News reports and features from domain industry blogs are so frequent that it is often easy to miss some stories. Today, we're going to recap some of the articles from the NamePros blog that you may have missed over the past few months. These hand-picked articles range from important news updates to interviews and data pieces that we have chosen to highlight. The Story of an Accidental Domainer After registering 4001.com back in 1997, David Kammerer used the domain name as a hobby site to host guitar tabs. Having received many offers to buy the domain name in recent years, David ultimately sold the domain for a five-figure fee, starting his journey into domain name investing. 10 Great Domains Owned by Microsoft Here, we profile ten of the best domain names owned by the tech giant, Microsoft. The domain names include some incredible one-word .COM's and one of the best most well known three-letter acronyms. This popular mini-series has also explored domain names owned by Amazon, Google and Facebook in recent months. Reink Media Confirms the Acquisition of Investor.com Reink Media are no strangers to acquiring premium domain names. Having already purchased StockBrokers.com for $185,000 and ForexBrokers.com for $150,000, the company confirmed to NamePros that they acquired Investor.com in their largest acquisition by far. Aron Meystedt Sells OC.com and XF.com In August, domain investor and owner of Napkin.com investments confirmed that he sold two highly sought after domains from his portfolio. OC.com and XF.com likely sold for a combined seven-figure sum. It may come as no surprise to learn that XF.com was acquired by a Chinese domain investor. Ultra-Premium Monkey.com Returns to Original Owner We recently announced the sale of the domain name Monkey.com to a Blockchain development company called Monkey Capital. The deal, worth a total of $500,000 in cash and cryptocurrency, was paid in instalments via Escrow.com. Unfortunately, it was revealed that the buyer defaulted on the deal. However, we were able to secure a fascinating interview with the original owner of Monkey.com to see what makes a domain deal compelling to the owner of an ultra-premium name. Domain Data: Analyzing Uniregistry's $17.2 Million in Sales At the end of September, popular domain marketplace Uniregistry released data on domain name sales totalling $17.2 million. In a special edition of our Domain Data series, we explored the data behind the sales to see what we could discover. Expert Exchange: What's Your Average Sales Price? In the summer, we concluded our first Expert Exchange series by asking a panel of assorted industry leaders to reveal their average sales price for the past twelve months. There are some fascinating revelations including Frank Schilling's disclosure of his $14,000 average sales price. John Rampton Acquires Calendar.com Thanks to DomainIQ, we were able to discover that serial-entrepreneur John Rampton acquired the domain name Calendar.com from World Media Group, a company that owns a portfolio full of leading premium domain names including Doctor.com, USA.com and Lawyer.com.