We Told You .Com Was Rocking: Passes 114.5 Million Registered Domain Names

                  Last week we told you that .Com is Rocking. It continues to rock and now has passes the 114,500,0000 mark for the first time. The actual number today is 114,540,697 according to Verisign the Registry for .Com domain names On September 19th which is just 6 days ago the number of .Com domains was at … [Read more...]

Domain Investor Prakhar Bindal Featured: How To Make Millions Trading Domains”

Thehindubusinessline.com, just published a story entitled "How To Make Millions Trading Domains. The story features Domain Investor Prakhar Bindal which must have come out of the recent domain conferences held in India. ""It is not just bullion and shares that can be traded to make millions. Now, trading Internet domain names is becoming big business. "Take the example of Prakhar Bindal, … [Read more...]

.Com Is Rocking

            As someone who watches the numbers of domain name registrations across all TLD's everyday I have to say .Com is rocking and seems to be getting stronger by the day. Back on March 31, there were 113.2 Million .Com registered according to Verisign. Today 5 1/2 months later .com has topped 114.4 Million registrations (14,408,441) with … [Read more...]

Handy.com Sells: New Owner Says “it wasn’t Cheap” & Has A Lesson For Domain Owners

TechCrunch.com just covered a company that acquired the domain name Handy.com which quotes the buyer saying “it wasn’t cheap.” The domain name was owned by Neue Medien GmbH of Germany. which may have been formerly  known as Media Empire and Benjamin Pitzer as that was what the domain was registered under a couple of years ago and according to Screeshots.com the website hadn't changed in … [Read more...]

March Of Dimes Switches Its Website Domain From .Com to .Org

According to a press release out today The March of Dimes has switched its domain name from Marchofdimes.com to Marchofdimes.org. If your wondering who owned the .Org before it was Rehabilitation Foundation for the Disabled in Toronto which owns the domain name Marchofdimes.ca It appears that the March Of Dimes acquired the .org back in March of this year. MarchofDimes.com is now being … [Read more...]

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...]

The Curious Case of Weather.id

Namepros member Wot posted a thread a few days back where he asked the community what they thought about a certain situation involving a domain registration and it ending up in the account of the CEO of the registrar. At first he could not give the full details, he has now given the full name and posted the whole story on his blog. From his blog post and Namepros: I “registered” Weather.id … [Read more...]