Facebook

Facebook Inc. has transferred the premium 2 letter domain name FB.com out of brand protection service MarkMonitor to self owned domain registrar, RegistrarSafe, LLC.

FB.com whois record with RegistrarSafe, LLC

Facebook acquired RegistrarSEC in April 2016 and the registrars website states:

RegistrarSEC, LLC and RegistrarSafe, LLC are ICANN-accredited registrars incorporated in Delaware and are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Facebook, Inc.

Both Domain Incite’s article and DNW’s article about RegistrarSEC’s purchase by Facebook had thoughts of it being an acquihire/IP reasons. Now that the registrar is housing FB.com, … Read the rest

Marshalls department stores, which is owned by TJX Companies, has acquired the domain name Marshalls.com from Marshalls PLC of the UK. Both are publicly traded companies.

Marshalls (TJX) is currently using the domain name MarshallsOnline.com for the brands main website, while Marshalls (UK) is/was using both Marshalls.com (corporate) & Marshalls.co.uk  (corporate & products).

This transaction holds the potential to be a substantial domain name purchase, which may be revealed in a SEC filing at some point.

TJX is traded on … Read the rest

React.com

Yesterday I reported that Facebook acquired the premium domain name Groups.com and now they have acquired another premium domain name, React.com from its past owners.

React is a programming language used by Facebook and is a JavaScript library for user interfaces. Facebook has been using the domain name ReactJS.org for the project but I’d expect that to change to React.com in the near future. Currently, React.com is redirecting to Reactjs.org.

React.com Facebook Whois

How much? That always seems to be the burning question … Read the rest

Cisco

GDPR sucks! It has basically killed Domain Movers and I really do not see a reason to continue the series. The following is about 2 weeks worth of work, with 3-4 hours research, 7 days a week. I feel like I’m working for the Boring company and I only have a plastic spoon to dig. Domains are still moving but it’s just really hard to see who the potential buyers are (and sellers) and the movements are very limited due … Read the rest