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

According to Forbes.com, 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 nasdaq.com 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 Snapnames.com. 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 SnapNames.com 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 Develi.com 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...]

.Biz Domain Name Registrations Fall Under 2.5 Million

                      The number of domain names registered under the Top Level Domain of .Biz has fallen under 2.5 Million. The extension owned and operated by Neustar (NSR) seems to have been effected by the new gTLD's. As you can see from the chart .Biz was slowing growing until early this year when … [Read more...]

NY Post Covers .Luxury: “Domains Ending in the Word “Luxury” Shows No Signs of Slowing”

The New York Post, has just covered the .Luxury new gTLD in a story entitled Rush for ‘luxury’ domain names continues. "Luxury may no longer be a dirty word. "The rush for domain names that end in the word “luxury” shows no signs of slowing, according to Monica Kirchner, CEO and co-founder of .Luxury Tiffany, Armani, Four Seasons, Bitcoin, Berkshire Hathaway and Hermès are among 1,250 … [Read more...]

Nat Cohen’s Telepathy Hit With UDRP On Three Letter .Com: SDT.com

Nat Cohen's Telepathy was been Hit With UDRP On the domain name SDT.com The UDRP was filed by SDT International Limited Company Telepathy has owned the domain since at least 2007 according to Domaintools.com, however recently moved the domain name to the domain name registrar name.com from Moniker.com due to theft concerns which he wrote about on his blog. Many times you will see a UDRP … [Read more...]