Thousands of domain names are registered daily, but today – February 29 – is a special day that occurs every four years. Leap year registrations on February 29th are thus problematic, as they expire one day prior to their anniversary – on February 28th of the following year. In other words, domainers end up paying [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
BREAKING NEWS: An assassination attempt on Russian domain billionaire, Sergei Putanov, has been averted. Our correspondent in Ekaterinburg, Nikolai Domienenko reports: The investor and technology industries in Russia were in shock today, after news of a failed attempt to assassinate popular domain billionaire, Sergei Putanov, was made public. ITAR-TASS reports that Sergei Putanov escaped uninjured [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Two weeks ago, we wrote about how on the day of Whitney Houston’s death, the domain name BobbiKristina.com was registered by some obscure adult entertainer and was placed for sale on AfterMarket.com. It was subsequently removed from the marketplace by force, but it seems that now GoDaddy has stepped in and repossessed the domain! According [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Twitter has sold a large portion of its database of a few billion tweets – that includes yours and mine as well – to data mining company DataSift. As long as you have been tweeting for the past two years, DataSift will now own your messages, witticisms and embarrassing public messages – having bought them [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
After totaling three cars in Daytona, Danica “Crash” Patrick worked with GoDaddy founder, Bob Parsons to launch a new brand: CrashDaddy!Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
GoDaddy is raising their domain registration prices by $1 – effective immediately – to compensate for the huge financial loss sustained during the Daytona 500 race. “Unfortunately, Danica Patrick totaled three custom-made GoDaddy cars and at a price of $1.8 million a piece this is getting expensive”, said the founder Bob Parsons, en route to [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Bodog.com has been seized by the Department of Homeland Security – according to Bodog founder, Calvin Ayre. “We have learned that Bodog.com, the original domain of the world’s most popular gaming brand Bodog, was seized by the Department of Homeland Security pursuant to a sealed warrant.” Bodog already moved its poker web site to Bodog.eu [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
ICANN -The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers – has launched a redesigned web site, at ICANN.org; proving that its multi-million dollar liquidity did not go to waste. The new web site at ICANN.org features vastly improved navigation, pleasing colors and multi-language support.Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
“How much is my domain worth?” This is a question that many beginner and savvy domainers often ask. The difference is, beginner domainers ask others to evaluate their domains, while savvy domainers simply ask themselves However, one company has registered that exact domain, HowMuchIsMyDomainWorth.com – apparently in hopes of promoting it to those who search [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
There is something particularly interesting about Sven Loiglas, a domainer from Omaha, Nebraska who has been investing in domain names for the past 12 years. Sven is only 3ft 7″ tall, and he’s often been confused for a child during domain conferences. But still, this doesn’t make Sven Loiglas a lesser person or domain investor. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
GoDaddy founder and Daytona 500 team sponsor, Bob Parsons, is upset over the race’s postponement. GoDaddy sweetheart, Danica Patrick, crashed the GoDaddy car in a wall, during preliminary races last Thursday. “Gosh darn it, this is absolutely preposterous, that God would not grant Danica Patrick her much-deserved win at Daytona 500″, said a livid Bob [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Alongside the launch of DNForum – recently voted as the best domain name forum for 5 years in a row – came DNFaces.com The brainchild of Andrew Bennett – owner of Whois-Search – who was a DNForum moderator during that time, DNFaces.com was meant to serve as a picture folio of DNForum member profiles. While [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.