.CO Internet S.A.S Acquired for $109 Million

Neustar traded on the NYSE under the symbol NSR has a market cap of roughly $2.16 billion, today after the close they announced the acquistion of the company behind the .CO extension. Neustar is acquiring  .CO Internet S.A.S for $109 million. Neustar recorded $4 million in revenue for its role as the back-end provider for .CO Internet, which will be eliminated upon consolidation. Neustar is … [Read more...]

Sandwich.co Sells For 18K After The .Com Sells For $137,500

The domain name sandwich.co sold on Sedo today for $18,000 USD. Yahoo sold the domain name Sandwich.com for $137,500 back in November 2013 also on Sedo. The buyer of Sandwich.co is Sandwich Company of Los Angeles, California. The buyer of Sandwich.com seems to be a different party. The purchase price of the .co is over 13% of the .com. Congrats to the buyer and seller. … [Read more...]

Confirmed: There Will Not Be A .Co/Godaddy Super Bowl Commercial This Year

Godaddy.com released one its commercials that it will be airing during the Super Bowl today. I confirmed with Godaddy that there will not be a .Co domain name registry co-branded commercial running on this year's Super Bowl. The .Co registry ran co-branded ads with Godaddy for the past three Super Bowls. My favorite of the bunch, actually my favorite television commercial of all time for … [Read more...]

Juan Diego Calle of .CO: Want to Control Your Brand Experience? Look to Top-Level Domains

Tech Cocktail did a piece on Juan Diego Calle from .CO Registry. In the video Juan talks about his start in the Internet in 1999, that his first business went bankrupt, he talks about how he got started with .CO in 2009. He talks about building a community and the ROI on getting early adopters with credibility. He also calls .com a wasteland. From the article: With the gradual release of new … [Read more...]

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Launches His Newest Project On a .Co; Jelly.Co

Biz Stone one of the co-founders of Twitter, just launched his newest project on a .Co domain name. Jelly.co Jelly.co is an app which was originally launched on jellyhq.com which is now forwarding to the domain name jelly.co "Using Jelly is kinda like using a conventional search engine in that you ask it stuff and it returns answers. But, that’s where the similarities end. Albert Einstein … [Read more...]

Kim Dot Com’s Mega.co.nz Is Buyer of Mega.co Sold For $60K

Just over two weeks ago we reported that the domain name Mega.co was sold for $60,000 to JustCloud.com However today the domain name Mega.co is being forwarded to Kim Dot Com's Mega.co.nz. cloud service. For Mega.com acquiring the domain name Mega.co makes a lot of sense not just as a URL shorterner, but I'm sure there was a good deal of typo traffic going to the .co domain name. The … [Read more...]

JustCloud.com Buys Mega.Co For $60,000

JustCloud.com a company which allows you to store all you "information in the cloud" just bought the domain name Mega.co for $60,000 The domain name was owned by  InterNetworX Ltd. & Co. KG. The domain sale was brokered by Rocket Name™ According to Rocketname.com, it's the fifth biggest .co sale to date after O.Co ($350,000), e.Co ($81,000), cruises.co ($82,500) and mesothelioma.co … [Read more...]