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West.cn Launches West.xyz | 1 day 7 hours | China-based domain registrar West.cn has launched West.xyz, a website that appears to target the English speaking audience. The company will continue to operate its West.cn website separately from West.xyz. It is unclear to me whether they are two separate domain registrars or if West.xyz is simply another website operated by West.cn. The news was announced by West.cn on Twitter this afternoon and... | http://www.domaininvesting.com
AutoNews.com: Amazon May Roll Out Its Car Portal Using a New gTLD | 1 day 2 hours | According to AutoNews.com, Amazon launched  Amazon Vehicles, a “car research portal where consumers can view and reviews of thousands of new and classic cars, while being able to upload photos and videos of their own rides.” AutoNews.com went on to suggest that Amazon might migrate the service to a new gTLD or at least use […] The post AutoNews.com: Amazon May Roll Out Its Car Po... | http://www.thedomains.com
Did Apple Sell Grail.com? | 1 day 9 hours | Apple owns quite a few valuable keyword .com domain names that I have seen in many Whois look ups. The company owns great domain names like Apple.com (obviously), Me.com, Mac.com, Newton.com, Carbon.com, Next.com, and many others. Based on a recent changed I detected with the help of DomainTools, it seems like Grail.com has changed hands. Up until August 23, Grail.com was owned by Apple and regist... | http://www.domaininvesting.com
George Kirikos Uncovers Another Huge Sale That Ranks Among the Year's Top Ten | 1 day 22 hours | The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. George Kirikos has uncovered yet another previously unreleased major sale - this one coming in at $420,000 to not only top this week’s chart but also take a place among the 10 biggest sales reported so far this year. | 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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