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    • MMX revenue slips despite domain growth

      MMX today posted a smaller loss for the first half of the year, despite managing to grow domains under management and hit some important financial milestones. The new gTLD registry formerly known as Mind + Machines, which announced a few months ago that it’s looking to be acquired, reported an H1 loss of $526,000 compared to a loss of $1.9 million a year earlier.

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  • CentralNic extends XYZ deal until 2032

    … to run about five years. It even lasts 10 years beyond the expiration of XYZ.com’s own ICANN contracts (though renewal of these is a near-certainty). The deal covers all .xyz domains, as well as all of the other TLDs in XYZ.com’s portfolio. That currently includes the likes of .rent, .storage and .college. CentralNic said it “will receive…

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  • Endurance losing founder-CEO next week

    … Endurance International, the parent company of registrar brands including Public Domain Registry, BuyDomains, Domain.com and BigRock, will see its founding CEO resign next week. The company said this week that Hari Ravichandran will be replaced by Jeff Fox, most recently chair of customer relationship management software vendor Convergys…

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  • GoDaddy domains business grows 15% in Q2

    … GoDaddy saw its revenue from domain name sales increase by almost 15% in the second quarter, the company announced this week. Its domains revenue was $263.3 million, up 14.6% on the same quarter last year. That was part of an overall growth trend at the company, which saw revenue for the quarter up 22.3% at $557.8 million. Revenue growth…

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  • Tucows revenue rockets after Enom buy

    … Tucows saw its revenue from domain names more than double in the second quarter, following the acquisition of rival Enom. The company this week reported domain services revenue for the three months ending June 30 of $62.8 million, compared to $28.4 million a year ago. That was part of overall growth of 78%, with revenue rising from $47.2…

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  • Verisign confirms first price increase under new .net contract

    … to $9.02, effective February 1, 2018 If all six options are exercised, the price of a .net would be $15.27 by the time the current contract expires, including the $0.75 ICANN fee. It would be $14.52 without the ICANN fee. The increase was confirmed by CEO Jim Bidzon as Verisign reported its second-quarter earnings yesterday. For the quarter…

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  • Tucows says eNom may be shrinking as Melbourne IT drives 2016 growth

    … Tucows yesterday reported an 11% increase in revenue for 2016, driven partly by an acquisition, but warned that its more recent acquisition, eNom, may be shrinking. The company reported revenue for 2016 of $189.8 million, up from $171 million in 2015. Net income was up 41% at $16 million. For the fourth quarter, revenue was up 9% year-on-year…

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  • GoDaddy revenue tops $1.8 billion in 2016

    … Kevin Murphy, January 27, 2017, 12:46:59 (UTC), Domain Registrars GoDaddy today said that its revenue for 2016 topped $1.8 billion. In a preliminary disclosure to the markets ahead of its formal February 15 earnings announcement, the registrar said that annual revenue for 2016 is expected to come in at $1.84 billion. That compares to $1.6…

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  • MMX billings double even as some volumes slide

    … compared to $206,000 off 102,000 registrations in 2015 reflecting the use of a promotional initiative to drive registrations that year. MMX also disclosed that China now accounts for more than half of its billings: 59%, compared to 24% for the US and 17% for Europe. That’s largely based on its launch of .vip, which launched last May and has half…

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  • Twitter Reveals Q3 2016 Financial Results, Will Reduce Workforce by 9%

    … Twitter released its Q3 2016 financial results Thursday, and it also announced it will reduce its workforce by approximately nine percent. For the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, Twitter saw revenue of $616 million, which is an increase of eight percent year-over-year. Advertising revenue for the quarter was $545 million, which…

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  • ICANN has $400m in the bank

    … are earmarked for some yet-unspecified community purpose and sit outside its general working capital pool. Regardless, they’re factored into these audited financial reports. ICANN has to date taken in almost a quarter of a billion dollars from auctions. Its board recently decided to diversify how the money is invested, so the pot could well grow. Tweet Tagged: auctions, earnings, ICANN, new gTLDs …

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  • M+M billings quadruple on China .vip surge

    … hit $5.5 million. That’s due to interest from Chinese domain investors, who were courted by M+M during a conference in Beijing. M+M will report its full interims on September 20. Tweet Tagged: earnings, Minds + Machines, mmx …

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  • CentralNic doing okay out of new gTLDs

    … before tax of £1.45 million ($2.13 million), compared to £520,000 in 2014, on revenue up 71% at £10.39 million ($15.28 million). While it may be best known nowadays as a back-end registry provider, its revenue is now fairly evenly split over its three reporting segments. CentralNic runs the back-end registry for volume gTLDs including .xyz…

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