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.STORE General Availability Starts Tomorrow

The .STORE landrush is almost coming to an end. At the time of writing 775 .STORE domains have already been registered. General availability will start...

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PresidentTrump.com, Regged by Woman in Tampa, got $43.5K Offer

June 10, 2016 Domaining Stories 0

In 2013 Julie Magill, a real estate agent from Tampa Bay, Florida, registered PresidentTrump.com in the hopes of selling it one day to Donald Trump....

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RIAA Fails to Suspend ThePirateBay.org Domain

June 7, 2016 Domaining Stories 0

The Pirate Bay story continues… The unified voice of the copyright community, the Copyright Alliance, says the Public Interest Registry (PIR – operator of .org domain...

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.XYZ Adds More Than 2 Million Domains in 2 Days

June 3, 2016 New gTLDs, What I Think 2

The “1 penny” promotion from .XYZ is finally over. Next, from June 3th to June 30th, .XYZ domains will be 15-22¢ each on various registrars...

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Uniregistry Launches Summer Kick-Off Sale

New TLDs being sold for a buck or two is nothing new these days. Uniregistry however launched a kick-off sale today with many TLDs priced...

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UK Creative Ideas Limited Will Launch .ART in the Fall of 2016

May 31, 2016 Domaining News, New gTLDs 0

UKCI (UK Creative Ideas Limited) has signed an agreement with ICANN ( Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to exclusively operate the new .ART...

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DNForum.com Relaunched Today After Being Parked on Sedo

Short recap of the facts: In February this year DNForum.com stopped resolving. Adam Dicker at the time was handling (or not handling) numerous complaints from...

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The Pirate Bay Goes Back to Using .Org

May 23, 2016 Domaining Stories 0

The Pirate Bay is finally back where it originally started: on an .org domain. It all started back in 2003 when The Pirate Bay launched...

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The Very First .Blog Domain, Nic.blog, is Now Online and Looking for Registrars

May 19, 2016 Domaining News, New gTLDs 0

According to a blog post on WPTavern.com (the offical blog of WordPress) the very first .blog domain, Nic.blog, has now been launched and wants registrars...

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Now Possible to List Numerical, Short or One Word Domains For Sale on Pheenix

I just received the following email from Pheenix: It’s been a whiles since you’ve heard from us. As you have noticed, we have been making...

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Unclaimed Domain Name in Video Game Uncharted 4 Registered By Fan

May 14, 2016 Domaining Stories 2

I’m a big gaming fan. When I’m not busy with domain investing or blogging and not spending time with my wife and kids I usually...

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Billionaire Richard Li Bought his own Top-Level Domain for $250K

May 12, 2016 Domaining Stories 2

It’s not a secret that being a billionaire allows you to make some outrageous purchases. Billionaire Richard Li, chairman of Hong Kong telecoms company PCCW,...

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ICANN Terminates 9 New gTLDs from Africa

May 10, 2016 Domaining News, New gTLDs 2

ICANN has terminated 9 out of 17 new gTLDs from Africa notwithstanding the fact that those applicants paid $185K for each and every one of...

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WhatsApp Wins UDRP Domain Dispute

On March 24, 2016 WhatsApp, the globally known mobile instant messaging service, filed an UDRP domain dispute for 2 domain names, whatsapp-plus.org and ogwhatsapp.org, at...

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Apple Has to Share IPHONE Trademark With Xintong Tiandi Technology

May 5, 2016 Trademarks 0

On March the 31st, 2016, the Beijing Municipal High People’s Court rejected Apple’s appeal of an earlier ruling. In the first ruling, made in 2013,...

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ICANN Relocates Meeting Because of Zika Threat

May 5, 2016 Domaining News 0

The ICANN 56 meeting that was scheduled to be held in Panama has been relocated to Helsinki. The ICANN 57 meeting that is currently scheduled...

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