MSNBC Covers Domains & The Presidential Election Calling it #Domaingate

MSBNC.com weighed in on the domain name side of the Presidential race today in a post highlighting all of domain purchases, miscues and game playing, which now apparently includes HillaryClinton.net "On Sunday, reporters began to notice that HillaryClinton.net now redirects to CarlyForPresident.com as well. It might be easy to assume that this was another work of mischief by the Fiorina … [Read more...]

CentralNic Adds NCC Group’s Domain Assured Service

According to a press release, CentralNic, has partnered with global information assurance specialist NCC Group, in order to protect its growing list of clients from domain abuse. NCC Group’s Domain Assured service uses expert threat intelligence to deliver a complete picture of a domain’s threat landscape, which allows registry operators to monitor the overall health of their domain portfolios … [Read more...]

Marksmen and Com Laude, Launch MCL Domains To Be Based In Seattle

Marksmen and Com Laude, announce the launch of MCL Domains "offering efficient, reliable corporate domain name management services for North America. MCL Domains opens for business this week at the 2015 International Trademark Association's annual meeting in San Diego. MCL Domains combines Marksmen's strategic and investigative acumen with Com Laude's advanced technical platform, global … [Read more...]

Domain Registrar MAFF.com Rebrands To XZ.com That They Bought For $138K in 2013

                      The Chinese domain name registrar MAFF.com has re-branded to XZ.com We received an email from MAFF.com announcing the re-branding today. The domain name XZ.com was purchased at the Inaugural Heritage Domain Auction which was held in New York City in November 2013 for $138,000. The … [Read more...]

Godaddy Ends Sponsorship Deal With Danica Patrick No. 10 Team After 2015 Season

According to sbnation.com, GoDaddy will no longer sponsor Danica Patrick, No. 10 team following the 2015 season, however she will remain a Godaddy spokeswoman. But after the 2015 season we won't be seeing Danica in the Godaddy Green car SBNation reports: "The move comes as Patrick is in the final season of her contract with SHR, though both sides have openly said they would like to … [Read more...]

DOMAINfest Is Back; Returns To Europe in June

                          Introducing DOMAINfest 2015 Sofia! The teams at NamesCon and DomainForum are happy to announce DomainForum and DOMAINfest Sofia, which will be held June 1-3, 2015, marking the exciting return of DOMAINfest to Europe. Having already operated a number of widely … [Read more...]

79% Of The Attendees Of The Collision Startup Conference Using “Risky” Domains

                Bill Sweetman President of NameNinja.com, sent out a press release today saying that 79% of 491 Startups that will be participating at the Collision Startup Conference being held in Las Vegas on May 5-6 are using domain names that are counter intuitive and likely pose marketing challenges. Bill also found that more … [Read more...]