DomainX Conference Crosses 700 Attendee Mark: Announces Awards & Additional Speakers

The organizers of the DomainX 2015 domain conference will be held August 7-8 at the Taj West End in Bangalore, India told that they have over 700 attendees signed up and expect close to 1,000 attendees. DomainX is seeking nominations for the recognition of budding Indian Domain Name investor who will be awarded and recognized as the DomainX™ Rising Star 2015 for the Domain Name … [Read more...]

Happy Fourth Of July – Quick look at the domain names around the holiday

Happy Fourth of July to all our readers celebrating in the U.S. and to all our other readers may you have less competition on the various domain auction houses. A look at domain names around the July Fourth holiday. - Registered in 1996 - Reflex Publishing owns the domain and forwards it to The net/org/biz/info and .us are regged. Registered in … [Read more...]

.Me Passes 800K Registrations

The .Me Registry announced today that they passed the 800,000 mark in the number of registered domain names. If .Me was a new gTLD and not a ccTLD it would be the 2nd most registered, however they have not offered to my knowledge free domain names at any point Here is the announcement: ""We Hit 800,000 Domains! It's another big day for us as the .ME has passed 800,000 domain … [Read more...]

CentralNic Post Reports Earnings For 2014: Up Almost 15% in Trading

CentralNic Group (CNIC) today announces its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2014 and shareholders loved the report sending shares up 14.75% in trading today to 35p Shares have a 52 week high of 73p and a low of 23p: Operational highlights Net revenue grew by 99% to £6.07m (2013: £3.05m) - growing revenues from registry, registrar and enterprise services Adjusted EBITDA grew by … [Read more...]

Google Reports: Paid Clicks up 13% but Cost Per Click Down 7%: Revenue up 12%

Google reported its earnings for the 1st Quarter of 2015 after the market closed today. Google reported revenue in the three months ended in March 31st, rose 12%, year over year, to $17.26 billion “Paid Clicks” rose 13%, year over year, but was down 1% from Q4′s level. Average cost per click was down 7% from the year-earlier period and down 5% from Q4′s level. Google has now missed … [Read more...]

Sorry Kids There Will Be No .Unicorn In The Domain Space But There Will Be A .Unicom

.Unicorn will remain a mythical creature when its comes to new domain names. You will not be able to register a .Unicorn domain as two domain name extension that were put into the same contention group by ICANN .Unicorn and .UNICOM have resolved with withdrawing their application for .Unicorn Instead of .Unicorn we now have the less sexy .Unicom which was applied for by China … [Read more...]

UDRP Panel Finds Not Responding To C & D Letter Is Bad Faith: 14 Year Old Lost

"Mascot International A/S of Silkeborg, Denmark, just won the rights to the domain name which was registered on October 31, 2001. Complainant, a Danish company has a Benelux trademark for the term MASCOT which is really a figurative mark for the  word MASCOT as written in a special script: which was granted in January 18, 1989 Complainant also filed a wordmark as CTM, for … [Read more...]