Domain News

The ultra premium generic domain name Champion.com has been acquired by clothing giant HanesBrands, Inc. for an undisclosed sum from its long time past owners Nationstar Mortgage, LLC.

Champion.com

The domain purchase actually took place about February 2016, when the domain name started redirecting to Hanes.com/champion but the domain name is now the flagship domain name for the clothing brand, Champion.com

Champion.com has been registered since November 02, 1994, so it has taken Hanes some 22 years to get the best … Read the rest

Salesforce has acquired the premium domain name Einstein.com, ahead of announcing a new AI product called Salesforce Einstein.

I had noticed some movement on August 20, 2016 but was not sure who the buyers were at that time, but it’s Salesforce.

Forbes.com broke the news yesterday about the new artificial intelligence product. Using the name in current whois records, Tim Wicinski, along with the fact that name servers are set to MarkMonitor (salesforce is a client), I’m saying Salesforce … Read the rest

LimeWire.com was a peer to peer (P2P) file sharing service that was founded in 2000 but was seized in October 2010 due to an injunction by a federal judge according to Wikipedia.

The domain name that housed the website is currently up for bids in an expired domain name auction here. At time of publication, the current high bid is $1,035 with the auction ending on August 31, 2016 at 12:04 PDT.

Interestingly, although the domain name was … Read the rest

Goldman Sachs & Co. has acquired the premium generic domain name Marcus.com for a new brand of consumer lending. The domain has been registered since 1992.

Goldman Sachs shows up in whois records on July 16, 2016 coming from a law firm likely used by the company to help acquire it. Prior to that, the domain name was under privacy protection for a couple years after showing Ari Marcus & Company as the past owners.

Marcus.com

Potential naming issue? Marcus Theaters … Read the rest

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