If You Want One More Problem.com Its At $30K At NameJet.com With a Day To Go

Boca Raton's own Ariana Grande has been burning up the music charts with the song "Problem" for most of the year. If you have been living off the grid and haven't' heard the song or worse if you haven't watched the video here is a little early Christmas present. Anyway on the domain name front, Problem.com is at auction at Namejet.com. The domain name auction closes tomorrow and bidding … [Read more...]

Nissan Files 12 Separate URS Cases On New gTLD’s Spending Over 50% The Cost Of What A Block Would Have Cost

Nissan which sold Z.com for $6.8 million dollars a few weeks ago filed 12 separate Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) cases with the National Arbitration Forum over the weekend. For about 3K per brand, or $9K Nissan could have bought a block with Donuts which would have blocked any of new gTLD domain name in these three brands from being registered over all Donuts extensions, which I believe all of … [Read more...]

Domain Name Hosting Piece of Digital Multimedia Art Sold For $5K At Art Basel in Miami

According to Fastcompany.com, a piece of art work hosted on a domain name has been sold for $5,000 at the Art Basel show in Miami. The digital piece of multimedia is hosted on a URL, smokeinmirrors.net and was create by an artist named Alexandra Gorczynski According to Fast Company the sale of a piece of art hosted on a domain name is purportedly the first of its kind at a major … [Read more...]

Shopzilla Acquires Become.com Which Was Sold 10 Years By BuyDomains For $20K

Connexity, the online price comparison and shopping company formerly known as Shopzilla, has agreed to acquire e-commerce aggregator Become.com. TechCrunch reported the deal Thursday Financial terms of the acquisition of Sunnyvale-based Become-com were not disclosed. Become.com, founded by Michael Yang in 2004, had raised $37.2 million in funding from investors who include SV Angel, TPG … [Read more...]

Verisign Asks: Are Domain Name Registrations An Indication Of The Value of Bitcoin?

Can the value of Bitcoin be predicted by looking at the number of  domain names registrations containing the term "Bitcoin"? In its blog post entitled  "Domain Registrations: Is Bitcoin Going Mainstream" Verisign says: "Earlier this year we used Bitcoin as an example of how domain registrations could be an effective gauge of interest in a particular subject. Our analysis demonstrated a clear … [Read more...]

Go Daddy Coupon Covered By CNET – Get Yourself a Cheap .Com

I thought it was interesting that CNET would spend some time in their deals section on a Go Daddy Coupon, and to top it off they make the headline a $1 .com when in reality it's $1.67. But here is the deal so get yourself a cheap hand reg if you like. GoDaddy offers a new 1-year .com domain name registration for $1.49 via coupon code "SAS149COM". An 18-cent ICANN fee applies. That's the best … [Read more...]

Verisign: There Are Now 280 Million Domain Names; Up Over 7.2% From Last Year

Verisign published its Domain Industry Brief for the second quarter of 2014. As of June 30, 2014 there are now over 280 Million domain names across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of four million domain names, or 1.4% over the first quarter of 2014. Registrations have grown by 18.6 million, or 7.2 percent, year over year. The base of country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs) was … [Read more...]