Jazz At Lincoln Center Acquires & Re-brands To Jazz.org & Some Fans Are Not Happy

Thejazzline.com, reports that the organization that operates Jazz at Lincoln Center, recently aand re-branded the organization to Jazz.org from it former address, jalc.org which is owned and operated under since it started in the early 2000's Although the story does not say how much the organization paid for the domain, it says that the domain was recently  appraised for $40,000 (Estibot.com … [Read more...]

Business Insider Interview With Bidtellect – Co founded by John Ferber of Domain Holdings

Business Insider did an interview with Lon Otremba the CEO of Bidtellect an advertising company that was co founded by John Ferber of Domain Holdings. Bidtellect is the first open native ad exchange. Native advertising is becoming more popular, I have been playing around with some concepts for publications I own or co - manage. Native advertising can be less intrusive and also has shown to … [Read more...]

Verisign Reports 3Q 2014 Closed With 284 Million Domains Up 6.8%

Verisign issued its Domain Name Industry Brief for the Third Quarter of 2014. The third quarter of 2014 closed with a base of 284 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of four million domain names, or 1.6% over the second quarter of 2014. Registrations have grown by 18.1 million, or 6.8 percent, year over year. The base of country-code … [Read more...]

Forbes Asks “Why, Even After A Year, There’s Still No Land Grab For New Internet Domains”

Forbes just published an article on the new gTLD"s and its less than glowing. Here are some of the highlights of the piece written by Roger Kay: "It’s been nearly a year since a whole set of spanking new Internet domain names first came to market. These names —which in technical circles are called “generic top-level domains” or gTLDs — were just becoming available in January 2014...fresh … [Read more...]

22 Year Old Makes $85,000 in 9 Days Selling ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com

The auction for ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com ended last night on Flippafor USD $85,000 - a mere 9 days after the site was launched on January 12th. Today there is a press release out on it already "ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com, a mere 9 days after the site was launched on January 12th. The site managed to secure over $20,000 in sales and 2.5 million visits in its first 24 hours of operation … [Read more...]

Backend Provider Open Registry Acquired For Up To $22.6 Million

According to rttnews.com, NCC Group plc (NCC.L), a provider of Escrow, Assurance and Domain Services, Tuesday said it has acquired the Belgium and Luxembourg based Open Registry group of companies for a maximum consideration of 14.9 million pounds or 19.5 million euros in cash. The company will make an initial payment of 7.9 million pounds or 10.3 million euros. Two further payments of up to … [Read more...]

Breaking: Domaining.com Is NOT Sold, Yet

On Friday the daily newsletter of Domaining carried this simple message: ""Game is over. Next week I will announce the new owner of Domaining.com" That one sentence that appeared on the top of the Domaining.com newsletter caused the domain blogosphere to blow up all weekend with posts about the "sale" of Domaining.com even leading to many bloggers and commentator guessing as to whom the … [Read more...]