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2013-11-11 23:02:56

Listed in “Top 10” on Many Pre-Registration Sites, .CLUB Web Extension Expected to be Among Most Popular New Domains (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 .CLUB Domains, LLC, the company formed to own and operate the new “.CLUB” generic top-level domain name (gTLD), announced today it has signed its Registry Agreement with ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the international organization responsible for managing and coordinating the Domain Name System (DNS)....

2013-11-08 23:19:59

NameJet and the XYZ.COM LLC Registry are offering 40 never before released domain names under the new generic top level domains (gTLDs) .XYZ and .COLLEGE in a group of advance auctions. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 As leaders in innovating the domain name space, NameJet and XYZ.COM have partnered to offer some of the very first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) to the public this month. These never before released domain names are being offered by the new Top Level Domain...

2013-10-30 23:23:29

New Dot Media has launched DotBigBang.org, a consumer awareness and education website dedicated to the ICANN new top-level domain internet address expansion currently under way. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Over the next year, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will introduce over 1000 new, industry-specific Top Level Domains (TLD) to the internet addressing system. The new top-level domain extensions will act as alternative options to .COM or...

2013-10-29 23:25:39

Namecheap's most widely requested top level domain, .IO, is now available. Backed by its stellar support, the .IO is available for a low price and will help startups and entrepeneurs alike in creating new businesses. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Namecheap, a leading domain name registrar, is now offering the .IO top level domain. .IO is one of the most popular domains for entrepreneurs and startups especially, and requests have been pouring in for Namecheap to support...

2013-10-23 23:28:36

Cosmotown.com has made the strongest price guarantee in the domain industry even stronger. They are now backing their lowest price guarantee on regular domain name prices with a 12 month double the difference price match which also includes renewals. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Cosmotown, a relative newcomer to the domain name industry, claims to offer the lowest cost of domain ownership, with renewal prices that are the same as new registrations and free whois privacy for as...

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...

2013-10-17 23:24:55

CMO of new domain “.club” discusses how new gTLD’s are good for domain investors and consumers alike. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 .Club Domains, LLC, which is launching the new generic top level domain (gTLD) name “.club” will be among the exhibitors at this year’s T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference to help Internet domain investors navigate the exciting upcoming debut of more than 700 new top-level domains to hit the Internet over the next two years. Club’s chief...

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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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