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Poll: Which MicroStrategy Domain Name is Most Valuable?

Yesterday morning, MicroStrategy shared the news that its Voice.com domain name was sold for $30 million in cash. The deal was "facilitated" by GoDaddy using the company's Domain Broker Service. In the press release announcing this momentous domain name sale, MicroStrategy shared 15 additional domain names that are owned by the company and available for sale. I thought it would be interesting to see what readers think is the most valuable domain name in that... Read more

Casinos.org Sold for $400,000 via Sedo

According to a tweet this morning from Sedo broker Dave Evanson, Casinos.org was sold for $400,000. I think it is safe to assume the deal was brokered by Dave: Just sold Casinos .org for $400,000!! Congrats to buyer and seller!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson) June 19, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js In looking at the DNJournal year to date domain name sales chart, the $400,000 sale of Casinos.org will rank in the top ten sales of the year. It will rank... Read more

Voice.com Domain Name Acquired for $30 Million (Updated)

At the end of May, I noticed that the Voice.com domain name had transferred to GoDaddy under privacy proxy. I wondered if MicroStrategy had sold the domain name, and it was later learned that it had been acquired by a startup called Block.One. The company announced that Voice would become "a blockchain-based social media application." Voice.com is clearly a valuable domain name, and today we learned just how much it cost to acquire it. According... Read more

Velo.com Acquired by Reynolds American

Last week, I noticed that the Velo.com domain name had been acquired via Marksmen, a brand protection company that offers domain name acquisition services: Looks like @MarksmenTweets acquired https://t.co/9HtN6caHNw on behalf of a client. Great cycling domain name. — Elliot Silver (@DInvesting) June 12, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js If I was going to take a guess about who acquired Velo.com, I would have guessed it was Velo Payments that acquired Velo.com. The startup, which was founded in 2017, uses VeloPayments.com... Read more

Gmail Service Disruption Causing Email Delay

I noticed that my email service (via Gmail) has been running slower than usual this afternoon. I was expecting to receive a couple of important emails, and both seemed to have been delayed. I visited Google's G Suite Status Dashboard, and it indicates there is currently a Service Disruption impacting Gmail service, although none of Google's other services indicate a service disruption or service outage at this time: I have not yet received the emails... Read more