Caroline Greer's latest post to the dotMobi blog includes a preview of some of the domains that are up for auction next month.The auction, which will take place at T.R.A.F.F.I.C West in Las Vegas will be handled by MonikerSome of the domains are sure to attract a lot of attention, as they include banks.mobi, cards.mobi, tickets.mobi and porn.mobiSo how much will they … [Read more...] about Porn.mobi To Go Under The Hammer
In some ways the failure of .eu to capture hearts and minds makes me sad. I'm European. I'd like to think that a European namespace could be a success, but that seems to be a misplaced desire.As I mentioned some time ago, the only way to grow a namespace or TLD is through usage. Once people start to see a domain extension in "action" then they begin to start using it. If people … [Read more...] about Eurid and the failure to promote dotEU
As I've mentioned in the past, dotMobi has been running auctions to allocate some of its "premium" names. There was quite a bit of controversy surrounding the last auction which seems to have left a bad taste in some people's mouths.The next auction was originally scheduled to take place on January 23rd, but has now been postponed.According to a post yesterday on the company's … [Read more...] about DotMobi Premium Auction Postponed
The first of the dotmobi premium auctions finished earlier this evening, although the full sale results don't seem to be available as yet hosting.mobi is listed as having fetched $101,000! … [Read more...] about Hosting.mobi Sells for $101k!
I mentioned the dotmobi premium auctions that are planned over the coming months.The first of these started earlier today and there's already quite a bit of bidding activity.At time of writing loans.mobi has received $30k in bids, with wifi.mobi getting $19k so far.Head on over to place your bid! Mine wasn't quite big enough (though that's hardly surprising!) … [Read more...] about DotMobi Premium Auction Now Live on Sedo
There will be a one day domain congress in Madrid next month organised by the people behind ForumDominios.comThe day's lineup looks quite interesting and covers topics such as the Spanish domain market, monetisation strategies, legal issues, dotmobi, the future of the .es namespace and other topics.Full details and registration is on their site (in Spanish) … [Read more...] about I Congreso de dominios – Madrid October 9th
It was only inevitable that Google would eventually offer a mobile ready version of its adsense platform. It's been doing it to some degree with the parking companies for some time, although maybe not directly.As one of the named investors in dotmobi this move is actually a bit late when you consider that there are already a number of other companies who were "first to market" … [Read more...] about Google Launches Mobile Ready Adsense
Domain pricing is always an emotive subject.In recent discussions among Nominet members it came up as part of a discussion on drop-catching and domaining. Some people feel that the fees are too high, while others feel that they need to be increased significantly in order to discourage domainers. Within the Irish internet community the upcoming change to policy regarding … [Read more...] about Domain Pricing – What’s Going On?
Caroline from dotMobi has announced that they are running a premium auction in conjunction with Sedo starting on September 26th.The auction will include 100 premium .mobi domains, I've taken the liberty of listing them … [Read more...] about dotmobi Premium Domain Auction
Just got a press release from dotmobi to say that they've just appointed a new CEO:DUBLIN, Ireland and WASHINGTON, DC - September 12, 2007 - dotMobi, the consortium behind the only Internet address created specifically for mobile phones, has appointed Trey Harvin, longtime Internet and technology veteran, as CEO of dotMobi and David Ryder as VP of Marketing and Sales. In their … [Read more...] about dotmobi makes changes in management team