preload preload

Domain Guide
iGoldrush Report
Domain Showcase
Domain Brokerage
News & Articles
Company Reviews
Company Info
Archive News 2013  July

iGoldrush is your source for the most current domain industry news and information. Read the most current domain news below, then visit our news archive for domain news from years past. In addition to domain name news, you’ll find domain articles, information, and interviews with top industry insiders.

We’re looking for writers! Contact us to submit your article or editorial for review.


Click here for Domain News Archive

.IE Domains Grow 5% In 2012

The total number of .ie domain names grew by just over five percent in 2012, Ireland’s registry IEDR reported. Registrations per capita for the Irish republic are quite low compared to other developed countries with the total number of .ie domains being 182,284, a growth rate of 5.3 percent. The growth rate would be quite [...] Continue reading

APWG Report: Phishing Attack Numbers Drop 20 Percent from Historical Highs

[news release] The APWG reports in its Q1 2013 Phishing Activity Trends Report that phishing attack frequency declined 20 percent from Q4 2012 to Q1 2013, due to a precipitous drop in virtual server phishing attacks. Statistics indicate that phishing levels are returning to the levels seen prior to the record-setting highs of 2012. Phishing [...] Continue reading

The Frager Factor

Tumblr Shuts Down Popular NSFW Blogger: Who’s Next? & How To Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Passion

Plus  who is raising money; who is building bad-ass company cultures; what happens at the world's biggest hacker conference stay at... and nobody likes to be CHANGED AND MOST IMPORTANT; "Why Your URL Bar Matters, and Why Silicon Valley Should Take Note" Owen Frager What [...] Continue reading


The Huffington Post: Direct Navigation Traffic Almost As Important as Google In Reaching Your Destination Of Choice

The Huffington Post just seems have discovered people really do type in domain names into the navigation bar and it seems there is even money to be made in owning domain names. Wow Who would have thought? In an article entitled “Why Your URL Bar Matters, and Why Silicon Valley Should Take Note” goes on [...] Continue reading

Domain Name News

New gTLD applicant Radix launches Photo Contest for Registrars

It appears that the registry operators for new gTLDs have started the courting for registrars with some marketing efforts. DirectI’s Radix registry has launched a photo contest for registrars to find the best pictures representing one of their 29 new gTLD applications. The twist? The photos are to be shot with a Polaroid camera [...] Continue reading


Zynga Files A Lawsuit Over For Trademark Infringement

According to, Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California  against  the maker of the “Bang With Friends” claiming it infringes on Zynga’s trademark for its “with friends” family of games.     Zynga alleges the company “selected the name ‘Bang With Friends’ with Zynga’s game trademarks [...] Continue reading

Whats Your Name

5 successful websites with .US domain names

.US domains are a great way to give your website an American identity, whether it's to foster a sense of patriotism or just let people know that you've got a presence in the United States. And if you want to get creative, you can also use the .US extension to form a question/statement or finish [...] Continue reading

We're looking for writers!

Got something to say? Our readers are eager to hear it! iGoldrush strives to provide content diverse in opinion and outlook and we are currently seeking informative and engaging writers within the domain industry to contribute. In exchange, you'll get exposure on one of the most targeted websites in the industry. Contact us to submit your article or editorial for review.

Join Our Newsletter

iGoldrush domain news feed  iGoldrush on Twitter  iGoldrush on Facebook  iGoldrush on Facebook

    Have you ever leased a domain name?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
    View All Polls

Web Analytics