the stock market this year. On March 14, I wrote about how domain name stocks fared during the pandemic market crash up through the close on March 13. I wrote an update in May about how shares had rebounded with the market. Fast forward […]

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It’s in: the latest list of which registrars are top in .Com

  ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers July 2020. For the second month in a row, Chinese domain name registrar Xin Net has hemorrhaged domains. I suspect some Chinese domain investors are letting their subpar domains go. Here’s how registrars did in […]

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.web ruling might not come this year

A decision about who gets to run the .web gTLD may not arrive until early next year, according to Verisign CEO Jim Bidzos. “A final decision from the [Independent Review Process[ panel may be issued later this year or early next year,” he t...
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Verisign conference call addresses .com wholesale increase and .web

Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported earnings yesterday. Stock is down close to 4% today. The company expects the renewal rate for third-quarter 2020 to be around 73.4%. I thought this was interesting the number of domain names up for renewal in Q4 is 34.8 million. Yahoo provided a transcript of the earnings call. Two questions they […]

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Verisign gets patent for showing contextually-relevant domain names in SERPs

It’s a neat idea that will never be adopted by large search engines. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent #10,764,245 (pdf) to Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) for “Domain name determination”. The idea behind the patent is that a website owner can maintain multiple domain names and, depending on what someone searches for at […]

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