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Will all marketplaces have to become licensed escrow agents? | 10 hours 52 min | In a thread on Namepros about Rob Monster and Epik, Joseph Peterson posted an interesting tidbit, one that if it plays out as Joseph speculates it could, will affect all the big players in the domain aftermarket space and domain investors as well. The history starts on another thread, it’s very long and you can […] The post Will all marketplaces have to become licensed escrow agents? a... | https://www.thedomains.com
Is it still too early for emoji domains? | 21 hours 37 min | Page Howe was mentioned in an article on ieee.org. The article took a look at emoji domains and why they do or don’t make sense. Page has been outspoken about his belief in emoji domains and gets a couple paragraphs. From the article: People like Page Howe, a domain and digital asset investor, are bullish on […] The post Is it still too early for emoji domains? appeared first on TheDom... | https://www.thedomains.com
Tucows Acquires European Domain Registrar Ascio in $29 Million Deal | 1 day 23 hours | Tucows, who already operates OpenSRS and Enom, has become an even bigger domain reseller after acquiring Europe's Ascio for over $29 million. | http://www.dnjournal.com/
Stadia.com Acquired Before Google Announcement (Updated) | 1 day 20 hours | I saw a tweet from Techmeme with news about Google’s new game stream service called Stadia, which made me wonder if Google had acquired the brand match Stadia.com domain name in advance of the news: Google announces Stadia, its game streaming service for Chrome, Android, and TVs (@technacity / 9to5Google)https://t.co/XqPOcyX4M1https://t.co/ruE3t1zCqc — Techmeme (@Techmeme) March 19, […... | https://domaininvesting.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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