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With 2019 coming to a close, we're not just saying goodbye to the past 365 days, we're also saying goodbye to an entire decade. As we bid farewell to the 2010s, we're taking this opportunity to look back and reflect on the digital decade as well as consider what the future might have in store [...] Continue reading
Today: From a $300 start in domain investing to a $178k take home / 50567.com sold for $6,249 / .com.au. register for non Australian / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: NNNN.com domains wanted – [...] Continue reading
Domaining in 2019 was a very busy and very interesting year. We saw the largest sale ever reported as Voice.com sold for $30 million. Chad Wright’s WebQuest and New.Life took 5 of the top 15 new gtld sales with Free.Games being the top reported sale at $335,000. Money.com.au became one of the top 30 highest [...] Continue reading
The Number Resource Organization (NRO), acting as the Address Supporting Organization (ASO), today announced it has submitted correspondence to ICANN regarding the Internet Society's proposed transfer of ownership of PIR, the .org registry, to Ethos Capital. This is a historic step as the NRO (Number Resource Organization) representing the 5 Regional Internet address Registries normally [...] Continue reading
.Coms and ccTLDs led rise with ccTLD registrations soaring 8.4% year over year and .coms jumping 4.7%. However, .net continued its slide. [...] Continue reading
Technical Resource Shortage. There is already a growing shortage of fiber resources that includes engineers, construction companies, and fiber consultants. The upcoming $16.4 billion RDOF program will create a resource shortage in 2020 for those who can help companies seek grant funding. Once the grants are awarded, the size of the program will add stress [...] Continue reading
A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on December 30, 2019. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve. I’m only showing where [...] Continue reading