Moniker Does System-Wide Password Reset Effecting Every Account According to an email sent to all of its clients tonight, the domain name registrar Moniker.com notified its client they did a “system-wide password reset” tonight that will require ALL Clients to reset their passwords.
Here is the email Moniker.com send out tonight:
“”Moniker’s Operations & Security team ...
Google AdSense Is 10 Years Old Today Google is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Adsense program.
Here is what Google had to say about the 10 year anniversary:
“Ten years ago we launched AdSense to help publishers earn money by placing relevant ads on their websites. I can still remember the excitement and anticipation as AdSense went live that first day. Ou...
The Domains - 20 hr 32 min ago
NewDomains Conference Is Back In October In Munich & CEO OF ICANN Is Keynote The NewDomains.org conference is coming back to Munich on October 27th-29th and the CEO of ICANN Fadi Chehadé is going to be the headline speaker.
The program focuses on three tracks: Legal, Marketing and Registries/Registrars for the new gTLD program.
The conference is being put on once again by United-domains AG.
I attended the las...
The Domains - 21 hr 17 min ago
DomainIndex.com Tracks Seasonal Fluctuations in Parking Revenues In a blog post, DomainIndex.com looked at seasonality in parking revenues and concluded what most of us long time domainers already knew.
The summer months are the slowest and the Winter months of November- February are the strongest months of the year for parking revenues.
In its post DomainIndex.com write:
“We have been abl...
The Domains - Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 19:3
UDRP Roundup: Oprah Gets Control Over 2 Domains & Walmart Gets 53 Domains There were several interesting UDRP results today as Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo, Inc./Oprah’s Farm, LLC won a UDRP to the right to the domain names oprahsfarm.com and oprahsfarm.net
The Euro Watergate Hotel Residences, LLC Watergate Holdings, LLC UDRP for the domain names and watergatehotel.com and thewatergatehotel.com was ...
The Domains - Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 18:42
Sedo.com Weekly Transactions Total $1.2 Million/ $32.7 Million For The Year Sedo just reported 743 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.2m.
Sedo also reported that their annual year-to-date sales revenue was $32.7 Million.
Just under 47% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings which I think is a new record for Sedo.
Highlights of public sales include:
The Domains - Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 16:32
Afternic.com Sells $1.2 Million Led By Quif.com At $20K Afternic.com just released its weekly report for the week of 6/10/13 – 6/16/13.
Total domain sales for the week, including confidential sales and sales under $1000, summed to $1,202,401
All sales were led by Quif.com which sold for $20,000.
Non-.com sales were led by Knowledge.info at $12,000
The Domains - Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 15:7
Kayne West & Kim Baby Name Already Registered, Parked & For Sale? According to Inquisitr.com, Kayne West and Kim Kardashian have named their new baby Kaidence Donda West.
The domain name KaidenceDondaWest.com was registered today under privacy at Godaddy.com and is parked at Bodis.com and for sale for just $100.
Another publication mediatakeout.com, speculated the name of the baby was Klementine S...
The Domains - Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 14:56
Radix Registry Announces Launch of Pre-Registration for .host Domains According to press release, Radix Registry, operators of the upcoming .host TLD are pleased to announce the launch of pre-registration for .host domain names.
.Host is the new TLD created specifically for the hosting industry, and one of three uncontested strings applied by Radix.
Radix is the only applicant for the new gTLD .host b...
The Domains - Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 11:24
Google Withdraws New gTLD Application For Contested Application .Goo Google has withdrawn its first application since ICANN started releasing Initial Evaluations (IE) dropping its application for .Goo.
Google’s application had a prioritization number of 1,814.
There is another application for .Goo which was filed by NTT Resonant Inc.of Japan.
NTT has filed a Legal Rights Objection against Goog...
The Domains - Monday, June 17, 2013 - 22:40
Microsoft Gets Control of 7 XboxOne Domains & Files UDRP On Another Microsoft got control of 7 Xbox One domain names after filing a UDRP with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) a couple of weeks ago:
The UDRP complaint has now been withdrawn.
Microsoft filed another UDRP today on the doma...
The Domains - Monday, June 17, 2013 - 16:11
Demand Media Rolls Out Designs.com For New gTLD’s According to a press release just out, Demand Media(R) (NYSE: DMD), announced the debut of Designs.com, the latest step in the company’s efforts to facilitate the launch of upcoming generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs).
“”Today’s move brings a robust platform to create complementary, high-quality web experiences ...
The Domains - Monday, June 17, 2013 - 9:33
KeySystems’ DomainDiscount24 Releases Top 15 New gTLD Pre-Orders
DomainDiscount24 a registrar owned by KeySystems which is the parent company of SnapNames.com and Moniker has released its top 15 new gTLD pre-orders.
The registrar is based in German which probably reflects some of the results and as we always point out there is no cost or obligation to place a pre-order or expression of in...
The Domains - Monday, June 17, 2013 - 9:32
Verisign Launches Find Your Custom Domain Tool/App: Domaininspiration.com Verisign released a new Tool called the Custom Domain Tool at Domaininspiration.com.
The site preference is for you to log in with your Facebook account and then randomly generates domain names to match your profile.
In my case the Tool “randomly generated 209 domains based on your profile”.
The results seem to be geared ...
The Domains - Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 18:49
Highest Sign In Times Square Goes With A .Tv For Advertising 7TS.TV
If you happen to be wandering in New York’s Time Square be sure to check out the highest sign which is available for rent, they are using a .TV domain name to promote it (its the one with 2010 on it in the top of the picture).
The LED sign which bills its self as Top of The Square official site is 7TS.tv which stand for the pr...
Fairwinds New Poll Shows Half Of Internet Users Are Willing To Try A New gTLD According to a public opinion poll of 1,000 Internet users, commissioned in part by Fairwinds Partners, and conducted by InsightsNow! in April, “Internet users are willing to navigate to, use, and trust new gTLD web addresses and brand name websites will carry more weight with Internet users than generic sites.
In a CircleId Po...
The Domains - Friday, June 14, 2013 - 1:0
Microsoft & Yahoo Tells ICANN Not To Allow Google’s Dotless .Search App In its eight part comment to ICANN, Microsoft gave plenty of reasons, actually 7 points, why Google should not be allowed to amend its application to run the .Search registry.
Yahoo followed with its own comments also objecting to the application.
Here are Microsoft’s comments:
“Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) object...
The Domains - Friday, June 14, 2013 - 0:22
.Org Domain & Trademark Holder Denied UDRP On .Com The domain name DegreeSearch.com was just saved in a UDRP brought by the holder of the .org version of the domain which also said they had a registered trademark on the term DegreeSearch.org
Said is the operative word as the complainant did not provide proof of a registered trademark and the panel found the .org holder was not entitl...