Willing.com, Evolve.com, Zeros.com And More Domain Movers

Here are the latest Domain Movers that I have recently detected. The following domain names have been purchased, registered or are simply moving, mainly all by large companies. These are often early detections and likely the first time that most have been reported on. I heavily rely on the domain name whois system to provide ownership information to provide accurate data, but that doesn't … [Read more...]

Minds + Machines To Register Up To 30K New gTLD Premium Domains Under Emerald Names

Minds + Machines announced they are going through the process of registering up to 30,000 Premium Names from across its wholly-owned portfolio of TLDs through its wholly-owned entity, Emerald Names, "so as to raise the visibility of its inventory amongst the broker and registrar channel, as well as with consumers". "As a result, these Premium Names will resolve to a “for sale” web site, … [Read more...]

Report shows 15% of America is still not using the Internet

BizReport.com broke down some stats that came out of the Pew Research Center that looked at Internet usage in the U.S. The research showed that Asian - Americans had only 5% not using the Internet, in contrast Blacks were at the high end of the scale with 20% not using the Internet. From the article: Despite government and social service programs designed to increase Internet adoption, 15% of … [Read more...]

18 Year Old Generic Domain eWomen.com Saved in UDRP

eWomenNetwork, Inc. lost its bid to grab the 18 year old domain eWomen.com in a UDRP The three member panel of the Honorable Richard DiSalle, the Honorable Karl V. Fink, (Ret.) and The Honourable Neil Anthony Brown found the 18 year old domain was registered in good faith by the registrant but refused to find Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) Here are the highlights: Complainant has … [Read more...]

New gTLD .Tech Enters Early Access Period (EAP) Today With 40+ Pioneers

Radix announced today that .Tech has entered the 1st day of the Early Access Program (EAP) Unlike other Radix new gTLD extensions that previously launched .Tech is not going to have a landrush period but an EAP period like Donuts and Rightside. Radix further announced that it has signed up 40+ Pioneers for .tech. "The Pioneer list includes impressive names like Carl Pei, co-founder of the … [Read more...]

Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names Loses 1st Uniform Rapid Suspension on EOS.Blackfriday

Frank Schilling North Sound Names has lost its first Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) on the domain name eos.blackfriday. North Sound Names registered almost 208,000 domain names Uniregistry new gTLD's and marks the first time North Sound has lost a domain name in a URS or a UDRP. Due to the ruling the domain registration will be suspended for the during of the registration. The term EOS … [Read more...]

Sedo Weekly Transactions Total $1million – Float.com sells for $50,000

Sedo saw 495 transactions over the last week on their marketplace and via SedoMLS. Sales totaled  $1m. 53% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings.   .CO, .US and .TV had multiple showings on the cctld list. Top .com: float.com at 50,000 USD Top ccTLD: check.co at 10,099 USD Top "other" TLD: cornhole.org at 4,400 USD There were a handful of new gtld sales: enelint.global   … [Read more...]