Tag Archives: .XYZ

Fri 19th February 2016
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Domain Registration on Record Pace? Over 750K Added Yesterday Alone - Registrations of domain names seem to be going on at a record pace. Yesterday saw the number of domain registrations across all Top Level Domain (TLD) names have a net add of over 750,000 domains according to registrarstats.com “Net Add” mean its the amount of domains registered less the number of domain names deleted. The gross numbers of domain names registered yesterday were close to 900,000. These total include all legacy domain names extensions like .com, .net and .org (22 in total) and ... read more ...
Thu 18th February 2016
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New gTLD Add Over 1 Million Domain Registrations in Just Last 5 Days - According to ntldstats.com, the number of new gTLD’s domain registrations grew by 1.1 million domains, in just the last 5 days. In terms of percentage of increase, the 1.1 million increase in new gTLD domain names, is close to a 9% increase in just 5 days. On February 13th, there were a total of 12,675,000 new gTLD domain names registered. Today on February 18th, ntldstats.com shows the total number of new gTLD’s domain name registrations at 13,782,837 meaning that the number of new gTLD domains ... read more ...
 
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In Less Than 2 Years, .XYZ Passes 14 Year Old .BIZ to Become 5th Largest Domain Extension - The new gTLD domain name extension, .XYZ is which won’t be two years old until, June of this year, just surpassed the  domain extension .Biz which has been around since 2001 in the number of domain registrations. According to RegistrarStats.com, .XYZ now has 2,369,039 domain name registered which passed .Biz which has 2,305,687 domains registered. In passing .Biz, .XYZ becomes the 5th largest Top Level Domain (TLD) in terms of domain name registrations. Only .com, .net. .org and .info have more ... read more ...
Tue 9th February 2016
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CSC Issues "New gTLD Utilization Report" .Global Enters "Alternative Top 10" List - Brand protection and domain registrar, Corporate Service Company (CSC) issued its latest “New gTLD Utilization Report” which is designed to update digital marketers and their peers in legal and IT about how new gTLDs are being adopted. The report also examines how .brand domains are being used and how effectively the new generic TLDs are penetrating the Alexa.com, top one million websites (a potential indicator for TLD utilization). On the Brand front in CSC’s December report, there were 75 ... read more ...
Sat 6th February 2016
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.XYZ Says They Just "Blew Past" 2 Million Domain Registrations - Daniel Negari the CEO of the .XYZ registry just sent me over a note that the new gTLD .XYZ has “blew past 2 Million domain name registrations”. According to ntldstats.com .XYZ was sitting at 1,967,963 domain registrations as of the last zone update, however there has been a huge surge in 6 number .XYZ domain names from China (NNNNNN.xyz) (also known as 6N domains) of over 100,000 domain registrations. According to XYZ 27% of all 6N domain name combinations are now registered. 100% of all possible ... read more ...
Mon 25th January 2016
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This week's new TLDs: 3 some-more from XYZ - 5 domains hit general availability on Wednesday. New top level domain name company XYZ LLC releases three new domain names this week. On Wednesday, the company will launch .Security, .Protection and .Theatre in general availability. The company didn’t originally apply for these names; it acquired them from other companies. Following on XYZ’s recent .car, .cars and .auto releases, the company is taking a premium-pricing approach to these launches. Expect to pay $2,000+ for .security and .protection ... read more ...
Fri 22nd January 2016
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All Single Character .Car Domains Are Registered: Here Are a Available .Cars - I did a quite whois check and found that all single letter .Car and single number .Car domain names are now registered. Probably not shocking to anyone but of the 40 single charter .Car domain names that have been registered, 27 were registered at Chinese registrars and 3 more appear to be owned by people in China at US registrars so 30 out of 40 are owned by Chinese domain investors. The wholesale cost of a .Car or .Cars domain name is $2,000 a year and the retail prices vary based on registrar ... read more ...
 
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2015's Top 5: Google now partial of Alphabet, uses abc.xyz - Farewell to 2015. 2015 was a busy year on Domain Name Wire. This is the first of five posts that will examine the top 5 most-trafficked stories of last year. I should start by saying these weren’t the most-visited of 2015, just the most-visited stories I wrote during 2015. There are some older posts that have staying power. For example, in 2014 I wrote about John Oliver’s 5 .NYC domain names. That post was #1 in 2015. OK, let’s get started! Coming in at #5 of 2015’s most-read stories was ... read more ...
Thu 21st January 2016
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.Car, .Cars & .Auto Hauls In Another Cool Million - The new gTLD’s .Car, .Cars and .Auto went into it’s first day of general availability (GA) yesterday a domain name  could be registered on a first come, first severed basis. According to RegistrarStats.com here are the totals from the first day of GA .Auto 164 .Car 136 .Cars 129 So basically 430 domain registrations at a wholesale price to the registry of $2,000 per domain, let call it a cool million for the registry The registry which is  a joint venture between Uniregistry and XYZ.com reportedly ... read more ...
Wed 13th January 2016
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.Auto .Car, .Cars Get 1st day Registrations during $60K Per Domain - The 1st day of the Early Access Program (EAP) opened up yesterday for the new gTLD’s .Auto, .Car and .Cars with day 1 prices set at $59,049.99 for each domain name at Godaddy and there appears to have been some takers at that price. NEXTEV USA, Inc registered the domain names on January 12th: nextev.car we.car NEXTEV USA seems to be the US operations of a Planned Chinese car manufacture who is looking to produce cars to compete with Telsa. NextEV intends to begin with an electric supercar, the ... read more ...
Sun 10th January 2016
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.XYZ Blows Past .US that Had a 28 Year Head Start - This week the new gTLD .XYZ past .US, the ccTLD of the United States, in the total number of domain registrations. According to RegistrarStats.com the number of .XYZ registration is 1,726,541 compared to .US which has 1,670.478. Keep in mind that .US, which is the country code for the United States, has been in operation for 30 years, launching on February 15, 1985. .XYZ launched on June 2, 2014. .US had basically a 28 1/2 year head start on .XYZ and now finds itself some 60,000 domain names behind ... read more ...
Thu 17th December 2015
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.XYZ Registry Reports Nearly All 5 Number Domains Sold Out - Daniel Negari, CEO of the .xyz registry has reported to TheDomains.com that there are less than 10,000 five number .xyz domain name combinations left before they are all registered! To be exact, at time of publication, only 9.59% are available to register of the once 100,000 according to the tracker provided by the registry. The XYZ registry easily allows people to see what domain names are available by clicking the download CSV file on the tracker page, which displays the available domain names ... read more ...
Sun 6th December 2015
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.XYZ asks Verisign to compensate $1.6 million in fees from lawsuit - The .XYZ domain name registry has asked a court (pdf) to force Verisign to pay $1.6 million in fees and expenses related to the lawsuit Verisign filed against it. Verisign, the $10 billion (market cap) company that runs .com, sued XYZ for false advertising claims. The judge overseeing the case eventually granted XYZ’s motion for summary judgment. But that was after XYZ paid $1.6 million in fees and expenses to defend itself, a massive sum for the startup. XYZ claims the ongoing costs of the suit ... read more ...
Thu 3rd December 2015
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Smart and timely selling from .XYZ - Company continues to jump on demand from Chinese investors. The market for short and numeric domain names is hot right now, and smart top level domain name registries are marketing to this opportunity. Consider .XYZ, which posted a page showing availability of its short domain names — and even providing downloadable lists of available domain names in each category: Short, generic domain names that have priced themselves aggressively (especially in China) seem to be reaping the benefits of the ... read more ...
Sun 29th November 2015
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.XYZ Has More Domain Registrations Than Donuts 183 gTLD's Combined - According to ntldstats.com, .XYZ has more domain registrations than all of Donuts strings combined. Donuts has 1,527,510 domain registrations according to ntldstats.com (including 35,306 which are upcoming delete) while .XYZ has 1,560,576 active domains according to namestat.org. There are 183 new gTLD’s of Donuts in general availability (GA) meaning they can be registered on a first come first served basis The most registered Donuts new gTLD is .Guru with over 67,000 registrations. The least registered ... read more ...
Mon 23rd November 2015
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.XYZ Tops 1.5 Million Domains As Domain Registrations Return To Normal - .XYZ just broke through the 1.5 million mark in registered domain names which is net includes pending deletes. The CEO of XYZ Daniel Negari told TheDomains.com that he was ecstatic! and thinks they should break 2 Million within the next 6 – 9 months. In general domain world returned to normal numbers over the last few days as yesterday looked like a typical Sunday. Total new domains were just over 122,000 but only over 12,000 net after deleted domain names. .Com as more typical gained a  few ... read more ...
Fri 20th November 2015
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Judge: .XYZ statements were puffery and opinion - Judge explains why he dismissed Verisign’s lawsuit. Daniel Negari has lots to smile about today.Judge Claude M. Hilton has issued his reason for granting .XYZ’s motion for summary judgment in a battle with .com giant Verisign. The judge granted the motion for summary judgment on October 26. In an opinion released today, Hilton said that .XYZ’s and Daniel Negari’s statements were a combination of fact, opinion and puffery. For example, saying “all the good real estate is taken” is merely ... read more ...
 
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Judge In 1st Verisign vs. XYZ Case Publishes 15 Page Opinion - The federal judge CLAUDE M. HILTON who granted a summary judgement in favor of .XYZ and Daniel Negari last month throwing Verisign’s case for false advertising out, today handed down a 15 page Memorandum Opinion supporting the summary judgement decision and of course its very interesting. Here are the highlights: THIS MATTER comes before the Court on Defendants XYZ.COM, LLC and Daniel Negari ‘s (“XYZ” or “Defendants”) Motion for Summary Judgment. Plaintiff Verisign, Inc Defendant XYZ ... read more ...