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Welcome to another round of DotWeekly Discoveries and related company domain movers with recent registrations and purchasing of domain names. Often, DotWeekly’s findings are some of the earliest public knowledge of upcoming brands, products or services… so if I can’t find and or provide data with a domain registration, a lot of time, this is why!
Red Bull GmbH
Registered the domain name RedBullPassTheCan.com . I see a lot of domains like this and never really include them in my reports.… Read the rest
I ran into something interesting this morning while digging around. According to whois records, Google Inc. has just taken ownership of the domain name WriteOnGlass.com . Big deal right?
Well, the past owner of the domain name is where things get interesting. Border Stylo, LLC owned the domain name and they also are the company that opposed Google’s trademark filing for “glass” back in April 2014.
Border Stylo, which develops communication platforms, browser add–ins and mobile apps to add a human element to the internet experience according to CrunchBase.com seems to be disappearing from the web?… Read the rest
The power of a name!
Domain names are playing a part in the Washington Redskins naming controversy and things appear to be heating up once again with the NFL season just around the corner.
In fact, on June 30, 2014 the domain name RedskinsFacts.com was registered at Network Solutions under whois privacy and a very nice looking website was launched recently on the domain name. I’m not sure who is really behind the website but it does state “Sponsored by: Redskins Alumni” directly on the website.… Read the rest
Here is the latest company domain movers with new registrations and domain name purchases by large companies. Several interesting stories along with some of these domains today, so enjoy.
Penguin Books Limited
Purchased the domain name HappyReader.com, likely from Sedo. The domain was registered 3/11/2014 and was likely backordered. The domain was parked with Sedo since it’s recent creation and
appears to have had a purchase price of $499? Not sure if that was what it sold for or not because sometimes “old” listings are not removed from some domain aftermarket services.… Read the rest
People often do some shady things in the domain industry or simply related to the industry, so I find it funny when they try it with me!
Today, I got an email from “Rhonda Starr” using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org which included:
Any interest in the mybudgethome(com) domain name?
No shit I’m going to reply! This is going to be fun!!!!!! So I replied with:
Wow, that is really a great domain name! I’d love to buy it but I’m currently attending college and am not sure if I could afford this amazing domain name.
Here is another round of large company domain purchases from the series DotWeekly Discoveries. The following domain names were either recently registered or purchased in the domain name aftermarket or directly from the past owner of the domain name. Big list today with several interesting situations.
Has purchased the domain name Navigator1.com from Sedo. I thought I had seen a price on this one, but I couldn’t find it now.
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) is a leading global provider of information management and electronic commerce systems for the financial services industry, providing integrated technology and
services that create value and results for our clients.… Read the rest
Here we go with the latest movers from large companies and the domain names they recently purchased or registered and some info along with each if I was able to find something. These article are fun to make and share, so I hope you keep enjoying them as much as I like sharing!
This shouldn’t come as any surprise from any “tech” type company, but Nokia registered the domain names NokiaWear.com .net/.org . Clearly wearables is becoming “the” products to be pushing
to market right now and many companies are racing to do so.… Read the rest