The news about Google acquiring social media managing platform, Wildfire, spread like – well – wildfire, across the universe of social media. The moolah invested was $250 million. In other words, digital ice was once again sold to the Eskimo, and by that we have no racial bias against the native tribes of Inuit, ok? [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Is it Wednesday yet? Short answer: No. But it’s time for yet another Domainer Poll of the Day – this time it’s all about location, location, location. When you receive an offer for your domains and you know which country the buyer resides, does it make any difference to how you treat the sale? For [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A lot of past and present users of Netflix believe that the Netflix service sucks; but a new class action lawsuit web site will hopefully quiet down some of the white noise against the online movie rental provider. VideoPrivacyClass.com was launched to provide information about the class action lawsuit, and the rights of several hundred [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Only a few hours after selling out his ScienceFiction.com shares to former partner, Braden Pollock, Chef Patrick shocks the nation with a new venture in the real estate market. “I’ve acquired RealEstate.com with the $2.7 million dollars I saved since the rollout of ScienceFiction.com, and I’m going to give it my all, along with wife [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Hesham Zebida is the founder of a bloggers community called “Famous Bloggers” and a few days ago two of his most valuable domain names, registered at GoDaddy, were stolen. The thief then tried to blackmail Zebida into buying his domains, FamousBloggers.net and ThesisAwesome.com, for $999 – after they were moved away from GoDaddy to another [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Department of Telecom in India, recently ordered the blocking of several large web sites, such as The Pirate Bay, and even Vimeo. Large Internet providers in India are thus instructed to block these web sites and display the following message instead: “This site has been blocked as per instructions from Department of Telecom (DOT) [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It’s Monday already – where did the weekend go? But not everything needs to be about leisure; work is part of what keeps us domainers alive. Which brings us to today’s Domainer Poll of the Day – now on break during the weekends: Do you own a registered trademark or service mark? As always, your [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Abdu Tarabichi, owner of popular domain news aggregator, Domainsville.com, made an announcement earlier today, about a rogue clone site, operating from Domainsville.us: “We learned today that a man allegedly named “Christopher Ortiz” of Jacksonville, Florida (a reverse lookup on the email reveals a registrant based in China) has registered and launched Domainsville.US, a pure fake [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Now you can register your domains – twice. A new feature by .com and .net managers, Verisign, delivers a whole new aspect to domain management and protection against accidental drops. “Many times in the past we have received emails from frustrated domain owners that let their domains expire,” said Ion Dragoumis of Verisign. “Quite often, [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Here’s a few reasons why we would classify GoDaddy as “the Wal-Mart of domain registrars“: They are the largest in their respective industries: Wal-Mart for retail and GoDaddy for domain names. Both Wal-Mart and GoDaddy offer incentives and bait customers with rolled back “discounts” that simply keep prices level. Many people have a love-hate relationship [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Madhura Honey, a student from Bangalore, India, volunteered for the Olympics in London. She was so excited about her mission, that she told her friends and family to watch India’s Olympic team during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Using her credentials, Madhura Honey paraded alongside the flag-bearer of India, wearing a red shirt [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
IDN domains exist for a reason: to utilize the alphabets of countries that use a non-Latin alphabet, or an alphabet with accents. Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese, Greek and other such IDN domains have changed hands for sizable amounts of money, or are developed web sites. There is, however, a type of hybrid domain registrations, when a [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.