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iPets.com sells for $12,777 only $62,223 less than a decade ago | 1 day 14 hours | The domain name iPets.com closed at $12,777 on NameJet on Friday. This was the top close across all platforms on Friday according to Namebio. While some might think wow nice price! The domain actually sold for much more back in 2008. iPets.com sold for $75,000 on Afternic. via GIPHY The buyer was Cambridge Mass based […] The post iPets.com sells for $12,777 only $62,223 less than a decade ag... | https://www.thedomains.com
Buyer of Vacation.Rentals Does AMA | 1 day 4 hours | Donuts reported that it sold the Vacation.Rentals domain name for $500,300 in an all-cash deal. This sale was reportedly the largest new gTLD domain name sale to date. It was the second reported $500,000+ sale of a new gTLD domain name reported by Donuts this year. Earlier today, I was alerted via Twitter and email that the buyer of Vacation.Rentals, Mike Kugler, did an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on th... | https://domaininvesting.com
#WHOIS and the #Law : Drastic changes to #domain information thanks to #GDPR | 1 day 5 hours | GDPR, a European data privacy law, takes effect on May 25th. Until then, little is known about how WHOIS, the core information of domain name ownership, will be affected. Domain registrars, such as GoDaddy, are beginning to provide a snippet of the WHOIS information they used to display when a domain was being queried. GoDaddy […] Copyright DomainGang | https://domaingang.com
#Swaziland was renamed to #eSwatini making dozens of #domains worthless! | 21 hours 12 min | The king of Swaziland, a land-locked African former British colony, decided to rename his kingdom to Kingdom of eSwatini. King Mswati III announced that eSwatini is the new country name, and the one used by Swaziland before it was colonized. The reason: Swaziland apparently sounded too close to Switzerland. Such a large scale rebranding also […] Copyright DomainGang | https://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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