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      • ICANN Pitching Panel for SXSW

        ICANN Pitching Panel for SXSW

        ICANN’s North American team, in conjunction with Access Now and ISOC, is trying to put together a panel for South by Southwest (SXSW) which is being held in Austin, Texas next March. The panel session being proposed is entitled: “Can we save the…
        - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 4:41am -
      • WordPress Buying Tumblr

        WordPress Buying Tumblr

        Tumblr is to be acquired by WordPress’ parent company Automattic. Yahoo! bought Tumblr in 2013 for $1 billion dollars, whereas reports are citing numbers below $3 million for the latest sale! Yes, that’s “million”. The blogging service makes…
        - 7 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 12:26pm -
      • AFRINIC Hiring Head Honcho

        AFRINIC Hiring Head Honcho

        AFRINIC is one of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). In very simple terms it looks after the IP address allocations for the Africa region, while RIPE does Europe and the Middle East, ARIN handles North America, LACNIC Latin America and APN…
        - 12 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 12:35pm -
      • Centralnic Swallows IWantMyName

        Centralnic Swallows IWantMyName

        Centralnic has been on an acquisition trail for the last couple of years and has been happily gobbling up as much as possible. Earlier today it was announced that they’ve just acquired New Zealand based IWantMyName (Ideegeo). The deal is valued at…
        - 13 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 11:46am -
      • Radix Report Strong Results

        Radix Report Strong Results

        The guys over at Radix Registry have been doing very well with their premium domain sales. They released their bi-annual report earlier this week and the results are truly impressive: $1.36M in revenue; at par with H2 2018 .online, .tech and .site we…
        - 18 days ago, 2 Aug 19, 12:52pm -
      • Namecon Global Changes Dates and Venue

        Namecon Global Changes Dates and Venue

        Namescon Global will be held in Austin Texas in January of next year for the first time. The event organisers had originally chosen a venue in the downtown area which was fairly central, but in the last few days they contacted ticket holders to let t…
        - 19 days ago, 1 Aug 19, 9:24am -
      • IGF Berlin Registration Now Open

        IGF Berlin Registration Now Open

        The upcoming IGF (Internet Governance Forum) will be held in Berlin this November. The theme of this year’s event is “One World. One Net. One Vision.” The event’s programme this year will focus on three key topic areas: Data Governance Digita…
        - 22 days ago, 29 Jul 19, 10:45am -
      • New Zealand’s ccTLD Release Q1 Snapshot Report

        New Zealand’s ccTLD Release Q1 Snapshot Report

        - 23 days ago, 28 Jul 19, 7:05am -
      • EU Domains in the UK Post-Brexit Just got More Confusing

        EU Domains in the UK Post-Brexit Just got More Confusing

        While many domain name registries are run privately quite a few country code registries (ccTLDs) have links to government. In the case of .eu, however, the registry is operated under contract to the European Commission, so it is operated on behalf of…
        - 29 days ago, 22 Jul 19, 8:00am -
      • Afilias to Offer Registry Lock for 28 Domain Extensions

        Afilias to Offer Registry Lock for 28 Domain Extensions

        Afilias has announced that they’ll start offering a “registry lock” service for all 28 owned or operated TLDs on the Afilias registry system. “Registry Lock” is a service that appeals primarily to bigger brands, governments, high profile we…
        - 35 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 11:49am -

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        • BreakingDonald Trump moves to buy #Greenland .com from the Danish

          Donald Trump moves to buy #Greenland .com from the Danish

           DomainGang.com: The US President, Donald Trump, is moving fast to acquire Greenland.com. The domain is the pride and joy of Denmark, the country that governs the gigantic icy island in the North Atlantic. Donald Trump stated on Twitter, his offici…
          - 7 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 6:37pm -
        • BreakingGuta.com Releases Their Q2-2019 Premium Domain Sales Report & Unveils New Office in Xiamen, China

          Guta.com Releases Their Q2-2019 Premium Domain Sales Report & Unveils New Office in Xiamen, China

           DNJournal: The folks at Guta.com have been busy this summer. They've just released their latest report on aftermarket sales and also moved into upscale new offices.
          - 8 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 5:28pm -
        • BreakingWIPO FINDS RDNH IN OUR LATEST UDRP.

          WIPO FINDS RDNH IN OUR LATEST UDRP.

           NeusNews.com: In a Decision handed down on August 8th, a WIPO Panel consisting of Andrew Lothian, Fernando Triana and Nick J. Gardner in the case of SOCIEDAD PUERTO INDUSTRIAL AGUADULCE, S.A. v. ABDULBASIT MAKRANI, D2019-1378, denied the Complaint…
          - 10 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 3:49pm -
        • Breaking“White hackerâ€� took control of Binance Jersey #domain and gave it back

          “White hacker� took control of Binance Jersey #domain and gave it back

           DomainGang.com: An alleged “white hacker” took over the domain name of Binance Jersey, a cryptocurrency exchange platform trading in Euro and British Pound. The company’s domain, Binance.je, is operating under the Jersey ccTLD. Apparently, t…
          - 10 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 3:17pm -
        • DomainSherpa Review – Aug 19: GameOn.org, LoveLetter.com, HerbalRehab.com

          DomainSherpa Review – Aug 19: GameOn.org, LoveLetter.com, HerbalRehab.com

           DomainSherpa.com: What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names? In this show: • We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: GameOn.org, LoveLetter.com, HerbalRehab.com • An investor's portfolio is appraise…
          - 13 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 12:37pm -
        • ReviewMe.com actually closed at $34,500 not $61,500

          ReviewMe.com actually closed at $34,500 not $61,500

           TLDInvestors.com: At the beginning of July the domain auction for ReviewMe.com closed at $61,500 on GoDaddy auctions. This auction did close and the name moved from Enom to GoDaddy. Michael Sumner was able to get the actual closing price and recor…
          - 13 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 12:25pm -
        • Mike Mann sells 4 domains for $144,720 in June

          Mike Mann sells 4 domains for $144,720 in June

           OnlineDomain.com: Mike Mann reported selling 4 domain names in June for a total of $144,720. Prices started at $9,944 and went up to $94,888. Mike Mann sold 4 .com domains which you can see further below. The average reported domain sales price wa…
          - 14 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 11:26am -
        • AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 18, 2019

          AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 18, 2019

           DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on August 18, 2019.If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an exp…
          - 15 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 11:16am -
        • Pocahontas.com redirecting to ElizabethWarren.com

          Pocahontas.com redirecting to ElizabethWarren.com

           The Domains: A reader sent Michael some info on the domain name Pocahontas.com. The domain name is being pointed to ElizabethWarren.com. The domain names was registered in 1995 and was owned by a Christopher Kryzan and it was registered at Network…
          - 15 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 11:08am -
        • Google looks to be in the best position to dominate voice search

          Google looks to be in the best position to dominate voice search

           The Domains: For many Google dominates plenty, voice search looks like it might be the next place for Google to plant their flag. In an article on SearchEngineLand.com a recent study showed that Google Assistant bested Apple’s Siri and Amazon’…
          - 15 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 10:47am -
        • Root.com : Car #insurance company gets $350 million windfall but not the matching .com #domain

          Root.com : Car #insurance company gets $350 million windfall but not the matching .com #domain

           DomainGang.com: Root Insurance is an auto insurance startup based in Columbus, Ohio, and it recently raised approximately $350 million dollars on a $3.5 billion valuation. The company is competing against such well-established giants as Progressiv…
          - 17 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 8:57am -
        • Fighting for IMI.com – DNW Podcast #249

          Fighting for IMI.com – DNW Podcast #249

           Domain Name Wire: The story behind one man’s expensive battle to keep his domain name. Jeffrey Black registered IMI.com in 1994. Over two decades later he found himself in court spending hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to prove that he w…
          - 17 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 8:50am -
        • #Motherisk .ORG : Someone spent $6k to spoof a defunct Canadian hospital project

          #Motherisk .ORG : Someone spent $6k to spoof a defunct Canadian hospital project

           DomainGang.com: The domain Motherisk.org went to auction at DropCatch, where it ended at $6,050 dollars. Motherisk was a clinical and research program at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, providing safety information on e…
          - 18 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 8:01am -
        • JetSuiteX Rebrands as JSX with JSX.com

          JetSuiteX Rebrands as JSX with JSX.com

           DomainInvesting.com: Founded in 2016, JetSuiteX describes itself as an “affordable private-like air travel for the cost of an airline seat with free snacks, drinks, bags and business class legroom.” Earlier this month, the company announced a…
          - 19 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 6:40am -
        • 169 Domain Discoveries for August 19th

          169 Domain Discoveries for August 19th

           NameBio.com: 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…
          - 20 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 6:15am -
        • $164k in Sales on August 18th – S777.com sold for $12,906 – Daily Market Report

          $164k in Sales on August 18th – S777.com sold for $12,906 – Daily Market Report

           NameBio.com: GoDaddy had seven of the top ten sales yesterday led by S777.com which sold for $12,906. NameBio recorded 253 sales $100+ for a total of $137,526 with an average sale price of $544. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of…
          - 21 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 5:15am -
        • IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Monday, August 19th

          IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Monday, August 19th

           DSAD.com: Main List       NameJet          Flippa/Sedo   LLLL.com’s       LLL, CCC, 5L       Other LLLL’sShort Brandables         Numbers       One Worders    V...
          - 22 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 3:55am -
        • Saturday Musings – Make Decisions

          Saturday Musings – Make Decisions

           Michael Gilmour: One of the most difficult things in life is making decisions. You only have to reflect on the number of times you’ve broken a New Year’s resolution or diet to get a glimpse into the fact that many of us are really…
          - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 19, 9:12pm -
        • Mini Doughnut Factory .com : Who gets the #domain name after the bankruptcy?

          Mini Doughnut Factory .com : Who gets the #domain name after the bankruptcy?

           DomainGang.com: It’s a shocker: Chef Patrick’s famous Mini Doughnut Factory has closed permanently. Two years ago, we had the pleasure to taste the best mini donuts in Florida, prepared by partners in life and business, Patrick Ruddell and Zez…
          - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 19, 6:12pm -
        • Lingu.com sold for $9,000

          Lingu.com sold for $9,000

           Domaining Tips: Today: Philosophical domains / Making a conscious effort re- New tlds / The market for female name .org’s / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buyer request for “Car hire…
          - 1 day ago, 18 Aug 19, 5:10pm -

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