Category: Business

Withdrawal of dotBEST .BEST gTLD of BestTLD Pty Ltd

We are withdrawing from sale the gTLD .BEST / dotBEST operated by BestTLD Pty Ltd ( a company registered in Australia ) for being spammers. BestTLD Pty Ltd, and their spamming representative Mike Deparini believe that sending out mass-automated spam emails to domain registrants and domain registrars is a form of ‘marketing’ of their #newGTLD …

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FAQoTW: Payment Methods – How To Setup Automatic Payments

An increasing number of clients have opened tickets recently to ask how to pay for their Hosting and Domain names automatically. It’s easy 🙂 Just setup your choice of automated regular payment methods … Standing Order Bank Account details should be on your invoice, and are also in our extensive knowledgebase KB Article – How …

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Domain name Certificates SCAM Starts Again

Public Service Announcement from ICANN … NEWS ALERT FRAUDULENT ICANN DOMAIN NAME CERTIFICATES 15 July 2014 It has been brought to ICANN’s attention that some online entities have attempted to sell fraudulent “certificates”, which they claim are required to protect generic top-level domain names. The perpetuators of this scam threaten registrants on the protection service …

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Astutium receives cPanel award at HostingCon 2014

Astutium receiving award for long standing NOC Partner from cPanel

During our recent visit to HostingCon 2014 in Miami Florida, Rob Golding met with several of our key suppliers enabling direct feedback for our customer issues.   One (long) meeting was with cPanel – authors of our fully featured Linux hosting control panel which comes as standard with all Astutium Linux Web Hosting Accounts and …

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CentralNic Signs Agreement with Domain Venture Partners

CentralNic Signs Agreement with Domain Venture Partners London, England; February 18, 2014 – CentralNic plc (AIM:CNIC), the internet platform business which derives revenues from the worldwide sale of internet domain names, today announces that it has signed an agreement (“agreement”) with Domain Venture Partners’ new investment fund, DVP II, whereby the Company has been selected …

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Aye Aye Me Hearties – Free Doubloons and Arrrf-Price at Astutium.com

Shiver me timbers it’s 19/September again time for all Gentlemen o’ Fortune to claim some Booty 🙂 So Belay that hosting order Ye Landlubbers and Smartly turn Ye Furner to astutium.com Astutium have 8 pieces of gold (yes, real 24k gold 1/10 gram bars) to giveaway, and 50% off all new orders on 19/Sept/2013 To …

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Astutium Networking at HostingCon 2013

June 2013, Astutium staff braved the high temperatures in Austin, Texas, USA to join the 2013 HostingCon industry conference and networking events. The title of the conference this year was “Raise Your Game – Network, Learn, Grow” and it certainly provided the perfect platform and ample opportunities to facilitate just that. HostingCon gives attendees superb …

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What are BitCoins and Why Should I Care ?

Astutium Ltd were the first ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar to accept the Digital Cryto-Currency “BitCoins” (accepted since Dec 2012 – simply select Bitcoin/BitPay as the payment gateway at the end of the checkout process). We’re proud to take bitcoins in exchange for domains, hosting, virtual/dedicated servers, minecraft gaming servers and colocation – the internet is …

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The myths of .brand

So you’re ready to (or already did) apply for your very own “slice” of the internet with a .brand application. After months of planning, financing, application forms, trademarks, legal documentation- its all green lights across the board – this time next year you’ll be billionaires owning a piece of the future, all costs are detailed …

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Hosting.com rebrands to just Hosting

Genius idea or rebranding mistake ? According to a news piece on their website hosting.com have just rebranded to the shortened name of … Hosting When Overstock rebranded as O.CO I thought – yeah – I can see that working for them – especially as a lot of what they sell now isn’t overstock as …

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