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MERGE! 2018 Conference Adds a New eCommerce Track Devoted to Subscription Boxes

When the MERGE! conference returns to Orlando this summer it will have a new track devoted to building subscription based eCommerce businesses.

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GDPR, the end of the WhoIs & what this means to you – with Attorneys Stevan Lieberman, Ari Goldberger & Jason Schaeffer

With GDPR on May 25, you can expect to lose access to WhoIs data as we know it and begin many months of “growing pains” as the domain industry scrambles to figure out how to comply with GDPR. If you’re invested in domain names & want to lower your risks or understand strategies for the […]

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Web.com to be acquired for $2 billion

Web.com is to go private in a deal valued at roughly $2 billion. The company, which owns pioneering registrars Network Solutions and Register.com as well as SnapNames and half of NameJet, will be bought by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, a private equity firm. The cash, $25-a-share deal has been approved by the Web.com […]

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FarFetch paid $12.5 million for Style.com assets

Company got a lot more than domain names as part of the deal, but Style.com is a very valuable domain. Last year luxury clothing company FarFetch bought the assets of Conde Nast’s ecommerce venture Style.com. The price wasn’t disclosed, but an eagle-eyed DNW reader reviewed a FarFetch filing with Companies House in the UK. It […]

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VeriSign Banks on Domain Name Registration, Reports Q1 Data

VeriSign’s VRSN latest The Domain Name Industry Brief stated that domain name registrations increased 0.4% sequentially to 333.8 million across top-level domains (TLDs) at the end of the first quarter. Domain name registrations increased 3.2 million or 1 …

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New Farsight Security Research on Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) Reveals Significant Risk of Lookalike Domains To Top Brands

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Farsight Security, Inc., a leading cybersecurity provider of DNS intelligence solutions, today released new research entitled, “Global Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Homograph Report, Q2 2018.”

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New gTLD Innovation with .LIAISON

An exciting news in the world of dotBrand Registries with the .LIAISON new generic Top-Level Domains. Authentic Web today announced a partnership with Liaison Technologies Inc. to develop the industry’s first network security and compliance application, anchored on the trust authority and new control capabilities of Liaison’s Brand Registry: .LIAISON The new trust protocol technology […]

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.au Completes Historic Transition to Afilias, 3.1M Domain Names Transferred to New Infrastructure

auDA (.au Domain Administration Ltd) and Afilias Australia are pleased to announce the successful and historic transition of more than 3.1 million .au domain names from a legacy system to all new infrastructure in Australia. Prior to this event, Afilias had successfully transitioned 25 TLDs, including the 2.4 million .org domain (which held the record […]

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Summary of recent outrage of expiring domain name auctions system on GoDaddy

The Domain King , Rick Schwartz has brought up a critical issue of Godaddy on twitter. The non-transparent nature of bidding on domain names that are going to soon expire on Godaddy ( or its partner sites) has been a raging question amongst the domaining community. The auctions where you don’t know who you are […]

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Brandable domain name sales week 18: Zoma.com, Diko.com, Zewo.com

It was a terrific week for brandable domain name sales with ten sales in the five-figure range. Prices for pronounceable and brandable 4-letter .coms, especially those in the CVCV pattern continue to climb. We’re now at the point where it isn’t unusual to see investors spending five-figures, wholesale for a good CVCV domain. Here’s this weeks […]

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One-word .IO’s are starting to cross the $5,000+ mark, at wholesale

I was interested to see the latest sales results from Park.io, there were two .IO names that recently sold that crossed the $5,000 mark. The names were Strategy.io which sold for $6,350 and Seeker.io for $6,000. What I think makes this particularly interesting is that Park.io is a site that catches expired domains and the […]

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Pricing a domain based on the buyer

Today: One domain industry tool you couldn’t live without / Am I being scammed by a fake domain broker and buyer? / Spying.com Sold for $25,000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying a positive message single word .com – Check that portfolio of yours […]

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115 Domain Discoveries for July 1st

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise to the top. Today’s […]

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#Domains and #blockchain : DigitalTown launches Global Youth ambassador program

DigitalTown, a pioneer in the convergence of domain names and blockchain, has announced its Global Youth ambassador program. Beginning with the city of Austin in central Texas, the program will continue provide the younger generation of entrepreneurs with training tools and guidance. Here’s the full press release we received from DigitalTown: SEATTLE and AUSTIN, Texas, […]

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Daily Domain Picks 7-1-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-1-18 RawFish.com was the top close on Saturday, $3,800. 9229.net closed at $3,412, thought it might go $5,000. YouTubeConverter.me $2,370 on Park.io, guess the though is that Google will never come to protect their ip rights. Was once a popular website, a lot of links, https://majestic.com/reports/site-explorer?q=youtubeconverter.me&oq=youtubeconverter.me&IndexDataSource=F Top sales/closes from yesterday: rawfish.com 3,800 […]

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AUCTION RECAP JUNE 30, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 30, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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3.1 million .au domain names move from Neustar to Afilias

3.1 million .au domain names moved overnight from Neustar to Afilias, the new .au registry and domain name infrastructure. .au Domain Administration Ltd CEO, Cameron Boardman, said the transition of the registry to Afilias Australia was a milestone in the development of Australia’s digital economy. Here is the announcement today: The transition was completed on […]

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How % of .com Sales Has Changed

Brad Mugford shared an interesting post on NamePros (mentioned on TheDomains.com) about the total volume of .com domain sales vs. other extensions recorded by NameBio. I believe the data Brad shared was all public sales recorded in NameBio’s database. The figure shared was $1.6 billion total sales, with $1.3 billion of that being .com sales. This […]

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Some new domainers feel they know more than the veterans

It’s no surprise to anyone following the blog space that Rick Schwartz has been hitting the new gtld’s pretty hard lately, One of many examples includes: Rick wrote: Most products may have 1 or 2 weak points. GTLD’s have 122 weak points! They sold you a bag of shit and you ate it like Filet […]

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Photos & Highlights From the 2018 Global Digital Summit in Xiamen, China

One of China’s most important annual domain conferences, the 2018 Global Digital Summit, ended in Xiamen over the weekend. We have photos & highlights for you.

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DomainSherpa Review – May 7: Fertilization.com, Karpool.com & Bitcoin.LIVE

What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names? In this show:• We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: Fertilization.com, Karpool.com & Bitcoin.LIVE• An investor’s portfolio is appraised: TokersWild.com, MJ.vegas, Herbage.com……• Get your bids in soon for EatVegan.com, RemoteAccess.com, StudentCenter.org…• Plus, much more! We’re joined by Michael Cyger, Jebidiah Burnett […]

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Biggest TLD handover in history happens this weekend

Australia’s ccTLD registry will be down for 36 hours this weekend as it executes the biggest back-end transition in the history of the DNS. Starting 0800 AEST on Saturday (2200 UTC on Friday), Afilias will take over the running of .au from Neustar-owned AusRegistry, after about 16 years in the saddle. DNS will not be […]

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Australia’s .Au domain names are now managed by Afilias

Handover to Afilias is now complete. It’s already July 1 in Australia, and that means that Afilias is now the backend registry service provider for over 3 million domain names ending in .Au. .Au domain overseer auDA put the contract for managing .au out to bid, and in December of last year announced that Afilias […]

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Bought a .com domain in 2017. Recently, in 2018, a team created a cryptocurrency token with the same name, and they are using the .io domain extension of the same name. How do I protect my ownership of the .com name?

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BookZz.org sold for $12,002

Today: Starting a company using a .com, but somebody is already using the .in version / Forbes Magazine: Domain Name Do’s and Don’ts / Showcase and Discuss Turbine domains / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Digital Marketing Agency Names – Be sure to double […]

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Three letter.coms dominate top 10 for NameJet in November

NameJet released their November sales, the top 7 sales were 3L.coms. Peb.com was the top sale at $45,000. There were 53 5N.com names sold in November. Domain Name Payment Amount peb.com $45,000.00 laa.com $35,700.00 eja.com $24,500.00 ezc.com $22,500.00 asz.com $22,322.00 oxh.com $19,088.00 vvy.com $18,988.00 w55.com $18,666.00 drq.com $18,100.00 fidel.com $16,000.00 99983.com $11,211.00 winey.com $11,002.00 attt.com […]

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Shunfeng.com Final Auction Price was $217k, Youse.com Was Acquired By a Brazil Company | Chinese Market Daily Report on 05-11-2017

DOMAIN SALES Shunfeng.com was auctioned for ¥1,505,000 CNY (approximately $217,466 USD) at 4.cn. Domain name of Youse.com was acquired buy a Brazil insurance company, Youse.com.br. According to the seller, he is very satisfied with the sale price, but didn’t disclose the price to us. According to whois information, the current owner is CSC Corporate Domains, […]

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3 top-drawer alternatives to WooCommerce you can’t afford to ignore

WooCommerce is one of the clear frontrunners when it comes to setting up an eCommerce storefront, but it’s not the only option. In some cases it might even be unsuited to your needs, leaving you searching for alternatives to WooCommerce. Its functionality is geared towards more general applications, namely selling physical products as a traditional eCommerce […]

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Q1 2018 DDoS Trends Report: 58 Percent of Attacks Employed Multiple Attack Types

Verisign just released its Q1 2018 DDoS Trends Report, which represents a unique view into the attack trends unfolding online, through observations and insights derived from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack mitigations enacted on behalf of Verisign DDoS Protection Services, and security research conducted by Verisign Security Services. Download your free copy of the Q1 2018 […]

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ICANN62 Panama City GAC Communiqué

PANAMA CITY – 28 June 2018 – Today, the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) meeting at ICANN62 issued its Panama City Communiqué. It is available for review here.

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