Apple Goes With “Apple Pay”; Domain ApplePay.com Registered Back in 2002; Not By Apple

      At the BIG Apple event today, the company just named its long rumored payment system and is calling it Apple Pay. As usual the company does not own the matching .com domain name ApplePay.com. The domain name ApplePay.com was first registered way back in 2002 and goes to an operating site; and is registered  a company known as Apple One Payroll. "AppleOne … [Read more...]

Namecheap Gets NC.Me & Giving Away Free .Me Domains & Email To College Students

Namecheap.com a top 10 domain name registrar, has just launched the "Namecheap for Education Program" through which it is giving away a free .Me domain name registration, 1 year of free email a premium About.me page,  a 1 click Github page as well as scholarships to college students Bike for them to use on Campus and for the Schools with the most signups will  "takeover" the Namecheap home page … [Read more...]

Monte Cahn Of RightoftheDot.com Featured In HuffingtonPost Article On New gTLD’s/Domains

The HuffingtonPost.com just published an article on the new gTLD space domain name aftermarket Entitled "Is It Time for Me to Sell Blunders.com?" "Remember 1997? It was the height of the dot-com bubble. And everyone was registering domain names with unrealistic hopes and dreams of developing profitable, pure-play internet businesses. I, too, drank the Kool-Aid and registered blunders.com, … [Read more...]

Trefis Research Says Verisign & .Com.Net Market Share Is At Risk From ccTLD’s

In an article from Trefis a stock analysis firm on Verisign out today cites ccTLD's not new gTLD's as the biggest threat to Verisign. "For the six months so far into fiscal year 2014, VeriSign reported revenues of approximately $499 million vs. $476 million during a similar period in 2013, indicating a 5% growth in its top line. Comparatively, sales growth from H1’12 to H1’13 was over 10%. The … [Read more...]

Freelancer.com Launches New Online Marketplace For Domain Names & Websites

According to smartcompany.com.au, Freelancer.com, announced the launch of a new online marketplace for buying and selling websites and domain names. "The marketplace, to be known as Freemarket, was originally part of an online internet marketing message board known as Warrior Forum, which was founded in 1997 and acquired by Freelancer.com.au in April of this year." "By separating the … [Read more...]

Francois Carrillo of Domaining.com Launches BitKoin.com For Crypto Currency Blogs

Francois Carrillo who company operates Domaining.com has launched another news/blog aggregator on Crypto Currency. BitKoin.com now carries 23 feeds from blogs covering Crypto Currency. We reached out to Francois to ask him why he picked Crypto Currency? "Crypto currency is something new and growing fast. People want to know more, get informed. As a proof, TheDomains.com is now … [Read more...]

Breaking; HitFarm.com Closing Up On October 1st

HitFarm.com is closing up its operations effective October 1, 2014 Here is an email we just received with the subject line "Re: Notice of Permanent Closure" "We regret to inform you that Hitfarm will no longer be in service effectively from October 1st, 2014." "Accordingly, you will need to update your name servers for all domain names parked at Hitfarm.com by 11:59pm PST on September … [Read more...]