Welcome to the Daily Roundup for September 2, 2016
Domain movements spotted by Mike
Former Marchex domain names sold by @GoDaddy/ @namefind:
Sales by @GoDaddy/@namefind of our old domains:
VisitOakland.com, a domain we turned down $15K a bunch of times from the city.
According to RBC; Godaddy reported that it had Over 700K Customers that Spent More Than $500 a year as of the end of 2015.
Chinese Domain News
Kassey Lee reported:
.mobi still alive. Wan Dan (玩单) received angel investment recently. Wan Dan is a marketplace for hand-drawings, and its official website is the exact matching domain name Wandan.mobi. Source: http://news.west.cn/9109.html
28.cx sold for $1.5k (10k yuan) BIN price on West .cn. 28 rhymes with 偶发 (happen by change). Did you know .cx is the country extension for Christmas Island? Source: http://news.west.cn/9176.html
ZA.cn sold for $189k (1.26m yuan) in September 1 auction. ZA may mean 真爱 (true love). Source: http://news.ename.cn/yumingjiaoyi_19700822_105874_1.html
A business association (广东老字号协会) in Guangdong Province has launched Chinese IDN.IDN (老字号.广东) using the geo extension .广东 (Guangdong), Official website is GDLZH.com.cn, which is 5L. Source: http://news.west.cn/9099.html
Domain Industry Stocks
Want to invisibly spy on 10 iPhone owners without their knowledge? Gather their every keystroke, sound, message and location? That will cost you $650,000, plus a $500,000 setup fee with an Israeli outfit called the NSO Group. You can spy on more people if you would like — just check out the company’s price list.
Funny/Unfortunate recently expired name of the day
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