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Global domain name growth slows down

Global domain name growth has slowed down during the first quarter of 2019. That is not a concern to me as growth is bound to slow down sometime, especially for New gTLDs. We have enough domains as it is. CENTR published its CENTRstats Global TLD Report covering status and trends in top-level domains with a …

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.Blog leaves Nominet for CentralNic

The .Blog domain name registry, owned by Automatic and WordPress, has decided to leave Nominet for CentralNic regarding registry backend services. .Blog was launched using Nominet but the registry has decided to switch to CentralNic without giving too much details as to why this move is happening. Currently, the change is pending approval from ICANN …

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Global domain name growth slows down

 OnlineDomain.com: Global domain name growth has slowed down during the first quarter of 2019. That is not a concern to me as growth is bound to slow down sometime, especially for New gTLDs. We have enough domains as it is. CENTR published its CENTRstats Global TLD Report covering status and trends in top-level domains with a … The post Global do...

.Blog leaves Nominet for CentralNic

 OnlineDomain.com: The .Blog domain name registry, owned by Automatic and WordPress, has decided to leave Nominet for CentralNic regarding registry backend services. .Blog was launched using Nominet but the registry has decided to switch to CentralNic without giving too much details as to why this move is happening. Currently, the change is pending app...

Escrow.com report: domain sales rise while developed websites hit an all-time high

Escrow.com released its Domain Investment Index for Q1 2019 that provides insight into the domain name market for the quarter as compared to previous quarters. The latest data from Escrow.com reveals a variety of factors influence the value of domain names. In particular, the value of domain names with existing content has hit an all-time …

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.Gay domain names are coming later this year

Top Level Design, the .gay registry, is preparing for the launch of .gay domain names on October 11th, 2019. This past week, they convened an advisory council meeting within community members to better refine the mission and purpose of .gay. Some questions they wanted to address were: Who could benefit from the use of a …

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Thiink.com sold for $50,000. Did I miss something?

I see some domain names sell for high prices everyday. I mean domains that I don’t see much value into. Most of the times if you make a Google search then you will probably find some data that will bring some sense into these sales. Of course I will see a lot of underpriced domains …

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NamesCon Europe 2019 Keynote: Life and Business Lessons from a Pro Surfer

NamesCon announced today their first keynote speaker for NamesCon Europe 2019: professional big wave surfer Andrew Cotton. “Andrew has built a life and career out of embracing the awesome power of the ocean. As one of the world’s most respected pro surfers, he travels the globe hunting some of the biggest and heaviest waves Mother …

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1st time since 1986 the number of .DE domains drops

Every year, the precise geographic distribution of .de domains is mapped in the annual regional domain statistics published by DENIC. The registry managing all domains with the ending .de now presents the results of 2018. As of 31 December 2018, nearly 15 million .de domains were registered in the 401 cities and districts of Germany. …

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Thiink.com sold for $50,000. Did I miss something?

 OnlineDomain.com: I see some domain names sell for high prices everyday. I mean domains that I don’t see much value into. Most of the times if you make a Google search then you will probably find some data that will bring some sense into these sales. Of course I will see a lot of underpriced domains … The post Thiink.com sold for $50,000. ...

NamesCon Europe 2019 Keynote: Life and Business Lessons from a Pro Surfer

 OnlineDomain.com: NamesCon announced today their first keynote speaker for NamesCon Europe 2019: professional big wave surfer Andrew Cotton. “Andrew has built a life and career out of embracing the awesome power of the ocean. As one of the world’s most respected pro surfers, he travels the globe hunting some of the biggest and heaviest waves Mot...

1st time since 1986 the number of .DE domains drops

 OnlineDomain.com: Every year, the precise geographic distribution of .de domains is mapped in the annual regional domain statistics published by DENIC. The registry managing all domains with the ending .de now presents the results of 2018. As of 31 December 2018, nearly 15 million .de domains were registered in the 401 cities and districts of Germany....

1 more day to comment opposing the .BIZ price increase

Please spend 5 minutes TODAY to send an email to ICANN about opposing the .biz domain name price increase and URS! This is the email address to use: comments-biz-renewal-03apr19@icann.org You just send a simple email saying you oppose the fact that ICANN wants to remove price caps for .biz domains and add whatever comments you …

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CentralNic announced 2018 results

CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) announced audited results ahead of consensus forecasts for the year ended 31 December 2018. Financial Summary Revenue up 100% to £42.7m (2017 £21.4m*) Gross Profit up 69% to £19.7m (2017: £11.6m*) Adjusted EBITDA** up 66% to £7.0m (2017: £4.2m) Cash balance up 66% to £18.0m (2017: £10.9m) Net interest bearing debt reduced …

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1 more day to comment opposing the .BIZ price increase

 OnlineDomain.com: Please spend 5 minutes TODAY to send an email to ICANN about opposing the .biz domain name price increase and URS! This is the email address to use: comments-biz-renewal-03apr19@icann.org You just send a simple email saying you oppose the fact that ICANN wants to remove price caps for .biz domains and add whatever comments you …...

CentralNic announced 2018 results

 OnlineDomain.com: CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) announced audited results ahead of consensus forecasts for the year ended 31 December 2018. Financial Summary Revenue up 100% to £42.7m (2017 £21.4m*) Gross Profit up 69% to £19.7m (2017: £11.6m*) Adjusted EBITDA** up 66% to £7.0m (2017: £4.2m) Cash balance up 66% to £18.0m (2017: £10.9m) Net interest bearing d...

Tucows has a drop in net revenue and income

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. All figures are in U.S. dollars. Tucows first quarter 2019 results include 13 days of contribution of Ascio Technologies (“Ascio”), which the Company acquired on March 18, 2019. Net revenue for the first quarter of 2018 included the recognition …

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Tucows has a drop in net revenue and income

 OnlineDomain.com: Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. All figures are in U.S. dollars. Tucows first quarter 2019 results include 13 days of contribution of Ascio Technologies (“Ascio”), which the Company acquired on March 18, 2019. Net revenue for the first quarter of 2018 include...

You can now pay GoDaddy domain name auctions with 2 different credit cards!

For years now I have been complaining that there is not enough time to pay by wire transfer for a domain name won at GoDaddy auctions. Last time I wrote about this was last summer: “GoDaddy domain auctions and payments – Let’s set the record straight…” You only get 3 days to pay for a …

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You can now pay GoDaddy domain name auctions with 2 different credit cards!

 OnlineDomain.com: For years now I have been complaining that there is not enough time to pay by wire transfer for a domain name won at GoDaddy auctions. Last time I wrote about this was last summer: “GoDaddy domain auctions and payments – Let’s set the record straight…” You only get 3 days to pay for a … The post You can now pay GoDa...
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