September 3, 2014 · SPECIAL REPORT
DNPost.com When DNPost.com entered the presumably saturated domain forum market, we were not 100% sure about its direction and focus. During its quiet launch phase, DNPost produced some very entertaining videos, showcasing humorously the competition between existing domain forums; admittedly, they... [Read more]
China: A vast land of many opportunities. To make it or break it into the lucrative Chinese domain market, savvy domain investors must understand the Chinese culture a little better. Our very own Attila Steven, who spent several years in China and other Asian countries, knows quite well the mechanics of Chinese business. It’s... [More]
Kusal Shrestha – Deadbeat domainer from Nepal. This is a Domain Obituary for Kusal Shrestha, using the email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com and a phone number from Japan 080-4334-7288, logging in from the IP 22.214.171.124 in Tokyo, Japan. On September 1st, after placing an offer of $2,100... [More]
It’s domain investor Elliot Silver’s birthday today, and the big news isn’t that Elliot finally turned 30 years old. “The big three-oh is an important milestone for all domain investors, but I have better news today,” said Elliot Silver, unveiling his sponsorship agreement with a major airline,... [More]
Dot .CN is less restricted now. Apparently, the Chinese government has once again eliminated the need for special paperwork in order to register dot .CN domain names. Confused? So are we. Here’s a timeline of events: Several years ago, when the dot .CN ccTLD opened up for business, only Chinese registrants could register... [More]
The planned downtime of the popular destination for domain investors, DomainTools, is causing unnecessary duress on a Sunday. DomainTools is down. Thousands of visitors to DomainTools.com receive a message citing the planned downtime, and clearly this notice isn’t enough to calm down the spirits. “It’s... [More]
Kim Kardashian had some great times at Webfest Global. The scandal-hounding web site 4chan has been down for the past couple of hours, following the alleged release of stolen pictures, depicting Kim Kardashian in the nude. A former Domainfest keynote speaker, Kim Kardashian appears to be the target of the same hacking incident... [More]
Christo Georg – Rest in peace. This is a Domain Obituary for Christo Georg, or “Georgiev” with an email address of firstname.lastname@example.org and a phone number from Bulgaria +359888613795, logging in from the IP 126.96.36.199 in Alicante, Spain. On April 23rd, 2014, after placing an offer of $2,000 which... [More]
Some domain conferences don’t really care about your weight. If you’re a domain investor and a fan of the Adkins diet, there’s a new king in town: the gTLD diet. Most domainers struggling with weight issues can attribute their extreme gain to the food served during domain conferences. Jacob Spudowski, a... [More]
The recent launch of dot .Website domains left us unimpressed; the longer version of .Web has an appeal to content creators with an obsession for this archaic term. But web sites aren’t the only destinations on the Internet, which is utilizing mobiles to tap the potential of apps and other interactive content. With... [More]
Ron Jackson at the Acropolis. Domain reporter and investor, Ron Jackson, is very fond of Greece. A couple of years ago, we wished Ron a happy birthday, overlaying his jovial image onto popular Greek destinations. That photo album of Ron Jackson became the trigger apparently, for some recent domain investments, on the dot... [More]
Yoyo’ing with another’s trademarks. The executive summary: A British company, Yoyo Email Ltd., has attempted to launch a business venture by registering almost 4,000 dot .Email domain names, matching brands, products and corporate names of famous companies. By doing so, Yoyo Email Ltd. exclaims that it has legitimate... [More]
If only TRAFFIC parties were like this. DomainGang will be celebrating its 5th anniversary next Friday; with that in mind, we’ll be taking a stroll down memory lane, to revisit some of the domain news and incredible stories of that time. We begin with 2009 and select articles that stood out for their initial, raw content.... [More]
The Seychelles can keep its .SC ccTLD for now. Officials from the tiny nation and island cluster of the Seychelles breathed with relief today, after the Scottish independence poll yielded a resounding “NO”. Facing a forceful change from the dot .SC ccTLD, the Seychelles will now be able to keep it – at... [More]
How great brands are born. We never heard of Adhesive before, but apparently they collect and analyze data related to the “stickiness” of online shoppers. The company operated from Adhesive.co, and somewhere along the road they decided the name was too “soft.” Maybe they were told that the .com company,... [More]
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