National Association of Realtors® and Move, Inc. Reach Agreement Over Use Of New gTLD’s Outside The US

The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and Move, Inc. (Move) announced today that they reached agreement over the use of top level domains outside of the United States. Accordingly, the complaint filed by NAR with the Chancery Court in Delaware on November 10, 2014 seeking clarification on this matter has been dismissed. Move was acquired by News Corp for $950 Million Dollars and the … [Read more...]

Highest Reported .info Sale Since 2007; Car.info at $76K Leads Sedo’s $1.3 Million Week

Over the past week, 669 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.3 Million dollars. 56% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .com: cyberobics.com at 22,500 USD · Top ccTLD: portfolio.me at 10,700 USD · Top “other” TLD: car.info at 76,000 USD According to Dnpric.es,  Car.info ranks as the 3rd … [Read more...]

.Org Domains Rose 1.3% in 2014

Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report “The Dashboard,” detailing the worldwide growth of .org in 2014. The report reveals that the number of .org domain names registered in 2014 rose 1.3 percent, bringing the total domains under management (DUM) to more than 10,500,000 worldwide. Other findings … [Read more...]

.Club & .Bar Team Up To Exhibit at The Nightclub & Bar Show Being Held in Las Vegas

.CLUB &  .BAR domain names are teaming up for the first time to offer the nightclub and bar industry the opportunity to get the perfect web address for their club or bar at the  Nightclub and Bar Show being held in Las Vegas March 31-April 1, 2015 .CLUB Domains, which owns and operates the #1 selling new generic top-level domain ".club" and Punto 2012, the domain company that operates … [Read more...]

Google Inc. Acquires YT.com Domain Name

Google Inc. has acquired the 2 letter .com domain name YT.com. The domain came out of Privacy Protection at Dynadot on 3/30/2015 and transferred into MarkMonitor revealing Google as the buyers. Based on what I can tell and whois history records, the transaction likely took place on 1/29/2015 when the domains registrant data changed from Cyber Trading Co. at Tucows and transferred to Dynadot … [Read more...]

nTLDStats Reports Over 1.25 Million People Have Registered The 4.8 M New gTLD Domains

nTLDStats.com is reporting that the number of Unique Registrants of a new gTLD domain name is just over 1.25 Million registrants. The total number of new gTLD domain names registered are now over 4.8 Million. Some other interesting  numbers from ntldstats.com about the registrants of new gTLD's: Frank Schilling North Sound Names has the largest number of new gTLD registration with over … [Read more...]

Tidal.com, TastyBrands.com and More Domain Movers

Welcome to the latest round of domain name movers. The domain movers series digs to find domain names recently acquired, registered and moving for one reason or another by large companies around the web! These are often early indicators into new brands, services, acquisitions of other companies and much more. Here we go: BL.com has just been sold at Sedo! Finlead AG were the sellers and they … [Read more...]