Register to IPO

There's more to this than meets the eye...

Gotcha! No, we aren't floating. Not yet, anyway. Register.com, the domain-name registrar, has announced it plans to float five million shares on Nasdaq at $24 a pop. The company, which in true dot com style has yet to make a profit, was one of the companies to win the right to challenge Network Solutions on its URL-registration monopoly last year. Your super soaraway Register, meanwhile, remains in private hands. ®

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