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Domain Sales

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.

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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

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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.

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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?

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.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 …

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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.

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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.

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