The recent acquisition of eNom by Tucows involved the unfortunate layoff from Rightside of several employees. Mergers and acquisitions condense capital and assets and while all effort is made to retain everyone, this is not logistically possible. We are aware of at least two hard-working former Rightside employees who did not make it: Bari Meyerson-Kissel […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
We had late lunch with domain entrepreneur, Bill Karamouzis of MathGames.com today, at the Beach Cafe inside Tropicana. NamesCon 2017 opened its gates with network lanes today, a smaller but efficient area to review domain industry exhibits. Back to Bill Kara and lunch. DomainGang: Bill, how is your lunch, the chicken over fresh arugula looks […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Hours after acquiring eNom for a reported $83.5 million dollars in hard cash, Tucows is rebranding. “Going from Tucows to Threecows, was an anticipated domain rebranding, and adding eNom strengthens our brand tremendously,” said Ricky Lake, social media manager for Tucows. “Everyone is having a cow today, and we’re definitely going to milk it, until […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In an interview with attorney Charles Gucciardo of The Gucciardo Law Firm, PLLC, Rightside discusses his interest in new TLDs; Mr. Gucciardo apparently spent over $500,000 dollars acquiring new gTLD domains related to his business. How many domains would you estimate that you’ve registered? Sixty to seventy at the moment. As soon as I get […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Dot .Games has been a big success for gamers, gaming companies, and domain investors alike. The Rightside gTLD currently has just almost 8,000 .Games domains, per ntldstats. Today, we were made aware of what appears to be the first UDRP filed for a .Games domain, Sega.Games. The Complainant is SEGA Games Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
We continue our coverage on the 60-day lockdown period imposed to domain transfers by ICANN, when WHOIS information is changed. Registrars can offer an opt-out process, and so far we reached out to Name.com, and Uniregistry, who responded with their respective policies and process. eNom, a Rightside company, have announced that they too support the […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Microsoft revealed Surface Studio, a revolutionary, slim desktop computer aimed at creative individuals. The product will be rolled out in early 2017 and Microsoft is already taking preorders, although not via the matching .com domain! As SurfaceStudio.com belongs to a company creating backdrops for photographers, Microsoft went with Surface.Studio, a gTLD managed by Rightside. The […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Dot .Games, the new gTLD for gamers, game creators and enthusiasts, just turned 30 days old. RightSide gave its newest gTLD full support, promoting it at events such as Twitchcon. In our opinion, dot .Games is the winner in the gallant battle against the singular, dot .Game. According to stats provided by RightSide, almost 7,000 […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
RightSide rolled out dot .Games 10 days ago, and the results are rather awesome. Currently, almost 6000 .Games domains have been registered. Not content with pitching the .Games gTLD to domain investors, its sister company, Name.com, took a trip south to California, where TwitchCon 2016 is taking place. From September 30 to October 2, hordes […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Dot .Games recently opened its gates to everyone; from game authors, developers, gamers and domain investors, this fresh gTLD by RightSide was well-received. By rolling out .Games at a wholesale price of only $15 dollars, RightSide attempts to dominate the game industry’s need for domains. Naturally, premium domains are priced higher, but that’s to be […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In May, we compared two upcoming, at the time, new gTLDs, catering to the multi-billion dollar game industry: .Game vs. .Games. Uniregistry was about to roll out dot .Game, and things looked equal; then, at launch, the pricing was unveiled to be a rather shocking $1 dollar per day. In the weeks that followed, the […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Gamers rejoice! The general availability period opened up for dot .Games, the latest gTLD from RightSide. Although there are plenty of premium-priced .Games domains, the majority will be priced at $15 wholesale. Right now, you can register .Games domains starting at $19.98 at Uniregistry. Prices at other domain registrars will vary. Here’s a press release […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.