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July, 2010

  • 8 July

    Dismal results for .us domain auction

    A well-publicized auction of 86 .us domains ended today and yielded some pretty poor results. Only 29 of the names (34%) sold, in part because of sellers who overestimated the value of their names and set obscenely high reserve prices. The only real winner of the lot is flights.us, which …

July, 2009

  • 30 July

    Hollywood.us sells for £3,455

    In the land of the rich and fame, nothing is too expensive. Bidders apparently felt the same sentiment at a recent domain auction where Hollywood.us sold for £3,455 ($5,700 USD). High as it may seem, the buyer got a great deal. Hollywood.mobi fetched £9,699, or $16,000 USD, at a 2008 …

  • 3 July

    American company turns to .us domain for new site

    In most countries, use of ccTLDs is common practice. Despite the wide availability of the .us domain, most American companies choose to stick with the tried and tested .com. Go America, a publicly traded communications company, decided to take a different route. The company recently renamed itself Purple Communications and …