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2014-01-23 23:26:08

Midphase launches their new domain watchlist giving their customers a leg up as ICANN begins to launch more than 700 new domain names. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 As ICANN begins to launch over 700 new domain names, Midphase is giving their customers the opportunity stay ahead of the game with their new domain watchlist. The watchlist allows all Midphase customers to pre-reserve domain names, access exclusive release phases and be notified when their desired domain names...

2014-01-23 23:04:26

The generic Top Level Domain (TLD) .MENU is currently in the sunrise stage of release in accordance with ICANN regulations, with auctions scheduled for mid-February 2014. Kirkland WA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The .MENU Registry has opened the sunrise phase of release for the new Top Level Domain (TLD) .MENU. The registry has partnered with NameJet to run all auctions for both the sunrise and landrush phases of the TLD launch. The .MENU Top Level Domain is ideally suited for restaurants,...

2014-01-22 23:04:16

100 New Generic Top Level Domains Delegated Into Internet Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 ICANN’s Generic Domains Division today announced that the number of new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) delegated into the Internet’s Root Zone has topped 100. Delegation is one of the final steps before the Registries that control the domains may begin accepting registrations for names that will use the new gTLDs. “There are now almost five times more generic Top-Level Domains than...

2014-01-20 23:03:41

Domain name registrar and web host Namecheap has launched a new redesign for 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Web host and domain name registrar Namecheap.com has unveiled its newest redesign, focusing on the latest in design achievements while also sporting a friendly and intuitive interface that is responsive and thus accessible from all types of devices. “The Internet is all about the people who comprise it. The Internet is used by people to tell stories, reach their...

2014-01-09 23:27:06

New Online Self-Registration System Allows Organizations To Preregister New Web Domain Name that Reflect their Business Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Sibername (http://www.sibername.com), one of the most trusted Canadian resources for domain registration and web hosting, has launched a new self-registration and reservation system for organizations seeking to claim new Web domain names that take advantage of the new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) extensions. The Internet Corporation...

2013-12-18 23:23:23

Yokohama becomes the latest Japanese city to get a dot. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, today announces it has signed a contract with the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to operate new geographic Top Level Domain, .yokohama. Between January and May of 2012, ICANN began accepting applications for new gTLDs, setting afoot what is becoming the biggest expansion the Internet namespace has ever seen. With the support...

2013-12-11 23:28:40

EnCirca has signed the Registry-Registrar Agreement for the .UNO domain extension. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Dot Latin LLC announced today that EnCirca has signed the Registry-Registrar Agreement for the .UNO domain extension specifically designed to serve the Hispanic and Latino communities, worldwide. .UNO is the first global web extension dedicated to Spanish-speaking businesses, consumers and individuals online. .UNO is the number one choice for Hispanics and Latinos....

2013-12-05 23:20:24

Name.com and eNom have signed the Registry-Registrar Agreements for the .UNO domain extension. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Dot Latin LLC announced today that Name.com and eNom have signed the Registry-Registrar Agreements for the .UNO domain extension specifically designed to serve the Hispanic and Latino communities, worldwide. .UNO is the first global web extension dedicated to Spanish-speaking businesses, consumers and individuals online. .UNO is the number one choice...


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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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