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Wix buys & art community for $36 million dollars

Israeli web and cloud services provider Wix has acquired digital art repository, DeviantArt, for $36 million dollars in cash. With this acquisition, more than 325 million digital creations by DeviantA..

Chinese domain market report : Stability or plateau?

The Chinese domain market witnessed a rebound from last year’s doldrums, during the first quarter of 2017. Ending 2016 on a whimper, instead of a bang as it did in 2015, prices of Chinese “..

Catering Los Angeles : Sam Aidun’s receives high praise

Sam Aidun is a multi-entrepreneur, a domain industry veteran and a talented musician with a fun edge. Two years ago, we covered Sam’s gastronomic venture,, and today we’re coveri..

DomainKing.NG : Indian company’s Nigerian customers in limbo for two weeks

DomainKing.NG, allegedly the top domain registrar in Nigeria, has failed to provide basic support to its Nigerian customers, for the past two weeks. Based in Punjab, India, two of DomainKing.NG’..

How I Used Estibot’s Bulk Appraisal Tool

Estibot is a somewhat polarizing tool. Some people use Estibot regularly, and some people are vocal about its shortcomings. I would not say that I am a regular Estibot user, but I want to share how I ..

The usual dilemma! What is the best birthday gift? A domain name or a Sonos system?

So here is the usual dilemma that everybody has. (or may be not!) What should you buy your girlfriend or boyfriend as a birthday gift? Should you buy them a domain name or a Sonos system? So I got an ..


A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 22, 2017.  If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at au..

Don’t mess with the Yeti : Multiple domains lost in UDRP

Yeti is a famous manufacturer of coolers, mugs and other containers, and very protective of its brand. Operating from, the company takes care of online business by often filing UDRPs against ..

NameJet & SnapNames Hosting “Dominate the Drop” Webinar

I received an email from NameJet about a webinar covering dropping domain names. The free webinar is co-sponsored by NameJet and SnapNames. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 8th at 2pm (Eas..

Marlboro maker wants another marijuana domain name

Company claims owner of is cybersquatting. Philip Morris USA Inc., an Altria company that makes Marlboro cigarettes, has filed a cybersquatting complaint with World Intellectual Prope..