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Radix Offers £5000 Prize at TechCrunch Disrupt | 1 day 23 hours | One of the ways for registries to get their new extensions in front of a large audience is to sponsor hackathons. Radix is a sponsor of this weekend’s TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon in London. As a part of their sponsorship of the event, Radix is awarding a prize of £5000 for the best use of a Radix domain name, including .Tech, .Store, .Online, .Space, .Site, .Host, .Press, and .Website. Judg... |
.XYZ, .VIP, and .Club Get Chinese Governmental Approval | 23 hours 40 min | Earlier this morning, I received an email and a press release from .XYZ founder Daniel Negari announcing that his company “has received official approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), a Chinese governmental agency in charge of domain name industry.” Here was Daniel’s reaction to the news on Twitter: In case anyone is curious, I am dancing right... |
The Domain King® : Latest domain acquisitions | 1 day 22 hours | The Domain King®, Rick Schwartz, has been rocking the political domain registrations. Along with domains that fall in the jargon category, Rick’s recent domain registrations reflect his active status, as far as domain investing goes. With the Holiday Season upon us, Rick Schwartz’s registrations of Ricks.Blog and DomainKing.Blog might indicate that he’s planning to break […... |
Why Donuts is Called Donuts | 21 hours 43 min | Have you ever wondered why Donuts is called Donuts? Honestly, I hadn’t really thought about it all that much before, but I read an article about the company in The Seattle Times over the weekend, and the answer was given in the article. When company co-founder and CEO Paul Stahura was asked why he chose the name Donuts for the brand instead of anything else, here’s what he had to say:... |
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.