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#Domain courtesy : Major update hitting #GoDaddy auctions soon

GoDaddy is rolling out a major update to its domain auctions, a service that allows domain investors and random strangers to place bids, without knowing each other. After its numeric handle upgrade in cooperation with the XYZ Registry, the new GoDaddy Auctions update will help increase the industry standards among competing venues. “We took a […]

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#NetSol upselling beats GoDaddy, says security expert

Network Solutions gets the prize when it comes down to upselling services related to domain names, beating GoDaddy in this unpopular contest. That’s the conclusion of security expert, Mark Jeftovic, who describes his adventure after attempting to acquire a domain in the aftermarket. The domain was being sold by Network Solutions, and selecting the domain […]

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#Hacker group claims to have defaced a #GoDaddy server

A hacker group shared captures of a GoDaddy server, a few hours ago, claiming dibs to its defacement. The attack involved the subdomain pwsgallery.godaddy.com which has now been taken offline. According to cached information from Google, PWS Gallery appears to be a demonstration of content created for GoDaddy customers. While www.pwsgallery.com is currently offline, videos.pwsgallery.com […]

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#GoDaddy gear : Bob Parsons “punching bag” is a new sports item

GoDaddy founder, Bob Parsons, is focusing on sports gear these days, through his golfing club company. The serial entrepreneur has a passion for stepping outside the box when it comes down to rolling out products and services. Among the latest range of products by Bob Parsons, who might or might not still be on the […]

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#GoDaddy introduces “hard push” for #domain transfers under duress

Do you need a domain desperately, but the registrant won’t budge? Is it possible to get that domain by making them change their mind and with minimal effort? If that domain is with GoDaddy, you might now have an option. The biggest domain registrar in the world is introducing Hard Push ™, a domain transfer […]

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Is #GoDaddy bidding on #domain names auctioned off at #DropCatch?

While perusing the domain auction activity at DropCatch, we came across a familiar brand name: GoDaddy. At least, that’s what the bidder’s id says, in the active auction for the domain name SNUX.com. As seen below, user “godaddy” on DropCatch is bidding, but not winning. They have placed a bid of $395 dollars for SNUX.com […]

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The Rise of #Skywalker : Dot .com #domain gets squatted as soon as new Star Wars trailer is released

A new trailer for the next Star Wars movie revealed the full name: Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker. Within hours, the domain name TheRiseOfSkywalker.com was registered, not by the movie mogul Lucasfilm LTD, which is owned by Disney. The domain is currently at GoDaddy, and the .net and .org have been registered without […]

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Joint ventures : #XYZ and #GoDaddy to give away bidder identification #domains

GoDaddy and XYZ are joining forces; the newly announced allocation of unique bidder identification numbers is a ground-breaking improvement at the biggest domain registrar in the world. Using the blockchain to manage user numbers for GoDaddy auctions will utilize the XYZ Registry‘s unique technology. XYZ founder, Daniel Negari, explained the process: “We are delighted to […]

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Poll : Was #GoDaddy able to clean its own home efficiently?

Revelations of a scheme at GoDaddy that involved an employee bidding in auctions, were severely downplayed by the company’s executives. GoDaddy’s management stated that the effects of the employee’s activity did not affect a substantial number of auctions, and that the resulting bids would have been in the same low dollar range even without the […]

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#GoDaddy catches employee abusing company policy in shocking #domain industry scandal

GoDaddy caught one of their employees red-handed yesterday, taking immediate action to correct the issue. Paul Nicks, VP and GM of the Aftermarket at GoDaddy, shared the shocking news on the corporate blog: “Having watched the employee’s behavior closely over the course of the past 18 months, we are enforcing the corporate policy effective immediately. […]

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New #GoDaddy video not chauvinist enough, according to #domain veterans

The new GoDaddy video fails to reek of blatant male chauvinism and sexism, and that’s the plain truth from the mouth of veteran domain investors. Long known for its T&A approach to visualizing life and domain names, GoDaddy’s commercials used to incorporate females with ample bosoms and spectacular derrieres. Men were still men, and women […]

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#Domain memes : #GoDaddy and the #Fabulous fob challenge

Our Domain Memes series depict quick, fun moments that are snapshots of events related to the domain industry. Touching subjects that are funny or more serious, our domain memes help domainers see the irony in everyday life through an investor’s lens. Today we are covering the two factor authentication fobs that make a big difference […]

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