Announces A Match Made In Domain Name Heaven

from the there's-your-answer dept

Domain name speculation has been hot for a long time, but lately, it seems, a number of companies are trying to build businesses on the backs of their domain names alone. Today, announced the purchase of Lexico, which is the owner of sites like and The company says that the tie up will make it a leader in “online information publishing”, but this is just generic corporate puffery, intended to mask the fact that the real value here is the domain names. Meanwhile, itself, despite its relationship with Google, is not doing particularly well. It has warned of weak earnings due to “more pronounced seasonality”, which again, sounds very much like meaningless corporate-speak.

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Chris says:

Heaven? not really

I agree with Paul. I was thinking the same thing…I think the article writer was just trying to be clever and ended up dissapointing us. should have read something like this: “Now you can get all your answers in one place” just as clever but no assumptions are made about (but i bet almost everyone that reads this article will check out

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