Welcome to another domain name diggings from DotWeekly Discoveries which I scour hundreds of thousands of domain names and pick out domains that have been registered, purchased or simply moving by large companies for one reason or another. The domains often lead to very early discoveries….

Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Appears to have purchased the domain name PrimeFresh.com around June 21, 2013 from Brandings.com . The domain was registered at GoDaddy and transferred to the domain registrar MarkMonitor in December 2013 … Read the rest

Amazon has purchased the 3 letter dot com domain name KDP.com from Mike Cohn of Light Industries. The sale price is currently unknown but I’m going on a limb and thinking it was six figures!

Amazon appears to have purchased KDP.com on or about June 30, 2014 with a secret domain buyer. Amazon launched the KDP on September 3, 2014 and has just recently revealed they purchased the 3 letter domain and now redirect KDP.com to https://kdp.amazon.com/ as they do … Read the rest

Early last week I ran into a domain name and after doing some digging, ran into some more interesting domain names listed for sale. Upon my further digging, I ran into the Afternic listing page for DnStinations.

DnStinations is a commonly used “generic” whois information for clients of corporate domain name registrar MarkMonitor, often listed as DnStinations Inc. in whois.

I reached out to Matt Serlin, VP of Domain Management at MarkMonitor early last week, but sadly he didn’t reply … Read the rest

Back in August I had discovered that Twitter Inc. had purchased the domain name Dronie.com via an expired drop domain name auction via NameJet and paid $2,551 for the domain. Also stated in my article, Twitter filed a trademark for the Dronie term 4 days after the Twitter Dronie took place at Cannes Lions.

Well, Twitter is very likely ready to launch the Dronie project and reveal what they will do with it. It may have something to do with … Read the rest