auDA has released a Request for Tender (RFT) for a backend registry operator for the .au ccTLD and the 4.2 million domain names under management.
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GoDaddy and Tuvalu Rebrand .TV as Pacific Nation Enters the Metaverse Due to Climate Change Threat
Tuvalu and GoDaddy Registry have relaunched a rebranded .TV 7.5 months after signing a contract that saw GoDaddy become the ccTLD’s new registry operator. Today .TV is billed “as the online home for content creators the world over” with the strapline “Turn on .TV”.
Dan.com Becomes Part of GoDaddy’s Aftermarket Team
Dan.com has been acquired by GoDaddy it was announced this week. The acquisition, which appears to have been under discussion for some time brings Dan’s products and engine to the world’s largest domain name registrar and their 21+ million customers.
.TV Goes GoDaddy Registry
It’s official. After being announced in December, GoDaddy Registry is now officially the new backend registry operator for the Tuvaluan ccTLD .TV. This week the contract was officially memorialised in a ceremony held at the Dubai Expo 2020.
Texas Right To Life Site Even Too Obnoxious For Epik
The Texas whistleblowing website setup for people to anonymously dob in doctors performing what are believed to be illegal abortions in the state following the signing into law of the Texas Heartbeat Act is finding it difficult to find a domain name registrar and webhost. First up after the issue was pushed on Twitter, GoDaddy booted it saying the website violated their terms of service.
GoDaddy Punts Texas Anti-Abortion Website
A Texas whistleblowing website that resulted from an anti-abortion law President Biden said “unleashes unconstitutional chaos” against women has been punted by GoDaddy for violating their terms of service.
GoDaddy Powers Along As Revenue Grows Over 15% In 12 Months
GoDaddy, the domain name and web hosting behemoth, continues to grow rapidly with the company reporting impressive growth in total revenue, total bookings, domains revenue and hostings and presence revenue when it reported its second quarter results Wednesday. It also continues to innovate with new payments and integration solutions added during the quarter.
GoDaddy Registry Acquires Over 30 New gTLDs Including 28 From MMX
This week GoDaddy Registry announced it was expanding its registry services with the acquisition of more than 30 new generic top-level domains (new gTLDs), including 28 from Minds + Machines, .club and .design, plus the provision of registry services for .basketball and .rugby and Ally Financial’s branded .ally domain. The move will see the company add over 3 million domains under management to their portfolio, although GoDaddy Registry already provides registry services for .club’s 1.1 million domain names. Upon close of the acquisitions, it will see GoDaddy Registry own, manage or operate more than 240 top-level domains, with more than 14 million DUM.
CentralNic Acquires Wando As Expansion Continues, While GoDaddy Seeks $800m For Future Expansion and Acquisition
CentralNic has made yet another acquisition, this time Wando Internet Solutions GmbH for €5.4m (US$6.5m). Based in Berlin, Germany, Wando is a technology company operating in the fields of social marketing, display advertising and SEM Advertising.
Brandsight Relaunched As GoDaddy Corporate Domains
GoDaddy launched GoDaddy Corporate Domains Tuesday, a rebranded rethought Brandsight, the corporate domain management company GoDaddy bought in February 2020.