Domain Movers:, And More Domains

Domain Movers is a series where I detect recent domain name movements, mainly all by large companies. These include domain name registrations, domain name acquisitions and domain names simply moving for one reason or another. My main source is the whois database on these changes and whois doesn't always reveal the exact or whole story so I try to back things up with other means but whois … [Read more...]

Time To Look at Online Education names as University of Phoenix Sees Drop off

The University of Phoenix is owned by Apollo Education Group which trades publicly under the symbol of APOL. The company reported dismal earnings and is now laying off 900 employees. The company has watched half of their enrollment drop in 5 years. Online Education, Classes and Degree have always been high paying keywords, back in 2011 WordStream released the 20 highest paying keywords for … [Read more...] Starts Selling Premium .Science, .Party and .Cricket Domains Starting At $230 just send out an email announcing they are starting to sell the premium domain names of three Famous Four Domain extension .Science, .Party and .Cricket and launched These are domain name reserved by the registry and were not available for registration. There are several price points for the premium … [Read more...]

Khloe Kardashian Files UDRP TO Get The Domain Name

Khloe Kardashian has filed a UDRP TO Get her matching .Com Domain Name The actual complainant is listed as Khloe Kardashian; Khlomoney, Inc;  Whalerock Celebrity Subscription, LLC. The domain name was registered back in 2007. The domain registered under privacy at The last time the domain name wasn't under privacy was in 2008 when the owner … [Read more...]

CentralNic Sells $1 Million Dollars In “Domains” Was It

Early this morning CentralNic published an press release Press Release saying they had sold $1 Million dollars in unidentified domain names and would be using  will use the cash to buy more premium web domain names. In the release CentralNic says they own around 20,000 premium domain names that they started acquiring in the 2nd half of 2014. This morning the domain name, which they … [Read more...]

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...]

Sedo Weekly Transactions Total $1 Million led by

Sedo total transactions totaled $1 Million this week. In all 508 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS 50% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings.    Top .com: at 89,000 USD Top ccTLD: at 8,400 USD Top “other” TLD: at 17,888 USD Number 3 on the .Com charts was for $15,000, which  was sold by Michael's … [Read more...]