Verisign Domain Report: There Are Now 294 Million Domains As Of March 31, 2015

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), released its quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief today for the first quarter of 2015 6 million domain names were added to the Internet in the in Q1, bringing the total number of registered domain names to 294 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of March 31, 2015. The increase of six million domain names globally equates to a growth rate of … [Read more...]

Verisign Downgraded By Zacks Partially Based on the New gTLD Program

Zacks, a publication that tracks the stock market and covers many public companies has downgraded shares of Verisign to a sell,  partially based on the new gTLD program. ""We believe that gTLD prospects, international expansion through IDNs and investments in intellectual properties will boost results over the long run. "The negative impact of search engine adjustments on domain monetization … [Read more...]

Verisign Announces #InternetOfficial Month 3 Winners & Upcoming Grand Prize

Verisign has announced the winners of the #InternetOfficial contest for month 3. The month 3 winners are: delectablegarden.com GeorgiaWeddingCakes.com CancerSniff.com WarmEscapes.com BridesWithABudget.com Congratulations to the last 5 #InternetOffical winners! The Grand Prize round will launch on Friday, June 12 and end on Saturday, June 27th. Staring June 12th you can … [Read more...]

Tesla Is The 5th Top Keyword Registered In .Com in May

Verisign just published the top 10 keywords in registered in .COM and .NET for May and noticeably Tesla is sitting at number 5. Of course Tesla is a car maker and a trademarked term. So it seems very interesting that this term would be in the top 10 keyword registered domain names in .com for May The word "Option" led both the .com and the .net list pdf is another trademarked term by Adobe … [Read more...]

Here Are The Winners Of $5K For The 2nd Month #Internetofficial Verisign .Com Contest

Verisign announced today the winners of the 2nd month of the Verisign .Com contest and has awarded $5,000 in prizes. KidsCookDinner.com Registered March 26th 2015 is an active site already a website is blog that encouraging kids to cook and eat healthy dinners. LastSecondFlights.com was registered February 3, 2015. SeniorBride.com was registered on March 1, 2015 SkinnyLa.com was … [Read more...]

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...]