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, 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 Milli and are growing daily. The bad news … [Read more...]

Domain Holdings Sells $10M In Domain Names In 3rd Quarter: Transactions Up 7.8%

According to its Third Quarter sales report,  Domain Holdings reported almost $10,000,000 USD in domain name sales. The total amount of sales was  down from 3.8% from the second quarter however the number of transactions were up 7.8%. Domain Holdings reported their biggest domain sale for the quarter was $2.7 Million versus $5.0 Million in Q2 "showing a much healthier overall diversity in … [Read more...]

UDRP Panelist Screws Up Name Of TM 3 Times Transfering 7 Domain Names

A UDRP was decided by a one member panel of the the National Arbitration Forum on the domain names: Awarding all of them to Caesars License Company, LLC Eduardo Magalhães Machado, the sole Panelist seemed to be … [Read more...]

Two Social Media Powerhouses With Over 7 Million Followers Re-brand to An .XYZ Domain

A couple of social media trendsetters have gone with an .XYZ domain name for their internet domain name presence. Tasia Alexis is by any measure a social media powerhouse with a total of 3.85 million followers has registered and proudly promoting her new domain name If you haven't heard of Alexis, well she has some pretty impressive social media numbers: Vine - 3 Million … [Read more...]

TLD Appoints its First China GM & Open Its HQ In “China’s Silicon Valley”

                    TLD Registry Ltd, who operates two of the most successful new gTLD's, had two big announcements  today. They announced their first ever China GM and the opening of their office in the "China's Silicon Valley" TLD announced the appointment of the company’s first ever China General Manager. Mr. … [Read more...]

Forbes: Verisign Becomes #1 Most Shorted Stock in S&P 500

According to, Verisign Inc (NASD: VRSN) is now Most Shorted Stock in S&P 500 based on most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 10.15.2014 settlement date. According to there are 19,441,435 shares of Verisign Stock being shorted as of 10.15.14 but more shares have been shorted in the past. 24,641,765 of Verisign were shorted back on … [Read more...]

Robin Chase founder of Zipcar Joins Tucows Board of Directors

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), today announced that Robin Chase founder of Zipcar has joined its Board of Directors. Ms. Chase has been a pioneer of the peer, or sharing, economy. She founded Zipcar, now the largest car sharing company in the world. Zipcar's disruptive technology and delightful customer experience gave its members on-demand access to cars by the hour and by the day, … [Read more...]