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Business Insider, Inc. has acquired the premium generic domain name Insider.com

Insider.com has been registered since June 6, 1997 and was owned by P.A. Gordon prior to be acquired at domain name aftermarket service Sedo.com for an undisclosed amount.

It was announced in December 2017 that Business Insider was rebranding and removing “Business” from its corporate name and becoming Insider Inc. but the Business Insider name was not going away.

Business Insider

Insider Inc. is launching may new verticals similar to Tech … Read the rest

Collins.com has changed ownership from Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. to Goodrich Corporation. United Technologies acquired Goodrich Corporation in 2011, so UTC actually owns the domain.

Collins.com whois record

United Technologies Corporation acquired Rockwell Collins for $23 Billion in September 2017, which they are still trying to close now. It appears that the EU is set to approve it though soon, as announced today. This domain name, which appears to have been purchased, is potentially connected/related to it? The timing is pretty … Read the rest

Microsoft Ventures Fund has rebranded as M12 and relaunched the venture on the domain name M12.vc

Last week I had noticed that M12.com had been acquired from Name Administration Inc. for an undisclosed amount. At the time, I had noted that M12.vc made a name server change the very same day, which was owned by Microsoft.

Microsoft has announced a name change / rebrand to M12 for its Microsoft Ventures Fund.

Microsoft Ventures was housed on the domain name MicrosoftVentures.com … Read the rest

Signify.com has been acquired by Philips Lighting NV for a name change of it corporate name. Philips will remain the name of its branded products.

I tweeted about the domain name being acquired by Marksmen for an unknown buyer at the time, on November 2, 2017.

Whois records still remain generic at domain name registrar Ascio Technologies, the same registrar used by Philips.

The domain name is redirecting to a press release announcing the intention of the name change, which … Read the rest