16 Aug '16, 1pm

paid $1.3 million for about 100 eNom registrars

Deal was part of partnership to chase expired domain names. In April, NameJet and SnapNames announced a partnership to combine forces to go after pending delete domain names . NameJet is a 50/50 partnership between Rightside and Web.com, while SnapNames is 100% owned by Web.com. As part of the partnership, Rightside sold its dropcatching registrar accreditations (mostly under its eNom umbrella) to Web.com. In Web.com’s latest quarterly report filed with the SEC, the company reveals that it paid $1.3 million to acquire the accreditations. Although it doesn’t list the number of registrars, I count nearly 100 registrars that were once in Rightside’s stable (under eNom) that now show Web.com’s Network Solutions as a contact. Rightside’s 10-Q filing shows a $1.1 million gain from the sale of these registrar accreditations. Tweet Email Learn more... Survey: SnapNames Still King ...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2016/08/16/web-com-paid-1-3-mil...

Tweets

Donuts demands $22.5 million for .Web #domain n...

domainnamewire.com 16 Aug '16, 9am

Company amends lawsuit against ICANN and demands “its share” of the proceeds. New top level domain company Donuts is conti...

eName is now a public company

domainnamewire.com 16 Aug '16, 6pm

Chinese domain name company goes public. Four months ago I wrote that Chinese domain name company eName was going public. ...

Uniregistry to release over one million domains...

domainnamewire.com 20 Aug '16, 1am

An important part of the process of introducing so many new tld’s is learning which ones will eventually find a place in t...

Uniregistry to release over one million domains...

domainnamewire.com 19 Aug '16, 7pm

Interesting idea of ​​Frank Schilling, when we register a domain name is known Uniregistry.com new premium extensions if t...

With so much to digest in the #domain industry, here are 15 essential resources:

With so much to digest in the #domain industry,...

enom.com 15 Aug '16, 3pm

We talk a lot about the benefits of new generic TLDs on this blog—their value as branding tools, their availability versus...

Afilias was second-place bidder in $135 million...

domainnamewire.com 15 Aug '16, 5pm

Afilias bid $135 million for rights to .web domain name. There has been a lot of chatter after the $135 million .web aucti...

10 tips for choosing the perfect domain name:

godaddy.com 16 Aug '16, 10pm

Choosing a domain name is similar to choosing a company name — it requires a lot of thought and consideration. Your domain...

Domain Name Industry News and Views - Domain Na...

domainnamewire.com 11 Aug '16, 6pm

Google’s next .brand site might be stories.google. What’s next for Google’s .brand domain name .google? It will likely be ...

for $900 million

domainnamewire.com 22 Aug '16, 1pm

Turakhia scores again with Media.net; $900 million deal makes him a billionaire at age 34. Divyank Turakhia arrives for de...

From this weekend: Ted Cruz asks DOJ to review ...

domainnamewire.com 15 Aug '16, 8pm

Cruz and two other senators question DOJ over .com pricing. U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Rep. Sea...

NamesCon acquired by WorldHostingDays

domainnamewire.com 19 Aug '16, 2pm

Yes there should be a Domainer conference MINUS , the Webmaster (Google Advertising Advocates) that have swooped into our ...

.brand domain names Archives - Domain Name Wire...

domainnamewire.com 12 Aug '16, 12am

Google’s next .brand site might be stories.google. What’s next for Google’s .brand domain name .google? It will likely be ...

#coLTD sells for $115,000

domainnamewire.com 15 Aug '16, 9pm

Donuts sells two-letter domain name for six figures. New top level domain name company Donuts has sold the domain name co....