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Best Domain Name News sites?

Hi guys,

I've been having a look about for domain name news and can only really find domainnews.com and a couple of aggregators which show pretty similar stuff. Do you have any suggestions where I can go to get good info/news?

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Is it worth me getting the .uk version of my domain name?

I was just curious as I recently discovered that .uk domains have been released and wondered if they are set to replace .co.uk domains? I have a few .co.uk domains and am aware that the .uk is reserved for me, but I am not sure how popular this is going to be, anyone have any ideas?
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Significant growth in numeric domains?

I saw this article on the Internet recently:

http://www.bizreport.com/2014/05/domain ... ength.html

I was just wondering how popular are these numeric domains, I don't recall many popular websites that use numbers, is it something of a niche market?
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Launch Periods for New gTLDs

In light of all the new gTLDs being released there is quite a lot of confusion regarding the different periods of the launches.

There are 4 phases of the new gTLD launches which are SR, LR, EA and GA

SR= Sunrise Period

The Sunrise phase is typically the time that trademark holders or those entities identified as fulfilling prior rights are able to register their marks in a TLD (Top Level Domain). In order to ...
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Now that I have your attention you should have a read of this interview with Mason Cole, VP of Communications and Industry Relations at Donuts.

Donuts are one of the big new gTLD advocates and are responsible for a massive number of them. Great insight on what goes on to get a gTLD to market.

http://blog.domainmonster.com/interview ... ason-cole/
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Direct uk set for release 10th June

This has been news for a while now but still worth sharing, Nominet have shaken up the .uk name space with these new snappy direct uk domains.


The grandfathering period looks to secure the domains for current owners of .xxx.uk domains which I am not sure many other registries would do.

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XYZ Sunrise Launches 20 March

XYZ Sunrise Launches 20 March

CentralNic is backing the gTLD’s launch with a multi-million dollar ad campaign and proactive marketing that is hoped will drive high-volume registrations.

Personally I can't wait for XYZ. Looks like one of the most interesting TLDs and run by a true entrepreneur.

Let's see what happens eh!
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First New gTLD Launched!

First New gTLD Launched!

It's the start of a revolution everyone.

I've already pre registered some with DM - http://gtld.domainmonster.com/ if you're interested!

Can't wait to get my .guru it's going to be so cool!

Anyone placed their pre-orders already?
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.ORG registry dashboard Q2 2013

.ORG registry dashboard Q2 2013

.ORGs are still growing!

Amazingly consistent TLD when you think about it.

Plus it's great to see the work that charities are really well represented in .ORG.
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New Sedo Market Report - Lots of domain sales info!

Sedo Marketplace Study 2013 – Q2

Lots of interesting stats on domain sales recently.

.CO making the top 10 is a good sign!

Hopefully they'll go from strength to strength.

Can't wait to see what the new gTLD program will do to these figures too a few years down the line!

Let us know what you think!
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