Archives for August 2011

RIM registers nearly 300 domains for BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360, and 9370

Research in Motion always goes big when it comes to domain name registrations that coincide with a new product launch. This week the company unveiled three new smartphones, the BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370. A day before the announcement was posted to The Official Blackberry … [Read more...]

Atari submits trademark for Atari Smash as it expands into social gaming

On the same day Atari announced it strengthened its senior management team as the company shifts its focus to casual gaming, the gaming company filed a trademark for a yet-to-be-announced game called "Atari Smash". The trademark application (Serial Number 85399951) was filed with the United … [Read more...]

Lady Gaga wants the domain name rights to, files complaint

Pop singer-songwriter Lady Gaga who topped Forbes' annual Celebrity 100 list as the most powerful celebrity is going to battle over the web address, according to a recent complaint filed with the National Arbitration Forum. Not only has Lady Gaga mastered the music scene, but … [Read more...]

Amazon registers and, but why?

Could Amazon's next Kindle device be called the Kindle Scribe? Or is Amazon going to release a powerful note-taking feature with the Kindle e-book reader? There are plenty of rumors and speculation swirling around the possibility of Amazon launching a new Kindle device in the near … [Read more...]

eBay buys the domain

It looks like eBay could be trying to improve its press relations for its wholly owned subsidiary PayPal. On August 20, 2011, eBay acquired the domain name, after the domain name had expired in July. PayPal already has a press center at, but it may be looking … [Read more...] Official site for Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure on the web

[Updated: Skylanders Universe BETA opened in mid-October at but Activision has failed to re-direct the domain to the site at the time of this update.] **  The upcoming Activision game Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure set for release on … [Read more...]

Amazon buys ‘cloud video’ domains to support its instant video service

On Thurday, Amazon announced that its Instant Video service  was now offering customers more than 100,000 movies and TV shows. A day before the announcement, the company's legal department was quietly registering related domain names from to, with … [Read more...]

Busy month for Apple in domains, files dispute over and more

Apple has had a busy month in domain names, between winning a dispute over and revealing itself as the owner of, the company has continued its activities filing 12 more disputes over different domains including with the World Intellectual Property Organization, … [Read more...]

Rumor: Call of Duty Elite to offer Founders Program

Earlier this week, Activision went on a domain buying binge of Black Ops and Modern Warfare domain names. The shopping spree hasn't ended. On August 17, 2011, Activision acquired a slew of domains focusing on a Call of Duty Elite Founders Program ranging from to … [Read more...]

Activision may go up to Modern Warfare 6, Black Ops 6 with its newest domains

Activision has apparently gone on a domain name shopping spree through the registrar MarkMonitor, acquiring over a dozen Call of Duty-related domain names that hint we might see the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Black Ops series go up to at least six titles. Domain names like … [Read more...]