Domain Sales

Details of $528,000 sale of Accommodation.com and Accommodation.co.uk

Pixel Capital buys domain names to enter online travel market. Australian company Pixel Capital Pty Ltd announced last week that it had acquired Accommodation.com and Accommodation.co.uk for a combined $528,000 USD. Both domain names were owned by a British company and were developed at one point.

Read More

Domain Pioneer Mike "Zappy" Zapolin Filming New Documentary With Deepak Chopra

Mike “Zappy” Zapolin has been involved in the development and sale of some of the best generic domain names on the Internet, including Music.com, Computer.com, CreditCards.com, Diamond.com and many more. The serial entrepreneur is now expanding into yet another field – documentary filmmaking.

Read More

Panelist Blasts Credit Europe Bank for “Flagrant Abuse” of UDRP

Lawyer states that his client’s interests are more important than domain owner’s, so they should get the domain name. A World Intellectual Property Organization domain arbitration panelist has some harsh words for Credit Europe Bank and lawyer Novagraaf Nederland after it brought a case against the owner of CreditEurope.com. The registrant of CreditEurope.com got the domain name in 2003, several years before Credit Europe Bank started trading under the Credit Europe name

Read More

For Basel II IRB compliance Dubai Bank Chooses FERNBACH

Following a rigorous selection process including a functional as well as a technical proof of concept, Dubai Bank Dubai Bank chose FERNBACH among renowned providers of risk solutions and is currently implementing the Fernbach Basel II Credit Risk Management solution.

Read More

CreditReport.com Buys CreditScore.com Domain, Deal Reportedly Bigger Than Toys.com

Domain name broker Derek Giordano informed DNN that he has brokered a major deal assisting in the sale of CreditScore.com.  The buyer CreditReport.com made the announcement in a press release today. The sale was reportedly in excess of $5 Million dollars (or bigger than Toys.com). The company has not provided any details on the actual price, so this one likely won’t be recorded in the “domain history books”.  It’s still a great sale and one that shows that there’s still buying and selling even in a tough economy. Congrats to buyer, seller and Giordano (c) 2009 DomainNameNews.com Advertisement WE BUY DOMAINS. We are interested in acquiring your premium domains – find out more .

Read More

Bido Changes Fee Structure, Creates Credit Based System

According to Jarred Cohen’s post on the Conceptualist blog, Bido is now moving from a percentage based fee system to a credit based system . While the fee for domains with a reserve used to be the greater of 3% of the reserve or $29.99, it is now based on pre-paid credits. The reserve pricing schedule is now 1 credit per $1,000 of the reserve (capped at 10 credits maximum).

Read More