ICANN proposes lifting price controls on .Org, .Info domains  Domain Name Wire

You might have to pay a lot more for your .org and .info domains in the future. Image of dollar sign and upwards arrow Domain name overseer ICANN has ...


Samsung tries to hijack GalaxyStore.com domain name  Domain Name Wire

Samsung files abusive cybersquatting complaint in an effort to get GalaxyStore.com domain name. Logo for Samsung Galaxy Store. Samsung renamed its app ...


5 little-known tools for finding great domains  Domain Name Wire

These linguistic tools will help you brainstorm good domain names. Image for 5 tools to find great domains. Last week I interviewed Anthony Shore of Operative ...


Direct.com: Great Domain Name on a Local Billboard  DomainInvesting.com

I want to share a photo I took yesterday afternoon on my way home from swim lessons. The billboard is advertising Direct.com, a domain name used by a local ...


Tucows acquires Ascio as consolidation continues  Domain Name Wire

Tucows acquires another reseller registrar. Ascio domain name registrar logo Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) has acquired reseller registrar Ascio Technologies from ...


Some recent domain name observations  Domain Name Wire

These three domain names caught my attention in and around Austin. Earlier this week I wrote about a bakery in Austin that uses an internationalized domain ...


ICANN shuts down Alpnames domain name registrar  Domain Name Wire

ICANN takes emergency action after Alpnames seemingly shutters. Error page at Alpnames.com. This is all that's left of Alpnames. Domain name overseer ...


Squarespace Totally Gets How Deeply Meaningful A Domain Search Can Be  Forbes

A website is just a website, but a domain is a placeholder for your dreams. Squarespace gets this. In periods of rapid innovation, the best strategy is to capitalize ...


7Up and March Madness - DNW Podcast #228  Domain Name Wire

Hear the story of 7Up.com's launch in March Madness 1996. dnw-podcast My guest on today's program created the original 7up.com website when he was in his ...


This Austin restaurant uses an internationalized domain name  Domain Name Wire

Note the accent mark in this domain name. A domain industry friend was in Austin this morning and we met up for breakfast. When scheduling a place to meet, ...


How to get your domains out of Alpnames - Fast!  Domain Name Wire

Customers can access their account through LogicBoxes. Domain name registrar Alpnames has imploded, leaving hundreds of thousands of domain names ...


15 end user domain name sales up to $70K  Domain Name Wire

A German clothing brand, a link shortener and the SyFy network all bought domain names last week. graphic of briefcase full of money related to end user ...


You can now register .dev domains  TechCrunch

Google today announced that you can now register .dev domain names. Google acquired the .dev top-level domain when ICANN opened up the web to new ...


Tim Berners-Lee sighs every time you sell a domain name  Domain Name Wire

WWW inventor discusses the web 30 years later, including his decision to operate it on the DNS. Tim Berners-Lee. WWW inventor Tim Berners-Lee. Photo from ...


Tucows (TCX) Acquires Wholesale Domain Registrar Ascio Technologies  StreetInsider.com

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ: TCX), a provider of ...


Portrait of a Single-Character Domain Name  CircleID

Let's take some crayons and draw a picture of the current state of affairs regarding single-character domain names (SCDNs), and specifically O.COM. During the ...


Registering a domain name - Business  Massillon Independent

The first thing most people see with your website has nothing to do with graphics or the text. It is your domain name, the gateway to your website. However ...


L vs. I in domain names  Domain Name Wire

It's easily confused. There was a bit of a ruckus yesterday over a typo. NameJet promoted Investor.com for sale, but it turns out the domain was actually ...


Lawsuit alleges 864.com domain name is stolen (again?)  Domain Name Wire

This might be the second time 864.com was stolen, and someone might have paid a lot of money for hot merchandise. Image of cyber thief. A lawsuit (pdf) ...


Apple Registers PrivacyIsImportant.com Domain Name  MacRumors

Apple has registered the domain name PrivacyIsImportant.com, according to a WHOIS record discovered by MacRumors. The records indicate that Apple...


What is a domain name and how do you get one?  Dignited

A website is one of the necessities in the digital world we are living in. One word that is constantly associated with a website is a domain name. In this article, we ...


The Mastermind created his own domain registrar to run his criminal enterprise  Domain Name Wire

Paul Le Roux found a workaround to domain name suspensions: create his own ICANN-accredited domain name registrar. Book cover for The Mastermind ...


February's top domain name stories  Domain Name Wire

Here's a look at the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, as ranked by views. 1. How I almost lost a domain name this week – Even professional domain ...


Colombia & Other Amazon Countries Go To ICANN To Keep .amazon Domain Name From Amazon.com  Finance Colombia

Following a series of concerns expressed by Colombia and other countries in the Amazon basin, the Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for the ...


Poly.com Acquired in Advance of Rebrand  DomainInvesting.com

A company called Plantronics acquired a company called Polycom in a $2 billion deal. This morning, the company announced the new brand name is Poly.


It Can Take a While to Sell a Domain Name  DomainInvesting.com

I am regularly impressed and often surprised by the large sales reported by Mike Mann. Konstantinos from OnlineDomain.com regularly aggregates and shares ...


Wow: Over 64000 .Dev domain names registered  Domain Name Wire

The .Dev top level domain is off to a strong start. Google launched the .dev top level domain name yesterday and the domain already has over 64,000 ...


Domain Name Financing Options Are Underutilized  DomainInvesting.com

Earlier today I wrote about the Gem rebrand and Gem.com deal. I think domain name financing options are underutilized. Perhaps it is because they are lesser ...


End user domain name sales up to £30000  Domain Name Wire

A German telecom company, tire distributor, and a Mexican paint brand bought domains last week. graphic of briefcase full of money related to end user domain ...


Prince's estate now owns Prince.com domain name  Domain Name Wire

Prince.com changes hands as part of legal settlement. Whois record for Prince.com showing Paisley Park Enterprises, Inc. as the owner. The estate of late ...


SyFy might be rebranding as TZGZ  Domain Name Wire

Company gets trademarks and TZGZ.com domain name. TZGZ it comes after syfy logo. As I was working on this week's end user domain name list, I discovered ...


Chocolate.com domain name sells for 7 figures  Domain Name Wire

Buyer of valuable domain name has not been identified yet. Domain name broker Kate Buckley announced yesterday that she has brokered the sale of ...


Be careful about this expired domain name metric  Domain Name Wire

The number of TLDs a domain is registered under can be a misleading statistic. Graphic of domain name showing TLD variations. Domain investors use lots of ...


Mormon church switching from 3-letter to 19-letter domain name  Domain Name Wire

Church goes from short to long with domain name switch. Logo for Church of Jesus Christ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is changing its domain ...


Global Domain Names Industry  PRNewswire

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Domain Names in Thousands by the following Segments: Country ...


Radix reports 30% revenue jump in 2018  Domain Name Wire

Company grosses nearly $17 million in 2018. Logo for Radix Registry. Privately-held new top level domain name company Radix released some earnings data ...


Tucows Acquires European Domain Registrar Ascio in $29 Million Deal  Domain Name Journal

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), a popular provider of domain name registration, network access and other Internet services, has acquired European ...


Apple Registers Hello.Apple Domain Name  DomainInvesting.com

Apple registered the Hello.Apple domain name. There are only a handful of .Apple new gTLD domain names registered.


Guarding Against the Chinese Domain Name Email Scam  JD Supra

Risk Management Question - The Canadian Trade Commission recently issued a warning about a new email scam that involves the sender posing as a ...


On Privacy and Information  Domain Name Wire

Rights, privacy, and public information as it relates to Whois. As the internet community debates Whois and privacy this week in Kobe, Japan, I'd like to revisit my ...


Ethiopia Has Officially Launched Its .ET Domain in Partnership With ZDNS  CircleID

Ethio Telecom, the telecommunication services provider of Ethiopia and the Registry operator of .ET has launched the country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) ...


FACT CHECK: Does R&B Singer Avant Have Six Months to Live?  Snopes.com

Official statements from celebrities tend to be posted on the official websites and social media pages of said celebrities.


Montefiore Investment acquires domain name registrar Gandi  Domain Name Wire

Private equity firm acquires domain name registrar with 2.5 million domains. Gandi.net logo. Private equity firm Montefiore Investment has acquired domain ...


Blockchain and Domain Names - DNW Podcast #224  Domain Name Wire

How can domain names and blockchain technology together? dnw-podcast Is there an opportunity for domain names and blockchain technology? This week's ...


InfoWars Video Tries to Tie the 'Four Families of California' to Internet Domain Name Non-Profit  Snopes.com

On 24 February 2019, Alex Jones's conspiracy network Infowars produced a YouTube video entitled, “RENEGADE STATE: The Four Families Of California And ...


Philip Morris top UDRP filer as cybersquatting claims hit record high  World Intellectual Property Review

Cigarette and tobacco company Philip Morris filed the most Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) cases in 2018, according to statistics ...


I Bought a 4 Word .com Domain Name  DomainInvesting.com

It's not a secret that I like one word .com domain names. I am almost always on the hunt for a good one word .com domain name, although they are often difficult ...


Stolen domain name EQN.com returned to rightful owner  Domain Name Wire

Thief doesn't show up to defend lawsuit. Picture of thief at laptop computer. Verisign has transferred the domain name EQN.com to its previous owner after a ...


WIPO: Be aware of generic terms in domain name dispute resolution  JD Supra

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a Panel ...


Calm.com domain name is paying dividends  Domain Name Wire

Whatever the initial investment was, this domain name is a big asset to mindfulness company. Calm logo I took a ten-minute timeout this afternoon to meditate ...


22 end user sales up to $50000  Domain Name Wire

A new NYC tourist attraction, a bank and a soccer score business bought domain names. Photo of Edge New York viewing balcony. The Edge at Hudson Yards ...


Inside the DNSpionage hacks that hijack domains at an unprecedented scale  Ars Technica

Since the beginning of the year, the US government and private security companies have been warning of a sophisticated wave of attacks that's hijacking ...


Who registered DrSuessIsRacist.com?  Domain Name Wire

Company registered four domain names yesterday that state that Dr. Seuss was racist. A company registered four interesting domain names yesterday: ...


Fight over the Amazon domain name pits Nature against Mammon  Financial Times

The company's battle with Latin America over the jungle threatens internet co-operation.


DNSSEC - DNW Podcast #226  Domain Name Wire

Domain Name System Security Extensions — what's it all about? dnw-podcast You've probably heard about some recent hacks involving the domain name ...


ICANN Warns Domain Name System Under Attack | Avast  Security Boulevard

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) reports that key internet structures have been under attack for some months now. “Public ...


Google: No SEO Benefit To Having Images On Your Own Domain Name  Search Engine Roundtable

Google's John Mueller said again that there is no specific SEO benefit for hosting your images on your own domain name. You can host them on your domain ...


Nelson Mandela Foundation wants Mandela.org domain name  Domain Name Wire

Organization files cybersquatting complaint under UDRP with World Intellectual Property Organization. Nelson Mandela Foundation logo Nelson Mandela ...


Escalating DNS attacks have domain name steward worried  We Live Security

The keeper of the internet's 'phone book' is urging a speedy adoption to help combat escalating DNS attacks that represent a significant risk.


NamesCon auction lifts Web.com sales in February  Domain Name Wire

Web.com's marketplace sales from February were low, but NamesCon juices numbers. People holding bid cards in an auction February was a very slow month ...


How to Find the Best Domain Name Registrar  Thrive Global

Finding the optimal/optimally domain registrar partly is dependent upon seeing a registrar which has traits which everyone wants, but might additionally ...


.eu domain names - qualification for ownership  Lexology

In the absence of any agreement which may be reached concerning the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the .eu Top Level Domain will no longer apply to the…


Ram Mohan named Afilias COO  Domain Name Wire

Long-time employee takes on a new role at Afilias. Ram Mohan Picture, COO of Afilias. Ram Mohan. Apparently it's a big week for executive appointments.


ICANN urges adopting DNSSEC now  Network World

Continuing attacks on directory name services have prompted ICANN to prompt enterprise DNS uses to push their suppliers for DNSSEC services to block some ...


ICANN Makes Urgent Call for Full Deployment of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC)  CircleID

In light of increasing reports of malicious activity targeting the DNS infrastructure, ICANN is calling for the full deployment of the Domain Name System Security ...


The company behind the .UK domain name system is opening a DC office  WTOP

A prominent U.K.-based domain name registry and cybersecurity company crossed the Atlantic to launch its first North American office in D.C. this week. Nominet ...


DomainBam – The Ultimate Domain Name Generator for Your Cryptocurrency Sites  Coindoo

DomainBam is a domain name generator *service* that helps you climb that obstacle and give an exciting twist to the unavoidable domain name search stage.


UK Registrants: .eu Domain and Brexit  The National Law Review

Government guidance for new, existing, and suspended .eu domain registrants are highlighted, as it relates to what will happen to the .eu domain with Brexit ...


The Army's next frontier demands transformations  fifthdomain.com

The Army is working on information operations integration with other capabilities, such as cyber and electronic warfare.


Global Domain Name System Tools Market Analysis by Region, Company Share,Players, Future and Forecast 2019-2028  Biz News Media

Global Domain Name System Tools Market 2019 delivers practical and reasonable intellect of economy which comprises the essential trends and increases ...


Public Interest Registry (.Org) hires three new execs – Domain Name Wire  Domain Name Wire

Song-Marshall, Abley and Vora join PIR executive team. Pictures of new PIR hires Judy Song-Marshall, Joe Abley, Anand Vora. L to R: Judy Song-Marshall, Joe ...


Difference Between Web Hosting And Domain Name  PC Tech Magazine

A common question asked more often,are domain names and web hosting the same thing? And, if not, what is the difference between the two?


ICANN warns of “ongoing and significant” attacks against internet’s DNS infrastructure  TechCrunch

The internet's address book keeper has warned of an “ongoing and significant risk” to key parts of the domain name system infrastructure, following months of ...


The Global Network Management System (NMS) Market size is expected to reach $11.0 billion by 2024, rising at a market growth of 10.2% CAGR during the forecast period  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Network Management System (NMS) Market size is expected to reach $11.0 billion by 2024, rising at a ...


WIPO Reports Cybersquatting Cases Grew by 12% Reaching New Records in 2018  CircleID

According to a report from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), trademark owners filed a record 3447 cases under the Uniform Domain Name ...


Domain Name Cambridge.com For Sale  PR Web

Cambridge.com is for sale. It's rare that a premium domain name known throughout the world becomes available. This top ranking domain name is highly ...


Domain name defense: The heart of a company's strategy | ippromagazine.com  IPPro Magazine

IPPro The Magazine is the go-to industry publication for free news, views and opinion on intellectual property, features. Nathalie Dreyfus of Dreyfus discusses ...


When Apple, the importance of privacy and a domain name meet  Times of India

Apple has registered the domain name privacyisimportant.com.


QV.net and Insurance.us Sold for the Same Price. Which One Was the Better Buy & Why?  Domain Name Journal

16 years ago we started our weekly domain sales reports (that come out every Wednesday evening) as an educational tool. Showing the exact prices paid for ...


Crypto Exchange Bittrex Files a Claim of Infringement Regarding its Domain Name  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has filed a claim of infringement against Amanda Lomendres Lopes. Lopes registered the www.bittrex-es.com website that ...


Sketch.com Acquired in Advance of $20m Funding Round  DomainInvesting.com

Sketch acquired Sketch.com prior to its recent $20 million round of funding. It had been using SketchApp.com for its website.


Infovista upgrades its Ipanema SD-WAN platform  FierceTelecom

The most important of several upgrades to Infovista's Ipanema SD-WAN platform is Application Intelligence+, the company says. The goal of the new functionality ...


Domain Name Disputes And Cybersquatting In India – Part II - Intellectual Property - India  Mondaq News Alerts

A trademark is protected by the laws of a country where such trademark has been registered. Moreover, a trademark may have a multiple registrations in many ...


Game designer will lecture Wednesday  Coalfield.com

Jackson Martin, an entrepreneur from Lattimore, N.C., will discuss his career Wednesday as this year's speaker for the Alfred and Shirley Wampler Caudill ...


Domain Name System Tools Market is Booming | Detailed Analysis Report on Key Players, Growth Prospects & Market Size 2018-2023  Market Research Updates

“Industrial Research Report 2023: Global Domain Name System Tools market report studies historical factors and market influencers, key strategies that helped ...


VMware security advisories issued | SC Media  SC Magazine

VMware issued security advisories for VMware Workstation Pro/Player and VMware Horizon.


UK holders to lose dot EU domain names after Brexit  Netimperative

UK-based businesses and people will be unable to hold onto their .eu domains after Brexit, even if there is a Withdrawl Agreement in place, according to new ...


3 Things Tucows' Management Wants You to Know  Motley Fool

The domain registrar and network *service* provider is building internet services for the long haul, happily reshaping its operations along the way.


Russia's Cyber Sovereignty – a Model for the Future?  RKK ICDS

In early March 2019 there were mass demonstrations in several Russian cities. The crowds were protesting at the latest in a series of measures to control the ...


Tuesday's small-cap stocks to watch Subscriber content  The Globe and Mail

Our roundup of Canadian small-caps of between $100-million and $2.5-billion in market capitalization making news and on the move today.


Doubting VirnetX Holding Corp (VHC)’s Future Is A Dumb Move  Post Analyst

VirnetX Holding Corp (NYSE:VHC) is at least 159.05% than its current record low price of $2.1. There was a 5.22% gain on 3/15/2019 that led the price to move ...


Domain Name System Tools Market by Major Players, Volume, Demand, Market Dynamic Forces & Forecast 2024  Sierra Leone View

A comprehensive analysis of the Domain Name System Tools Market including market sizing, market share by competitor, market share by distribution channel, ...


Maduro's internet blackout stifles news of Venezuela crisis  CPJ Press Freedom Online

One of the world's biggest news stories on March 4 was the daring return to Venezuela of opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaidó, ...


Is Russia Going to War Against the Internet?  The National Interest Online

The Sovereign Internet Bill, which recently passed its first reading in Russia's parliament, calls for the creation of a Russian Domain Name System (DNS) and ...


FIS to agrees to $43 Worldpay deal  PaymentsSource

The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the Web. Today: FIS agrees to Worldpay deal; E-commerce sites hit with malware; ...


Building a website for your small business just got more affordable  DestinyMan

Has the often exorbitant cost of setting up a website held you back from strengthening your business's online presence? It's a problem tens of thousands of ...


SANS Institute: DNS attacks gaining steam in 2019  TechTarget

At the recent RSA Conference 2019, experts from the SANS Institute delineated attack techniques that are gaining steam, including attackers using DNS attacks ...


.africa domain names on promo till the end of March 2019  TECH dot Africa

africa is one of the generic top-level domain names that Web4Africa is offering at discounted prices between 1 February and 31 March 2019.


Continuous Delivery Foundation - what will it bring to DevOps?  www.computing.co.uk

Why now - and where is CI? Cloud Bees and Sumo Logic explain the need for yet another open source foundation.


Tucows Inc.  Baystreet.ca

11:19 AM EST - Tucows Inc. : Has signed a definitive agreement to acquire wholesale domain name registrar Ascio Technologies from CSC The transaction ...