After $74 Million in Funding, Mirror Looks to Have Acquired

Founded in 2016, Mirror is a connected fitness system that streams live and on-demand classes to users at home by using a mirrored display....

Brent Oxley Adds and To His Portfolio

Brent Oxley's acquisitions are something that I cover a lot on James/Names. I've previously blogged about his acquisition of, and his acquisitions of names such as earlier in the year.

I cover his purchases because they're usually significant premium .COM domains acquired for at least five to six-figures. In a matter of years, Brent has amassed a portfolio of some of the best domains on the planet. He has managed to compile this portfolio thanks to the money he received when he sold his hosting company, HostGator for $300 million.

Brent Oxley Acquires

HostGator founder turned domain investor Brent Oxley has a portfolio packed with ultra-valuable .COM domains. From to, Brent has paid a significant...

Domain Sales from May 2010: Where Are They Now?

A trillion-dollar stock market crash occurs, and planes are grounded. Sounds familiar? This may somewhat mirror current happenings around the world, but this is what happened in May 2010. A trillion-dollar stock market crash occurred over 36 minutes and things were slowly returning to normal after flights were grounded in much of the world after Eyjafjallajökull erupted in Iceland.

In the domain world, Verisign hosted the "25 Years of .COM" gala where Aron Meystedt was recognized as the owner of, the first .COM ever registered.

I think it's often interesting to look back at the past to see just how much as changed, and how much has stayed the same. From a domain perspective, it's also fascinating to see what has happened to domains since they were sold. So, here are some notable sales from ten years ago in May 2010, and what has happened to those domains since. These sales come courtesy of DNJournal's archive, and domain history data is courtesy of DomainIQ.

After $112 Million Funding Round, Stash Acquires

On Saturday, I tweeted that there had been some activity on the valuable domain after the name moved statuses. It seems like I... The $59,777 Buyer is Revealed

Last week, the domain name sold for $59,777 at an expiration auction at GoDaddy, leading many investors to speculate who the buyer is....

Facebook Acquires for Messenger Rooms

Facebook has spent millions of dollars on domain name purchases. From the two-letter .COM,, for $8.5 million to itself for $200,000 as...