Daniel Tosh Sparks A Domain Regging Frenzy

I watch the Tosh.o show every Tuesday on Comedy Central, last night was the third new episode for this season. Daniel ended the show on a note that domain investors would take an interest in. Daniel promised to make domain recommendations that would help you get rich. Daniel recommended some hilarious domains and the power of having a following got them all … [Read more...]

Loser.com Owner Has a Problem With Kanye West

Sometimes owners of short, generic .coms use those domains for a different purpose. The domain name Loser.com currently redirects to the Wikipedia page for rapper/entertainer Kanye West. The story is getting plenty of coverage even though it is a simple redirect with not much else going on. USA Today Which pointed out that Kanye did dis Beck at the Grammys, Beck famously wrote a hit song … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton Used Her Own Domain to Conduct Communications – ClintonEmail.com

The Washington Post and New York Times covered a story on former First Lady Hillary Clinton and the domain name ClintonEmail.com. It seems that on the day of her Senate hearings she registered the domain name ClintonEmail.com. This is important because only official government email accounts have their content retained under the Federal Records Act. The domain is currently parked at Network … [Read more...]

Publicly Traded BIMobject Acquires The Matching .Com Of Its Stock Symbol BIM.com

Publicly traded company BIMobject announced today that the company have acquired the top level domain name BIM.COM. The company is traded on the NASDAQ OMX exchange as BIM. CEO and founder, Stefan Larsson said: "Acquiring BIM.COM is an exciting step toward increasing our market penetration. BIM.COM is an under utilised asset that we can unlock to reach its full potential", says, "A … [Read more...]

.co.com Hits 1 Year Anniversary & 10K Registrations: It Would Be 83rd Most Registered New gTLD

.co.com 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  co.com is not a new gTLD, since its anniversary is right around when the first of the new gTLD's … [Read more...]

Marijuana Now Legal In Alaska – A Few Related Domains Registered – Good Ones Long Gone

Huffington Post along with several other news outlets covered the legalization of Marijuana in Alaska. From the article: Marijuana is now legal for adults in Alaska. Alaska on Tuesday becomes the third U.S. state to end prohibition of marijuana, officially putting into effect Ballot Measure 2, approved by 53 percent of state voters in November. Alaskans age 21 and older may now legally … [Read more...]

Operators of NameBright.com & HugeDomains.com Launch Expire.com Domain Auction Service

According to a press release out today, TurnCommerce Inc., operators of NameBright.com (an ICANN accredited domain name registrar), HugeDomains.com (a domain name aftermarket), and DropCatch.com (a domain back-order service) announced the launch of Expire.com, 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...]