6 weeks ago Bill McClure cut a deal with the .CLUB registry to buy the Coffee.club domain for $100,000. Bill promised to have a full blown coffee subscription business operating on the domain within a month and true to his word the site appeared and deliveries are arriving now.
While some of us came out of the holidays carrying a little more excess weight than we wanted, EscrowHill.com went in the opposite direction and has added muscle that is allowing them to start the new year with an expanded suite of domain escrow services.
It’s almost a cliche to talk about how often breaches occur—in 2015 alone, we’ve seen high-profile breaches from everyone from Anthem, the popular work collaboration tool Slack, and even the federal government thanks to the recent US Office of Personnel Management attack.
Short domains have always appealed to domain buyers but their popularity has never been higher than it has been over the past year. That trend continued this week with the top 5 sales and 11 of 20 entries on our latest Top 20 Sales Chart coming in at 4 characters or less.
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 […]