Name.Com

  • Rightside sells eNom to Tucows for $83.5m

    … retention. For Rightside, the company said the spin-off will allow it to focus on vertical integration between its gTLD registry business and its consumer-facing registrar, Name.com. Rightside had come in for a certain amount of high-profile investor criticism for its dogged focus on new gTLDs at the expense of its eNom and Name.com businesses…

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  • RightSide cuts super-premium fees in half, drops premium renewals

    … New gTLD registry RightSide has slashed the minimum price of its so-called “Platinum” tier premium domains and dropped renewal fees for these domains down to an affordable level. The price changes come as part of two new marketing initiatives designed to start shifting more of its 14,000-strong portfolio of super-premiums through brokers…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
  • GoDaddy spearheads Domain Connect spec

    … signing up for a participating site-building service, Shopify for example, customers currently have to either figure out how to manually reconfigure their DNS or get GoDaddy’s customer support to talk them through it. GoDaddy currently receives tens of thousands of customer support calls every year related to these scenarios, Beadnall said…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 21 readers -
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