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.Com rankings include a Turkish domain registrar

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers May 2022. Every once in a while we get a strange registrar popping up in the top 10 for new .com registrations in […]

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August’s top 5 domain stories

Two big domain sales and more big stories from August. These were the top five stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews. 1. Hubspot acquired connect.com domain for $10 million – The marketing company paid top dollar to purchase connect.com for a new social network. 2. Why I sold my PayPal shares […]

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Namecheap introduces Registry Lock and other security options

Domain Vault provides more security for domains, including an option for Verisign Registry Lock. Domain name registrar Namecheap has released Domain Vault, a new product to protect high-value domain names. The Titanium version of the product uses Verisign Registry Lock for .com and .net domains. Registry Lock requires manual verification and authentication between trusted employees […]

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Bitcoin.xyz auction ends at $42,501

Two bidders pushed the final bid up by $15,000. An expired domain auction for bitcoin.xyz ended at $42,501 on Namecheap today. Bidding was at $15,001 with less than a minute left on the original auction, but like most hot auctions, late bids continually extended the bidding. Only two remaining bidders duked it out when the […]

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.Com rankings: a fall in China

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers February 2022. Digging through the numbers, it appears China is part of the reason for the decline in new .com registrations. In January […]

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April’s top domain name stories

Here’s what made news in the domain name business last month. 1. Namecheap and GoDaddy fight about domain aftermarket – GoDaddy president of domains Paul Nicks and Namecheap CEO Richard Kirkendall traded barbs on Twitter. 2. NFT company Dapper Labs registers hundreds of domain names – AppDetex has landed a couple of NFT companies as […]

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Latest .com rankings: the slowdown has begun

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers January 2022. Registrations slowed in Q1, and we should see this reflected in the top registrar reports. New .com registrations in January this […]

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