.Direct Launches Today Here Are The More Interesting Of The 250 + Registrations

.The new gTLD .Direct launches today into General Availability (GA) when domains can be registered on a first come, first serve basis. .Direct according to nTLDstats.com has over 250 registrations including Sunrise Period registrations that were opened to trademark holders and those who paid an additional fee to register domain names  in the Early Access Program (EAP). By comparison, the … [Read more...]

Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names Registers 5,000 Domains In Uniregistry’s .Hiphop New gTLD

Earlier today we wrote that Frank Schilling's North Sound Names registered over 16,000 domain names under the new gTLD .Audio which is owned and operated by Frank Schilling's Uniregistry yesterday. North Sound Domains also registered 5,000 domain names in another Uniregistry new domain extension .HipHop yesterday. .Hiphop which launched earlier this month,  had after its first day of general … [Read more...]

Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names Registers 16,000 Domains In Uniregistry’s .Audio New gTLD

It appears that Frank Schilling's North Sound Names registered over 16,000 domain names under the new gTLD .Audio which is owned and operated by Frank Schilling's Uniregistry yesterday according to Registered.Today .Audio which launched earlier this month,  had after its first day of general availability,  just 701 registrations and had around 1,100 registrations before yesterday registrations … [Read more...]

Uniregistry Wins .Auto; Donuts Wins .Memorial; Afilias Loses IDN .信息 Which May Mean Info

Uniregistry won the new gTLD private auction for .Auto beating out Donuts, long time domain name investor Jay Westerdal's Fegistry, and Dot Auto LLC, which is associated with the company that operates .Uno Donuts also won the new gTLD .Memorial beating  Afilias and dotCOOL, which operates the new gTLD .Qpon. Publicly traded Rightside (NAME) won the auction for .RIP which jointly owns certain … [Read more...]

Minds + Machines Reports: Sales Increase 4,114%; Revenue 255%; Shares Are Up 9.5%

      Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX) issued its financial report for the six months ending  June 30, 2014 today. Total sales increased 4,114% to £295,000 against £7,000 for the same period in 2013;  Operating profit was up 255% at £2.92 million against a 2013 loss of £1.88million,  and wound up with £20 Million  in the bank as of June 30th up from £9 Million  … [Read more...]

Minds + Machines Wins .Law & .Vip; Loses 5 Auctions & Pockets $6.2 Million

    Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX), announce today that it won the new gTLD auctions for the new domain name extensions .Law and .Vip and lost private auctions for .Design, .Flowers, .Group, .Realestate and .Video and pocketed approximately $6.2 million (£3.8 million). The net cash to the Minds + Machines includes the amounts paid for .Vip and .Law, and is also net of … [Read more...]

Sedo Transactions Total $1 Million

Over the past week, 591 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 Million dollars 48% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .coms: cabs.com at 50,000 USD · Top ccTLD: kfz24.de at 11,500 EUR · Top “other” TLD: uhr.kaufen at 4,200 EUR   Domain … [Read more...]