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MERGE! Show Updates: Show Expands Industry With Tailored Multi-Event Format

This October 14 to 18 in Orlando, Florida, the premier of the innovative MERGE! show will introduce a new approach to growing the domain industry, by combining the third annual THE Domain Conference with other leading events in domain-related industries. Domain registrars, registries, brokers, domainers, investors, and their partners will come together in a web […]

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Namejet.com Reports $332K In Domain Sales In August 2017

Namejet.com just reported its sales for August 2017. Only sales over $2,000 are included and only domains that were paid for in August are included In all 65 domains made the list. There were three domains that sold between $26K-$28K;  Ditan.com at $27.821; LFN.com at $27,599 and emojis.com at $26,100 In all only 7 domains […]

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Prices of .TV; .XXX, .Porn, .Sex, .Adult Domain Names all set to Rise on September 1st

The wholesale price set by the registry of .TV, .XXX, .Porn and .Adult are all increasing on September 1, 2017 and registrars are of course raising their prices on these extensions for registrations and renewals Of course the price of the domain name you will pay will vary registrar to registrar. The Wholesale cost of […]

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New gTLD .Health Ends Sunrise Period With 287 Registrations

The .health registry ended their 60-day Sunrise period on Friday, June 7th, with a total of 287 total applications, none of which were in contention, so there will be no sunrise auctions for .health. All domains will be provisioned on Monday evening, July 10th. Jose Rasco, CEO of dotHealth said: “As an extension, we are […]

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.Africa Added Over 1,000 Domain Registrations in Landrush At A Premium Prices Since the Close Of Sunrise

  The new domain name extension .Africa has added over 1,000 domain registrations since the close of Sunrise in a period known as Landrush. According to the zone file I pulled today there are over 1,000 new domain names since the Sunrise period closed on June 2nd. July 3rd started the last and cheapest phase […]

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Verisign: The Number of .Com Domain Registration Pass 129 Million For 1st Time

According to Verisign (VRSN) which operates the .Com registry,  the number of .Com domain names in the Domain Name Base has passed 129 Million for the 1st time. The number of .Com domain names in the Domain Name Base passed 128 Million for the 1st time in September 2016. The number of .Com domain passed […]

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Shares of Web.com Up Over 13% After Hours On Takeover Rumors

Shares of Web.com (WEB) rose over 13% after hours as Reuters.com reported the company “is in talks with private equity firms after receiving takeover approaches.” The story went on to say “The buyout interest in Web.com comes as its sector has become increasingly crowded, with companies such as Wix.com Ltd, Weebly Inc and Squarespace seeking […]

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Hum: 50K Domains Registered on The New gTLD .Realty at Uniregistry in 2 days; Almost All Under Privacy

The new gTLD .Realty which went into general availability on April 24th has 53,705 registered domain names. On the face, it seems like .Realty is off to a great start however of those 53,705 registered domains, 99.43% of them are registered at Uniregistry. The registrar with the 2nd most .Realty registrations is 101domain.com which has […]

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Chinese Are 9 of Top 10 Biggest Registrants of New gTLD’s; Top 10 Own Over 10% Of All New gTLD’s

I was looking at ntldstats.com checking out the top registrants of new gTLD’s and of the top 10 biggest registrants of new gTLD’s 9 are from China. Moreover the top 10 registrants account for over 3.2 million registrations of new gTLD’s. According to ntldstats.com there are 29,194,819 new gTLD’s registered, meaning that the top 10 […]

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