We Told You .Com Was Rocking: Passes 114.5 Million Registered Domain Names

                  Last week we told you that .Com is Rocking. It continues to rock and now has passes the 114,500,0000 mark for the first time. The actual number today is 114,540,697 according to Verisign the Registry for .Com domain names On September 19th which is just 6 days ago the number of .Com domains was at … [Read more...]

.Com Is Rocking

            As someone who watches the numbers of domain name registrations across all TLD's everyday I have to say .Com is rocking and seems to be getting stronger by the day. Back on March 31, there were 113.2 Million .Com registered according to Verisign. Today 5 1/2 months later .com has topped 114.4 Million registrations (14,408,441) with … [Read more...]

For The 1st Time, There Are More Than 114 Million .Com Domain Names Registered

According to Verisign, (VRSN) which operates the .Com and .Net registry,  the number of .Com domain names passed the 114 Million mark for the first time in history today. The number of .Com domain names according to the Verisign Daily Zone Count is 114,017,341. Just a few days ago Verisign published the Domain Industry Brief for the 1st Quarter of 2014. According to the report, as of … [Read more...]

.Com Breaks Through The 113.5 Million Domain Mark; Adding 500K Domains In 3 Months

According to zone file for the .com registry the number of .Com domain name registrations has passed 113.5 Million domains for the first time. Of course everyday tens of thousands of .com domains are deleted for non-renewal and tens of thousands are more are registered. Most days result in a net positive gain for the .com registry while its also not unusually to see a net loss for certain … [Read more...]

According to one start up they needed to move to the .com

There has been a lot of discussion about start ups embracing the new gtlds, it was the choices they needed, that they want to keep their original company name and not have to change just to get the .com. I believe that is true for some, and they will embrace it. There are still many that believe .com is where it's at. Today we get another example that will make the .com only camp happy, Moot … [Read more...]

The Russians Are Forwarding The Official Site of The Olympics Sochi.Ru To a .Com Sochi2014.com

If you have watched any part of the Winter Olympics from Sochi, and I know you have, you have undoubted sighted a Sochi.ru domain name banner that is flying across the the venues. One of the readers of thedomains.com points out that although the Sochi.ru domain name is being displayed hundreds of times each day on television stations all around the world,  if you type the domain in it forwards … [Read more...]

Mike Daniels Former NSI Chairman: Dot com Became the Brand of Choice & I Believe it Will Be in the Future

Mike Daniels who served as Network Solutions (NSI) chairman from 1995 - 2000 and orchestrated the sale of Network Solutions to VeriSign for $19.3 billion in 2000 shared his thoughts on the new gTLD's with BroadwayWorld.com Will the new crop of domain registration companies be as successful as Network Solutions? Probably not. Dot com remains the most important domain because that was what … [Read more...]