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June, 2010

  • 29 June

    Fannie Mae buys KnowYourOptions.com for $50,000

    Fannie Mae, an American corporation whose sale of mortgage-backed securities is one of the many causes of the current recession, made headlines today with its purchase of KnowYourOptions.com for $50,000 USD. The company will more than likely use the domain to create a website about financial awareness. Since the recession, …

  • 22 June

    027.com sells for $100,000 USD plus Pinyin domain sale

    Don’t ask me what you would do with it, but domain 027.com has sold at auction for $100,000 USD. Even though the name is short and memorable, I think it’s too generic to be of use for a lot of people. The names pengyou.com and pengyou.net also fetched $100,000 together. …

  • 7 June

    Poker.com sells for $400,000

    Online poker sites and other online gaming and betting sites continue to sell extremely well, with poker.com selling at auction for $400,000. This marks the sale, without a doubt, of the premium domain for this popular industry, and it would have been difficult for it not to have sold for …

May, 2010

  • 24 May

    MonaLisa.com sells for $200,000

    No, not that Mona Lisa, the .com! Domain MonaLisa.com has sold for $200,000 USD. That’s a small fraction of the $713 million experts estimate the painting to be worth. The market for Mona Lisa replicas and other derivatives of the painting is huge. The name would be perfect for an …

  • 18 May

    Domain sale recap

    Sure, you’ve heard about Slots.com and Photo.com, but what about all the other domains? First and foremost, ArabianHorse.com has sold for a $125,000 USD. Considering that some horses sell for quite a bit more than this amount, I think the buyer got a great deal. Other sales of note include …

  • 7 May

    Start-up buys Cloud.com

    Cloud computing start-up VMOps announced the acquisition of a great domain this week: Cloud.com. It bought the name from Meetup co-founder Scott Heiferman for an undisclosed price. VMOps will rebrand itself as Cloud.com. Whatever price the firm paid for the name, I think it was worth it. Cloud.com is short, …

  • 5 May

    Photo.com sells for $1.25 million USD

    One of the largest sales so far this year, photo.com has sold in a private sale for $1.25 million USD. Although expensive, this is a killer domain. The identities of the buyer and seller have not been revealed. Photo.com has a wide variety of uses. It could be used by …

  • 5 May

    MathGames.com sells for $55,000

    I’m not the only one who hates math. Most people do, in fact. But that didn’t stop mathgames.com from selling for $55,000 USD this week. Apparently the subject everyone hated in school is more popular than I thought. Other sales include sayso.com for $15,000 USD, cocina.es for €34,000 ($44,500 USD), …

April, 2010

  • 30 April

    Crayon.com sells for $50,000

    Ending the week on a good note, Crayon.com sold at auction for $50,000 USD. Given the huge market for crayons and art supplies, this name was a steal. Another sale of note is ipad.de for €16,555. Whoever bought this name is sure to run into trouble with Apple. Two-letter name …

  • 27 April

    Software.de sells for €235025

    Surpassing all other sales so far this week is software.de, which sold at auction for €235,025 (312,278 USD). Software is the same word in both English and German, so I think this domain has a lot of multinational potential. More than half of Europeans speak either German or English. Other …