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MMX Announces Acquisition of ICM Registry

Minds + Machines Group Limited (MMX), a leading operators of Internet Top-Level Domains, announced on Friday that it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the entire membership interests of ICM Registry LLC, a US company, for….

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Fake Lawyer Websites on the Rise attracts more interest

Since the October 2017 release of our .law team's white paper, "Fake Lawyer Websites on the Rise", we've been enormously proud to have contributed to raising awareness of fake lawyers, and the serious harm they cause. A thorny, pernicious and inadequately-understood...

Advertising .boston on the radio

We partnered with www.hello.boston to create eight original radio ads, which we ran hundreds of times over the first month of availability on the CBS-owned radio stations WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and 98.5 The Sports Hub Our 15-second and 30-second ads ran live to air and streaming over the internet. The month-long campaign was augmented by a blanketing of fun banner ads in the CBS Mobile+ app.

Raising awareness of .boston on the busses (and the trains)

From launch day, we partnered with www.GoDaddy.boston to raise awareness of .boston domains across much of the Boston public transportation systems. On every line of “the T”, our ads ran in hundreds of train carriages, and on the surface streets, our boldly-wrapped busses featured dramatic .boston advertising.

.boston launch day!

The 10th of October, 2017 will be remembered as a historic day in the development of the internet in the United States: this was the day that .boston domain names launched to the world. Launch Day of .boston featured an informal launch ceremony at Boston’s City Hall, presided by MMX VP Solomon Amoako. We were honored to be joined by dozens of partners and friends, not the least of which was the City of Boston’s acting CIO, Riley Zlab, and The Boston Globe team.

MIEIVC adopts a .vip domain name

MIEIVC, the Chinese translation of "Mi Wei Ke", a fashion, simple, low-cost, high-quality retail brand, has adopted a .vip domain name for their consumer website (http://mieivc.vip). MIEIVC is dedicated to providing a complete home life boutique, covering a wide array...

.boston launches Community Priority Phase

.boston Domain Names Now Available to Government Entities & Nonprofits at a Discount Launch of community priority phase signals a 60 day countdown to general availability BOSTON - Thursday, August 10, 2017 - The much anticipated rollout of the new .boston top-level...

MMX Launches Community Priority Phase for .boston

Today, MMX launched the Community Priority Phase for the new .boston top level domain. This phase gives local nonprofit organizations and government entities a chance to apply for their organization’s .boston domain name by registering at www.apply.boston ahead of the...

.boston Domain Names Enter First Phase of Launch

Today, MMX launched the first phase of availability for the new .boston top level domain. The “Sunrise” phase gives Boston businesses with trademarks first priority in claiming their .boston domain names through August 31. The commencement of the Sunrise phase marks a...

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

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...

Paul Saputo gives insight into his new domain Saputo.law

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...

Victor Pitts joins MMX as premium domain head

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...

MMX CEO Toby Hall featured on Proactive Investors' StockTube

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...

.VIP registrar meeting in Xiamen

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...

Appointment of Financial Communications Consultancy

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...

Guest Post: the acquisition and use of stay.fit

  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...

.law expands strategic partnerships with top legal media

  ‘.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...

MMX Announces Premium Domain Program for 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...

Industry Veteran Solomon Amoako Joins MMX

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...

.bayern featured in leading German newspaper

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...

Welcome to the garden, radio.garden!

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...

MMX at NamesCon 2017 – a look ahead

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...

.XYZ, .VIP, and .Club Get Chinese Governmental Approval

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...