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Engine.xyz raises $200 million | 1 day 20 hours | A company operating on a .xyz has raised $200 million according to Bloomberg. A venture fund started by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology called The Engine has financed its first seven companies after raising $200 million from investors.  The selected companies are working in fields such as aerospace, advanced materials, genetic engineering and renewable energy, […] The post Engine.x... | https://www.thedomains.com
The University of Texas .com : Regents grab 15 year old domain via the UDRP process | 1 day 52 min | The University of Texas at Austin operates from UTexas.edu, and until 2016 it owned TheUniversityOfTexas.com. Sometime in 2014, however, the registrant’s email changed from “net-tech@its.utexas.edu” to “no.valid.email@worldnic.com” and they lost control of the domain. Eventually, it was acquired from a list of expired domains at Network Solutions, by an Indian firm. E... | http://domaingang.com
The Daily Stormer moves to Iceland | 1 day 19 hours | Reading a story on BBC.com and  it looks like The Daily Stormer has currently found a home in Iceland. The article noted the following: Iceland has some of the world’s most stringent free speech protection and privacy laws, a point stressed by one of the latest stories on The Daily Stormer site. As a furore […] The post The Daily Stormer moves to Iceland appeared first on TheDomains.co... | https://www.thedomains.com
Millions of Dollars Worth of Previously Unreleased Uniregistry Domain Sales Supercharges the Charts | 1 day 3 hours | Uniregistry staged a takeover of our weekly domain sales charts after releasing millions of dollars worth of previously unreported sales this week. | http://www.dnjournal.com/
Chinese Domain investments cause spike in .pro reg... | .Pro's kept advancing strongly after that post and it most likely wasn't caused by US investors as there is much speculation that Chinese investors have taken interest in the .pro domain extension. 200K registrations within a few months has helped boost .pro to one of the top registered new gtld's.

GoDaddy caught forwarding a .pro? | It's a powerful brand name and godaddy appears to get it! Having a solid professional look and standing well above the rest starts with owner a .pro brand for your business. The future in our opinion is headed to unique powerful brands and .pro will lead the pack once consumers have a chance to browse through all of the available extensions out there.

Trading a .com for an .xyz | There has been some intersting articles concerning the launch of .xyz domains. The domain extension is founded by Daniel Negari who is promoting the domain extension as the next best alternative to .com? Whether you think this is a crazy idea or not, this is the first CEO that we know of that has directly come out and said that .xyz will be direct competition with the .com extension.

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