Have Your Opinions Changed or Stayed The Same on the New gTLDs ? Back on February 6, we posted a poll that asked readers to choose their interest level in the new gtlds. Readers had a choice of strong interest, moderate interest or zero interest. The poll ran til April 1 and in total 240 readers voted. The results were : 132 Zero interest 70 Moderate interest 38 […]
The Domains - Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:58
Tokyo Court Rejects Bankruptcy Protection for Mt.Gox Yuri Kagema a writer for the AP, reported that Mt. Gox will not received bankruptcy protection in Japan and will be liquidated. The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application. Mt. Gox said Wednesday the Tokyo District Court decided the company, whic...
The Domains - Friday, April 18, 2014 - 14:13
The Domains - Friday, April 18, 2014 - 5:11
Will The NFL try to stamp out love ? Will the NFL try to stamp out love ? The domain name GreenBayPackersLovers.com was registered last month, the domain is under privacy. The website is already up and running and actually got a bit of press on Yahoo Sports today. Anwar S. Richardson wrote, It is hard being single and searching for the perfect companion. […]
The Domains - Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 22:39
Blockchain Acquires 5 Year Lease for Bitcoin.com Paul Vigna reported on The Wall StreetJournal that Blockchain has acquired a five year lease for the domain name Bitcoin.com. as of today, essentially that’s Blockchain. The online wallet company acquired a five-year lease to this rather fancy piece of digital real estate for an undisclosed amount. The first thing you can’t help bu...
The Domains - Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 13:27
Google Glass Is Only The First Step – Next Step Six Million Dollar Man Google Glass may only be the first step as Google smart contact lenses could turn average human beings into the Six Million Dollar Man. Adriana Lee on ReadWrite.com just published a story on some patents that Google filed with regard to their smart contact lense technology. From the article: Imagine the Google Glass headgear, which ...
Neustar Reports Lower than expected earnings – Stock off 4% in After Hours Trading Neustar is down in after hours trading as the company reported lower than expected earnings. The stock is off close to 4 % in after hours trading at $27.15. Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services and analytics, today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, and affirmed...
The Domains - Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 18:57
Facebook Getting into the e-Money Business in Europe Victoria Wagner Ross wrote a piece on the Examiner about Facebook getting into the money transfer business. One analyst stated that they see this as a potential boost to Bitcoin and crpyto currency in general down the line. Facebook is advancing its reach to provide a money transfer service in Europe from a base in […]
123-Reg.co.uk Alerts Customers to Fraudulent Email 123 Reg – co.uk alerts customers to fraudulent emails. Please be aware these are NOT genuine emails from 123-reg so no action is required if you receive such an email. We advise you to not click on the links and to delete the email immediately. Emails such as this attempt to fraudulently get your account […]
Yahoo Beats Estimates and Stock Pops After Hours Yahoo was up after hours as the company showed growth for the first time in a year. Yahoo posted earnings of $0.38 per share on revenue of $1.09 billion in the first quarter, just beating Wall Street estimates for earnings of $0.37 a share on revenue of $1.08 billion. The Wall Street Journal reported: […]
The Domains - Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 3:38
Mr.Berkens Regs The First Uniregistry Domain of the Day on What Was A Busy Day It was a busy day today for Frank Schilling and his company Uniregistry, as five uncontested strings went live at around 12 noon Eastern time. The strings that went live today were the following: .Pics, .Photo, .Gift, .Link and .Guitars. Out the gate at 12:03 Frank tweeted: .photo past 1000 — Frank Schilling (@Frank_Schilling) April ...
Afternic/GoDaddy Sells $2.06 Million In Domain Names Afternic/GoDaddy released its sales report for the week of 4/7/14 – 4/13/14. All sales for the week totalled $2,065,279. The top .com sale was lead by NGSN.com for $20,000 followed by AnyView.com for $17,000. The top non-com sale lead by Flavour.ca for $17,650. Below is the complete report: .COM Sales Price ngsn.com $20,000 anyview.c...
The Domains - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 15:48
Sedo Transactions Total $1.3 Million Led By Gab.com For $200K Sedo just reported that 620 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.3 Million dollars for the week. 46% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: - Top .coms: gab.com at 200,002 USD - Top ccTLD: mobile.com.co at 15,000 USD - Top “other” TLD: […]
The Domains - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 15:39
Can New gTLDs Save Demand Media ? Scott Hopkins wrote a piece on Seeking Alpha today stating that the new gtlds were the last chance for Demand Media. Demand Media has been languishing in the stock market for awhile now. The stock is down 25 % this year and is down 46 % over a one year time period. Demand Media owns […]
The Domains - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 14:47
.Buzz May Have The Strangest List Of 100 Reserved Domains Of All New gTLD’s .Buzz goes live today and like all new gTLD registries they are entitled to keep 100 domains for their own use for marketing and other purposes, but going through the list of .Buzz reserved domains it maybe the strangest list of 100 (actually 85 by my count) that I have seen for any registry. Bill […]