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Domain Movers highlights domain name transactions of companies around the world. These are very important domain name assets being acquired and DotWeekly highlights them for you.

To note, this week has been challenging doing research. CSC started showing some restricted whois data at DomainTools, and GoDaddy continues to do so as well. I have also been seeing prior whois details transferring with the domain name to the new owners, this mainly happens at GoDaddy. This prevents me from seeing who … Read the rest

I have been slacking on posting Domain Movers lately but my son has been sick for a week and now I’m sick. This cuts down on my research time and results in less activity. Sorry about that.

Here is a very small sample of some recent company focused domain name transactions detected:

Google LLC has appeared in whois records for Gradient.com. The domain name was acquired in an expired GoDaddy.com auction for $125,001 as reported by DomainInvesting.com. Anna … Read the rest

Viking River Cruises has acquired the premium generic domain name Viking.com from Office Depot, Inc. according to whois records.

Viking.com Whois

This premium domain name purchase by Viking River Cruises follows a very recent victory by Office Depot, Inc. defending a UDRP filing on the Viking.com domain name by Aurelius RHO GTM Development Limited, with a finding of revere domain name hijacking (RDNH) as reported by DomainNameWire.com and DomainInvesting.com.

This is an outstanding domain name purchase by Viking River Cruises, who … Read the rest

In today’s Domain Movers we see a rebrand, Walmart is prepping 2 online brand launches and more. I get pretty into detail with a couple of these but I felt it was best to do so.

Here is the latest:

SmarterGovernment.com has been acquired by ESRI, which is a mapping and analytics software company. The domain name held a buy now of $2,295

Walmart is prepping the launch of two new online brands. Since these are online brands, the … Read the rest