DNS Belgium have published an interview with a student whose Master’s thesis was on detecting fake web shops in the .be domain with machine learning.
Uni Naming and Registry (or Uniregistry or UNR) is to offload its 23 new generic top-level domains (new gTLDs) in a one-day auction event on 28 April. The event will consist of separate no-reserve auctions for each of the 23 new gTLDs, giving bidders the flexibility to only acquire the Top Level Domains that fit their strategies or budgets.
Have you ever thought of getting your own new gTLD? Well, now’s your chance. XYZ Registry and Uniregistry, joint operators of the .cars, .car and .auto new gTLDs, are putting them up for auction.
The sale of results.com for $264,000 has placed it firmly at the top of Domain Name Journalâs year-to-date sales chart as well as the weekly chart for the week ending 19 January. The domain name was sold through Sedo.
Coming in next was thyme.com and paystubs.com, which sold for $80,000 and $68,750 through Phenom and Uniregistry respectively. Phenom also took out fourth place with another $50K plus sale, selling renovate.com for $58,000.
On the top-level domain side of things, .com dominated as usual with 15 of the top 20 sales while there was one each for .cc, .in, .casino, .org and .cl.
On the aftermarket side of things there were 12 sales through Sedo, 4 through Uniregistry and 3 through Phenom.
To check out the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 19 January in more detail, see: http://dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2020/20200129.htm
The year was not quite 2 weeks in and Domain Name Journal has already got its first 6-figure sale charted on their top reported domain name sales chart with barri.com taking out top place for the week ending 12 January, selling for $100,000 through NameExperts to the Barri Financial Group in the USA.
Coming in second and third were kiru.com and spaceelements.com which sold for $75,415 through VPN.com and $33,333 through GoDaddy respectively.
While there first sale on the chart wasnât until fourth position, Sedo still managed to take out 11 of the top 20 sales while Uniregistry and the .GLOBAL Registry had 2 sales each. On the top-level domain side of things there were 16 .com sales, including the top 13, and 2 for .global and one each for .io and .ie.
To check out the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 12 January in more detail, go to: http://dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2020/20200122.htm
The Christmas/new year period saw Domain Name Journal compile one report on top reported sales for the 3 weeks to 5 January. And unusually it was a ccTLD domain name that topped the chart â ticket.ca which sold for C$100,000 ($77,000) through eMall.ca.
Coming in second and third for the 3 week period was touhou.com and oge.com, which sold for $75,000 and $62,000 respectively through Sedo.
Sedo took out 7 sales on the top 20 chart, Uniregistry 6 (one in conjunction with New.life) and NameJet 3. On the top-level domain side of things there were 14 .com sales, 2 for .net and one each for .ca, .money, .org and .co.uk.
To check out the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the 3 weeks ending 5 January in more detail, go to: https://www.dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2020/20200115.htm
Mastermind.com topped the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 15 December, selling for $600,000 in a private sale earlier in 2019, but only revealed late in the year. It was bought for $275,000 in September 2018 then sold to Click Funnels founder Russell Brunson for a new project that has been launched with partners Tony Robbins and Dean Graziosi.
The sale of mastermind.com was 6 times the second largest sale for the week, that of stairwell.com, which sold for $60,000 through LegalBrandMarketing while DomainMarket took out the next 2 positions on the chart, selling narratives.com and alternativedata.com for $52,500 and $50,000 respectively.
Despite their biggest sale come in at fifth spot, Sedo had 7 sales only bettered by Uniregistry, whose biggest sale came in at sixth. There were 16 .com sales on the top 20 chart and one each for .co, .ca, .app and .net.
To check out the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 15 December, go to: http://dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2019/20191225.htm
Onehome.com topped the last weekly chart of top reported sales published by Domain Name Journal in 2019, selling for $70,000 through Sedo. The chart for the week ending 8 December saw terragene.com come in second, selling for $30,270 in a private sale while quaestor.com came in third in a $26,000 sale through AbdulBasit/Sedo.
Overall Sedo had a hand in 8 sales for the week, but they were bested by Uniregistry with 10. On the top-level domain (TLD) side of things there were 13 .com sales, 3 for .de, 2 for .org and one each for .fr and .review.
To check out the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 8 December in more detail, go to: http://dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2019/20191218.htm
Wanda.com sold for $83,817 through NameJet to top the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported domain name sales for the week ending 1 December, beating out brgroup.com ($30,000 through Sedo) and a pair of 3 letter domains â uml.com and ast.net â which surprisingly particularly in the case of the former sold for $21,400 and $20,000 through NameJet and Uniregistry respectively.
As usual .com dominated the top-level domains with 16 on the top 20 chart with one each for .net, .co, .shop and .ai. For the aftermarket outlets there were NameJet took out 8 sales, Sedo 6, Uniregistry 4 and SnapNames 2.
To check out the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 1 December in more detail, see: http://dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2019/20191211.htm
Tm.com shot into the top 5 domain name sales for the year-to-date with a big $1.25m sale on the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 17 November, selling through VIP Brokerage and taking it to number 4 behind voice.com, which sold for $30m and then California.com, also sold through VIP Brokerage ($3m) and eko.com ($1.5m)
Coming in second and third were 6500.com which sold for $120,000 through Guta and dawn.org, selling for $50,000 through Sedo.
On the aftermarket side of things, Sedo had 13 sales in the top 20 and Uniregistry 3 sales. For top-level domains, there were 11 .com sales, 3 for .org and .co and one each for .de, .com.au and .in.
To check out the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 17 November in more detail, go to: http://dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2019/20191127.htm