Yahoo has already announced that changed company name to Altaba. According to whois information, altaba.com belongs to Yahoo. There is a very interesting explanation on “Altaba” in China, many people interpret “Altaba” as “ Alibaba’s father”. “Al” is short for “ Alibaba”, and “taba” means “his father” in Chinese. Then another interesting thing happened, some related “Alta” domain names were registered yesterday. Like altaba.com.cn, altalaolao.com, altamama.com, altagg.com and others. ( “Laolao” means grandmother).
Chinese Pinyin domain name Jingyu.com was sold for a high six-figure price to an end-user of Jingyu.cn. It’s a website of original novels.
NQ.cn was auctioned for ￥720,000 CNY (approximately $103,597 USD).
Bfq.com was auctioned for ￥243,000 CNY (approximately $34,964 USD).
Jzc.com was auctioned for ￥243,000 CNY (approximately $34,964 USD).
Nzs.com was auctioned for ￥250,000 CNY (approximately $35,971 USD).
Wo.cc was auctioned for ￥180,000 CNY (approximately $25,899 USD).
Fgp.cn was auctioned for ￥36,000 CNY (approximately $5,179 USD).
777717.com was auctioned for ￥28,800 CNY (approximately $4,143 USD).
71997.com was auctioned for ￥14,400 CNY (approximately $2,071 USD).
526888.com was auctioned for ￥38,400 CNY (approximately $5,525 USD).
35585.com was auctioned for ￥13,500 CNY (approximately $1,942 USD).
According to Chaomi.cc’s data, on Jan. 10th, the total sales volume was 7243, and the total sales turnover was ￥3,800,256 CNY (approximately $546,799 USD).