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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 …

  • 7 July

    Horseracing.co.uk sells for £100,000

    A number of domain auctions took place this week. While no records were set, two names- horseracing.co.uk and onlinecasino.co.uk- sold for £100,000. Gambling-related names are always big hits on the auction block. Other sales include: GetARoom.com- £18,442 ($30,000 USD) black-jack.com- £15,369 ($25,000 USD) headboards.co.uk- £5,865 ($9,541 USD) tax.eu- £7,702 ($12,530 …

June, 2009

  • 23 June

    Columbia to Bring .Co TLD to World

    Weekly Video: Are you ready for the .co Revolution? from Domainvestor on Vimeo. When there was talk nearly a decade ago in 2000 about marketing Columbia’s .co TLD to the world, the state’s government turned the idea down. Many countries have made their domain extensions available in more developed countries …

May, 2009

  • 27 May

    NETCOM.cm launches .CM Toplevel Domains

    The Cameroon-based domain registry in charge of the Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) for the Republic of Cameroon has announced that the .cm TLD will be available this summer. NETCOM.cm Sarl is based in Yaounde, Cameroon and provides services to countries in central Africa, including domain name registrations and …

  • 14 May

    Study: Other TLDs Important, .Com Still King

    Domain giant Sedo recently conducted a survey at Internet World 2009. Out of the 100 participants polled, two-thirds said that a site’s domain extension says a lot about its credibility. While 90% of those surveyed own a .com domain, 45% said they use .uk as their main domain. In addition, …