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Domain Sunday : The Domain King® acquires FakeMedia.com | 9 hours 15 min | “Fake news” and “fake media” are controversial subjects in today’s global politics, and the Domain King®, Rick Schwartz, has acquired one such major related domain. In what appears to be a rather quick flip by HugeDomains, FakeMedia.com was just recently sold to Rick’s estate. FakeMedia.com was registered in 2003 originally, but its British owner allowed [... | http://domaingang.com
Domain industry transitions : Sevan Derderian moves to Above.com | 1 day 1 hour | Domain industry veteran, Sevan Derderian, has moved onto a new venture with Above.com. The former Director of Sales at Uniregistry, will be leading a domain brokerage team for Trellian, the mother company of Above.com. As brokerage director, Sevan’s role will be to oversee domain brokers on the Above.com platform. Sevan will be stationed in South […] Copyright DomainGang | http://domaingang.com
Took 22 years for Almond.com to be professionally developed, and Silk milk paid for it | 1 day 18 min | Sometime in the summer of 1995, domain names transitioned from free, controlled and limited requests to paid registrations of $100 dollars a pop, pre-paid for two years. In August 1995, Almond.com was registered by Gary Almond, who spent money every year since, renewing the domain. For 22 years, Almond.com has been the repository of Mr. […] Copyright DomainGang | http://domaingang.com
Taco Friday fails as Name.com order of 4 dozen gets “a-hole” response at Torchy’s | 1 day 20 hours | A bunch of Name.com employees were looking forward to a fun Friday with plenty of tacos to go. So they ordered four dozen tacos from Torchy’s in Denver, Colorado – that’s 48 tacos for those of you that failed to do your multiplication tables in grade school. That was for 18 guys and gals over […] Copyright DomainGang | http://domaingang.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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