Domain Discoveries

Based on whois information, it appears that Visa / Black Card LLC*  is likely getting ready to make a play with “Gold Card”.

I did a little digging and it appears that Visa / Black Card LLC*  likely purchased the domain names GoldCard.com and GoldCards.com for around $125,000. Media Options had the domains under contract and listed in a newsletter on September 10, 2013.

A whois record change on November 6, 2013  shows “Matt Serlin” of MarkMonitor in whois. A … Read the rest

Welcome to the first company domain movers series, powered by DomainIQ.com on the new DotWeekly theme! Today’s list isn’t huge (which happens after a weekend) but several interesting domain name purchases, registrations and movers from large companies that I was able to dig up.

TAYLOR MADE GOLF COMPANY, INC.

Registered the domain name MissHitsHappen.com and several variations of the term with a hyphen and typo.

Women.com / Women.net

There is a pretty interesting story on these two domain names that … Read the rest

This morning I noticed that the domain name Browse.com, which is/was owned by Amazon Technologies Inc. may have sold!

The domain name showed publicly in whois data that Amazon was the owners of the domain name as of 6/02/2014 (minor dns change) and a whois record on 8/16/2014 displays:

Domain Name: browse.com
Registry Domain ID:
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.markmonitor.com
Registrar URL: http://www.markmonitor.com
Updated Date: 2014-06-03T09:40:33-0700
Creation Date: 1994-09-19T21:00:00-0700
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2015-04-15T20:59:59-0700
Registrar: MarkMonitor, Inc.
Registrar IANA ID: … Read the rest

During some digging this morning I had run into the domain name Watchable.com . Nothing crazy that stuck out at me right away, other than it appears according to whois records that the domain was likely acquired for a large company via CSC Corporate Domains on or about July 23, 2014 according to whois records. Doing what I do, I dug into it a bit.

Then I did a trademark search “just in case”. Oh, the term “Watchable” … Read the rest