Recent Registrations Stats

Here is the recent registrations stats for End of June 2008, or the latest data available. Top 3 tlds, .com, .de and .cn make up over 100 million domains, .net pushed to the 4th place. We can see an enormous growth in .cn registrations, but this is mostly due their extremely low price. Many sites […]

China Registrations Rush

DomainPulse reports: China (.cn) has overtaken Germany (.de) to become the world’s largest country code for domain names. With an average of around 400,000 to 500,000 .cn domain names registered each month it would be safe to assume there are more than 12,300,000 names registered compared to 12,098,279 .de names registered at the time of […]

Apple Might Have Bought me.com

DomainNameNews reports: MacRumors.com is reporting a rumor that Apple is the new owner of the domain name Me.com. It’s unclear why the company purchased the domain name, but rumors center around it possibly being used as a rebranding of the popular .mac services. The speculation was first started by John Gruber at DaringFireball.net when he […]

ALL 3 Character .ru Domains Registered!

There are 1,426,613 .ru domains registered in total and 60,491 .su .ru stands for Russia and .su is the obsolete extension of Soviet Union, which is still being used. But the shocker is all 3 character .ru domains are registered! I could hardly believe that the first time I heard about it mentioned on NP, […]

Dot Pro Relaunch

As reported by domainnews When you read the minutes of ICANN’s Board meeting on April 30th, you come accross a section that describes RegistryPRO, the registry responsible for the .pro domain extension, and their request to change its registration agreement with ICANN. The minutes indicate that, “The TLD has had limited success to date, with […]

Banks.ca Sells for $41000 to Set a New .ca Record!

New record for .ca sales: $41000 for banks.ca at Pool.com today. Previous high .ca sales: savings.ca $36,050 2006-03-28 Pool cruise.ca $33,363 2006-05-23 Pvt Sale Some argue whether banks.ca is really worth much because there are only 6 banks in Canada, although I think it’s an excellent finance related domain and its value will only rise […]

Now it’s Official: ALL NNNNN.com Have Been Registered

Now it’s official ALL NNNNN.com Have Been Registered The registrations rates were crazy in the past few days, even higher than with LLLL.com Lets see how the prices rise now and how fast we can get to a minimum of $20-$25 for NNNNN.com. If there will be enough trading activity going then probably within a […]

List of 1477 Better Quality NNNNN.com

NNNNN.com’s are running out by 2K registrations per day and around 6K are remaining right now. Here is a list of better quality NNNNN.com’s that don’t have . All 5N’s with ‘0’ at the end are already registered and ‘0’ in other places, other than the last digit, is considered not good. Download the list […]

Failure of .eu

Only 13.37% .eu Websites Active/Unique – .eu is a disaster zone from WhoisIreland Review The latest WhoisIreland.com .eu web survey shows that the .eu ccTLD is in serious trouble. Out of 1723638 websites checked, only 13.37% of sites were active/unique. As a ccTLD for Europe, it is a disaster zone. Brand registrations accounted for 7.78% […]