After Google announced that it is creating a new holding company, called Alphabet and the new website is using the domain name abc.xyz I ran a poll asking readers what they thought the domain abc.xyz was sold for.
Minds + Machines got $3.5 Million for withdrawing its applications for .Data & .Art and they report that there is strong interest for their multiple super-premium names in the past couple of months.
Minds + Machines Group Limited (LSE:MMX), announced that its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2015 will be published on Tuesday 22 September. An analysts’ briefing will be held by management at 10.00am on the day at the offices of the Company’s broker, N+1 Singer, in London.
Antony Van Couvering, CEO of Minds + Machines Group Limited, commented: Continue reading
.Online ended its 1st day in general availability with 35,172 domain name registrations in its zone files according to NameStat. .Online gained 33,473 domain names in the past 24 hours.
(Please keep in mind that the first 24 hours of general availability have not yet completed. The latest zone file update includes some hours from the EAP too.)
Radix's much awaited & probably its biggest TLD, .online entered General Availability with a launch record by Continue reading
Radix Registry, the .Online registry, announced on Twitter that .Online had 26,000 domain name registrations in the first 15 minutes of General Availability (GA).
The Early Access for .online ended on 26th August, 15:59 and general availability started at 16:00 on 26th August.
.Online had 15,000 domains in the first Continue reading
Constantine Roussos, founder of DotMusic Limited that is one of eight .music applicants, send out a letter to ICANN and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
The letter intents to support the .music community application-based application at the .MUSIC Community Priority Evaluation (“CPE”) process.
The letter (dated August 12, 2015) includes, as an additional attachment to the community application, over 100 new letters Continue reading
TLD Registry presented the world’s first, and still currently the world’s only Chinese Domaining Masterclass, at the industry-leading domain investing conference, NamesCon 2015. After several months of research, development, writing, and refining, they created a 120-page curriculum for western domain investors to use as a resource to help them confidently invest in Chinese-specific domains, without knowing a single word of Chinese.
I attended the "Chinese Domaining Masterclass" in NamesCon and I wrote a blog post about it: 10 Things I Learned About Chinese Domain Names.
Now, TLD Registry is releasing Continue reading
A new website for the Uniregistry registry was launched today at uniregistry.link. Frank Schilling announced the launch on Twitter.
He said that the new website has the "same heart, passion and ambition". He added: "We want to make naming a better experience. Love to all extensions". Continue reading
Day 5 of EAP started yesterday for .Online and in the first 45 minutes there were 532 domain name registrations.
Registrants pay about $150 more on EAP day 5 on top of the registration price.
Later in the day Radix Registry informed me that they had already seen 590+ EAP requests. Today's zone files show that more than 600 domains (the number is somewhere between 640 and 700) were registered in EAP day 5 with only a few hours into it. Tomorrow I will have more complete stats.
Across the last 5 days, .online has received Continue reading