A New Platform Benefiting Homeless Dogs; MyRescue.Dog Launched By PetFinder & Donuts

Petfinder Foundation (in partnership with Donuts Inc.) announced today the launch of MyRescue.dog a website to generate money and awareness for homeless dogs. "MyRescue.dog is a site where adopters can post pictures and short stories about their beloved rescues, and consumers can vote for their favorites through September 26. Each posted picture generates a $10 donation to Petfinder … [Read more...]

Centralnic passes Donuts as Backend Provider For New gTLD Domain Names

According to ntldsstats.com, CentralNic has passed Donuts in the number of domain names it is providing backend registry services for new gTLD domains. ntldstats.com is showing CentralNic having 1,426,647 new gTLD's under its backend management while Donuts is sitting at 1,425,466 domain names, each representing about 20% of all new gTLD's. However CentralNic is the backend provider for just … [Read more...]

Donuts Becomes 1st new gTLD Registry to Join The Internet Commerce Association (ICA)

Donuts has become the 1st new gTLD registry to join the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) as a Silver member. The ICA is a non-profit advocating for the rights and interests of domain name owners and related service providers. Although Donuts is also a member of the DNA (As is a company I'm a Director of,  RightoftheDot.com) the DNA and the ICA have different mission statements. The ICA … [Read more...]

New gTLD’s Top 6 Million Domain Registrations & We Break Down The Numbers

The number of new gTLD registrations has topped 6 million according to ntldstats.com Lets break down the numbers by looking at the difference from our last report published on April 10th, when new gTLD domain registrations broke the 5 Million mark (Referred to as the April Report or April numbers) .Science owned by Famous Four Media added 200,000 registrations. .Science was launched and … [Read more...]

One Company Just Spent Over $150K In .Apartments Domains & Donuts Makes Over $220K Just In Day 1

Donuts just I believe set a new gTLD record for selling 21 new gTLD's on the 1st day of the Early Access Program (EAP) in which wholesale prices are $10K and retail prices range from around $11K to $12,500. Meaning that Donuts took $210,000 in just EAP fees for day 1 of EAP plus many of those domain name also had a premium price. One company, registered 16 domain names on the 1st day EAP … [Read more...]

Donuts To Release Over 1 Million New gTLD Domains Starting June 10th

According to an email we received tonight Donuts is going to release more than one million previously unavailable new gTLD domain names, including permissible two character addresses Donuts will offer registrations via our Early Access Program (EAP) for the first seven days of their availability The release of these names will begin on June 10, 2015 and will be staggered in batches (see … [Read more...]

Looks Likes Coupons.com Got $4.8 Million For Withdrawing Its .Coupons New gTLD App

According to Tweets from George Kirikos and Daniel Negari it appears that Coupons.com made a cool $4.8 Million dollars for withdrawing its application for the new gTLD .Coupons George found an SEC filing that showed Coupons.com received $4.8 million dollars from the sale of a domain name. Coupons.com withdrew its application to operate the new gTLD .Coupons which left Donuts, the only … [Read more...]