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Answers.travel Sold for $3.3 million

Answers.travel Sold for $3.3 million – it was first reported 2 months ago, but recently sprung a more heated discussion in sight of the depressing economy and the ridiculous amount for an unpopular extension. Naturally this is the biggest (and possibly the only) .travel sale to date. Despite the shocker it appears to be true… Read more »

Forbes: Flipping For Domains

Forbes has an interesting story about us! One of the people mentioned is Steve McDonald, or karter9977 from dnforum. According to the story he managed to acquire qsd.com for $620! It was later for sale here The article is discussed in dnf as well, domainer

NY Times: How to Make $170K Flipping Sites

NyTimes has an interesting story on a guy who flipped a site for an awesome $173K, after buying it for $1800 and doing some changes. According to compete.com traffic estimates the site bird-cage.com only has 5-6k monthly visitors from US, so it’s strange that just 200 visits per day can provide such nice income. Besides… Read more »

Dot Asia Sells Names for $3MM

Dot Asia released a press release about their successful auction .Asia Auctions Fetches Over US$3 Million .Asia Hot-or-Not Contest First Weekly Prize Winning Domain: resorts.asia GMA2008.Asia Attracts Millions of Hits, Drives .Asia Adoption Hong Kong, 16 June 2008 – DotAsia Organisation announced today total registration for .Asia domains are expected to exceed a quarter of… Read more »

Israel.com Article in Jerusalem Post

Jpost, the top israeli newspaper, published an article on the upcoming Israel.com auction at moniker You would think Israel.com would be an exciting, detailed Web site on the Jewish state, designed to attract tourists from abroad. But when the Web address is punched in to your Internet browser, all you get is a simple page… Read more »

CBS to Buy CNet

CBS is making a bigger push on the Internet. The broadcast company said Thursday it would acquire CNet for $11.50 a share, or $1.8 billion, in a deal that will make CBS one of the top 10 Internet companies in the United States. The deal offers CNet shareholders a 44% premium to Wednesday’s closing price… Read more »

Ask.com Acquires Dictionary.com and More.

Ask.com acquires Dictionary.com, other Internet reference sites in search of better answers Ask.com has bought a stable of Internet reference sites that includes Dictionary.com in its latest effort to distinguish itself from online search leader Google Inc. and other much larger rivals. Besides Dictionary.com, Ask is picking up Thesaurus.com and Reference.com in its acquisition of… Read more »

GodTube.com Receives $30M

GodTube.com, a YouTube knockoff for the evangelical set, seems to be one step closer to building a kingdom on earth.Last week the site, which shows Christian videos and features a flip-through Bible and prayer blogs, received a $30 million investment from GLG Partners, a big London hedge fund. The investment valued GodTube at nearly $150 million,… Read more »

$10 Million For 1-800-COMPANY

From prweb,  still unconfirmed: Corporation and LLC formation company acquires toll free number 1-800-COMPANY for $10 million. (PRWEB) May 9, 2008 — The toll free number, 1-800-COMPANY, was acquired today by a document filing company that forms corporations, LLCs and trusts for $10 million. The associated website that promotes the company’s services, www.1800company.com, was recently… Read more »

BQB.com – New Domain MarketPlace

BQB.com has recently started operating as a new auction site for short domains: BQB.com is a no commission, next generation domain name auction platform dedicated to short domains. Founded in March 2008, BQB.com Inc seeks to reduce the pain sellers of domain names currently endure, paying exhorbitant commissions which are in our opinion often unjustified…. Read more »

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