.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 unicorn.eu 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 Mascot.nl Lost

"Mascot International A/S of Silkeborg, Denmark, just won the rights to the domain name mascot.nl 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...]

.Club & .Bar Team Up To Exhibit at The Nightclub & Bar Show Being Held in Las Vegas

.CLUB &  .BAR domain names are teaming up for the first time to offer the nightclub and bar industry the opportunity to get the perfect web address for their club or bar at the  Nightclub and Bar Show being held in Las Vegas March 31-April 1, 2015 .CLUB Domains, which owns and operates the #1 selling new generic top-level domain ".club" and Punto 2012, the domain company that operates … [Read more...]

.Green Windups with 771 Registrations After 1st Day Of General Availability

.Green went though a long and winding road leading up to the  launch of .Green and yesterday was the first day a .Green could be registered on a first come, first served basis otherwise known general availability. After the first day of GA including those domain names registered by trademark holders in Sunrise and those who paid an extra fee to register in Landrush, there are 771 domain … [Read more...]