Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tue 30th April 2013
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Afternic.com Sells $1.2MM In Domains Led By Seeq.com For $33K - Afternic.com just released its weekly domain sales for the week of 4/22/13 – 4/28/13. Total domain sales for the week, including confidential sales and sales under $1000, summed to $1,212,847. The highest sale was Seeq.com, which sold for $33,000 which was a BuyDomains.com owned domain. Other reportable high dollar sales were DigiDeals.com for $15,000 and DrugDangers.com for $13,500 which was one of ours. Here is the full list of reportable sales: Google+Michael Berkens ... read more ...
 
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Sedo Transactions Total $1.57 Million Led By Yinhang.com At $300K - Sedo.com just announced that 763 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling over $1.57m. Just under 42% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales include: ·         Top .coms: yinhang.com at 300,000 USD ·         Top ccTLD: dating.co at 30,000 USD ·         Top “other” TLD: type2diabetes.net.net at 14,499 USD Yinang means “silver institution” for the English word Bank <![CDATA[]]>Domain name  Price  Currency .COMs yinhang.com  300,000   ... read more ...
 
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UseACondom.com Gives Away The #1 Movie In a Country, Pain & Gain -       The highest grossing movie at the box office this week is Pain Gain. The movie is based on a a true story which took place in 1995 in Miami Florida, however in the first minutes of the movie a billboard advertising the domain name UseACondom.com is show prominently. which is great for the domain name owner, but horrible for a movie trying to sell itself as taking place some 20 years ago. The domain name UseACondom.com was first registered in 2002 by Buydomains.com The domain name is now ... read more ...
 
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ICANN veröffentlicht neuen Fahrplan – domain - Die Internet-Verwaltung ICANN hat den Fahrplan zur Einführung neuer globaler Top Level Domains (nTLDs) aktualisiert: klappt alles wie geplant, können unter Umständen noch in diesem Jahr die ersten Domain-Namen mit neuer Endung registriert werden. Der erste Schock nach Veröffentlichung des Kommuniqués des Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) scheint bei ICANN verdaut zu sein. Am 23. April 2013 veröffentlichte die Organisation eine aktualisierte »New gTLD Program Timeline«, die einen Ausblick ... read more ...
 
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Afternic BIN Domains To Appear On NameJet.com - Afternic, today announced that NameJet will join the Afternic reseller network as a Premium Partner. NameJet, a leading domain name aftermarket auction company co-owned by eNom and Web.com, will now offer Afternic’s portfolio of high quality premium domains with “Buy it Now” prices to its rapidly-growing customer base. Eligible Afternic domains will be transferred via its leading Fast Transfer technology to NameJet customers, giving them immediate control of the domain and providing an optimal ... read more ...
 
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UltimatePoker.com: “America’s First Legal Online Poker Site” -                         According to ctvnews.ca, UltimatePoker.com has become the “America’s first legal, real-money online poker site  and it was launched in Las Vegas” “There was black Friday, and now we’re going to have ‘trusting Tuesday,”‘ said Ultimate Gaming CEO Tobin Prior. “Players won’t have to worry if their money is safe. They are going to be able to play with people they can trust and know the highest regulatory standards have been applied.” “It’s ... read more ...
 
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RV.com Bought By Good Sam - RV.com was purchased by Good Sam according to a press release out this morning. According to the release Good Sam is “the world’s leading provider of products and services for the RV and outdoor recreation consumer” The domain name was purchased from Dometic Group who according to domaintools.com has owned the domain name since at least 2001. “Launching in August 2013, the new RV.com will be content rich and feature tools and services that the Good Sam Club member base and today’s RVers ... read more ...
 
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Generic Top Level Domains – Die Ruhe vor dem Sturm - Die ICANN (International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) hat letzte Woche den ersten neuen Top Domains ein Placet gegeben. Nun sollen wöchentlich neue Top Level Domains (TLDs) eingeführt werden. Für die Bewerber gilt es nun, sich für potenzielle Einspruchsverfahren zu rüsten und die reibungslose Implementierung sicher zu stellen. Die Managementberatung Mücke, Sturm Company beschreibt in einem Whitepaper den aufwändigen Bewerbungsprozess und die Nutzungspotenziale, ... read more ...
 
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Verisign gets obvious for triggering web crawling formed on registry data - .Com registry awarded patent for using registry data to trigger web crawling. With Verisign analyzing how to profit from its patent portfolio, competitors should pay close attention to the company’s new patents. Today Verisign was awarded U.S. Patent 8,433,700 (pdf) for “Method and system for triggering web crawling based on registry data”. The patent describes ways in which a registry can provide data to other companies, such as search engines, that may help ... read more ...
 
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pair Networks sues PairShare for heading infringement - pair Networks takes issue with music app called PairShare. Web hosting company pair Networks has sued Pairshare, LLC for trademark infringement. PairShare offers an app that lets people share music between iPhones, iPods, and iPads via bluetooth. In the lawsuit (pdf), pair Networks argues that PairShare violates its trademarks, including for the term “Pair”. Although pair Networks doesn’t compete directly with PairShare, it argues that offering downloadable ... read more ...
 
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Top Level Domain Holdings releases financials by December - TLDH releases annual report and earnings. Top Level Domain Holdings, the only publicly traded pure-play top level domain applicant, today released its annual report and audited financials for the fourteen month period ending December 2012 (pdf). The company ended 2012 with £2.418 million in cash and cash equivalents on its books. That’s down from £7.074 million at the end of 2011. That’s not a lot of cash with which to fight over contested strings, but the ... read more ...
Mon 29th April 2013
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Prämierung im Doppelpack – aktiv - 29.04.2013 | Ausführliche Infos zur Firma PlanET Biogastechnik GmbH Prämierung im Doppelpack Zweifache Auszeichnung für PlanET (pressebox) Vreden, 29.04.2013 - Die PlanET Biogastechnik GmbH hat jüngst gleich zwei Auszeichnungen erhalten. Die Weiterentwicklung des Tragluftdachs TLD 2.0 als Speicherlösung für die bedarfsorientierte Stromerzeugung erhielt den INDUSTRIEPREIS 2013. Außerdem hat die IESE Business School in Navarra (Spanien) ... read more ...
 
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Joel Williams .Tv Domain Names Hit Namejet.com; Celeb.tv; Comic.TV & More - About a month ago we told you that around 2,000 domain names owned by Joel Williams/Dream Sellers/In Stealth Mode had been frozen by a state court after certain parties claiming rights in and to those domain names filed for an injunction with a Tennessee Court. At the time we noted that the parties filing the suit must have had an old list of domain since so many of the domains on the list were no longer owned by Williams including hundreds of domain were unregistered. Other domains owned by Joel ... read more ...
 
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Dept Of Homeland Security Seizes 10 Domain Names - Yourhoustonnews.com is reporting that “The  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) seized 10 Internet domain names that were illegally selling trademarked cycling equipment and apparel globally.” “The 10 seized domain names are a continuation of “Operation In Our Sites” (IOS), an HSI sustained law enforcement initiative that began in 2010.” “The seized domain names are now in the custody of the U.S. government.” “Visitors typing ... read more ...
 
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VentureBeat Covers & Interviews Godaddy’s CEO Blake Irving - VentureBeat.com just published a story on the CEO of Godaddy.com Blake Irving. Here are some of the more interesting quotes: “I  see a very clear path of how to make GoDaddy the most valued, largest platform for small businesses in the world. It is quite clear that no one is doing it right yet.” “What I like to do is make a significant change in the world for good,” “I want to take something that doesn’t exist and help change people’s lives by helping people turn their ideas into businesses. ... read more ...
 
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Study: Average Auction Price of .co.uk Declines For Third Year In A Row - A study conducted by Cyber Compare (www.cybercompare.net) found that the average auction price paid for a Premium .UK domain has been falling for the last three years in a row. “After looking at the data of 3698 domain name sales that completed between 2009 and 2012, we found that the average sale price for a domain has fallen by 23% from £316 down to £246 in 2012. ” “The decline has been gradual between 2009 and 2012, as shown below: - 2009 Average Sale Price £316 - 2010 Average Sale Price ... read more ...
 
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Marchex’s Archeo Sells $1.4M In Domains In 4th Q 2012 - Archeo, Inc., a division of Marchex, Inc. ((NASDAQ: MCHX), announced today that it sold 50 domain names totaling $1.4 million dollars in first quarter of 2013. The average price of a domain in the first quarter of 2013 was $27,233 as compared to $27,823 in the fourth quarter of 2012. In November 2012, Marchex, Inc. announced its intention to spin off its domain assets into Archeo, a separate public company that would function as a premium domain and advertising marketplace. The spin-off is expected ... read more ...
 
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Uniregistry and TLDH Team Up on The New gTLD .Country - According to a press release just out Uniregistry which is headed by Frank Schilling and Top Level Domain Holdings (AIM:TLDH) which both applied for the new gTLD .Country have struck a deal As Uniregistry and TLDH are the only two applicants for the new gTLD .Country the two companies have decided to split the new gTLD to end contention and avoid an ICANN last resort auciton “”Under the contemplated arrangement, both parties would enjoy a 50% equity stake in a new company, to which the .country ... read more ...
 
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Can Only UDRP Providers Become URS Dispute Resolution Providers? - According to Brad Bertoglio of Intersponsive Corporation, it looks like ICANN appears to be taking the position that it will not approve any application to provide URS services unless the actual applicant is directly a provider of other dispute resolution services, and potentially only UDRP providers. Intersponsive Corporation was the first company to apply to ICANN to become a URS resolution provider, and commit to the pricing goals that ICANN set for the URS provider, however according to Bertoglio ... read more ...
 
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7 finish users who bought domains from Marchex final quarter - PG, TomTom among companies that sprung for big ticket domains last quarter. Earlier today Marchex posted its top 20 domain sales for last quarter (sans price tags). As with the company’s prior list of top 500 all time domain sales, the sales were to a mix of end users and domainers/lead gen types. Here are some of the end user purchases last quarter: Procter Gamble bought Swash.com after being found guilty of trying reverse domain name hijacking to steal the domain. Sunripe ... read more ...
 
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After being found guilty of RDNH, Procter & Gamble pays adult for Swash.com - PG buys Swash.com after embarrassing legal approach. Last month Procter Gamble became one of the largest companies to be found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking after losing a domain dispute for Swash.com. Among the company’s many sins in its UDRP filing was that it provided incorrect sales numbers for its ‘swash’ brand. As it turns out, the company was looking to launch a brand new brand called Swash and wanted to get the domain name. It went about ... read more ...
 
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Marchex sells 50 domains for $1.4 million – here are a tip 20 - Company reports improved domain name sales compared to previous quarter. Marchex’s Archeo, Inc. sold 50 domains in the first quarter of this year for a total of $1.4 million. Archeo, Inc. is the domain name division of Marchex, which the company hopes to soon spin off into its own publicly traded company. The results were much better than in Q4 2012, when the company sold 31 domains for $863,000. The average price per sale was about the same in both quarters, at ... read more ...