Domain Movers:,, and More


According to the news from 1(1)on April 28th,welcome to Domain Movers where I detect domain names on the move that have been recently acquired, registered or are simply moving, mainly all by large corporations.

These domain movers are often very early finds and often lead to new brands, services, products and more. Here we go with the latest domain movers, which is STACKED with great domain names! has been sold by FUTURE MEDIA ARCHITECTS, INC. to a Carl Ng / Stripes39 according to whois records. Carl owns several other great domain names like,, and to mention a few. I would estimate this domain sale to be at least mid six figures and up!

The Coca-Cola Company has registered the domain name to add to its 6,600+ domain portfolio.

HUBSPOT INC. has acquired the domain name from BuyDomains. The domain had a $2,388 listing price. Hubspot has already launched a landing page on the domain showing “Mettings Unsucked” with the name “Prime” in the header. You can also sign up for the beta program. a domain name that I reported being sold on January 7, 2015 to an unknown company appears to be getting ready to a launch a website on the domain name. Amazon hosting name servers have been set on the domain but the website doesn’t resolve yet at time of posting other than showing “Hello”. The domain is under whois privacy at Safenames LTD.

Whirlpool Properties, Inc. (Whirlpool) has sold the domain name via Sedo. They had the domain listed and parked with Sedo. The domain sold for $900. did the domain upgrade. The domain name has since transferred out of CSC Corporate Domains to Mesh Digital Limited.

Whirlpool has over 100+ domain names listed for sale at Sedo and I would say is the most valuable one listed.

Between Maytag and Whirlpool, they own many premium generic domain names like,, and to mention a few. has transferred ownership from Microsoft Corporation to Facebook Inc. Facebook acquired Atlas Solutions from Microsoft in February 2013 and it provides services in online advertising. They do not own the domain, which is owned by

Microsoft has secured the domain name from according to whois records.

Google Inc. has revealed they own the domain name, which they likely acquired on or about November 10, 2014 when the domain went into privacy protection at Dynadot. The domain has since transferred to MarkMonitor and revealed Google as the owners.

Google has yet to secure the domain name according to whois records which is owned by Weihai Shinyi Trade Co.,Ltd. Google announced in November 2014 the paid subscription for YouTube under the Music Key name.

Merck Sharp and Dohme Corp has acquired the domain name The domain has been under whois privacy since October 16, 2011 but prior to that Gregg Ostrick of GNO, Inc. had owned the domain. The domain has been under privacy protection at GoDaddy since that time and resolved to a default GoDaddy page and has now transferred to MarkMonitor. The domain will likely resolve soon as they have set domain name servers to several hosting providers.

Fox Inc. has acquired the domain name . Based on whois history on the domain, it was a “premium” domain and held by the registry prior. Fox does not own, as that domain is parked and owned by a Richard Merit according to whois records. has acquired the domain name The domain name was parked using SmartName and according to whois records the domain likely sold on February 4, 2015. The domain was registered at and has since transferred to GoDaddy.

Altria Client Services Inc. (Philip Morris) has obtained the domain names,, and from Lakeport Distributors, Inc. This was a result of trademark issues as stated by the past owners of the domains:

“Name change…When we originally did our Trademark search, we were unaware someone at “Big Tobacco” had secured the name, but was not using it. We were told to “disappear”. We’re allowed to “sell through out current Jazz stock”. Our mistake for not digging deep enough. There you have it.” They have since changed brand / domains to Atomic Dog Vapor. has acquired the domain name from Vertical Axis. The domain was registered April 26, 2001 and has transferred to GoDaddy. is now showing in whois records as owned by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. The domain name had been registered at eNom under whois privacy and redirecting to in the past. The domain name is now redirecting to (Goodyear Dunlop Handelssysteme) so the domain name was likely acquired. has been sold by Telepathy Inc. and the domain has went under whois privacy at GoDaddy. The domain is resolving with the terms “Booking is just the beginning…”. The source code shows, which also shows “Skylark” in the heading. is the same site that is on is owned by Ovation Travel Group which is an independently owned travel management company., Inc. has registered the domain names and is a private social network for your neighborhood. On February 9, 2011 according to whois records is when was acquired by, Inc.

Bayer AG has registered the domain name

Lilly Korea Ltd / Eli Lilly and Company has registered the domain name They use as there main domain name.

Varner Retail has acquired the domain name The company is currently using  as its main domain name. The domain had several movements according to whois records, so the specific date of the purchase is not known. The domain was registered at Moniker under privacy but moved to Uniregistry in September 2014 under privacy. On November 21, 2014 the domain moved to eNom under privacy. 1/1/2015 DNS changed away from to general eNom DNS. So any one of those movements could indicate a sale based on whois records, so if I had to pick a sale date I would go with the November 21, 2014 date. The domain has since transferred to CSC Corporate Domains.

Microsoft who I had mentioned obtained the domain name… have launched a website and is stating “How Old Do I Look” and offering a demo for you to upload a photo and they will guess your age. Not sure what is up with the site, beyond that they are displaying some technology.

Abbott Laboratories has registered the domain name Abbott offers a nutrition bar by ZonePerfect under the Perfectly Simple name. They do not own the domain and use to offer the nutrition bars. which was acquired by Lexyl Travel Technologies on July 8, 2013 (the domain was listed with Sedo for $300K but I wasn’t able to find what the domain actually sold for) according to whois records has changed hosting on the domain name. is a wholly owned entity of which is owned by Computer Associates International ( changed hosting providers on the domain and continues to redirect it to its main website and a specific page for “rewrite”., which was sold by Hasbro April 4, 2014 to the owners of Hangzhou Duomai E-Commerce Co.,Ltd. for a reported $3.6 Million has finally changed domain name servers to as of April 21, 2015. There was likely an agreement in place that the domain would continue to resolve for Hasbro. The domain name currently does not resolve, nor is it currently listed for sale on, so the future of the domain is currently unknown.

Amazon Technologies has registered the domain name and transferred in and to MarkMonitor which were both registered at GoDaddy under privacy protection.

Uber Technologies, Inc. has registered the domain name as well as

Novartis AG has registered the domain name which is owned by SOJCOM, LLC and the domain had been redirecting to (likely using the affiliate program) has now switched to domain name parking using Rook Media AG DomainSponsor.

Interesting to note: The main domain name used for domain name servers for DomainSponsor, is listed for sale at Afternic with a buy it now price of $2,375 and was listed August 28, 2014. Not sure what’s up with that.

Shutterstock Inc owners of Bigstock / Bigstock photo registered a slew of “Bigstock” domain names with Bigstock+Keyword and all .com/.net registrations. They keywords vary but include terms like 4K, affiliate, aftereffect, api, art, background, bundles, coupon, community, logos, icons, music etc. They registered hundreds of domains!

Unknown MarkMonitor client is making a big play on an odd spelling terms Navee or Navie or Nivie or Nievy or Nivee or Nivy or Navee. A lot of domains including the word Tech have been registered, like and and terms like They registered the matching domains for each term! The only other connection that I see is HCP in some domains like and A lot of domain registrations to cover a “sounds like” term. They even registered many Tek domains like, etc. Why go with such a confusing spelling from the start is my question! They are smart to cover bases of misspellings but….  has transferred ownership according to whois records from American Consolidated Media to Gatehouse Media. AMC was acquired by Gatehouse Media in early 2014. has changed registrant details from Aljazeera Network to the generic DNStination Inc. at MarkMonitor. The domain transferred into MarkMonitor from Network Solutions along with In 2013 Al Jazeera Media Network acquired Current TV for about $500 Million but none of “current” owned domains are with MarkMonitor. is redirecting to which is using the same name servers as and is registered at Network Solutions. transferred to MarkMonitor on 1/21/2015, transferred to MarkMonitor on 2/20/2015 so this may simply be related to a consolidation.

Tucows has sold the domain name to a John Rampton according to whois records. The domain has been registered since June 15, 1996. The domain has transferred from Tucows to GoDaddy. Tucows had the domain listed for sale using is redirecting to

John had recently purchased on Flippa for $130,000.

John has also acquired the domain name on April 24, 2014 from Claranet Benelux B.V.

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