Sedo Transactions Total $1million Led by

Over the past week, 554 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 Million Dollars 49% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are:   Top .coms: at 18,888 USD Top ccTLD: at 30,000 USD Top “other” TLD: at 10,000 USD was also on the Sedo sales report back in April of … [Read more...]

Two Social Media Powerhouses With Over 7 Million Followers Re-brand to An .XYZ Domain

A couple of social media trendsetters have gone with an .XYZ domain name for their internet domain name presence. Tasia Alexis is by any measure a social media powerhouse with a total of 3.85 million followers has registered and proudly promoting her new domain name If you haven't heard of Alexis, well she has some pretty impressive social media numbers: Vine - 3 Million … [Read more...]

TLD Appoints its First China GM & Open Its HQ In “China’s Silicon Valley”

                    TLD Registry Ltd, who operates two of the most successful new gTLD's, had two big announcements  today. They announced their first ever China GM and the opening of their office in the "China's Silicon Valley" TLD announced the appointment of the company’s first ever China General Manager. Mr. … [Read more...]

Forbes: Verisign Becomes #1 Most Shorted Stock in S&P 500

According to, Verisign Inc (NASD: VRSN) is now Most Shorted Stock in S&P 500 based on most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 10.15.2014 settlement date. According to there are 19,441,435 shares of Verisign Stock being shorted as of 10.15.14 but more shares have been shorted in the past. 24,641,765 of Verisign were shorted back on … [Read more...]

Robin Chase founder of Zipcar Joins Tucows Board of Directors

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), today announced that Robin Chase founder of Zipcar has joined its Board of Directors. Ms. Chase has been a pioneer of the peer, or sharing, economy. She founded Zipcar, now the largest car sharing company in the world. Zipcar's disruptive technology and delightful customer experience gave its members on-demand access to cars by the hour and by the day, … [Read more...]

Results From 1st .NYC Landrush Auctions: Carservice.NYC $11,500 Bitcoin.NYC $11K

We have a few results from the first .NYC landrush auctions that closed today on So first the disclaimers. These numbers are unofficial. These figures, did not come from the .NYC registry or Neustar the operator of the extension or which held the auction. All these numbers came from bidders that may have won or lost landrush auctions. All numbers are … [Read more...]

Arif Develier of Istanbul Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

A one member WIPO panel has found Arif Develier of Istanbul, Turkey, represented by Net Koruma Danışmanlık Hizmetleri, Turkey guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on domain name The Complainant is a private individual and states that it is the owner of the restaurant chain named “Develi”, which it notes is the first and only such chain in Turkey that has been operating for … [Read more...]