Tag Archives: Names

More stupid government interference with new top level domain names

More stupid government interference with new top level domain names
The government is opposed to the delegation of .RAM. This is based on Lord Ram, a religious figure in Hinduism. I certainly understand why the government would be sensitive to this. Until you know who is applying for it: Chrysler wants the domain name …
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Use Internet Traffic to Find "Category" Domain Names

Use Internet Traffic to Find "Category" Domain Names
When it comes to my domain name portfolio, I generally stick to buying category keyword .com domain names. There's nothing wrong with brandables (and they can sell for a lot of money), but that isn't where my focus is. Whenever I go out or do any …
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New Domain Names Are in the Works. Would Your Business Benefit?

New Domain Names Are in the Works. Would Your Business Benefit?
Question: I heard that a bunch of new website addresses–besides .com–will become available in 2014. How should a small business like mine take advantage of these new domain names? Answer: You're right about a big expansion in what are called …
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It's almost 2014, and people are registering 2014 domain names in droves

It's almost 2014, and people are registering 2014 domain names in droves
2014 It's almost 2014, and the market for registering domain names that include “2014″ is apparently quite robust. Verisign data show that 6,108 .com and .net domain names including “2014″ have been registered in December as of the end of yesterday.
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AppDomains.com – the First Online Marketplace for Premium App Domain Names

AppDomains.com – the First Online Marketplace for Premium App Domain Names
“App developers increasingly realise the value of promoting an app via its own website”, says Charlie Coe of AppDomains. “Combining a relevant premium domain name with a focused app promotion website helps app creators to establish a strong presence …
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Companies move to protect their brands as new domain names become available

Companies move to protect their brands as new domain names become available
“This is something that other WIPO panels will look at, and trademark owners and gTLD applicants will look at, and give guidance to what is or isn't permissible for the operation of new gTLDs,” Davis said. “It's going to have a lot of influence on …
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Sina tops Tencent in battle over Weibo top level domain names

Sina tops Tencent in battle over Weibo top level domain names
Weibo In a heavyweight battle of Chinese internet stars, Sina Corporation has won two objections it lodged against Tencent for the top level domain names .微博 and .weibo. Sina and Tencent were the only applicants for .weibo and .微博, so the …
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Domain names are king: What SMEs need to know and learn from the

Domain names are king: What SMEs need to know and learn from the
The ASX-listed Melbourne IT has said one of its resellers was the victim of a “spear phising” attack, in which a hacker targeted a specific employee to gain login details. Once hackers had control of the domain, the New York Times site was taken down.
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