Welcome to the latest round of DotWeekly Discoveries powered by DomainIQ.com of corporate domain name purchases, company domain registrations and simply domain movers by some of the largest companies on the internet. I spend countless hours digging up the following information that you are going to read in a few minutes, so enjoy!

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Has registered the domain name YesToPharmacies.com .

Similar domain registered at MarkMonitor: SaveOurLocalPharmacies.com (but this one is using generic whois data. Is it connected … Read the rest

According to whois records, Facebook Inc. has secured the Oculus.com domain name that was owned by Tim Appnel. I did not see a connection with Appnel and Oculus VR  prior.

Based on whois history records, my educated guess would be that Facebook / Oculus VR, LLC acquired Oculus.com between 10/29/2013 and 12/13/2013.

Oculus.com and OculusVR.com domain names are now with the domain registrar MarkMonitor and display Oculus VR, LLC as the registrant and Facebook as the Tech and Admin contacts.

Oculus … Read the rest

Here is the latest company domain movers from DotWeekly Discoveries powered by DomainIQ.com of company domain name purchases, registrations and movers by some of the largest companies on the web. As always, these are “very fresh” findings. I do some research into each domain, but not in a heavy detailed form. Some more info likely can be added with each domain than I currently provide… If you find some more info, please feel free to share in the comments section.… Read the rest

I noticed some action on GrandCentral.com a domain name that has been owned by Google Inc. . The domain was with domain name registrar MarkMonitor and has just transferred OUT to GoDaddy.com and includes the email address craig@firespotter.com in whois.

Google is still shown in whois records as the “owner” (registrant) of the domain and the only change besides registrar is the Registrant Email. To me, this indicates a sale or potential partnership in some way.

Firespotter Labs created UberConference … Read the rest

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