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Saudi Aramco tries to take dead man’s domain name
Company tries to use UDRP to take domain registered in 1997 by now-deceased man. One of the world’s most valuable companies just ...
Domain Name Wire - Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:42
Is an app really necessary?
Another company shuts down its app to focus on the mobile web. “We’ve got have an app!” – businesses everywhere...
Domain Name Wire - Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:37
SZ.com is latest two-letter domain to sell to a Chinese domain investor
Another two letter .com domain sale. The premium domain SZ.com has sold. According to the Whois record at Godaddy where the domain is r...
Domain Name Wire - Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:51
Web.com loses WebCentral bidding war despite 80% increase
Australian registrar drops Web.com despite higher bid. It looks like Web.com’s planned acquisition of Australian domain name comp...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 23:28
How Microstrategy got its domains and sold Voice.com for $30 million
CEO tells the Voice.com story. MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) is both domain famous and bitcoin famous. The company acquired lots of grea...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 15:40
Denmark firm tries reverse domain name hijacking Mountaintop.com domain
Panel determines the case was “dead on arrival”. Mountain Top ApS, which manufactures covers for pick up truck beds, has be...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 14:28
This should have been reverse domain name hijacking
This UDRP should have never been filed. OSRAM GmbH, a German lighting company, has lost a UDRP against a Vietnam-based cloud services c...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:30
You can still pick up Pinyin domains from the drops
Good quality Pinyin domains drop every day. I thought most meaningful Pinyin are already owned by Chinese investors because there are o...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:15
How Ritual.com got its domain name
The company made a unique trade to get the domain it wanted. This week on This Week in Startups with Jason Calacanis, Ritual founder Ka...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 21:33
Bodis dumps shady zero click programs
Enough is enough, Bodis founder says. Domain name parking company Bodis announced today that it has punted six zero click ad partners f...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 16:56
.Gay domain now available for all
The .gay domain name has finally entered general availability. The .gay top level domain name entered general availability today, meani...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 13:10
Taking a look at Web.com’s auction sales last month
A three-letter .com domain led the charts. Web.com’s aftermarket sites NameJet and SnapNames combined for 76 sales over $2,000 la...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 12:38
Milestone: There are now over 150 million .com domains registered
.Com has over 150 million registrations 35 years after its launch. There are now officially over 150 million .com domain names register...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:1
Why are two letter domains so sought after in China?
Kassey Lee explores why two letter domains are valuable to Chinese companies. Actually, I found the answer in a comment made by Jeff Sa...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 9:20
End user domain sales up to €50,000
A green energy company, an office space broker, and a fire detection company bought domain names at Sedo. Sedo’s public sales thi...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 18:30

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