Name.com: 50% Off Premium Priced Domains On 4 New gTLD’s Extension For 2 Hours Today

The domain name registrar, Name.com is offering 50% of of premium registrations (first year only) for the following new gTLD  extensions today only for 2 hours: .CONSULTING .SOFTWARE .MARKET .REVIEWS. The Domain Happy Hour is from 3–5 p.m. MST today. "That includes some pretty great available premiums, like Colorado.market, StockMarket.consulting, Action.software, and … [Read more...]

STDCheck.com Wins Rights To STDChecks.com In UDRP Based On Common Law Trademark Rights

FPK Services, LLC d/b/a STDCheck.com (“Complainant”), represented by Brett E. Lewis of Lewis & Lin LLC, New York, USA.  just won the rights to the domain name stdchecks.com in a UDRP based on a finding of common law trademark rights The domain name STDChecks.com was registered on April 11, 2014 The Domain name STDCheck.com was registered in August 2012. The one member panel of  John … [Read more...]

Domain Movers: eGrad.com, Glimpse.com and More Domains

Welcome to Domain Movers! We do the dirty digging to bring to light domain names that have been recently registered, acquired or simply moving by some of the largest companies in the world! Set back and enjoy some interesting domain data! 3M Company appears to be in the process of moving all of its domain names from MarkMonitor TO CSC Corporate Domains. This isn’t the first large company to … [Read more...]

Fadi Chehadé Stepping Down As ICANN President & CEO in March 2016

            The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced that President and CEO Fadi Chehadé has informed the Board he will be stepping down in  March 2016 to move into a new career in the private sector (outside the Domain Name Industry). At the request of the Board, Chehadé will be available to work closely … [Read more...]

1st Day New gTLD Totals: .One 3,434; .Chat 1,826; .Style 1,033; .Tennis 733; .Bingo 472

Five new gTLD new domain extensions launched into general availability (GA) yesterday. Including domain names registered during the Sunrise period by Trademark holders and those registered for an extra fee in the Early Access Program (RAP) here are the totals after the first day of GA. .One 3,434 .Chat 1,826 .Style 1,033 .Tennis 733 .Bingo 472 As for .One a substantial … [Read more...]

Google Launching InstaWeb Or Beat To The Punch?

Is Google Inc. launching a website builder called "InstaWeb" or did they get beat to the punch is the question. Here are somethings that I found: Google Inc. became the owners of the domain name InstaWeb.net from a Joshua Marantz according to whois records. The domain has been registered since September 6, 2004 and according to whois records, Google secured the domain on March 23, … [Read more...]

PayPal fined $25million Related to the Pay Later Button

PayPal got hit with a $25 million fine for deceiving their customers. The pay later button is at the root of the problem, I know when I first started seeing it I thought it was annoying. I just want to pay for my domain registration, not looking to pay later for $10.99. Rob Beschizza wrote on Boing Boing covered the story: A few months ago, I noticed that PayPal put a "pay later" button … [Read more...]