Monday , June 27 2022

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Wix shares dip after earnings report

Company faces headwinds and major loss on Monday.com equity. Shares in website building platform Wix (NASDAQ: WIX) were off over 3% this morning after the company reported earnings. The company reported total revenue in Q1 2022 of $341.6 million, up 14% year over year. That was within the company’s guidance …

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Hey crypto companies: you NEED to use Registry Lock

Registry Lock would have likely prevented two recent crypto attacks. Companies that deal with cryptocurrencies are effectively financial institutions, and they need to take extra precautions to prevent domain hijacking. Last week, SpiritSwap said that a hacker had “managed to exploit GoDaddy, essentially they have hijacked our domain and copied …

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All publicly traded domain companies are down this year. Asset markets have been hammered this year, and most domain name companies aren’t bucking the trend. From the close of markets on December 31 until the close yesterday, the tech-heavy NASDAQ is off 27%. The S&P 500 is down 18% and …

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.Eth domains pummeled in market correction

ENS domains came back down to earth. Short numeric .eth domains have shot up in value. Web3 assets that soar in value can come back down to earth just as fast. 10 days ago, I wrote about how short numeric .eth domain names were a hot commodity. .Eth domains are …

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.HipHop relaunches with reduced prices

.Hiphop domains are a lot cheaper after acquisition. The company that acquired .hiphop from Frank Schilling’s UNR has relaunched it with reduced pricing. Dot Hip Hop, LLC acquired the domain in the UNR auction last year. After a long delay, ICANN approved the transfer of the top level domain in …

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Badlife: company tries to reverse hijack GoodLife.com

Clothing company doesn’t do proper research before filing cybersquatting dispute. A clothing company that sells under the brand Goodlife has been found (pdf) to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking. GL Concepts, LLC d/b/a Goodlife filed a dispute with World Intellectual Property Organization against the domain goodlife.com. The clothing …

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Squarespace raises guidance after Q1 results

Website platform Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) has raised its full-year revenue guidance after announcing Q1 results. The company generated $207.8 million in revenue last year, up 16% year over year. That topped the company’s guidance of $203 million to $205 million. It ended the quarter with 4.2 million subscriptions, up 10% …

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Introducing the new Domain Name Wire

Please welcome a refreshed experience at Domain Name Wire. I’m excited to launch a refreshed version of Domain Name Wire this evening. Best practices and trends in news sites have changed a lot since I began publishing Domain Name Wire in 2005. The last significant redesign of the site was …

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15 end user sales including web3 buyers

A fintech company, an NFT market, and a yoga company bought domain names. This week’s Sedo end user list is led by a fintech company that bought a four character domain. There are some other nice domains in the four figure range. You’ll notice several web3 buyers on the list. …

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Ecostream LLC tries reverse domain name hijacking

Company filed UDRP after failing to buy domain name from current owner. A National Arbitration Forum panelist has found Ecostream LLC to have attempted reverse domain name hijacking. The company, which provides water management and hydrocarbon reclamation services, filed a dispute against the domain name ecostream.com. The company uses ecostreamusa.com. …

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Top Level Design acquires .tattoo domain name

Domain was sold during UNR auction last year. Top Level Design has acquired the .tattoo domain name from UNR. The domain was one of 23 Frank Schilling’s UNR put on the auction block last year. It’s been over a year since the auction, but ICANN finally approved the domain transfer. …

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$600,000 of fresh sales from NameJet & SnapNames

Here are 117 domains that sold for $2,000 or more last month. Newfold Digital has released April’s sales data for its NameJet and SnapNames platforms. The two platforms combined for 117 sales of $2,000 or more for the month, totaling just over $600,000. This number does not include sales below …

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