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2013-09-24 23:32:07

With the introduction of hundreds of new top-level domains through the New gTLD Program, domain name consulting firm FairWinds Partners sees marked increase in requests for TMCH assistance. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 FairWinds Partners, a domain name consulting firm, is working to help legal, IT and marketing professionals better understand and use the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) as the first new gTLDs get ready to launch over the next couple of months. ICANN, the...

2013-09-24 23:27:33

Leading Pre-Registration provider GetNewTLDs.com is moving to DotAnything.co. DotAnything.co provides pre-registration services for domains in new TLDs such as .Shop, .Web and .Site. Fitchburg, WI (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 GetNewTLDs.com, one of the leading providers of pre-registration services for domains in new Top Level Domains (TLDs) like .Shop, .Web and .Site has moved to DotAnything.co. A Top Level Domain (TLD) is the text to the right of the final dot in a domain name. For...

2013-08-30 23:00:33

Major Milestone Reached in New Domain Program Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 ICANN’s Generic Domains Division announced today the conclusion of the Initial Evaluation (IE) phase of the new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLD) program. More than 1,700 applications have now moved to the next steps in the program. “This is an extraordinary landmark which demonstrates the progress in this program,” said Akram Atallah, President of ICANN’s Generic Domains Division....

2013-08-28 23:31:51

AGECityConnect, the unique multi-language browser developed by Paperless Homework, will change Internet-browsing history. AGECityConnect allows users to directly access specific websites, simply by entering key terms; in addition, non-English characters can be entered into the address bar to lead directly to the correct webpage. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Paperless Homework’s new patent-pending tool simplifies the web browsing process and makes Internet searching...

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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