Domain Name News

Domain Name News

AdSense celebrates 10 years

AdSense started out offering only contextually-targeted text ads in 2003, and has evolved significantly since then. Click here to see a press release announcing AdSense back in 2003.Back then Google had a bout 100,000 advertisers using AdWords and this number …

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Sedo sells 743 domains worth $1.2 million: WBM.com $35.877 USD, Forks.com $32.500 USD – Week 10/6-16/6

This week, 743 transactions (746 last week) took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling$1.2 million ($1.3 last week). Only 248 domains (251 last week) were reported by Sedo this week. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 47%(43% last week) of total sales were the …

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New gTLD program posts 100 new Initial Evaluation results: 92 applications get a pass (total is 720)

The next set of Initial Evaluation (IE) Results was released by ICANN. ICANN has ramped up the number of results to batches of 100 prioritized applications per week. The total number of passing applicationsis now 720 (was 628 last week). ICANN released Initial Evaluation (IE) results for the next set ofapplications with priority numbers 700-800. There are 92 (some were from previous weeks) applications in this set …

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