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Marchex Spins Off New Company That Gets Their Domain Assets & Reveals Prices from Their Top Sales

In a major development today, Marchex announced they are spinning off a new company - Archeo - that will get all of their domain assets while the original company concentrates on pay per call and mobile advertising. Marchex also revealed how much they got for each of their Top 500 domain sales with prices up to $700,000.

By |November 1st, 2012|Domain Sales, Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Apple seizes iPhone sex domains

Apple has claimed eight domain names being used to direct iPhone-curious surfers to mobile porn sites, the original registrant handing over the URLs in return for the Cupertino company dropping a World Intellectual Property Organization complaint. Domains including “sex4iphones.com” and “iphoneporn4s.com” had been registered by an unnamed Israeli company and directed to a variety of

By |November 23rd, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Network Solutions – The First Domain Name Registrar – Acquired by Web.com

Web.com, a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Web.com to acquire privately-held Network Solutions, the original domain name registrar.

By |August 3rd, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

.PRO Names New CEO Who Helped Get .INFO Off the Ground – Plus Another Coup for .CO

RegistryPro, operator of the .PRO registry has a new CEO. The company has hired one of the original board members of Afilias (operator of the .INFO registry) to fill the role.

By |May 18th, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

The Big Question Now: Where Does the New GeoDomain Trade Association Leave Associated Cities?

A new non-profit trade association & expo serving the geodomain industry - GeoPublishers.com - launched Thursday. The birth of the new organization begs the question - what happens now to Associated Cities - the original geodomain trade association and organizer of the annual GeoDomain Expo?

By |April 22nd, 2011|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Very First Registration – MITRE.org

RESTON, Va., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the original top-level domains, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today congratulates The MITRE Corporation for being the first registrant 25 years ago with the .ORG domain. Purchased on July 10, 1985, MITRE.org jumpstarted over 8 million subsequent registrations by becoming the very first .ORG domain holder. In the decades since ...

By |July 12th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Master of all domains (Las Vegas CityLife)

In 1981, Stephen Sondheim attempted a musical with an all-twenty-something cast, Merrily We Roll Along. It quickly sank almost without a trace, with the fortuitous exception of the original cast album. One voice leapt out of those LP grooves.

By |February 25th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Targeted TRAFFIC Las Vegas Live Auction Results

The continuation of yesterday’s interrupted Live Auction at the Targeted TRAFFIC conference can be found in the original post . (c) 2009 DomainNameNews.com Advertisement WE BUY DOMAINS. We are interested in acquiring your premium domains – find out more .

By |January 23rd, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. breaking news

The New York City show truly marks the end of an era and the beginning of a new challenge as we trail blaze into the next decade. There will be a number of "Lasts" and even more "Firsts." Our version of the "Shark Tank" will become a "Signature event" at this and future T.R.A.F.F.I.C. shows. We will be giving further details and some interesting twists that we have planned that once again will clearly demonstrate to everyone in the industry why TRAFFIC continually sets the tone and agenda. Why we lead and others follow.

By |September 9th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments