Month: August 2015

Sunrise, Landrush and General Availability Periods for New Domain Extensions

The Sunrise and Landrush periods come before the time when a domain extension is open to the general public for registration, although Landrush is not mandatory. Sunrise Period This is the initial period in which trademark owners get first dibs on domains that are same or similar to their trademark. The Sunrise lasts for 30 days or more, and …

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Donald Trump Owns Thousands of Domain Names

Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner for Presidential candidate, is making headlines in the domain industry today. Business Insider revealed that his company, Trump Organization, owns tens of thousands of domain names. Initially when hearing that Trump owns thousands of domains, you would have assumed that he was a big-time domain investor. However, after reading the interview with …

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Google Restructures and Forms New Company Called Alphabet: ABC.XYZ

I was pretty surprised to see a news story like this… Google has decided to restructure its company and as a result have created a parent company called Alphabet. According to Larry Page of Google, Alphabet is: …mostly a collection of companies. The largest of which, of course, is Google. This newer Google is a …

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.WEBSITE Domain Registrations for Only £0.99 ($1.53)

HeartInternet.uk and 123-Reg.co.uk are currently running a promotion for .WEBSITE domain registrations. £0.99 per domain. Regular price is £19.99. This deal expires on Sept 1st, 2015. A coupon code is not necessary. Just register as many domains as you want and the special pricing will automatically be applied at checkout. This offer is valid only for the first year. Go to: …

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Neustar Acquires Bombora Technologies

In July 2015 Neustar, Inc. announced the acquisition of Bombora Technologies Pty Ltd (Bombora). Neustar is an industry-leader real-time provider of cloud-based information services. They are dedicated to creating and operating complex data registries, as well as data-driven insights to help their clients make real-time business decisions. Neustar’s acquisition of Bombora was completed for approximately …

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