Verisign Reports: Revenue up 4%; .Com/.Net Increase 3.1%: Has $1.9 Billion In The Bank

VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN), today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2015 after the market closed. Verisign Registry Services added 1.51 million net new names during the first quarter, ending with 133.0 million .com and .net domain names in the domain name base, which represents a 3.1% increase over the base at the end of the first quarter in 2014, as calculated including domain names … [Read more...]

Verisign Announces First Round of #InternetOfficial Contest First Prize Winners

Verisign announced its first group of winners in its #InternetOfficial Contest. Our own Michael Berkens is one of the judges in this contest. Our illustrious panel of top industry experts and celebrity judges has determined the five best .COM domain names entered into the #InternetOfficial contest during the first monthly entry period. (Drum roll please)…And the winners are: 1. … [Read more...]

Verisign Report: There are Now 288 Million Registered Domains As Of December 31

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), today announced that 4 million domain names were added to the Internet in the fourth quarter of 2014, bringing the total number of registered domain names to 288 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of Dec. 31, 2014 in the domain industry report. The increase of four million domain names globally equates to a growth rate of 1.3 % over the third … [Read more...]

Top 10 Keywords Registered .Com & .Net In January

Verisign the registry for .Com and .Netpublished the top 10 keywords registered in .COM and .NET. for the month of January Here are the trending registrations from January:       … [Read more...]

Verisign Names Lori Greiner of QVC/Shark Tank & Bill Rancic Winner of Apprentice As Celeb Judges: #InternetOfficial

Verisign named its two celebrity judges for its #InternetOfficial contest in celebration of the 30th anniversary of .Com. The “Queen of QVC” Lori Greiner  and one of the stars of Shark Tank, joins Panel of Judges for the #InternetOfficial Contest along with Bill Rancic, who amoung his accomplishments was the winner of the first season of NBC’s “The Apprentice. These two celebrities join … [Read more...]

.Com Top 116 Million Active Domain Names For The 1st Time & Is Up 600K Registrations Since December 31

The number of active .Com domain names has passed the 116 million mark for the firs time in history. At the end of 2014 there were 15.3 million .Com domain registered in the active zone file, meaning that .Com registrations have increase 600,000 domain names in the first 5 weeks of 2015. The number of new gTLD's is stilling at 4,288,778 according to ntldstats.com up from the 3,650,000 new … [Read more...]

Verisign Reports: Revenue up 4.7%; Profit Margin 55.9% & $1.4 Billion In The Bank

VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN), today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014. Fourth Quarter GAAP Financial Results VeriSign, Inc. and subsidiaries ("Verisign") reported revenue of $256 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, up 4.2% from the same quarter in 2013. Verisign reported net income of $65 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.48 for the … [Read more...]