Domain Name Wire

Domain Name Wire

  • Did acquire domain name?

    1. BY - Mar 15, 2012
    2. Domain Sales
    3. 7 Comments

    A bunch of signs point to “yes”.

    Last week I spotted a change in the whois record for that makes me think has sold and changed hands. Now there may be a clue about the buyer.

    On March 9, I discovered that the whois for changed from (the old? owner) to a whois privacy service.

    Normally no big deal, except that the domain name had been listed in Moniker’s last live domain auction.

    Today it surfaces that bought a few weeks ago.

    Here’s where things get interesting. First, look at the whois for

    Now the whois for

    Look similar?

    There are more reasons to think is the buyer. Remember, Salesforce bought through Moniker. It also apparently ended up the buyer of, which was also auctioned by Moniker. So there’s a deep relationship there.

    And the TechCrunch article about the debut of discusses how the company is getting in to human capital management. is a great domain for that.

    A bunch of coincidences? I don’t think so.


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