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One year later: Verisign threw domain investors under the bus

The day after announcing a deal to hike .com prices, Verisign threw domain investors under the bus. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) supplies .com domain names by maintaining the registry for these domains. That’s essentially its only job. Over the past couple of decades, it has worked hand-in-hand with domain name registrars to promote .com to customers. […]

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ICANN is about to give Verisign its .com price increases

Verisign CEO’s comments suggest price increases are on the way. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) held its quarterly investor call yesterday, and it seems that ICANN is about to give Verisign the price increases it wants for .com. The U.S. Department of Commerce updated its agreement with Verisign last year, allowing it to raise .com prices by […]

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Verisign earnings for Q3 2019 beat expectations

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported earnings today. They showed earnings per share of $1.36 on revenue of $308.4M. This was better than analyst projections. According to Yahoo the company missed on revenues. The stock closed up on Thursday at $185.7...
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JPMorgan analyst cautions on domain growth

Auty believes base of .com/.net domains missed his Q3 forecast. JPMorgan analyst Sterling Auty lowered his forecast for growth of the domain base at Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) in Q3. He lowered his estimate from 1.62 million net adds to just 1.27 million based on zone data from Verisign’s website. In the same quarter last year, […]

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Verisign gets domain backorder patent

Last year I wrote about an intriguing patent application from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN), the company that runs the .com namespace. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has now issued patent #10404650 (pdf). The patent describes ways to change up the expired patent game. One way would be to issue encoding domain names that give people […]

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