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2012-08-01 22:21:12

LEIDEN, The Netherlands, August 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The amount of DNSSEC-secured .com- and .net domain names has doubled overnight, as Dutch domain provider TransIP signs almost all of its clients' .com, .net, .nl, .eu and .be domain names. DNSSEC (DNS Security Extension) is an addition to the existing DNS-protocol and protects domain name owners and internet users against the many exploits of the DNS-protocol. In the past few days, the amount of secured .com...

2012-06-23 23:03:49

Having the right domain name can increase a business´ revenue, exponentially. Four first-class domain names are available for immediate purchase from BuyTopNames.com. (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 CinderellaMan.com has been registered since 2001 and already has 100,000 exact searches per month. Due to song and movie titles of the same name, this domain is especially attractive and appraised at $45,000. Those interested in the gambling and Las Vegas tourism industries will be interested in two...

2012-06-13 10:24:58

AUSTIN, Texas and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Directi Group, a global leader in Internet products and Web services, and its new subsidiary, Radix, today announced that it is the sole ICANN gTLD applicant for the .space, .press and .host strings. It was also revealed that Radix will be competing on the remaining 28 out of 31 gTLDs that it has applied for. According to latest updates from ICANN, there are 1930 applications for new generic top level domains. Of...

2012-05-16 22:20:36

STOCKHOLM, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Entertainment [http://www.netent.com ], the world's leading provider of high-quality casino games, won two awards at last week's EGR B2B Awards, both for categories celebrating innovation. The Swedish-based firm was judged best for Innovation in RNG Casino Software and Innovation in Slots Provision, topping a shortlist including many of the industry's top providers. Both awards are a nod to Net Entertainment's success in...

2012-01-06 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Press Club: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Newsmaker: "Beyond .com, .gov, .net and .edu... Expansion of Internet Addressing" Date: Wednesday, Jan. 11 Time: 2 p.m. Place: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC ICANN President and Chief Executive Officer Rod Beckstrom and Board Chair Dr. Stephen Crocker will discuss the launch of...

2011-09-19 20:30:00

CEO Makes Announcement During gTLD Global Awareness Campaign in London London, U.K. (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 ICANN today launched a micro website for new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs), a program that heralds one of the biggest changes to the Internet in its history. The site offers a wealth of information about the new program, including the Applicant Guidebook approved by ICANNâs Board of Directors. âœThis microsite will be an invaluable...

2011-06-28 00:00:32

ICANN has approved a plan to increase the number of domain name endings, thus allowing company owners, brand managers, product managers, program directors, city managers, and others to secure customized domain names that promote their brands, products, programs, and special interests. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 ICANN's Board of Directors approved a plan this week to dramatically increase the number of Internet domain name endings. Generic top-level domains (gTLDs) will increase from...

2011-02-26 00:00:27

Helping organizations make sense of a rapidly changing Internet Wilmington, DE (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Corporation Service Company® (CSC®), a leading global provider of domain management and brand protection services, announces the launch of its New gTLD Services, a consulting program designed to give organizations the edge they need when facing the challenges of a vastly more complicated Internet. In the coming months, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers...

2010-11-10 15:14:00

STERLING, Va., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a leading domain name registry services provider, announces a service offering that will enable domain name registrars to enter the registry market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090722/NSLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090722/NSLOGO ) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) made an announcement yesterday that registrars would be permitted to apply for new...

2010-07-12 10:57:00

RESTON, Va., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the original top-level domains, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today congratulates The MITRE Corporation for being the first registrant 25 years ago with the .ORG domain. Purchased on July 10, 1985, MITRE.org jumpstarted over 8 million subsequent registrations by becoming the very first .ORG domain holder. In the decades since joining .ORG, MITRE -- a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering and...