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Domain party like it’s 1985 : Happy 31st birthday, Symbolics.com

It’s been 31 years since March 15th, 1985 – the date that the domain Symbolics.com became the first ever .com to be registered after a company applied for it. Through the years, Symbolics.com was used as a temporary placeholder for ancient software, and eventually domain investor Aron Meystedt acquired it, for an undisclosed amount in […]

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Symbolics dot com turns 29 today!

Symbolics.com – the first domain name ever to be registered – turned 29 years old today. The domain name Symbolics.com was registered on Friday, March 15th, 1985 by Symbolics, Inc., a computer manufacturer headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the time. In 2009 Symbolics.com was sold to XF Investments, owned by domain investor Aaron Meystedt, who […]

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Symbolics .com accepted by the Smithsonian Institution

Breaking news on an unprecedented  honor for the domain community of entrepreneurs: The domain name, Symbolics.com has been accepted by the Smithsonian Institution, as part of its “Digital Dinosaurs through the Ages” collection. “I feel like being on cloud nine, first the Heritage auction performing ten times better than any large domain conference in recent […]

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