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#DropCatch : Half of #China’s investors are bidding on #Pudong.com!

Pudong is a district of Shanghai, China, and the domain name Pudong.com is currently being auctioned. Pudong.com was originally registered in 1998, and its Chinese registrant somehow lost control of the domain name’s renewals. The domain expired, and eventually it dropped. The auction is taking place on DropCatch – where else – with lots of […]

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Is the #Domain King “just nuts?”

In the entire domain name industry, no one is more well-known than the often outspoken Rick Schwartz. The Domain King spearheaded the domain industry’s growth by rolling out the TRAFFIC domain conference in 2004. Since then, Rick has rebooted his franchise with the Asheville Meetup – an event that will happen again in 2020. Rick […]

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Andy #Milonakis : Bullshit, that’s my #domain they want $2k for!

Greek-American comedian, Andy Milonakis, wasn’t happy yesterday, after discovering that his exact name as a .com, AndyMilonakis.com, is up for sale at Afternic. Said Andy Milonakis on Twitter: “what kinda bullshit is this? 2k for my own name as a domain?“ Milonakis posted a screenshot of the GoDaddy availability, showing the asking price of $1,999 […]

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Failed brands : #Cerebrum .com about to be resold for big bucks

When a healthcare company like Cerebrum closed down last year, it was added to a long list of failed brands that burned through cash. Cerebrum used a controversial technique to treat head trauma; the study supporting its effectiveness cost taxpayers more than $2 million dollars. Upon shutting down, Cerebrum had more than $3.6 million in […]

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Stevie Wonder .com #domain : I just called to say I dropped you!

Stevie Wonder is one of the greatest musicians of all time, and strangely the domain name StevieWonder.com has dropped. Although StevieWonder.com was used by a fan club of the famous musician at some point, the artist’s official web site is StevieWonder.net, and STEVIE WONDER is a registered trademark with the USPTO. Originally registered in 1999, […]

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Who owned the #domain SayCheese.com and why is it a hot auction at #DropCatch?

The domain SayCheese.com dropped, and its expired auction is in the final hours at DropCatch. The popular phrase “say cheese” is a reference to a photographer’s prompt to their subject, in order to get the “perfect smile.” More than 320 million results in Google for “say cheese,” so why did such an ultra common phrase’s […]

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#ShiShiCai .com : Chinese lottery #domain auctioned off for mid seven figures!

The expired domain ShiShiCai.com was auctioned off on a Chinese domain platform and the ensuing auction ended up at mid seven figures RMB. As shared by user YouName.com on Twitter, who apparently followed the auction for ShiShiCai.com: “Can you image [sic] Shishicai.com is bidding closed at 4,625,069 RMB today, in dollar it’s equal $685,195. That’s […]

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Why did #Lexar let a 22 year old #domain, Lexr.com, expire?

Jot this down as a lesson in corporate asset management; Lexar let the domain Lexr.com expire after 22 years. It sounds crazy, but it’s true: the technology giant with billions of dollars in revenue could not keep control of an intellectual property asset it held since 1996. The domain Lexr.com expired and dropped, then was […]

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Domain crime : Expired and dropped #domains in the hands of credit card phishers

Domains that drop or expire and become available for a small fee, often get picked up for their existing traffic. In the past, such pickups were made by domain investors, who’d park the domains with related keywords, earning PPC revenue. Domain parking has suffered big blows in the past decade, and now these domains are […]

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#DropCatch now offers #domains in pre-release auctions

DropCatch has been making a killing by auctioning off expired domains that dropped, then caught by its ultra fast servers. We’ve been following some auctions and many end up in the thousands of dollars, all for a few microseconds of CPU time and network latency, in order to catch these domains! Very nice. The great […]

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#OVGuide .com is about to sell for big bucks – and here’s why

The domain OVGuide.com is about to sell for big bucks; the dropped domain was caught by DropCatch where it’s being auctioned. With only 30 minutes to go, OVGuide.com is already at $5,149 dollars. There are 85 bids from 41 bidders over at DropCatch.com. Why would OVGuide.com, a non-generic domain name, reach this price range at […]

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