In one of the biggest domain name sales in recent months, ‘Housing.com’ has been sold to a new registrar for the price of half a million dollars. According to official records, the domain was first registered in 1994 – now, almost twenty years later it has managed to attract a huge amount of money. Read the rest of this entry »
According to a recent DomainWire stat report the .uk is the third progressively growing TLD so far this year with 10.6 million domains under management. In first place is the .tk (Tokelau) extension, growing by 13.9% in the quarter ending in August. Just pipping the .uk to the post for second place is the .de (Germany) with 15.5 million domains under management. Read the rest of this entry »
It has been reported in a press release that the lucrative domain name ‘GoldPrice.com’ has been sold for a sum of $940,000 – in cash. The new owners are a Texas-based company called PM Web Assets, who evidently saw the value in such a high profile domain name. Based on the WhoIs information, the sale is thought to have taken place at the start of the year. At the beginning of February, PM Web Assets became listed as the new registrant for the domain name. Prior to this, the site was registered to an undisclosed dot com company. Read the rest of this entry »
The two-week period ending on 8th September was an extremely lucrative one in the domain name industry, with one seven-figure sale and a further three six-figure sales being completed within the fortnight. Read the rest of this entry »
You won’t have escaped the news about the release of Apples new iPhone models, the iPhone 5C and the 5S, both to be released later this month. It’s got the phone industry talking none stop after much speculation. However, it appears that Apple again my not have thought ahead to register the correlating domain names.