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  • Moniker Announces John McLaughlin as New Chief Operating Officer

    2014-11-12 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, We’re excited to announce a new addition to the Moniker executive team, Mr. John McLaughlin who will assume responsibility as our new Chief Operating Officer. John brings over 25 years of experience to the team and we are thrilled to welcome him aboard. “I’m excited to join Moniker at a ... read more
  • A Message from Moniker’s CEO | Bonnie Wittenburg

    2014-06-11 FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, To all Moniker Customers, My name is Bonnie Wittenburg, Moniker’s recently appointed CEO as of February 2014. This letter comes to you with transparency and the best intentions in mind as a result of recent events that have taken place at Moniker.As you know, Moniker recently transitioned to a ... read more
  • Important Information Regarding Recent Changes at Moniker

    2014-06-02 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, To All Moniker Customers, This past weekend we launched a completely new Moniker experience which involved the release of an entirely new Moniker website and customer portal. Our goal is to increase the products and services we offer while at the same time maintaining a robust set of tools that ... read more
  • Moniker Launches New Website, Improved Support, and New gTLDs

    2014-06-01 FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Moniker, a KeyDrive S.A. Company and leading provider of domain name services, announced today the release of a brand refresh, which includes a website re-design, all-new customer shopping portal, and improved commitment to customer support. The announcement supports the KeyDrive executive team’s desire to reinvigorate ... read more
  • Moniker & SnapNames Announce Premium Domain Name 2014 Kick-Off Auction

    2014-02-13 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S.A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, today announced their 2014 Kick-Off Premium Auction catalog. This auction offers quality hand-selected domain names that businesses can leverage to build marketing strategies and attract customers. Standing out ... read more
  • SnapNames Launches .CO.UK and .CN Domain Drop-Catching Auctions

    2013-12-10 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—SnapNames®, a KeyDrive S. A. company and leading provider of domain name buyer and seller solutions for every stage of the domain name lifecycle, announced today that .CO.UK and .CN domain names are now available through their popular online marketplace. Bringing already ... read more
  • Moniker Supports dotHIV Domain Name Initiative and World Aids Day

    2013-12-01 FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Moniker®, a KeyDrive S. A. company and top ten worldwide domain name registrar, announced today their support of the dotHIV Association and their contributions to the HIV/AIDS prevention, research, and awareness campaigns. Along with their German based sister company, Key-Systems, Moniker will support the dotHIV initiative ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Announce Premium Year-End Auction

    2013-10-29 PORTLAND, Oregon, Online bidding now open featuring top e-commerce domains: Console.com, Direction.com, Dora.com, Doug.com, Elmo.com, Evaluated.com, Fitting.com, Formals.com, Marriage.com, Pete.com, Radiation.com, Removed.com, Susan.com, We.com, Won.com and More! PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Announce Premium .INFO Domain Name Auction

    2013-09-06 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, announced today that Afilias Limited, the .INFO domain name registry, has chosen them to exclusively auction twenty-four premium .INFO domains. This online auction begins September 5 and ends ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Announce Auction for Rare Premium Domain Name CheckCashing.com

    2013-09-04 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, announced today that they have been selected as the exclusive brokerage and auction house representing CheckCashing.com. The domain represents an unprecedented opportunity allowing the financial community access ... read more
  • Premium Domain Name iCall.com Bundle and Trademark

    2013-07-16 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore., July 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, announced today that Senico Labs LLC have chosen them to exclusively broker the premium domain iCall.com bundle and trademark. As a package this bundle includes the .COM, .... read more
  • SnapNames Partners With Japan Registry

    2013-06-26 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore. and TOKYO, June 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—SnapNames®, a KeyDrive S.A. company and leading online marketplace for already registered, expired and deleting domain names, and Japan Registry, a GMO Internet Group company and the largest domain registrar in Japan, are pleased to jointly announce an exclusive partnership to ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Announce Premium Spring Domain Name Auction

    2013-04-26 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore., April 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, today announced their Premium Spring Auction. The online auction showcases some of the most sought after domains on the market and provides businesses, including start-ups and established companies, ... read more
  • Moniker Announces Partnership With Slamdot—Providing Web Design Services for Businesses

    2013-02-21 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore. and KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Moniker®, a KeyDrive S.A. company and leading provider of domain name solutions, announced today a new partnership with Slamdot, a full-service, personalized web design and hosting provider. As a value-added service, Slamdot will make quality web design accessible to ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Announce Webfest Global Premium Domain Name Live Auction Catalog

    2013-02-13 PORTLAND, Oregon, Online Pre-Bidding is Now Open Featuring Top E-Commerce Domains: Bali.com, Blonde.com, CustomParts.com, FlyAway.com, FreeWebsites.com, GunPermits.com, IceHockey.com, Message.com, Remote.com, Thin.com, Toxic.com, Twin.com, Wrestlers.com and XU.com PORTLAND, Ore.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Announce Premium Registry Auction Partnership with the DotDM Registry

    2013-02-05 PORTLAND, Oregon, Featured Premium Domains Include Banks.dm, Casino.dm, CreditCard.dm, Insurance.dm and Restaurants.dm To Be Auctioned Live and Online From the Webfest Global Conference COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA & FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—The DotDM Corporation, the official administrator for .dm the top-level domain (TLD) of the Eastern Caribbean’s ... read more
  • Moniker & SnapNames and the Dot TK Registry Announce Premium Registry Auction

    2012-12-04 PORTLAND, Oregon, Auction Now In-Progress Exclusively Featuring Premium Domains - Compare.tk, Coupons.tk, Diploma.tk, Jobs.tk, Loans.tk, Love.tk, Money.tk, Slots.tk, 1.tk, G.TK and more PORTLAND, Ore. & AMSTERDAM—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, announced ... read more
  • SnapNames Domain Name Auction Bidding App for Android™

    2012-10-23 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore. — Continuing to provide businesses and consumers tools to acquire already registered domain names, SnapNames® a KeyDrive S. A. company announced today the launch of their Android app. The new SnapNames app further enables mobile bidding for already registered, expiring and deleting domain names and is now available ... read more
  • SnapNames Releases New Domain Name Marketplace Bidding App for iPhone® and iPod touch®

    2012-08-29 PORTLAND, Oregon, Available now - providing on-the-go bid management for domain name auctions PORTLAND, Ore. — SnapNames®, a KeyDrive S. A. company and leading domain name online marketplace for already registered, expiring and deleting domain names announced today the release of their domain name auction bidding app for iPhone and iPod touch.... read more
  • SnapNames Announces Partnership with NameRich.cn, a Leading Domain Name Aftermarket Service Provider

    2012-06-28 PORTLAND, Oregon, PORTLAND, Ore. and Beijing, China — Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, announced today a new strategic partnership with NameRich.cn, a leading Chinese domain name aftermarket service provider. The partnership further solidifies SnapNames and Moniker’s commitment to offer business and ... read more
  • SnapNames Announces Partnership with Dnbiz, a Leading Chinese Domain Name Buying & Selling Market

    2012-06-28 PORTLAND, Oregon | BEIJING, China, PORTLAND, Ore. and Beijing, China — Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, announced today a new international partnership with Dnbiz, a leading Chinese domain name buying and selling marketplace. Through Dnbiz and its Yumi.com distribution network, they provide access to ... read more
  • KeyDrive: Silver Sponsor and Event Host at ICANN Meeting in Prague

    2012-06-20 PORTLAND, Oregon, The KeyDrive S.A. Holding, parent company of Key-Systems, NameDrive, Moniker and Snapnames, is silver sponsor of the 44th ICANN Meeting in Prague. The Meeting venue will be the Hilton Prague from June 24 to 29, 2012. The visit is free of charge and open to experts of the internet ... read more
  • Moniker & SnapNames Expand Auction and Brokerage Solutions for New Internet Domain Names

    2012-06-19 PORTLAND, Oregon, POMPANO BEACH, Fla., and PORTLAND, Ore. — Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies and leading providers of domain name solutions, announced today an addition to their suite of products for registries providing generic top level domain (gTLD) registrations. Leveraging industry expertise and patented technology, auction services are ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Announce Auction Catalog for Premium International and ccTLD Domain Names

    2012-06-07 PORTLAND, Oregon, POMPANO BEACH, Fla.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies, published the final catalog and opened bidding for their Premium International & ccTLD Auction. Bids can be placed online now through July 19, 2012, at 12:15 p.m. U.S. Pacific (3:15 p.m. U.S. Eastern). To ... read more
  • Cats.com, Hipsters.com, Haggler.com and Teaching.com Featured in New Domain Auction with Afternic

    2012-05-31 WALTHAM, Mass., WALTHAM, Mass.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Afternic, Moniker® and SnapNames® today released the full catalog of premium domain names that will be featured in their joint Summer Kick-off Auction that will run from May 24 through 3:15 pm ET on June 19, 2012. Included in this online auction will be a select list ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Offer Domain Name FreeSex.com For Sale

    2012-05-17 PORTLAND, Oregon, POMPANO BEACH, Fla.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies, announced today that they will exclusively broker the domain name ‘FreeSex.com’ beginning May 15, 2012. Furthermore, this premium domain name will be available for online bids in the Moniker and SnapNames Premium International & ccTLD Domain Name ... read more
  • Rare Domain Name Mama.com and Mama.ca Available in Online Auction

    2012-05-03 PORTLAND, Oregon, RARE DOMAIN NAME MAMA.COM AND MAMA.CA AVAILABLE IN ONLINE AUCTION Offering an Opportunity to Acquire a Category Defining Domain Name [ClickPress, Thu May 03 2012] Moniker® and SnapNames® announced today that MAMA.COM and MAMA.CA are available in an online auction. The auction of the domain names ... read more
  • 4GTablets.com, IdentityTheft.com, Security.com and FVA.com Headline Moniker Spring Domain Auction

    2012-04-26 PORTLAND, Oregon, Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S. A. companies, released the final catalog of Low & No Reserve and Premium domain names for their Spring Auction now in-progress. Bids can be placed online now through May 17, 2012, at 12:15 p.m. U.S. Pacific ... read more
  • KeyDrive Acquires Moniker and SnapNames

    2012-02-08 POMPANO BEACH; PORTLAND; LUXEMBOURG, POMPANO BEACH, Fla., PORTLAND, Ore. & LUXEMBOURG—(BUSINESS WIRE)—KeyDrive S.A., a Luxembourg based Internet holding company, have purchased Moniker® and SnapNames®, leading providers of products and services for all stages of the domain name lifecycle including registration, management, appraisal, sales, escrow and acquisition. Moniker and SnapNames solutions enable ... read more
  • Bargain.com and Democracy.com Added to Auction Catalog - Security.com, Promo.com, Host.com

    2012-01-27 LOS ANGELES, California, LOS ANGELES—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Moniker® and SnapNames®, both Oversee.net® companies, released the final catalog of Premium and Low & No Reserve domain names included in a two-part auction series to be held in conjunction with the DOMAINfest® Global Conference at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California. Online and proxy ... read more
  • .CO Registry Announces Upcoming Private Auction for Coveted ‘i.CO’ Domain at Web 2.0 Summit

    2010-11-19 SAN FRANCISCO; MIAMI, As the Social Web Becomes Increasingly Important, Demand for Short URLs on the Rise SAN FRANCISCO and MIAMI, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/—.CO Internet S.A.S. (www.COInternet.co), the official Registry Operator for the .CO top-level domain, announced today from Web 2.0 Summit that the highly coveted single-letter domain name, ... read more
  • Six-figure web domains on the block

    2010-10-12 CNN Money interview “Six-figure web domains on the block” featuring Oversee.net CEO Jeff Kupietzky Live from the DOMAINfest New York 2010 domain name auction, including a discussion on the opportunities still available to buy and sell domain names. Watch the ... read more
  • DOMAINfest® Live Auction Yields Over $1.8 Million

    2010-08-24 SANTA MONICA, California, The highlight of the auction was the announcement of the pre-event sale of a group of five names - TShirts.com, T-Shirts.com, T-Shirt.com, Tees.com and Tee-Shirts.com - for just over $1.26 million.  Further demonstrating the demand for strong keyword e-commerce domains, the TShirts.... read more
  • Stocks.com, Cable.com, Rate.com and Other Premium Domain Names Headline Live Auction at DOMAINfestNY

    2010-08-12 The complete catalog can be found at: http://domainauctions.moniker.com/2010/DOMAINfest-New-York. Premium Names Available for Bidding The Moniker live auction includes a broad selection of premium domains as well as names across all price points. Following the Moniker auction, SnapNames will host an online auction that will run through Wednesday, ... read more
  • AOL Senior Vice President David Mason Will Keynote DOMAINfest New York Power Networking Day

    2010-07-27 New York, NY, David Mason, Senior Vice President, AOL Content Platform, will keynote the New York event.  Mason joined the company when AOL acquired StudioNow, which he co-founded in 2007 and developed into the world’s largest web-based video creation platform.  A veteran technology entrepreneur and e-commerce pioneer, he started one ... read more
  • Premium Domain Names Rate.com, Stocks.com, Quotes.com, Cable.com and Lawsuits.com

    2010-07-08 NEW YORK, NY, Premium Domain Names Rate.com, Stocks.com, Quotes.com, Cable.com and Lawsuits.com Will Go To Auction at DOMAINfest New York August 18 Premium Names Available for Bidding The Moniker live auction includes a broad selection of premium domains as well as names across all price points. Following ... read more
  • Oversee.net CEO Jeff Kupietzky Appears on CNBC To Answer Questions on Domain Investing

    2010-07-02 LOS ANGELES, Ca, Oversee.net CEO Jeff Kupietzky discusses domain names as investment opportunities on CNBC News Segment. ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Celebrate July 4th with Valuable .US Domain Auction

    2010-07-02 PORTLAND, Oregon, Moniker and SnapNames Celebrate July 4th with Valuable .US Domain Name Online Auction, including CreditReports.us, Flights.us, Candy.us, and PayAdvances.us The online auction will begin July 1st at 9:00 am ET and end on July 8th at 3:15 pm ET.  For more information or to ... read more
  • DOMAINfest Global® Conference Will Be February 1-3, 2011

    2010-06-22 SANTA MONICA, California, DomainSponsor® Again Reserves Full Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica for Conference Based on popular demand, the conference will once again be at the luxurious Fairmont Miramar Hotel.  The entire hotel property has been reserved exclusively for this event, in order to create a relaxed, intimate environment for ... read more
  • SmartBusiness Los Angeles Magazine features Oversee.net CEO Jeff Kupietzky on June 2010 Cover

    2010-06-15 LOS ANGELES, California, Jeff Kupietzky, CEO and President of Oversee.net, appeared on the June 2010 cover of SmartBusiness Los Angeles magazine.  The cover story article includes excerpts from an interview discussing his management style and philosophy.... read more
  • Dating.com Sells for $1.75 Million at Live Auction at DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale

    2010-05-17 FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, Dating.com Sells for $1.75 Million at Moniker and SnapNames Live Auction at DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale Auction Yields Nearly $2.4 Million, Follows String of Impressive Domain Name Sales Numbers The highlight of the auction was the sale of Dating.com, which sold for $1.75 million. The ... read more
  • Moniker and SnapNames Publish Final Catalogue For DOMAINFEST in Fort Lauderdale

    2010-05-12 FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, Names Included In Live Auction The Moniker live auction at DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale will include category-defining generic domains across all price points and verticals.  Names include: 3DTVs.com Arbitration.com BoardGames.com CommunityCollege.com Dating.com Detox.com Hobbies.com Hologram.com Jeans.com Karate.com Marriages.com Mediation.... read more
  • News & Events DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale Power Networking Day Agenda

    2010-04-30 FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale Power Networking Day Agenda Expanded to Include TenGoldenRules CEO Jay Berkowitz as Keynote Experts to Lead Free-Flowing Networking Sessions The one-day event will also include a free-flowing power networking session, where attendees can engage in one-on-one and small group discussions with colleagues and experts in four ... read more
  • Moniker And Snapnames Introduce Pre-Auction Bidding

    2010-04-16 Moniker And Snapnames Introduce Pre-Auction Bidding For Upcoming Premium Live Auction At Domainfest In Fort Lauderdale Online Registration Now Open For DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale Power Networking Event Pre-bids can be submitted on any domain listed in the auction until May 13 at noon US Eastern time. The highest bid ... read more
  • Jump in Quarter-Over-Quarter Premium Domain Name Sales

    2010-02-14 PORTLAND, Oregon, Jump in Quarter-Over-Quarter Premium Domain Name Sales at Moniker and SnapNames Confirms Growth in Internet Real Estate Value; Sets Stage for Upcoming Live and Showcase Auctions The figure includes premium names sold through the companies’ aftermarket sales channels—DOMAINfest Global’s® Moniker Live Auction in January 2010, Moniker Brokerage Services and ... read more
  • NameMedia and Oversee.net Expand Domain Name Sales, Acquisition Partnership

    2010-02-08 LOS ANGELES, California, Oversee to Join NameMedia’s Domain Listing Service for Reselling its Large Inventory “This alliance expands our companies’ long-term relationship,” said Oversee President and CEO Jeff Kupietzky.  “NameMedia has built the industry’s largest global reseller network for domain names, particularly for retail buyers and small and medium businesses. DLS will ... read more
  • Moniker.com Will Auction Premium Internet Real Estate at DOMAINfest Global 2010 Conference

    2010-01-25 PORTLAND, Oregon, Haiti Relief Effort to Benefit from Low and No Reserve Auction Moniker auctions offer top quality domains perfect for monetization or for building an online brand/destination site.  Domains available in the auction cover all price points and all categories. Premium domains Premium domain names for the live auction ... read more