Welcome to another round of Domain Movers, where DotWeekly keeps track and puts a pulse on domain name movements by companies around the world.
Here are some of the latest domain movements:
Mondo (GetMondo.co.uk) had to do a rebrand due to an undisclosed company “challenging” them and has rebranded as Monzo. The company made a very wise choice and secured the globally recognized, exact match .com domain name Monzo.com this time around. Not only a name change but a domain name upgrade to boot! You can read more about the rebrand here.
The domain name was listed for sale with a purchase price of only US$3,386 ($2,999 EUR), although the official sales price is unknown.
Barracuda Networks has acquired the domain name CopyDrive.com, which actually took place in late 2014. They likely are getting ready to do something with it as they have registered CopyDrive.org and changed name servers on the .com
Zuma.com appears to have changed ownership, according to whois records. The domain was owned by Zuma Innovation of Westlkae Village, California and is now owned by Shanghai Sintang Industrial Co., Ltd of China. The website displays massage tables.
HiRoad.com has been acquired by a currently unknown client of corporate brand protection service MarkMonitor.
Apple Inc., registered the domain name DontBeAPuppet.com and is putting the domain to use right away for Beats By Dre.
TD Ameritrade has acquired the domain name TradeWise.com from GoDaddy/NameFind for an undisclosed amount.
Tucows/YummyNames has sold the domain name Figurate.com to a currently unknown MarkMonitor client. The domain name was using DomainNameSales at the time.
Facebook Inc., registered several new “addin/extensions/plugin” domain name names. A few samples are: FBPlugins.com/net, FBMarketingExentsions.com/.net and FBAddins.com/net
LittleLungs.com has been acquired from HugeDomains for about $2,395 by a currently unknown CSC Corporate Domains client.
Appfolio.com has moved from domain registrar GoDaddy to corporate brand protection service MarkMonitor. Other domains in its portfolio also made the transfer. Appfolio is a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.
inMusic Brands announced in July 2016 that they were set to acquired Rane Corporation with the transaction closing “this summer”. The domain name Rane.com has officially transferred ownership and is now controlled by inMusic.
DataMesh.com sells for $25,000 via domain aftermarket service Sedo. The domain did hold a buy now price of $70,800 and was owned by Name Administration Inc. 2014 startup DataMesh is a potential buyer.