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      • RIPE 78 Registration Now Open

        RIPE 78 Registration Now Open

        Registration for RIPE 78 is now open.  RIPE meetings are focussed on technical issues of interest to network operators, ISPs, hosting providers and other players in the internet infrastructure space. The event will be held in Reykjavík, Icel…
        - 2 days ago, 13 Dec 18, 10:16am -
      • NamesCon Europe Moves to Portugal

        NamesCon Europe Moves to Portugal

        NamesCon Europe will be held in Portugal in 2019. Previously the event organisers had said they’d chosen Lisbon for the 2019 event, but now they’re saying that it’ll be close to Lisbon. The event will be held in Cascais, which is near Lisbon.Â…
        - 2 days ago, 13 Dec 18, 9:57am -
      • PIR Names Jon Nevett as new CEO

        PIR Names Jon Nevett as new CEO

        PIR, the registry operator for .org, as well as .ong and .ngo, has announced who their new CEO will be. The previous CEO, Brian Cute, left the company several months ago and Jay Daley had been serving as interim CEO. Industry veteran Jonathan Nevett,…
        - 9 days ago, 5 Dec 18, 8:16pm -
      • DNS Belgium Issues Call for Forum Members

        DNS Belgium Issues Call for Forum Members

        DNS Belgium, which runs the .be ccTLD registry, as well as .brussels and .vlaanderen, has been running a forum for registrars for several years. Membership is open to .be registrars and currently it has 15 members. Members “represent the full .be s…
        - 10 days ago, 5 Dec 18, 1:46pm -
      • ISP Association of Ireland Announces new Board

        ISP Association of Ireland Announces new Board

        The ISP Association of Ireland (ISPAI), which also runs the Irish hotline, held its AGM earlier this week. They’ve announced their new board following on from the AGM: President: Jill Johnston, Three Ireland Vice-President: Alan Shanley, BT Ireland…
        - 10 days ago, 5 Dec 18, 10:14am -
      • Middle East DNS Forum Heads to Dubai

        Middle East DNS Forum Heads to Dubai

        The 2019 edition of the Middle East DNS Forum will be held in Dubai on February 20th and 21st 2019. The event will take place at the same time as APTLD 75, so some of the sessions will be shared. Topics on the agenda for the 2019 event include: GDPR…
        - 11 days ago, 4 Dec 18, 9:59am -
      • IE ccTLD Removes DNS Checks

        IE ccTLD Removes DNS Checks

        The .ie ccTLD had finally removed DNS checks from its processes. Up until the change, which came last night, any new registrations, transfers or other updates would be delayed until the DNS delegation had been checked. What that meant in reality is t…
        - 16 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 11:00am -
      • NamesCon Black Friday Discount

        NamesCon Black Friday Discount

        NamesCon will take place in Las Vegas in January 2019 (27 – 30) at the Tropicana. They’re accepting submissions for their live auction here. From Friday 23rd until Monday 26th November they’re offering discounted rates – 25% off the standard…
        - 23 days ago, 22 Nov 18, 1:07pm -
      • DotUS Organising “Town Hallâ€�

        DotUS Organising “Town Hall�

        The .us ccTLD registry is aimed at serving the needs of US based businesses, individuals and organisations in common with other ccTLDs that have a strong link with the geographic region where they are based. In the case of .us the contract is awarded…
        - 25 days ago, 20 Nov 18, 1:33pm -
      • Domain Pulse Heads to Bern

        Domain Pulse Heads to Bern

        The 2019 edition of Domain Pulse will be held in Bern, Switzerland. Switch, the .ch ccTLD manager, will be the hosts for the 2019 event which is being held on February 18th and 19th in the Town Hall in Bern. Registration for the event is free and sho…
        - 36 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 1:42pm -

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        • BreakingStay on top of new extensions – Negotiation Bonus

          Stay on top of new extensions – Negotiation Bonus

           TNTNames.com: Today: Short, brandable, Dot TV domain name market / GGN.com sold for $29,000 / The Celebrity Themed Domain Name Debate / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: A worldwide shift ……
          - 12 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 8:05pm -
        • .NET registrations may be declining but that doesn’t make them less valuable…does it?

          .NET registrations may be declining but that doesn’t make them less valuable…does it?

           MorganLinton.com: Verisign released their Q3 domain report (read it here) and in it shared some pretty interesting data. One site covered the report and highlighted something about .NET that wasn’t directly mentioned in the report: The popularit…
          - 17 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 3:31pm -
        • Zoom.com Acquired by Zoom Video Communications

          Zoom.com Acquired by Zoom Video Communications

           DomainInvesting.com: In October of this year, Andrew Allemann reported that Media Options acquired the Zoom.com domain name and had filed a trademark to launch a concierge domain name acquisition and consulting service. Andrew also reported that M…
          - 17 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 2:45pm -
        • Files.com sold twice : #Sedo domain made one seller lots of money

          Files.com sold twice : #Sedo domain made one seller lots of money

           DomainGang.com: Sedo, a premium DomainGang sponsor, made lots of cash from the brokered sale of the domain Files.com – twice. The premium domain was recently sold for $750,000 dollars, and its Australian seller presumably pocketed a ton of money…
          - 19 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 12:37pm -
        • Final 2018 Great Domains Auction Results

          Final 2018 Great Domains Auction Results

           DomainInvesting.com: Sedo’s final Great Domains auction of 2018 concluded yesterday, and there were quite a few domain names that sold. I am not sure why, but Pain.com was not listed in their sale report. TheDomains.com reported that the name so…
          - 20 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 11:50am -
        • Latest Verisign Report Shows More Growth in Global Domain Registrations With .COM, ccTLDs & New g...

          Latest Verisign Report Shows More Growth in Global Domain Registrations With .COM, ccTLDs & New g...

           DNJournal: Verisign has released their latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief showing where worldwide registrations in all categories now stand.
          - 22 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 10:25am -
        • AUCTION RECAP OF DECEMBER 13, 2018

          AUCTION RECAP OF DECEMBER 13, 2018

           DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on December 13, 2018.If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rathe…
          - 22 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 10:22am -
        • Why DreamHost is holding off on WordPress 5.0 updates

          Why DreamHost is holding off on WordPress 5.0 updates

           Domain Name Wire: Hosting company will delay auto-updates until after Christmas as a precaution. Earlier this week I wrote about how GoDaddy auto-updated its managed WordPress customers to WordPress 5.0 shortly after it came out and why I thought…
          - 23 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 8:58am -
        • #Foveros architecture : #Intel announcement led to #Chiplets .com sale

          #Foveros architecture : #Intel announcement led to #Chiplets .com sale

           DomainGang.com: Intel is launching a new chip architecture called “Foveros” and it’s been using the “chiplets” reference for its 3D stacking process. What are chiplets? According to Intel, instead of building a single unified chip that c…
          - 24 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 8:24am -
        • GoDaddy Acquires Another Portfolio from Tucows

          GoDaddy Acquires Another Portfolio from Tucows

           DomainInvesting.com: In my DomainTools registrant monitor email this morning, I noticed quite a few generic domain names moved into GoDaddy’s NameFind portfolio. Prior to the transfer, the domain names had their registration information blo…
          - 24 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 8:23am -
        • Top Topics: How Do I Stop These Calls?; A List of the Top 1,000 US Cities...

          Top Topics: How Do I Stop These Calls?; A List of the Top 1,000 US Cities...

           NamePros.com: This week, we confirmed the news that Duck.com had been transferred into DuckDuckGo's possession. Following that news release, the article was referenced and mentioned in major news outlets such as TechCrunch, The Verge, and Gizmodo,…
          - 24 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 8:09am -
        • Land Of The Super Founders & MarijuanaTo Come Off Criminal Records

          Land Of The Super Founders & MarijuanaTo Come Off Criminal Records

           The Frager factor: Today: Tesla, Marijuana, Amazon, New York, Super FoundersCongress just quietly passed a law that could spark a boom for the $1 billion marijuana-linked CBD industryMARIJUANA CONVICTIONS SOON MIGHT CO…
          - 24 hours ago, 14 Dec 18, 8:06am -
        • Escrow.com now accepts Australian dollars

          Escrow.com now accepts Australian dollars

           OnlineDomain.com: Escrow.com announced that it now accepts Australian dollars to its escrow service. Escrow.com also accepts USD and Euro. Escrow.com can be used for secure transactions involving any item of value, including domain names, vehicles…
          - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 18, 7:28am -
        • Exclusive gang of 10 to work on making ICANN the Whois gatekeeper

          Exclusive gang of 10 to work on making ICANN the Whois gatekeeper

           DomainIncite.com: Ten people have been picked to work on a system that would see ICANN act as the gatekeeper for private Whois information. The organization today announced the composition of what it’s calling the Technical Study Group on Access…
          - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 18, 6:56am -
        • 121 Domain Discoveries for December 14th

          121 Domain Discoveries for December 14th

           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…
          - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 18, 5:55am -
        • TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 12/14/2018!

          TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 12/14/2018!

           TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 12/14/2018. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please l…
          - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 18, 5:00am -
        • $676k in Sales on December 13th – Pain.com sold for $399,999 – Daily Market Report

          $676k in Sales on December 13th – Pain.com sold for $399,999 – Daily Market Report

           NameBio.com: Sedo had the top nine sales yesterday led by Pain.com which sold for $399,999. NameBio recorded 256 sales for a total of $675,948 with an average sale price of $2,640. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 8% in the nu…
          - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 18, 4:55am -
        • Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday December 14th, 2018

          Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday December 14th, 2018

           DSAD.com: What a name.  Pain.com was one of the better names to come up for auction in a while.  I thought Boot.com was also pretty impressive but just didn’t make the reserve cut.  It’s funny because I talked to a few people that sa…
          - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 18, 2:28am -
        • 75 .COM Keyword Rich and People Names Available…

          75  .COM  Keyword Rich and People Names  Available…

           DropGRABS.com: Today’s Treat List 75+ Keyword Rich .COM and Some People Names in .COM Reg Fee Opportunities Enjoy the List… Cattawampus CarrotBOY CarsAndConcerts CaseLotCrazy CashFloZone CashForAtlantaHouses CastFishingRods CatCrazyMarket Caus…
          - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 18, 1:47am -
        • Daily Domain Picks 12-14-18

          Daily Domain Picks 12-14-18

           TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 12-14-18 Another big one word sale as Pain.com sold for $399,999 on Sedo. A few 3L.coms sold too with GGN.com being the highest price at $29,000. Top sales/closes from yesterday: pain.com 399,999 USD 2018-12-13…
          - 1 day ago, 14 Dec 18, 1:44am -

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