Donuts Acquires .TRAVEL Domain

SEATTLE, Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Donuts Inc., the global leader in new top-level Internet domains, today announced it has acquired the .TRAVEL domain name from registry operator Tralliance Registry Management Company. The .TRAVEL domain becomes Donuts’ 239th TLD, and the centerpiece of an already-robust portfolio of travel domains that includes:  .CITY, .CRUISES, .FLIGHTS, .GUIDE, .HOLIDAY, .IRISH, …

Donuts to Acquire Rightside for $213 Million in Merger Agreement

The domain name registry operator of the larget new domain extensions portfolio Donuts Inc., and Rightside Group, Ltd.  have announced an agreement and Plan of Merger under which Donuts will acquire Rightside for $10.60 per share in an all-cash tender offer, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $213 million. The purchase price represents a …

Godaddy becomes first Domain Registrar to hit 500,000 New gTLD Registrations

According to ntldstats.com, Godaddy.com has become the first domain name registration to have registered more than 500,000 domain names. Godaddy has 500,091 new gTLD domain names under registration, 100,000 more than the second closest domain registrar, Network Solution which topped the 400,000 domain mark although around 377K of the 400,000 Network Solutions domain names were …