Namecheap Debuts “State-of-the-Art Domain Search Functionality”

Namecheap, announced today the launch of our new, more efficient, more responsive search functionality. The new "tailored" search capabilities is described in a Press Release from the comapny t as being "leading-edge technology." "Designed to streamline the process of finding, tracking and purchasing internet domain names; Namecheap's updated domain search is clean, user-friendly and … [Read more...]

123-Reg.co.uk Alerts Customers to Fraudulent Email

123 Reg - co.uk alerts customers to fraudulent emails. Please be aware these are NOT genuine emails from 123-reg so no action is required if you receive such an email. We advise you to not click on the links and to delete the email immediately. Emails such as this attempt to fraudulently get your account details allowing unauthorised access to your account. These emails are known as … [Read more...]

Godaddy Loses 5% Market Share of New gTLD’s As .Berlin Changes The Game

Godaddy.com share of the new gTLD market dropped 5% overnight after the domain extension for .Berlin launched getting almost 32,000 registrations German based registrar, InterNetX said they were able to secure 81% of all preregistrations for its clients, "making it the #1 registrar for .BERLIN domains in the B2B sector". Godaddy.com which had just under 40% of the new gTLD market as a domain … [Read more...]

14K of Enom’s 23K new gTLD Registrations Are From NameCheap

Yesterday we reported on the top 20 domain name registrars in terms of new gTLD domain name registrations. The domain name registrar in second place on the list was Enom with 23,167 new gTLD domain name registrations. Today the CEO fo NameCheap.com Richard Kirkendall told TheDomains.com that of the 23K domain name registrations of Enom.com, NameCheap.com accounts for over 14,000 of … [Read more...]

Godaddy Has 40% Of The New gTLD Market; 1and1 For Its $50M Got 12K Registrations

A new site (or at least new to me) is showing the most detailed stats I have seen for new gTLD's. According to ntldstats.com, there are a total of 215,638 new gTLD domain registrations as of 16:30 (time zone not defined) on March 6th. According to the site, Godaddy registered almost 87,000 of the 215,000 new gTLD's giving it a 40% market share. 1and1.com which spent a reported $50 … [Read more...]

NameCheap.com Says Its Has 20% Of All .Sexy & .Tattoo Registrations

NameCheap.com has around 20% of all .Sexy and .Tattoo registrations. Based on the last zone file update, .Sexy and .Tattoo has around 2,700 domain name registered. NameCheap.com has registered 423 .sexy and 130 .Tattoo domain names as of the publication for a total of 553 domains or around 20% of the last zone update. To be clear, the NameCheap.com numbers are as of publication while … [Read more...]

Tucows Reports: Revenue Up 11% But Misses on Earnings & Revenue

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), reported its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013. Although Tucows revenue increased 11% but missed by $0.98M. off of estimates Summary Financial Results All figures are in U.S. dollars. (In Thousands of US Dollars, Except Per Share Data) 3 Months 3 Months 12 Months 12 Months … [Read more...]