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gTLD’s: Now It Gets Interesting: .Pics, .Pictures, Photo, .Photos
Tomorrow the new gTLD .Pictures launches into general availability  status meaning it can be registered on a first come first served basis. We have been chatting about plural and singular new gTLD’s for a while as well as vertical competition but with the launch of this new domain name extension we can actually start to […...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 11:26
Dealhunter A/S of Denmark Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking On
A three member UDRP panel has found Dealhunter A/S of Frederiksberg, Denmark, represented by Aumento, Denmark guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on the domain name The domain holder was represented by Ari Goldberger and Jason Schaeffer of The domain name was registered in 1998. The Complainant w...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 10:50
.Moe Ends 1st Day Of General Avalibility With 1K Domains & Only Has 199,998,930 To Go
The .Moe registry predicted that .Moe would get 200 Million domain name registrations in short order, blowing past .Com registration which are at over 113,500,000 registrations. Well after the first day .Moe is well on its way after racking up 1,070 registrations after Sunrise, Landrush and on the 1st day of General Availability (GA)...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 3:10
Netsol .XYZ Registrations Top 300,000, Back Over 85% of all .XYZ Registrations updated once again today and the number of .XYZ domain names registered at Network Solutions topped 301,000 registrations. The total number of .XYZ registrations is at over 355,000 However the share of .XYZ registrations attributable to NetworkSolutions (NetSol) is now back over 85%. Network Solutions has been giving fr...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 2:30
I’ll Say It, 10K .Tokyo Domain Registrations Is Not Good
.Tokyo launched and taking into account the 80+ Sunrise and Landrush application I would say a first day total of less than 10,000 registrations isn’t great. The price of a .Tokyo domain name registration was very reasonable priced at around $15, There were no premium registration and renewal priced domains although there were ...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 2:14
Amazon Settles a New gTLD Contention Set By Private Auction As Donuts Wins .Group
        Amazon has apparently participated in its 1st new gTLD private auction losing .Group to Donuts. There were 5 applicants for the new gTLD .Group Amazon (AMZN) Donuts Top Level Design, LLC (Raymond King .Wiki & .ink) (related to former owner of the .Co Registry) (TCX) All application...
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 17:13
.Tokyo Is Live & Got Over 800 Sunrise/Landrush Domains Led By Apple
.Tokyo launched today and is live for domain registrations which seem to be running around $15 a year. It is by far the largest city to have launched its own new gTLD extension with a population of over 13 million people. I went through the zone file and found Apple who rarely participates in new […]
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 12:6
.Moe Launches Today & Predicts It Will Have 200 Million Registrations
“.Moe” Could Potentially Hit over 200 Million Registrations! ” Is the first line of a press release out this morning by Interlink Co., Ltd., a new Domain Registry Operator, announcing that the new gTLD .Moe is in general availability meaning it is open for live domain name registrations on a first-come, first-served...
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 9:41
Strong View Systems Accuses of Trademark Infringement over Social Studio, Neither ...
There is a battle brewing between software companies and Strong View Systems. The battle is over a recently launched product from called, Social Studio. The product was launched in May and Strong View Systems has had a trademark on the name since 2010. The domain name has been registered...
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 7:59
Design Start Up Canva gets $3.6 million in additonal funding and enters partnership with Go Daddy
Australian start-up Canva received an additional $3.6 million in financing and announced a partnership with Go Daddy. The product does seem cool for those that don’t have the skills of a trained graphic artist. Crunch Base – Canva makes graphic design amazingly simple for everyone, by bringing together a drag-and-drop des...
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:22
Judge Grants Government Permission To Access All Content in a Gmail Account
Privacy may be taking a hit if a recent ruling becomes the norm with regards to the contents of your email. Brenda Barron wrote on Venture Beat about a ruling from a judge in New York, that said the government can access all the content and files in one users Gmail account. This is not […]
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 5:21 Live Domain Auction Is Thursday:; Bitcoin.Club;;
The third Heritage Auctions domain event closes for online bidding Wednesday July 23rd at 10PM Central time. The live auction is Thursday July 24th at 1PM Central time. The live auction will be in Dallas, Texas, but you can bid online from anywhere in the world. is the auction homepage. The 5th oldest domain […]
The Domains - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 14:32
Fox; NHL; SXSW: Here are The .Media Domains Taken In Sunrise & EAP
The just reviewed the zone file for the new gTLD .Media which launches in general availability on Wednesday July 23rd to see what domain names were taken in Sunrise and the Early Access Program (EAP) . Sunrise domains have to match marks in the Trademark Clearing House (TMCH), while there is an extra charge to […]
The Domains - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 12:29
New gTLD’s Pass 1.6 Million Domain Regsitrations
The new gTLD program has passed 1.6 Million domain registrations, with.XYZ leading the way with 343K registrations now well past 100,000 registrations without Network solutions. .Berlin is adding less that 5 registrations a day but is solidly in 2nd place with over $137K . .Club Continues to add around 500 new registrations a day and...
The Domains - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 8:57
Poll Results: “What Will Google Domains Market Share Of The Registrar Market Be A Year After Laun...
The majority of readers do not see Google making that much of an inroad to the top 5 as far as registars go. Out of 240 votes 19% do not see Google in the top 20. 13% see Google in position number 10 and 12 % see them in position number 20. What Will Google […]
The Domains - Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 15:4
Dell To Accept Bitcoin
Dell has become the latest company to accept Bitcoin, the company posted on their website they will now be accepting Bitcoin and providing a 10 % discount  on an AlienWare purchase to those using Bitcoin as their payment option (up to $150). From their website: Now you can buy digital with digital – starting today, […]
The Domains - Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 13:33
Very Quietly .Luxury Which Had a Domain Registration Fee of $799 Passes 1,000 Registrations
We haven’t heard much about .Luxury since the new gTLD launch with the eye popping price of up to $799 per domain, per year  registration for a non-premium domain. Since the launch which saw over over 600 hundred Sunrise applications of brands grabbing their new .Luxury gTLD’s. However since the launch .Luxury has added a...
The Domains - Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 11:57
Businessweek: Pitbull Looking at Domainer Merlin Kauffman $7.5 Million Bitcoin Fund
Bloomberg/Businessweek.comm, just published a piece on the hip-hop artist known as Pitbull,  one of our South Florida celebs and his business ventures outside of the music world. According to the article  Pitbull’s attorney is trying to get his client Pitbull to possibly invest in Bitcoin and are looking forward to a meeting no...
The Domains - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 19:36
Yahoo’s Share of Search Is Under 10% For 1st Time Ever & All Time Low, is reporting that Yahoo’s share of search traffic has fallen below 10% for the first time and marks an all time low. “”Yahoo’s share has now fallen below 10 percent. “This is an “all-time low.” The combined Yahoo-Bing “search alliance” share remains flat at 29%: Bing growth has  almost en...
The Domains - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 17:29
Did Lebron James Lease or Buy After 6 Years Domain Points To published a blog post about a week ago about a domain investor who owns since 2008. The story,  which in a very positive light,  chatted about a domain investor, Patrick Nagle. whom they described as a “Tech-savvy Maryland businessman”. “As millions of...
The Domains - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 11:53

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