No EarPods.com for Apple, but company acquires TheEarPod.com, EarPod.net

Apple has a poor track record when it comes to owning the matching domain names to new products that it announces. As pointed out by Michael Berkens of The Domains back in September, Apple missed out on acquiring EarPod.com and EarPods.com, nor did the company get AppleEarPods.com which was put … [Read more...]

Two-letter .com domain AY.com receives $100,000 bid on Flippa in no-reserve auction

A couple weeks ago, domain blogger Mike Berkens over at The Domains wrote about the auction of the two-letter .com domain AY.com at Flippa, after the owner issued a press release announcing the sale.  The auction followed the buzz created by news of Facebook purchasing the domain FB.com for $8.5 … [Read more...]

Must-see website: Latest offers above $10,000 on domains that were rejected by Worldwide Media

Mike Berkens of the popular domain news blog, The Domains, has launched a new corporate site for his company WorldWide Media - wwmi.com.  According to a brief online interview posted on Elliot's Blog: "WWMI will be part of a new company that will be announced early in January that will specialize in … [Read more...]

Sean Parker’s biggest contribution to domain names: Drop the “The”

TechCrunch has posted an article about the parody video on YouTube titled Drop The The (The Social Network Song) that was produced by Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez of Single Serving Films.  Dressed up like Justin Timberlake and surrounded by bling, the fake Sean Parker raps about dropping the … [Read more...]

Seller who hand-registered Single-Letter Domain Name D.TV in March 2010 Earns Nice Return: $18,000

In case you missed it on Michael Berkens blog or NamePros, the seller of D.TV who hand registered the domain name in March 2010, earned a nice return.  The name sold on Sedo to Michael Berkens who wrote about the name being registered for less than $22 on March 18 after the .TV registery released … [Read more...]