VISA launched V.ME
Earlier in the summer we have spotted the first one-letter .ME being awarded to Delicious (D.ME).
Now, VISA is already live with V.ME.
The company also has VISA.ME domain names that currently redirects to the VISA main website.
According to whois data, the domain V.ME was delegated in earlier autumn:
Domain Create Date:20-May-2010 18:50:32 UTC
Domain Last Updated Date:11-Nov-2011 21:00:04 UTC
Domain Expiration Date:20-May-2014 18:50:32 UTC
Last Transferred Date:12-Sep-2011 19:27:12 UTC
Sponsoring Registrar:MarkMonitor Inc R45-ME
Created by:doMEn reserved R5-ME
Last Updated by Registrar:Afilias R54-ME
Domain Status:CLIENT DELETE PROHIBITED
Domain Status:CLIENT TRANSFER PROHIBITED
Domain Status:CLIENT UPDATE PROHIBITED
Registrant Name:DNStination, Inc.
Registrant Organization:DNStination, Inc.
Registrant Address:303 Second Street
Registrant Address2:Suite 800N
Registrant City:San Francisco
Registrant Postal Code:94107
Registrant Phone Ext.:
Registrant FAX Ext.:
Currently the site operates in a teasing mode. V.me is scheduled to launch in 2012. Thought it is already possible to explore the site to learn more about V.me.
Personal: Shop securely. Pay your way.
V.me is a new service from Visa that lets you shop without sharing your card account information with the seller when you pay.
Shop online or on your mobile device. Get timely alerts for your Visa card. With one secure account and password so you can shop with confidence.
Business: A new standard for digital payments.
V.me delivers a secure, convenient experience for your customers. Whether they’re online or on a mobile phone, you'll offer them consistency and a hassle-free checkout experience. They can use a single personalized account with multiple cards on file to buy anywhere that accepts V.me, in just a few clicks.
And, it’s flexible. V.me supports any major credit or debit card you accept. You just add the V.me checkout experience to your site and use the same merchant account you use today.
Developer: Build the future of digital payments.
V.me is launching in early 2012. Sign up now for beta access to our Developer Center APIs, sandbox, and documentation.
Whether you're developing the next cool app or an eCommerce store, V.me allows you to accept payments securely with everyone's favorite payment methods, including Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.
It may be that one day V.ME will be better known than PayPal or x.com.
VISA also secured via Mark Monitor the following names: vdotme.com - as they have missed vme.com and visame.com some time ago. The former belongs to System Integration Plus Inc and the latter is just parked for sale.