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Donuts Hiring Chief Marketing Officer

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Donuts is looking to hire a Chief Marketing Officer, according to a job posting on LinkedIn. The CMO job opportunity was posted about a week ago, and it looks like there are 90 applicants via LinkedIn so far. I believe Jeff Davidoff was the last CMO at Donuts. It looks like he left that position in June of 2016, and I don’t believe it was filled after his departure. The CMO job will be based in the company’s Kirkland, Washington office.

Here’s an excerpt from the job posting that describes the Chief Marketing Officer position at Donuts:

Strong Registration Numbers Does Not Equal Strong Aftermarket

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Over the weekend, I wrote about the number of registered .Dev domain names surpassing the 100,000 mark. I think the initial registration numbers are quite strong for this new gTLD extension. Maybe it’s because I am not in the development space, but I never would have guessed there would be any significant demand for .Dev domain names, and it looks like I would have been wrong.

.Dev Passes 100,000 Registrations

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According to nTLDStats.com, it looks like there are now more than 100,000 .Dev domain names registered. I can see more than 102,000 .Dev domain names in the zone file, and the number continues to grow.

The .Dev domain name extension is managed by Google, and .Dev domain names became available to register via the early access program on February 19. Since general availability phase began on February 28, the number of registrations has grown strongly. From what I can tell, it looks like there were about 5,000 domain names registered via the EAP, and in the last week and a half, over 95,000 domain names have been registered.

Apple Registers Hello.Apple Domain Name

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Apple is the operator of the .Apple new gTLD extension. I noticed an interesting domain name registration earlier this morning, courtesy of my DomainTools registrant monitor tool: Apple registered Hello.Apple. This might not seem like big news, but I think it is notable considering nTLDStats.com reports there are only 5 .Apple domain names currently registered.

Donuts Job Opening: Domain Name Sales Consultant

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Donuts posted a job opening on LinkedIn that might be of interest to someone with domain industry experience. The company is looking to hire a Domain Name Sales Consultant. The position will be based out of the company’s Kirkland, Washington headquarters. There is the potential to work remotely, but the company prefers for the employee to be based locally.

Here’s the description about the job opportunity:

Hilco Streambank Rebrands IPv4Auctions.com to IPv4.Global

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In an email sent yesterday afternoon, Hilco Streambank announced it will be rebranding its IPv4Auctions.com website to IPv4.Global. This is Hilco Streambank’s platform for selling version 4 Internet Protocol addresses.

I asked Hilco Streambank CEO Gabe Fried why they chose a .Global domain name for their platform. Here’s what Gabe told me:

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