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2014-05-01 23:08:23

Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, is pleased to announce the launch of our new, more efficient, more responsive search functionality. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The new "tailored" search capabilities are the product of leading-edge technology and Namecheap's commitment to customer satisfaction and a great customer experience. Designed to streamline the process of finding, tracking and purchasing internet domain names; Namecheap's...

2014-05-01 08:45:33

.UNIVERSITY, .VACATIONS, .FLIGHTS, .CRUISES, .PICTURES and .MEDIA among those slated for launch in May BELLEVUE, Wash., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues its expansion of the Internet's global addressing system in May by making 13 new gTLDs available to the general public. In addition to the 13 gTLDs slated for general availability, Donuts will make another 16 gTLDs available for early...

2014-04-29 23:20:48

In the closing session, which discussed the proposal to transition the current IANA and root zone management role played by NTIA, WITSA Public Policy Chairman Nizar Zakka called for ICANN, which is to convene global stakeholders to enable this transition with broad community support, to ensure broad stakeholder representation including from the business sector including ICT, so that such an important and technical topic can be addressed in a meaningful way by all, and especially affected...

2014-04-29 23:09:45

Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, announces robust new SSD-based business-class hosting packages. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, announces robust new SSD-based business-class hosting packages. The company's new offerings deliver business-level, PCI-compliant SSD-based business hosting with generous resource allocations – an ideal hosting solution for busy, resource-heavy...

2014-04-24 23:07:16

NameJet and Rightside have partnered to help launch the new Top Level Domains (TLDs), .DANCE and .DEMOCRAT, through the use of landrush and premium auctions. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Rightside Registry, a generic Top Level Domain registry owned by Rightside, is now offering early access to their first two TLDs, .DANCE and .DEMOCRAT, in the landrush phase of their release. Rightside has selected NameJet to manage auctions for both landrush and upcoming premium auctions for these...

2014-04-08 08:38:10

Following its successful public launch of new gTLDs, Donuts has 17 more available this month for trademark holder access, and an additional 17 for general availability, including .COFFEE, .DATING, .EVENTS, .MARKETING, .AGENCY, .BARGAINS and .COOL BELLEVUE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues its rapid expansion of the Internet namespace this month by opening 17 more domains for...

2014-04-07 23:24:22

Advance Application for .tokyo Domain Names Now Open to Trademark Holders Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, Inc. today announced the opening of new geographic top-level domain (GeoTLD), .tokyo, one of the first new domains to represent a truly global city. During the first phase of the launch, application is open exclusively to trademark holders. After that, Internet users all over the world will have the opportunity to register some of the...

ICANN Is In No Rush In Respect To Transfer Of Internet Addresses
2014-04-03 14:25:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month the US government announced that it will formally end its relationship with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), with the latter’s contract to operate key domain-name functions expiring in September 2015. ICANN oversees the Internet’s addressing system while under contract from the US government, and on Wednesday government officials and the private non-profit group backpedaled – promising...

2014-04-02 23:25:19

Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, announces their next generation of dedicated server hardware packages. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, announces their next generation of dedicated server hardware packages. The company's new offerings deliver the most powerful hardware and dependable service at remarkably reasonable prices. New packages feature the latest Intel Xeon E3 and E5...

2014-03-28 23:01:08

The Beginning of a New Era for ICANN and the Future of Internet Governance Singapore (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The President and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) says the organization’s 49th meeting that just concluded in Singapore marked the beginning of a new era for the organization and the future of Internet governance. “ICANN49 will be remembered as a meeting that, in many ways, ended the early phase of ICANN and brought the organization into a...


Latest ICANN Reference Libraries

Top Level Domain
2013-02-09 10:00:20

Image Credit: Photos.com The top-level domain (TLD) refers to the highest level in the Domain Name System of the internet. It is the last part of the domain name. For example, in www.example.com,  .com is the TLD. Domain names are not case sensitive so .COM works the same as .com. The management of most TLDs are assigned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which operates the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and maintains the DNS root zone. The...

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