& Parked Pages Down?

I got a couple of emails overnight from people that have domain names parked at that says both their parked pages and IT are down since early last night I just checked some of my domain names and they appear to be down as well. I've been in contact with who tells me they are now looking into the issues, based off my my report but from there side they … [Read more...] Reports Over $600,000 In Domain Name Sales In February released its domain name sales for February for domains that sold for $2,000 or more. The total of such sales is just short of $615,000. Here are the sales:   Domain … [Read more...]

Jennifer Wolfe Joins the Board

According to a press release we just received DomainDiction, a PR and marketing agency dedicated to the domain industry, announced that Jennifer Wolfe, "the world’s leading expert on TLDs for brands", will be joining the DomainDiction board of directors. " As a valuable new addition Jennifer will provide vital strategic guidance and experience with the C-suite among top global brands who are … [Read more...]

Melbourne IT Acquires Uber Global For Over $12 Million: Australian Cloud Services Co & Domain Registrar

Melbourne IT agreed to acquire the third largest Australian based cloud services provider Uber Global for $15.5 million AU (approximately $12.2 million USD) which also owns a ICANN Accredited domain name registrar. The deal, is expected to be complete by April 30, 2015 Melbourne IT reported the acquisition along with its 2014 financial results yesterday Uber Global, says that it is the … [Read more...]

EnCirca Becomes 1st Registrar For .Bank & Teams Up With The ICBA

According to a press release just out, is the first approved ICANN-accredited registrar for the new gTLD .BANK fTLD Registry Services LLC is the operator of the .BANK top-level domain. The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA)   announced that they will be working together with and EnCirca to help community banks understand and register for the soon-to-be launched … [Read more...] Hits 1 Year Anniversary & 10K Registrations: It Would Be 83rd Most Registered New gTLD announced today that it has hit its one year anniversary since launching and has registered over 10,000 domain names. You can read the official post here. The company wrote in part that its 10,000 registrations are "more than most ICANN new gTLDs – and demand is accelerating" So while is not a new gTLD, since its anniversary is right around when the first of the new gTLD's … [Read more...]

Operators of & Launch Domain Auction Service

According to a press release out today, TurnCommerce Inc., operators of (an ICANN accredited domain name registrar), (a domain name aftermarket), and (a domain back-order service) announced the launch of, a Dutch-style auction service that will sell between 15 and 30 premium domain names per day on a first-come first-served basis. A Dutch … [Read more...]