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2013-11-27 23:31:41

Domain name registrar and website hosting services provider Sibername.com has signed a registrar agreement with new TLD industry leader Donuts. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Domain name registrar and website hosting services provider Sibername.com has signed a registrar agreement with new TLD industry leader Donuts Inc., a registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) Sibername.com is accepting pre-registrations for Donuts domains, and over time will provide to its customers...

2013-11-26 23:02:14

NameJet.com and Afternic, a GoDaddy company, are partnering to bring the new gTLD .LUXURY to the domain name marketplace. NameJet will oversee the Sunrise and Landrush phases of launch, while Afternic will assist with Premium Name selection and sales. Kirkland WA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Luxury Partners, LLC, awarded the .LUXURY generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) by ICANN, has selected NameJet and Afternic to manage the Sunrise, Landrush and Premium Name selection and sales phases of the...

2013-11-21 23:01:14

Namecheap, a leading domain name registrar, is joining the new TLD initiative to enable a much broader choice of top level domains to its customers. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Namecheap, a leading domain name registrar, is joining the new TLD initiative to enable a much broader choice of top level domains to its customers. Right now, you can tell Namecheap which TLDs interest you the most. Track these TLDs on a free to use checklist and Namecheap will keep you up to date on...

2013-11-18 23:27:12

Japan’s first GeoTLDs to launch in early 2014. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, today announces it has signed contracts with the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to operate two new geographic Top Level Domains. The contracts, for .tokyo, and .nagoya were signed on November 13, and October 24 respectively. Between January and May of 2012, ICANN began accepting applications for new gTLDs, setting afoot what is...

2013-11-13 23:32:49

After years of planning and anticipation, the wait is finally over as .شبكة, roughly translated as .SHABAKA, is the first new gTLD to go live. .SHABAKA translates as ‘Internet’ in Arabic, and is the first generic top level domain in Arabic; EuroDNS is now accepting applications for this new extension. Luxembourg (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 EuroDNS, an ICANN accredited registrar, currently offer their customers over 350 domain extensions and is fully committed to offering all the new...

2013-11-12 23:01:34

GoDaddy has successfully launched Pre-Registrations for .UNO domain names in coordination with Dot Latin LLC. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The past few weeks have been very busy at GoDaddy and Dot Latin LLC. Dot Latin has received an overwhelming response from their YouTube videos with their Spanish promo version surpassing 1.2 million views. Dot Latin is currently in Delegation testing for .UNO and is anticipating their 30 day Sunrise Phase to start in mid-December 2013 and...


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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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