Early this morning I discovered that Microsoft is likely getting ready to launch a software product called Sway and it’s likely coming soon. Microsoft Sway! Content Delivery Network?

Microsoft has used the domain buying service Brand Certified and has acquired the domain name Sway.com . No purchase price has been disclosed but it was likely six figures for the domain.  The domain purchase likely took place on or about March 3, 2014 and has been hid behind the Brand Certified name since acquiring the domain name on behalf of Microsoft.… Read the rest

Welcome! Here is the latest round of company domain movers that were registered, purchased or simply moving by large companies.

Here we go with the list:

Nokia Corporation

NokiaWear.com, a domain I had discovered and mentioned in an earlier article, appears to be getting ready to be launched as a website, as domain name servers have been set to Amazon
hosting. This may be in connection to a new product launch.

Walgreens

Walgreens has went into heavy “defensive” domain registrations with the fact that they are looking into a tax inversion and moving headquarters to Europe and save about $4 Billion over the
next 4 years by moving out of the US.… Read the rest

I have always been a big fan of GoDaddy Auctions, because it never gets the attention of the expired auction services like NameJet and SnapNames.  This is often due to “quality” but everybody has a budget for investing or buying domains and GoDaddy Auctions seems to fit my budget better. GoDaddy Auctions has become more competitive than it was before though.

No site or service is perfect but here are some things that I would add or remove to GoDaddy Auctions if I could.… Read the rest

Here we go with the latest digging for company domain movers from some of the largest companies and related domain names they recently registered, purchased or are simply moving around for some reason. DotWeekly continues to break a lot of news within these articles, so if you like fresh, interesting data, welcome!

Slate.com

Slate has registered the domain names WashingtonFootballTeamFacts.com .net .org and has already launched a website on the .com . This is interesting, because I wrote this article
which Slate later used for this story  and then registered the domains.… Read the rest

Reverse whois is one of the most powerful domain tools and one that I often use for my DotWeekly Discoveries, so I thought I would share a little bit about it and the sources that I use. Caring is sharing so here you go!

Reverse whois works by “connecting” registrant email address to domains and then grouping them to perform a “list of domains” related to that email address.

What you need? A known email address used by a specific domain owner.… Read the rest

Welcome to the latest round of company domain movers from large companies in the series that I call DotWeekly Discoveries. Huge list today with a lot of different domains, so I hope you enjoy and lets get to the action.

Research In Motion Limited

Registered the domain names BlackberryGuardian.com .net . RIM owns almost 10,000 domain names.

At the BlackBerry Security Summit, BlackBerry announced BlackBerry Guardian. This new Guardian will “automatically check all Android apps that customers install on their BlackBerry
smartphones.” This new service will includes apps from the Amazon Appstore and apps installed from other sources such as direct installs through the browser or downloads.… Read the rest