It’s T minus 24 hours today, as Uniregistry – one of the biggest investors in the gTLD namespace – is preparing for a Sunrise launch for both Dot .Sexy and Dot .Tattoo. After ICANN confirmed the go ahead signal, Frank Schilling‘s first two gTLDs to go live will be available to those able to reserve […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Minds+Machines, one of the biggest investors in the gTLD namespace, is upping its ante with an aggressive marketing promotion geared towards domain investors, and indecisive end-user buyers alike. After announcing the “death of dot .com” on a Facebook ad, a funeral ceremony will take place this coming Sunday. “We are not disrespecting the body of […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain investor and application developer, Bruce Marler, isn’t phased out by the current snow and sleet in Missouri, where he is located. The busy developer is very popular among domainers; in our past coverage, we pointed out how he could easily be the next Pope. Having co-developed Grape.com for the Castello Brothers, Bruce Marler’s latest […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The ongoing debate about whether “dot com is dead” is definitely energizing the typically stagnant waters of the domain industry, after falling prey to a crafty “trolling” ad by Minds+Machines. While domainers waste time speculating the clinical status of the “king of all TLDs”, someone apparently registered DotComIsDead.com – as early as in 2000. During […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Verisign, managers of both the .com and the .net domain name space, vehemently denied rumors that dot .com is dead, earlier today. “Our latest hospital report clearly shows that dot .com is alive, despite its current comatose status,” exclaimed Verisign spokesman, Varth Dader. “There is definitely some brain activity, there is a pulse, and the […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
As we posted two years ago, Disney holds the domain name PearlHarbor.com hostage, for more than a decade. Disney, producers of the movie ‘Pearl Harbor’, used to forward this premium geodomain to a sales page advertising the DVD of the movie. At some point, the URL forwarding stopped and the domain PearlHarbor.com currently displays a […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A shocking domain lander at the popular domain marketplace, BuyDomains, leaves nothing to the imagination: “TheDomains.com may be for sale.” In a day that many domain sales occur behind closed doors, hundreds of domains change hands in private transactions, for millions of dollars. But how much is TheDomains.com worth? According to domain estimation tool, Valuate.com, that […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Adidas has revealed the ‘Brazuca” – the official soccer (football) match ball for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. It’s a complete redesign of the erratically-behaving “Jabulani” that brought many odd kicks during the last World Cup in 2010. This time around, the Brazuca ball is said to have been tested extensively; it sports six […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A few months ago, we published a first look into the effects of beer on domain availability queries and potential registration of said domains. Nothing revolutionary here: pop a few cold ones, then start using DomainTools for domains that arrive as random thoughts, all while beer performs its magic. Some of these domains are better […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Donuts, Inc. – the largest gTLD player in the new expansion of the Internet domain lanes – is expanding its domain offerings, once again. The addition of dot .Cronut will be a pleasant surprise to the numerous fans of the popular crispy dessert, that often wait in line at 4:00am in New York for a […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.