Publicly Traded BIMobject Acquires The Matching .Com Of Its Stock Symbol

Publicly traded company BIMobject announced today that the company have acquired the top level domain name BIM.COM. The company is traded on the NASDAQ OMX exchange as BIM. CEO and founder, Stefan Larsson said: "Acquiring BIM.COM is an exciting step toward increasing our market penetration. BIM.COM is an under utilised asset that we can unlock to reach its full potential", says, "A … [Read more...]

.Porn & .Adult new gTLD Sunrise Period Opened Today: Live Registrations Set For June 4th

ICM Registry, the registry operator for the .XXX top-level domain (TLD) announces today .PORN and .ADULT are now available for the next thirty days to trademark holders who are registered in the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH). Domain Names are available on a first come, first serve basis to those with validated marks in the TMCH. During this period the cost of registrations will be standard … [Read more...]

Yahoo Search Share Dips for February – Google Stands at 78.7% according to StatCounter

Danny Sullivan discussed the February search share stats on Search Engine Land. Yahoo dipped after posting gains in the previous two months. The dip wasn't that big but the company had some good momentum going over the previous two months. The data from StatCounter shows: Google: 78.7% (+0.1%) Yahoo: 10.1% (-0.1%) Bing: 9.8% (+0.1%) From the article: Yahoo’s share of search in the … [Read more...] releases some statistics on Dot Nyc – 72,103 Domains Sold posted an article on the status of how things are doing so far with the Dot Nyc extension. The article went on to say there were two ways to measure the success of an extension. The standard way of success using metric and statistical data, and the other was to look at how it affected the community. Some of the metrics from the article: Traditional Metrics Let’s start with … [Read more...]

How Many New gTLD Registrations Will There be by the End of 2015 ?

The number of new gtld registrations stood at approximately 3.7 million to close out 2014. Our poll question for March is where do you see that number for 2015 ? The poll just went up and we did provide for choices that would show a contraction, so far half of the very small sample size has voted that way. Today according to nTLDStats the number is sitting around 4.4 million. It certainly makes … [Read more...]

Jeffrey Sass Talks Dot Club and the results of our Dot App Poll

In an article by Laurie Sullivan on Media Post which discussed Google paying $25 million for .app, there was also some commentary from Jeffrey Sass about .club. Sass explained how the pricing works at the wholesale and retail level. He gave a little shout out to, the $10.99 hand registration that Bruce Marler was able to jump on. Sass mentioned as an example that new gtlds … [Read more...]

After 6 Years Owner Of The Adult Site Brazzers Files UDRP Against Affiliate

A UDRP has been filed against the domain name which is a typo of one of the most popular adult sites which uses also uses the domain name to which is actually forwarding to. The complaint was filed by Licensing IP International S.à r.l which also owns, and to name a few.  The company used to be known as … [Read more...]