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GoDaddy.com has sold the premium 2 letter domain name GK.com

GK.com just moved into Afternic  Escrow (also owned by GoDaddy), so the buyers are currently unknown. The GK sale follows on the heals of TS.com being sold by GoDaddy around December 5, 2016.

In total, this is the 5th two letter .com domain name sale by GoDaddy since they acquired the Elite Domains domain portfolio for a reported $42.5M in April 2016. That portfolio of 100,000+ domain names contained 24 … Read the rest

Flextronics International USA, Inc. has acquired the premium generic domain name Flex.com

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The past owners posted a notice to current customers of the upcoming change on the Flex.com domain name:

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Flextronics announced in July 2015 that they were rebranding to simply “Flex” and now have purchased the ultra premium EMD of the new name (smart move) in a likely six figure purchase, but holds the potential to have cost 7 figures!

Flex.com’s past owner did note: “P.S. Being in Hawaii, … Read the rest

Breaking News: GoDaddy appears to have acquired yet another domain name portfolio and this time appears to be Traffic Names LTD!

Update: GoDaddy’s Paul Nicks confirms the purchase with the statement:

We can confirm that GoDaddy has acquired another great domain name portfolio. This is a high quality portfolio and will help deliver customers their ideal name. The seller asked we keep their identity private, so we will not be disclosing that information.

This morning I started to detect Traffic … Read the rest

Gogobot rebrands as Trip.com, a domain name they acquired from Expedia.

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CEO Travis Kratz stated in a Skift.com article about the rebrand: “The name Trip.com, which is easy to remember, can conjure images of a vacation abroad as well as a jaunt to the restaurant across town, Katz says, and the blending of trips and activities is something that several companies, including Trip.com, Google, TripAdvisor, and Airbnb have realized could be a winning formula.”

The article continued with “One thing … Read the rest

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