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Web Summit Acquire The .Com For Undisclosed Sum

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave announced via Facebook and Twitter that the company had acquired websummit.com for an undisclosed sum. Apparently they’d been negotiating the acquisition for the last 5 years. The domain has been registered since November 2001, which is long before Web Summit’s first event was held in Dublin. The domain had switched […]

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Domaining Europe Moves To Holland

Domaining Europe / Domaining Spain has been held for the last 8 years in Valencia, Spain. This year the event expanded with two one day events being held in Madrid and Barcelona. For 2016, however, the event’s organizers want to take the “show on the road” and have just announced that the main event of […]

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Apple Launches Apple.news

Apple has adopted a .news domain name for its new “News” application / service which is a builtin feature of iOS9. Apple.news points to the page on the Apple site with an overview of the new service: For some bizarre reason they haven’t redirect the non-HTTPS traffic to the same place, so trying to type […]

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Anti-Gay Hate Group Forgets To Renew Domain

Forgetting to renew a domain name can cause headaches. But when you happen to be a vocal anti-gay hate group then your domain name could end up causing you way more than just a small headache. The domain name Warningsofwrath.com was being used by homophobic Pastor Randy Bryson of the Open Door Baptist Church in Easley, S.C. […]

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Carly Fiorina Fails To Protect Her Personal Brand

Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of HP, has announced that she’s running for the US presidency. Unfortunately, for her, she hadn’t secured all the obvious domains that she should have. I stress for her, as the person who registered carlyfiorina.org has given the internet a rather humorous gift. The subject isn’t that humorous – how […]

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DNS.com Rebrands as DNSbyComodo.com

Comodo, the SSL company, acquired DNS.com back in 2011. They rebranded it to “DNS by Comodo”, but they kept the premium .com domain name as their main site and everything else. Earlier this evening users were contacted with the news that Comodo is switching everything over to DNSbyComodo.com Users will need to update their nameservers […]

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Irish Company Invests 500k In Domain Name

It’s not often that I get to write about Irish companies investing in domain names, but apparently today is the day .. Silicon Republic and other outlets are reporting on the acquisition of teamwork.com by Cork company Digital Crew for €500k. They’re quoting Digital Crew‘s Peter Coppinger on the timeline for the acquisition:   “Negotiations […]

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Making Dot Sexy Real

Uniregistry’s Bret Fausett has a new set of plates for his car The DMV just delegated my new plates. pic.twitter.com/W7lR03yaHA — Bret Fausett (@bretfausett) January 6, 2014 He hasn’t indicated what model car they’re on though ..

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