Verisign – the dot com registry – is safe, despite several hundred thousand homes and businesses being left without power in Virginia, due to storms. “Here at Verisign we have multiple back up systems to keep our domain services up and running non stop,” said Matt Black of Verisign. “We have diesel power generators, solar [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The word ‘mode‘ has a different meaning in languages other than English. In French, German and Italian, it’s related to ‘fashion‘ and trends in clothing and style. It came as no surprise that the domain name, Mode.com was just sold on Sedo – apparently for a large amount of money. For at least 5 years, [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Fadi Chehade, new ICANN CEO, will assume office on October 1st – all while outgoing CEO, Rod Beckstrom‘s tenure ends on Sunday. As CEO, Fadi Chehade will receive a base salary of $560,000 plus up to $240,000 in bonuses. Nice! So how much of this money will he spend recovering his dot com? Shocking as [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In case you haven’t noticed, DomainTools – Golden Sponsor of DomainGang – rolled out a trio of new banner ads exclusive to our publication, yesterday. DomainTools – the top WHOIS tool for domains – is known for its creative advertising; here at DomainGang we support anything creative, different and visually stimulating. Today we received this [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A new article talks about the story of Network Solutions, founded by two African-Americans in 1979 and its subsequent winning bid of the Internet’s sole Registry. Albert White and Emitt McHenry, co-founders of Network Solutions, then sold the company for $4.8 million in 1997 to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) – an amount not much [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Sedo – the German corporation with offices in London and Boston – will be raising its corporate flag at half staff for the entire weekend, after the 2-1 loss of Germany to Italy for Euro 2012. “We are proud and sorry our national team failed, very disappointed by performance,” said Sedo managing director, Tobias Flaitz. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A new domain law that is part of the Obama healthcare plan has been passed; the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision on the “Obamacare” plan has now set things in stone. Provision 23.c of the Healthcare for all Americans states the following: “[...] Monetary offers in exchange for established three letter (LLL) dot com domain names, [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Olga Cavalli is a respectable ICANN member and recently presented a statement of objection to ICANN, with regards to the application for the .Patagonia gTLD, made by a private company, Patagonia Inc., that also owns Patagonia.com. This is an example of the serious implications regarding gTLDs, corporate names and trademarks that ICANN will be facing [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Congratulations to Francois of Domaining.com on the victory of Spain over Portugal, for Euro 2012. Francois might speak French fluently but his parents are from Spain. Tomorrow’s other semi-final match is between Germany and Italy. ¡Viva España!Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain Guardians has just sent out their newsletter, brokering a number of top quality domain names, including Ride.com, Bourbons.com, Epidural.com and Fishtanks.com You can subscribe to their newsletter at DomainGuardians.com [link updated].Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.