GoDaddy Launches Over 40 New Features Across All Product Lines

GoDaddy announced its new product update for Spring 2016 with over 40 new features that span across all of its products. Updates are aimed at helping entrepreneurs start, grow, and successfully run their own business ventures and become more competitive.…

GoDaddy Offers Domains, SSL Certificates Through Microsoft Azure App Service

GoDaddy announced that it is now offering domains and SSL certificates through the Microsoft Azure App Service platform, building on an existing relationship with Microsoft. Azure App Service users can now buy and configure domain names right from the platform…

Squarespace Goes After GoDaddy with Squarespace Domains

Squarespace just announced the launch of Squarespace Domains enabling customers to start their website building process by buying a domain directly from Squarespace. In case you think the “goes after GoDaddy” headline is too dramatic, the company is being pretty…

Microsoft Outlook.com Premium Pricing Discovered

In February, reports emerged that Microsoft was piloting a new Outlook.com Premium service, which gives subscribers personalized email addresses with custom domain accounts thanks to a partnership with GoDaddy. ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley first reported on the news after a…

GoDaddy Hits AppDirect For Office 365 Domain Offerings

GoDaddy announced that it is now live on AppDirect so small businesses can add custom domain names when purchasing Office 365 in AppDirect-powered marketplaces. With the news, service providers and VARs on AppDirect can provide domain names and email addresses…

GoDaddy Gives Businesses Worldwide .CN Domains

GoDaddy announced that it is now giving small business customers worldwide access to .cn domains to create better experiences for Chinese customers. The company now offers a total of 421 domain name extensions. “We received many requests from customers who…

GoDaddy Enters 11 New Markets

GoDaddy just launched in 11 Asian markets, announcing that it is now available in 10 languages and 14 markets across Asia. These include: Hong Kong (English and Traditional Chinese), Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia (English and Malay), Philippines (English and Filipino), Singapore…

GoDaddy Launches Domain Investor App

GoDaddy announced the launch of a new mobile app for domain investors, aptly called GoDaddy Investor. It’s now available on iOS and Android, and enables investors to watch and bid on domains at auction and stay on top of their…

Google Domains Adds Custom Email Addresses, New Domain Endings, Ownership Transfer

Last year, Google launched Google Domains on in limited beta before opening it up to everyone in the U.S. in January. This week, Google announced some new features. Websites on Google Domains can now get custom email addresses, choose from…

Alphabet Doesn’t Own Its Obvious Social Media Pages, Domains

Late Monday afternoon, Google announced a major reorganization, and the establishment of a new parent company called Alphabet. For a more in-depth look at that, check here. Long story short, Larry Page is now the CEO of Alphabet, which now…

Google Gives An Update On How It Handles New gTLDs

Google is letting webmasters know about how it handles new top level domains. The company says that as many new generic TLDs become available, it wants to provide some insight into how they’re handled in Google search as it has…

Hillary Clinton Is Getting Domain Trolled Too

Head on over to HillaryClinton.net. Oops – that’s not Hillary. The frontrunning Democratic candidate for President is the latest to fall victim to some domain trolling. Hillary Clinton has HillaryClinton.com on lockdown, but her name dot net redirects to GOP…

Rick Santorum Still Has a ‘Frothy’ Search Problem

It looks like there’s a good chance that former Senator Rick Santorum is going to jump into the fray. He appeared on Fox News Wednesday to discuss his plans with Greta Van Susteren, which at this point is only an…

Rand Paul Spent $100,000 to Gain Control of RandPaul.com

Before Rand Paul first announced that he was seeking the Republican nomination for President, his official campaign site was RandPaul2016.com. RandPaul.com was a barebones supporter site. Rand Paul’s campaign team has since acquired the RandPaul.com domain – and it apparently…

Carly Fiorina Forgot to Register CarlyFiorina.org, and Now She’s Getting Trolled

“Yes, I am running,” said former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina this morning on Good Morning America.” “I think I’m the best person for the job because I understand how the economy actually works. I understand the world; who’s in it.”…

Significant Marketing Efforts Still Needed For gTLDs

It appears that the both the domain name industry and businesses opting to use new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) may have a great deal of marketing to do to spread awareness about gTLDs. Most consumers are not familiar with the…

Ted Cruz Didn’t Lock Up TedCruz.com, and Now He’s Getting Trolled

Someone is trolling Ted Cruz. Fundraising likely began a while ago but begins in earnest today, as Senator Ted Cruz has announced he’s officially entering the 2016 Presidential race. It might behoove the Senator to use some of that money…

Google May Start Offering .App Domains

One of the hottest generic TLDs up for grabs by some of the Internet’s biggest companies was .App. According to reports, Google has now won that TLD, and is paying a whopping $25 million for it. According to Domain Name…

Here’s What Sites Are Doing With Google’s New .HOW Domains

Google announced that Google Registry is now offering .HOW domain names. This is the third domain Google has launched following .みんな (which means “everyone”) in Japanese and .SOY (which means “I am” in Spanish) for U.S. Hispanics. .HOW is aimed…

What You Get With Google Domains (Now Open To All In The U.S.)

Back in June, Google launched Google Domains on an invitation-only basis, effectively making the search giant a domain registrar. Noting that 55% of small businesses still didn’t have a website, Google set out to make it easier for them to…