Malaysia To Invest Billions In New Airline “FlyMojo” But Fails To Secure The .Com

According to BBC.com, "Malaysia's government has unveiled plans to create a new airline and signed a $1.5 Billion dollar deal to purchase 20 new planes from Bombardier . The new carrier would be called flymojo and be based out of Johor Bahru in the south and Kota Kinabalu in East Malaysia. The deal with Bombardier includes the option to buy 20 more aircraft, taking its value up to $2.9 … [Read more...]

SXSW Finalist For Wearables Tech; Feetz.co Buys Feetz.com

                    Feetz.co a finalist for at SXSW in the Wearable Tech category, who has been using the domain name Feetz.co has just purchased Feetz.com Feetz is a Platform to make Customizable 3D Printed shoes. Like another 3D Printed Shoes company, Sols.co who we wrote about in January who upgraded to … [Read more...]

Will .Com Even Be A Thing in 50 Years ?

CNN.com published an article on the 30 year anniversary of .com and at the end asked if .com would even be a thing in 50 years ? New gtlds and ecommerce over smart phones were mentioned as possible reasons to answer no. From the article: What will the future hold? Today, the undisputed champ is challenged by plenty of eager newcomers. New, more personalized domains are cropping up all the … [Read more...]

RealSaltLake.com The Professional Sports Team (MLS) Buys RSL.com For $45K

The domain name RSL.com has been sold to the profession MLS Soccer Team "Real Salt Lake" which uses the domain name RealSaltLake.com Aron Meystedt the Director of the Intellectual Property Department of Heritage Auctions brokered the domain and gave some details of how he sold the domain which is a good lesson I think for all of us that are brokering domain names for third parties: "A client … [Read more...]

Report: BufferApp Buys Buffer.com For $600,000 & It Took Almost 2 Years

inc42.com published a story about how BufferApp.com purchased the domain name Buffer.com for $600,000. Interestingly the company itself, Bufferapp.com, published a lot of details about the acquisition of the domain name which took almost 2 years to complete from first contact with the owner of the domain. The company BufferApp.com did not mention the price it paid for Buffer.com in their … [Read more...]

Salesforce Paid $2.6 Million Dollars For Social.com & Now It Just To Redirects To Another URL

      Back in 2011, SalesForce.com made headlines buying the domain name Social.com for $2.6 Million dollars At the time one Tech publication opined that "Social.com could be used as a new name for Radian6, the social media monitoring company that it announced earlier this year, or perhaps it could be used as a hub for all the company‚Äôs services currently being promoted … [Read more...]

International Domains Competing Against Each Other in the Serps

Econsultancy took a look at three companies and how providing similar content on multiple international domains may be affecting their search results. Graham Charlton took a look at 888.com, Expedia.com and HotelsCombined.com. At the end of the article Graham provides some tips on how to avoid the competition between sites. From the article: Lots of companies have different international … [Read more...]