Sunday, April 03, 2005

Internet news/analysis in brief

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Posted by David Jackson on April 3, 2005 at 12:14 AM in ticker: FSTC, ticker: GOOG, ticker: GRU, ticker: IACI, ticker: MSFT, ticker: NTRT, ticker: RATE, ticker: RCOM, ticker: SHOP, ticker: TFSM, ticker: TWX, ticker: VCLK, ticker: YHOO | Permalink | Comments (4) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, March 04, 2005

Tucows - TCOW.OB - on domain name registrations (quotes from the 4Q04 conf call)

Here's what Tucows (ticker: TCOW.ob) CEO Elliot Ness said about the domain name registration business on his February 10th conference call to discuss fourth quarter earnings:

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Posted by David Jackson on March 4, 2005 at 08:17 AM in Conf call quotes, Small/Micro cap, Sub-sector: Services, ticker: RCOM, ticker: TCOW | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, February 25, 2005

Verisign (VRSN) on domain name arbitrage and the .net domain (quotes from the Goldman conf)

Here's what Verisign (ticker: VRSN) CEO Stratton Sclavos said at the Goldman Sachs 2005 Technology Conference about the domain name registration business. He addressed two key issues: the business of buying up expired domain names to run them as advertising sites with pay-per-click ads, and the rights for registration of the .net domain:

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Posted by David Jackson on February 25, 2005 at 11:51 AM in Conf call quotes, Sub-sector: Infrastructure, ticker: RCOM, ticker: TCOW, ticker: VRSN | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, February 11, 2005

Why is Google a domain registrar, and what's the impact on Register.com (RCOM)?

Google recently became a domain name registrar, increasing the threat of increased competition to Register.com (ticker: RCOM). But now Google seems to be saying that it might not get into the domain name registration business:

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Posted by David Jackson on February 11, 2005 at 09:51 AM in Sub-sector: Search, Sub-sector: Services, ticker: GOOG, ticker: RCOM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Competition intensifies for Register.com

Register.com, which derives its revenue from domain name registrations and associated services, is facing an intensifying competitive environment. Google recently registered to enter the domain name registration business, and now there's this:

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Posted by David Jackson on February 9, 2005 at 03:04 PM in Sub-sector: Services, ticker: RCOM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)