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.ORG Growth Slowing Globally, But Demand Booming in Asia-Pacific

.ORG Growth Slowing Globally, But Demand Booming in Asia-Pacific

The growth of the .org gTLD has slowed in recent years. From an increase in domains under management (DUM) of 9.7 percent in the 2010 calendar year and 9.9 percent in 2011, growth dropped to 4.3 percent in 2012, 2.6 percent in 2013 and then 1.3 percent in 2014, as per Dashboard reports published by the...

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Google Buys YT.COM Domain Name

Google Buys YT.COM Domain Name

Google has recently acquired the premium domain name YT.com. According to whois records, the domain name sold most likely in January, 2015.

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ICANN : Release of Country and Territory Names within the .HONDA, .AXA, .EPSON, .HSBC, .XYZ and .COLLEGE TLDs

ICANN : Release of Country and Territory Names within the .HONDA, .AXA, .EPSON, .HSBC, .XYZ and .COLLEGE TLDs

Currently, .HONDA, .AXA, .EPSON, .HSBC, .XYZ and .COLLEGE Registry Agreements require country and territory names contained in specific internationally recognized lists to be withheld from registration or allocated to the registry operator at all levels.

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PIR Releases Report Detailing the Steafy Growth of the .ORG Domain Name in 2014

PIR Releases Report Detailing the Steafy Growth of the .ORG Domain Name in 2014

Public Interest Registry, the company behind .ORG domain extension, released the results of its bi-annual domain name report “The Dashboard,” detailing the worldwide growth of .org in 2014.

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Daily Domain Sales 30-03-2015 lead by Mercari.com at $108,678 on Sedo

Mercari.com sold for $108,678 on Sedo. Goliath.com sold for $60,000 on Flippa.  Top Domain Sales on March 30, 2015 are:   Mercari.com  –  $108,678 Goliath.com  –  $60,000 QMS.com  –  $22,342 Escort-Canada.com  –  $5,434 Cydas.com  –  $5,000 California.co  –...

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KaleChips.com Domain Name is Available for Sale

KaleChips.com Domain Name is Available for Sale

The domain name and website KaleChips.com is now available for sale , through Website Trade Ltd.

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.REALTOR gTLD Seen As Struggling

.REALTOR gTLD Seen As Struggling

Domain name registrations for the .realtor gTLD are way short of targets as the operator has given away 95,000 registrations to bona fide North American real estate agents, way short of its target of 500,000 domains it had initially planned to give away to members, according to a report on the Associations...

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Over 4,8 Million New gTLD Registrations in One Year

Over 4,8 Million New gTLD Registrations in One Year

There are now more than 4,8 million new gTLD registrations, according to ntldstats.com. The 4th million new gTL was registered on January 7,2015.

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SnapNames Spring Premium Auction is Underway! Only Six Bids So Far

SnapNames Spring Premium Auction is Underway! Only Six Bids So Far

SnapNames is hosting these days the 2015 Spring Premium domain name auction. The auction features 128 domain names, out of which only six received bids.

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ICANN: CWG-Stewardship Chairs' Statement | Summary of Istanbul Face-to-Face Meeting by Lise Fuhr & Jonathan Robinson

ICANN: CWG-Stewardship Chairs' Statement | Summary of Istanbul Face-to-Face Meeting by Lise Fuhr & Jonathan Robinson

The Cross Community Working Group on Naming Related Functions (CWG or CWG-Stewardship) held a face-to-face meeting in Istanbul on 26-27 March 2015. The CWG-Stewardship meeting followed the CCWG-Accountability meeting held on 23-24 March in the same venue. On the last day of the meeting, the Chairs concluded...

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