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Aftermarket Domain Sales As High as $90M – Infographic

A UK based hosting company, Nimbus Hosting, has released an interesting infographic graphing out the 500 most expensive domain names and broken it out into industry sectors such as travel, sports, and finance. They reported the most expensive domain ever … Continue reading

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The Real Story on “The Internet Give-away”

The story of the Internet becoming a bit more independent is not a bad one. The United States isn’t really losing anything here. I’ll try to explain and will post a press release that  the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names … Continue reading

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Microsoft to Buy Linkedin for $26B

Linkedin has always been one of my favorite social networks. I’m hoping that they don’t change much. But today, Microsoft announced they are buying them for $26 billion dollars!  Below is the official press release: REDMOND, Wash., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, … Continue reading

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No Daddy – No Godaddy Superbowl Ad This Year.

Adage Magazine and other media outlets have reported that Godaddy is sitting out this year’s Superbowl. They’ve been advertising on it since 2005 so it’s a disappointment to the domain name industry. We have a lot to thank them for. … Continue reading

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