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Latest .com winners report

Here’s how domain name registrars peformed in January. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers January 2021. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations in January: 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 978,334 (1,109,061 in December 2020) 2. Namecheap Inc. 291,257 (293,601) […]

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Details behind MMX sale to GoDaddy

MMX reveals details behind asset sale. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) announced yesterday that it is acquiring most of the assets of MMX (London AIM: MMX), aka Minds + Machines, for $120 million. Today, MMX issued a notice to shareholders about its planned sale. The sale represents approximately 10 pence per sale, about double the closing price […]

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Breaking: GoDaddy to acquire MMX, .Club, .Design

GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) has acquired 28 new top level domains from MMX, as well as the .Club and .Design top level domains. The company is paying $120 million for the MMX strings. MMX, a publicly-traded new top level domain company had a market cap of $40 million. The MMX transaction will require shareholder approval and […]

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.Com leaderboard gets a shakeup

The Endurance-Web merger changes the look of the charts. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers November 2020. Last month, Endurance International Group went private and combined with Web.com in a new company called Newfold Digital. Starting with this month’s report I have […]

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Top .com domain name registrars

Welcoming CentralNic to the top 10 ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers October 2020. This is the first month that I’m aggregating CentralNic’s major registrars, which puts them in the top 10 on both lists. Two of the anomalies from last month […]

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Latest .com ranking has some surprises

Two registrars posted big gains in September. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2020. There were a couple of surprises in the monthly numbers. Perhaps they are anomalies. First, Hosting Concepts/OpenProvider had a surge in one-year .com registrations, placing it in […]

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GoDaddy to pay up to $365 million for payments company Poynt

GoDaddy adds key payments component to commerce platform. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) is buying payments processor Poynt for $320 million upfront and up to $45 million in deferred payments. Poynt offers in-store and online payment processing for merchants, as well as virtual terminal services for phone and keyed-in payments. The acquisition will give GoDaddy a greater […]

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Top .Com domain name registrars

Xin Net continues its fall, Key-Systems jumps. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers August 2020. Xin Net continues its precipitous fall in domains under management, likely due to Chinese domain investors not renewing their domains. Also notable this month is Key-Systems making […]

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Web presence companies ramp up ad spend as demand soars

GoDaddy and Wix spend more to capture demand surge during the pandemic. It’s been a good year for service providers that help people establish a web presence. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses to shift business online in whole or in part. From yoga instructors offering online instruction to restaurants adding online take-out ordering, businesses […]

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