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Verisign reports 7.2% revenue jump, 1.23 million domain base increase

Verisign turns in a solid quarter buoyed by .com price increase. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported Q1 earnings after the market closed this afternoon. The company reported that Q1 revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. That’s (not coincidentally) about the same amount it was allowed to hike .com prices this year. […]

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Verisign, Altanovo and ICANN trade barbs over .web

More ill-will exposed in newly-published letters. This week, ICANN published a series of letters related to the fight for .web. The quick backstory: a company called Nu Dot Co won the auction to run the .web top level domain for $135 million. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) struck a deal with Nu Dot Co ahead of the […]

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Verisign’s revenue hit $1.33 billion in 2021 with strong Q4

Strong Q4 lifts Verisign’s 2021 results. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) released earnings after the market closed yesterday. Verisign pulled in $1.33 billion revenue for the year, up 4% year over year. This was aided by a strong Q4 performance that saw 6.2% year-over-year revenue growth. (Note that Verisign increased the price of .com domains at the […]

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Verisign gets sweeping patent for dynamic and variable pricing

Patent covers dynamic domain pricing, registration requirements and more. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 11,244,368 (pdf) to Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) for Adaptive control of domain name registrations via dynamically variable registration requirements. It’s a sweeping patent covering many aspects of domain pricing and allocation. It broadly covers four areas of […]

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Verisign applies pressure to ICANN to delegate .web

Verisign is tired of delays (as it should be).   Verisign is applying pressure to ICANN to delegate the .web top level domain name to it. Today, the company published a blog post that follows up to a letter (pdf) that Nu Dot Co sent to ICANN reviewing the saga and disclosing what it says […]

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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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Verisign extends price freeze through Q1 2021

.Com price hike delayed. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN), the registry for .com and .net domain names, announced today that it has extended its price freeze on .net and .com domain names through March 31, 2021. The registry instituted the freeze on prices it charges registrars in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. While the company generally […]

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Verisign gets domain search ranking patent

Patent describes way to personalize domain search results. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 10,693,837 (pdf) to Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) for System for and method of ranking domain names based on user properties. The patent describes a way to use personal information about the registrant to personalize domain search results. From […]

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Verisign gets IDN suggestion patent

Patent helps domain searchers find translations and transliterations. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 10,686,750 (pdf) to Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) for Alternate character set domain name suggestion and registration using translation and transliteration. The patent describes a way for searchers to enter a word and see both translations and transliterations of […]

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Verisign shrugs off Covid-19 so far

Revenue and earnings remain robust despite the pandemic. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported first quarter earnings yesterday after the market closed. The registry operator processed 10.0 million new .com and .net transactions during the quarter and the base of registered domains increased by 1.83 million. There were 160.7 million .com and .net domains registered at the […]

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