At Least One Registrar is Offering Free .Webcam Domain Registration

Courtesy  of our new gTLD blogging friend Jean Guillon comes word that at least one domain name registrar is offering free .Webcam registration through the end of the year though one registrar. According to Jean you can register free .Webcam domain names can be registered at the domain name registrar AlpNames.com  for one year with this coupon: NEWSGTLDS100 The offer is valid until December … [Read more...]

No End User’s Registering New gTLD’s? Check Out The First .Church Domain Names

.Church is landing into General Availability on Wednesday September 17th and has almost 400 domain names registered in its Sunrise Period open to trademark holders and through the Early Access Program (EAP) for which registrants paid an extra fee. Looking thought the zone file for .Church there are what may come as a surprise to many, there are a lot of end users, what appear to be hundreds of … [Read more...]

.XYZ 1st New gTLD To Break 500,000 Registrations

.XYZ has become the first new gTLD to break the 500,000 registration mark. According to ntldstats.com has 501,459 domain registrations. A little of 377,000 of these registrations are from Network Solutions which as we at TheDomains.com discovered early on, are free registrations. Onamae.com a Japanese registrar owned by GMO has over 55,000 of the registrations. Xin Net Technology … [Read more...]

Landrush For .Website & .Press Ends Monday: Here’s a Special Price & Available Domains

The Landrush for three Radix's new gTLD's, .Website, .Press and .Host closes on Monday at Noon EST We have a special coupon code that will save you 10% off the landrush and pre-registration for any non-premium priced .website and .Press domain. The coupon code only works at 101domain.com and we furnished to the readers of TheDomains.com Coupon Code: RADIXLR10 This is applicable … [Read more...]

SeekingAlpha: Shares of Rightside Have At Least 37% Downside

SeekingAlpha the Stock publication, just published a pretty scathing review of Rightside, (NASDAQ:NAME) the spin off of Demand Media, in a story entitled "Rightside is Its Trending on the Wrongside." The story cites some publications in the domain industry including TheDomains.com Domainincite.com and Circleid.com The story comcludes comparing the company on the Registrar level to Tucows the … [Read more...]

ICANN New gTLD Auctions Scheduled For Next Week Include 1st Between Amazon & Google

There are three ICANN new gTLD contention resolution auctions scheduled for next week and for the first time Amazon and Google will go head to head for a new gTLD extension in an auction whose results including the amount paid will be made public. Not only will Google and Amazon duke it out for .Buy but they will be joined by Donuts and Famous Four Media. In the new gTLD ICANN auction for … [Read more...]

1st Day New gTLD Totals: .Digital 2,658; .Finance 1,057; .Insure 788; .Accountants 371

4 New gTLD's went into the 1st day of general availability (GA) yesterday. Here are the number of new gTLD registrations after the 1st day of General Availability (GA) for the 4 extensions which includes the domain name registered by Trademark holders in the Sunrise Period and the domains registered in the Early Access Program (EAP) for which people paid extra money to get early access to the … [Read more...]