ICANN Pays Over $2 Million Dollars For Its Directors + CEO Fadi Gets Almost $1.4 Million

ICANN published its compensation paid to or on behalf of 23 people who servered on its Board of Directors ending June 30, 2014. In all 23 people received over $2,000,000 combined in "any payments made by ICANN to Directors (including reimbursements of expenses).” "This table represents reimbursements and compensation paid directly to Board Members, payments made to third party vendors such … [Read more...]

Start Spreading The News: Marijuana.NYC Sells For Over $60,000 In Landrush Domain Auction

The second of three rounds of .NYC landrush auctions closed today with the highest (yes pun intended) .NYC sale to date. The domain name Marijuana.NYC sold today for a whopping $60,920 Earlier this week the domain name cannabis.nyc" sold for just $3,600 in the first of three landrush auction rounds. You can read our report on the 1st .NYC landrush auction here Once again we start with … [Read more...]

Report: 8 .NYC Sites Are Already In Alexa Top 1 Million

The launch of domain names ending with .NYC about a month ago have just 47,000 .NYC domains have been claimed and will become internet websites from and for New York City. Sites are following suit. Eight sites are already in Alexa´s top One million count. Alexa provides traffic data, global rankings and other information on 30 million websites and is one of the main sources of information for … [Read more...]

Startup.club Launches to Help Entrepreneurs Get Access to Great .CLUB Premium Domains

    The .Club registry announced today the Startup.club which is designed to Help Entrepreneurs Get Access to Great .CLUB Premium Domain Names with the purchase price financed up to over 10 years with no interest. The Startup.Club will be rolled out today  T.R.A.F.F.I.C. East Conference in Miami. The new program for entrepreneurs which includes a payment plan for premium … [Read more...]

Ashton Kutcher is not the only one registering domain names related to his baby Wyatt

Yesterday we wrote about Ashton Kutcher on Conan discussing that he got all the domain names for his new daughter Wyatt Isabelle, “We immediately went home and we reserved all the domain names. " It seems like he did not get all the domain names, it looks like someone other than Ashton got WyattIsabelleKutcher.com registered on 10-3-14 and today IsabelleKutcher.com was registered, I guess … [Read more...]

Google Voice Alternative Vonjour.com Release Exclusive Perk for GoDaddy Members

In a press release Vonjour.com announced a program for Go Daddy customers called, "Vonjour for Go Daddy" Go Daddy members will receive a discount of 15 % on Vonjour related services. As Go Daddy continues to focus on small business under Blake Irving this is another step in providing a comprehensive small business suite of services for Go Daddy customers. From the release: Santa Monica based … [Read more...]

New gTLD’s Top 3 Million Domain Names As .Realtor Moves Into #5 With 78K Free Registrations

New gTLD domain name registrations passed the 3 million mark today. According to ntldstats.com, the total number of new gTLD domain name registrations sits at 3,026,376. The good news is that in less than 8 months new gTLD registrations went from zero to over 3 Millihttps://www.thedomains.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=60681&action=edit&message=9on and are growing daily. The bad news … [Read more...]