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DomainIncite coverage: “MMX says .vip renewals to be at 70%+”

June 7, 2017

Leading domain industry news blog DomainIncite covered our .VIP top-level domain’s renewal projections, as we pass the one year mark. In the article, entitled “MMX says .vip renewals to be at 70%+”, editor in chief Kevin Murphy wrote, “The company (MMX) said this morning that it is projecting renewals towards...
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Paul Saputo gives insight into his new domain Saputo.law

May 17, 2017

Recently, Mike Sullivan conducted an interview with Paul Saputo, a criminal defense lawyer in Texas, to discuss why he chose a Saputo.law as his web address. In the interview, Paul conveyed that there are several reasons as to why he chose a .law web address over the many web extensions...
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Victor Pitts joins MMX as premium domain head

March 23, 2017

We’re thrilled that the MMX team has been further enhanced with our appointment of well-known industry veteran Victor Pitts. Based in beautiful sunny Florida — arguably the north American capital region of domain name investing — Victor has taken up the role of Director of Premium Sales, Americas. For those...
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MMX CEO Toby Hall featured on Proactive Investors’ StockTube

March 22, 2017

2016 ‘an exceptional year for Minds + Machines’, says CEO Toby Hall On March 21, 2017, MMX’s CEO, Toby Hall has was invited to appear on Proactive Investors’ popular StockTube.com. Speaking on the topic of MMX’s “exceptional year”, Toby’s discussion with StockTube host Andrew Scott focused on the company’s operational improvements,...
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.VIP registrar meeting in Xiamen

February 25, 2017

Since launching into general availability on May 18, 2016, MMX’s .VIP domains have set industry records unseen since the beginning of ICANN’s new gTLD program. Download an infographic summary of .VIPs first day, first week, and first month. No new gTLD had ever come out of the gate so quickly,...
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Appointment of Financial Communications Consultancy

February 17, 2017

RNS REACH: For immediate release: 17 February 2017 Minds + Machines Group Limited (“MMX” or the “Company”) Appointment of Financial Communications Consultancy Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM: MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, is pleased to announce the appointment of Belvedere Communications Limited (“Belvedere”)...
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Guest Post: the acquisition and use of stay.fit

February 15, 2017

  Guest post by Hobi Michalec, Co-Founder, Lumis Inc. In the past I wrote an article describing ways gTLDs may find their usage and ultimately their value. As we all know, there’s no single path to victory. What gives one gTLD value will not always transpose to another. Lumis Consulting...
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.law expands strategic partnerships with top legal media

February 1, 2017

  ‘.LAW’ EXPANDS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS WITH TOP LEGAL MEDIA INCLUDING LEADING NEWS SITE ABOVE THE LAW AND REGIONAL AUTHORITY LAWYERS WEEKLY NEW YORK (February 1, 2017)— Leading top-level domain name registry MMX (LSE:MMX), the owner of “.law,” announced it has entered into strategic partnerships with two of the leading legal...
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MMX Announces Premium Domain Program for 2017

January 23, 2017

Total elimination of premium renewal prices for all names sold from January 2017 Hello from Las Vegas, where the MMX team is a key participant in the annual NamesCon conference. With more than 1,000 domain industry players from around the world, we’re making the most of meeting our many partners,...
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Industry Veteran Solomon Amoako Joins MMX

January 23, 2017

As new VP Channel Management, will lead Americas & European sales operations for the domain name registry. Greetings from the NamesCon conference in Las Vegas, Nevada! MMX announced today the appointment of well-known domain industry expert Solomon Amoako to the MMX team. Our news has been warmly welcomed by our...
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.bayern featured in leading German newspaper

January 22, 2017

The MMX team was thrilled that one of Bavaria’s biggest and most respected newspapers, the Augsburger Allgemeine featured our .bayern top-level domain in the newspaper’s “Internet & Multimedia” section on January 18th, 2017. First published in 1945, the Augsburger Allgemeine serves the Bavarian state of Germany — “Bayern” is the German word...
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Welcome to the garden, radio.garden!

January 11, 2017

The MMX team was thrilled to learn of the internet’s newest global radio tuner app, radio.garden, which launched in mid-December 2016. The team behind the amazing service — a truly borderless world of broadcasting, available freely to anyone with an internet connection — was obviously onto a very cool idea,...
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MMX at NamesCon 2017 – a look ahead

January 11, 2017

In the domain name industry, another new year means another NamesCon! Our industry’s pre-eminent conference, held in Las Vegas in late January every year, draws well in excess of 1,000 of the world’s domain sector business people, many of whom are partners, friends and supporters of MMX. At NamesCon 2016,...
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.XYZ, .VIP, and .Club Get Chinese Governmental Approval

December 5, 2016

Elliot’s blog: Earlier this morning, I received an email and a press release from .XYZ founder Daniel Negari announcing that his company “has received official approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), a Chinese governmental agency in charge of domain name industry.” Here was Daniel’s reaction to...
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Minds + Machines gets Chinese approval for dot VIP domains

December 5, 2016

Internet top-level domain owner and operator Minds + Machines Group announced on Monday that it has received official approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China for its dot VIP top-level domain. Read more on DigitalLook.


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.VIP domains get government approval in China

December 5, 2016

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX) announced that it has today received official approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”) of the People’s Republic of China for MMX’s dot VIP top-level domain. Read more on OnlineDomain.com


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This is big: China approves .Club, .VIP and .XYZ

December 5, 2016

Domain names can now be hosted in China. .Club, .VIP (MMX) and XYZ are celebrating today after being approved by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”). The approvals mark the first time Western new top level domain registries have received MIIT’s stamp of approval for domains to be...
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OnlineDomain coverage: “.VIP domains get government approval in China”

December 5, 2016

On December 5, 2016, leading domain name investment blog OnlineDomain published news of our .VIP top-level domain’s historic full approval by China’s government. In the post, entitled “.VIP domains get government approval in China”, Konstantinos Zournas wrote, “Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX) announced that it has today received official...
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DomainNameWire coverage: This is big: China approves .Club, .VIP and .XYZ”

December 5, 2016

Respected domain industry blog today broke the news that MMX’s .VIP top-level domain was among the historic first three new gTLDs to achieve full approval for operation in China. Alongside .Club (.CLUB Domains LLC) and .XYZ (XYZ.COM LLC), our multiple award-winning .VIP top-level domain enjoyed positive coverage in the article....
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.Law’s Successful First Year Marked by Strong Sales and Active Adoption

October 12, 2016

HUNDREDS OF NEW .LAW SITES ALREADY LIVE AND DRIVING BUSINESS The State Bar of Texas, With 100,000 Members, is The Latest Legal Organization to Partner with .Law (October 11, 2016)—Minds + Machines Group Limited (LSE:MMX), the owner of the “.law” top-level domain, today announced that since launching a year ago, .law...
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DomainNameWire coverage: “MMX reports earnings, big investment from China”

September 20, 2016

MMX was honoured to receive positive media coverage in respected domain industry blog, DomainNameWire on September 20, 2016. DNW editor in chief, Andrew Allemann subtitled his analysis of MMX’s 2016 first-half earnings “Pureplay strategy for new top level domain company is working; investor buys more shares.” “…the results are quite...
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Director’s dealing

June 15, 2016

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, announces it was informed today that on 14 June 2016, Toby Hall, CEO of the Company, acquired 250,000 ordinary shares at a price of 10p per ordinary share. As a result, Toby Hall is...
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.vip China’s Most Welcome New gTLD

June 13, 2016

MMX celebrates being named China’s Most Welcome New gTLD and credits partnerships and and execution for the more than 400,000 .vip names registered at time of print. Read more on China.com.


.vip update

June 7, 2016

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX), the top-level domain registry company, is pleased to report a significant increase in registrations in the .vip top-level domain. As of 1600hrs UTC on 6 June 2016, .vip registrations taken by the Company had reached 404,892 – up 49% from Friday 3 June 2016....
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.VIP name China’s Most Welcomed New gTLD 2016

June 6, 2016

.VIP was awarded “China’s Most Welcomed New gTLD 2016” at the Global Domain Summit in Hangzhou this weekend. Both the Summit and .VIP are new to China, with .VIP being born only 17 days before the major new domain investment conference was staged for the first time. The award, granted...
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6 .VIP Domain Names Sell for 1,334,000 CNY at West.CN Auction

June 3, 2016

Six .VIP premium domains were auctioned on West.CN—a Chengdu-based registrar in China—on May 31st for a total of 1,334,000 CNY, or approximately 202,671 USD . The 6 premium names sold were D.VIP, 66.VIP, YY.VIP, ZT.VIP, 555.VIP, and CCC.VIP. The average price of the names sold on the auction was 220,000 CNY, or approximately 33,494 USD.  D.VIP...
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Minds + Machines Wins Outstanding Performer Award at HostingCon

June 1, 2016

Minds + Machines Group Limited is pleased to announce that we have been named the Outstanding Performer in the Chinese IDC industry at HostingCon China. Presented by Varun Motasha, HostingCon’s marketing and communications director, the award recognizes .VIP’s contribution to the financial success of the Chinese hosting and domain industry. Minds + Machines...
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Director’s dealing

May 27, 2016

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, announces it was informed on 27 May 2016 that on 26 May 2016, Guy Elliott, non-executive Chairman of the Company, acquired 300,000 ordinary shares at a price of 10.0p per ordinary share. As a...
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Director’s dealing

May 26, 2016

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, announces it was informed on 26 May 2016 that on 25 May 2016, Guy Elliott, non-executive Chairman of the Company, acquired 300,000 ordinary shares at a price of 10.0p per ordinary share. As a...
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