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2014-07-01 08:36:47

Industry Veteran to Helm Global Marketing Strategies for .org and .ngo | .ong RESTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, today announced the hiring of Dave Stewart as vice president of sales and marketing. With extensive experience in global technologies and the domain name industry, Mr. Stewart will work alongside CEO Brian Cute on Public Interest Registry's marketing, sales, product and strategy...

Rockefeller Voices Displeasure Over .Sucks
2014-03-13 12:23:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Senator John (Jay) Rockefeller (D-W.V) on Wednesday urged Internet regulators not to move forward with a proposed online neighborhood for website addresses ending in “.sucks.” The senior senator from West Virginia, who is the great-grandson of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller and who announced in January that he won’t seek reelection later this year, made it clear that he is no fan of .sucks. In a sharply worded letter the chairman...

2013-10-23 23:01:08

First New Generic Top-Level Domains Delegated Under ICANN's New gTLD Program Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced that the first new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) from its New gTLD Program were delegated. This means they were introduced into the Internet's Root Zone, the central authoritative database for the Internet's Domain Name System. As a result, the domain name Registries, the...

Net Addresses Expand Beyond Roman Alphabet
2013-07-15 13:37:08

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the Roman Empire fell in the west in the 5th century, many aspects of it endure to this day - notably its alphabet, on which the English alphabet is based. As English remains the lingua franca for much of the global Internet community, most top-level domains on the Internet have been based on the Roman/English alphabet as well, but that could change. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced this...

2013-06-06 23:02:03

Company also completes $7 Million funding to build registry for clubs all over the world. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The Internet domain game got a new player today as .Club Domains, LLC has won the rights to the new generic top level domain (gTLD) name .CLUB. The .CLUB name was obtained in the first private auction to be completed since ICANN began the new gTLD process and signals a historic step forward as the global Internet expands beyond the current 21 generic...

2013-04-14 23:02:34

Numero Uno Web Solutions (NumeroUnoWeb.com), a fast-growing global Internet marketing firm that caters to small- and mid-size business-to-consumer companies, has issued its comments on the record number of registered domain names and also why it's important for a business to secure and protect its brand by quickly registering its domain name. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Numero Uno Web Solutions (NumeroUnoWeb.com), a fast-growing global Internet marketing firm that caters to...

Crowded Web
2013-04-09 04:52:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More than 6 million domain names were added to the Internet in the last three months of 2012, bringing the total number of registered domain names to more than 252 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs), according to VeriSign´s latest Domain Name Industry Brief. The figures reflect a 2.5 percent sequential growth rate, and mark the eighth straight quarter with greater than two percent growth. On an annual...

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