We continue to see some extraordinary transactions in one of the most fascinating years in the history of domain aftermarket sales. Large portfolios of domains in popular categories like numeric domains can command respectable money even when they stretch to five digits .
Interest in numeric domain names, fueled by demand form Chinese buyers, has prompted Sedo to add a new search filter that will only show numeric domain names in the search results. The company also announced an exclusive auction of numeric .club domain that will run Nov. 12-19.
George Kirikos has uncovered many major domain sales by poring over SEC filings. Today he reported hitting the mother lode – a sale that could end up being worth an astounding $90 million – when he came across details of a 2005 deal involving LasVegas.com
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. Highlights include a quarter-million dollar sale at the top and another long list of ultra-short domains that also pulled in some serious money.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Teens are way out front when it comes to tech stuff and the internet. So it’s totally not surprising that American teen tv stars Kendall and Kylie Jenner announced winning their domain name disputes even before the disputes were filed at the World Intellectual Property Organization. The Jenner sisters are part of the “Keeping Up […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Starting in 2012, the Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began to revolutionize the internet with the release of a vast number of new top-level domain spaces. While most attorneys, and indeed the general public, are familiar with many of the commonly-used TLD spaces (e.g., .com, .net, .edu,), with the launch of well […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Google chose a “.xyz” name for Alphabet. The company’s not the only buying Google-related .xyz domains. Thousands of people flocked to acquire a “.xyz” website name this week following the surprise news that Google is folding itself into Alphabet, a new holding company that has ABC.xyz as its website. These registrants, for the most part, appear to […]
Apple doesn’t own iPad.com, apple.co.uk or many other domains that contain its name or the names of its products, but it is now the proud owner of applecom.com and appleprinters.com — two domains that were the subject of a complaint Apple made to the World Intellectual Property Organization about a month ago. If you now […]