Archive for October, 2011

ICM Registry Closes Sunrise Period With 80,000 Applications for .XXX Domain Names – msnbc.com

ICM Registry, the company behind the .XXX top-level domain (TLD), officially closed its Sunrise A and Sunrise B periods at Noon EST yesterday with more than 80,000 applications for domain names, it was announced by Stuart Lawley, CEO of ICM Registry. T…

Hart: No domain name funds – WalesOnline

BUSINESS Minister Edwina Hart has said she is not considering any funding to give Wales its own internet domain name. In answer to a question posed on the issue of funding for a Welsh domain name by Conservative AM Darren Millar, Mrs Hart said: “On t…

.XXX Domain Nets $13 Million from Sunrise

A big haul for .xxx domain names. ICM Registry, backer of the new .xxx top level domain name, has pulled in about $13 million from its trademark/existing domain sunrise period. The company received nearly 80,000 applications during the sunrise period that ended today. The wholesale cost was $162 per application, which equals about $13 million. […]

Qatar’s Arabic Domain Names .قطر (.Qatar) Now Available to the Public – Zawya.com

Qatar, Doha (1st November 2011): The Qatar Domains Registry (QDR), which is managed by ictQATAR, has officially made the Qatar-specific Arabic Internet domain names .قطر (.Qatar) available to members of the general public through accredited registra…

Overnight Sensation?: Domainer’s Daughter Lana Del Rey Featured in New Rolling Stone

I’ve been telling you for the past few years that Lizzy Grant (stage name Lana Del Rey), the daughter of veteran domain investor/developer Rob Grant, was going to be a star in the music business. Now it’s happening. Lana is featured in a high profile c…

3Q-2011 Domain Sales A Mixed Bag: Total $ Volume Rises From 2010 But Median Prices Slip

A new DN Journal newsletter is going out to opt in subscribers today. The publication is also available to everyone online. In the latest issue we break down the most recent quarter of reported domain sales (3Q-2011) to see how they compare against the…

Special Auction of 100 Premium .CO Domain Names Kicks-Off Today! – PRWeb

Today at 12:00 Noon, EST, .CO Internet will kick off a Special (Re)Auction of 100 high value, premium domain names that were held over from the company’s original Landrush launch phase, including: ASSETS.CO, RAD.CO, OMG.CO, ACCIDENTLAWYERS.CO …