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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...

2013-10-16 23:00:30

ICANN and CDAC will launch research center to thwart security threats to Domain Name System. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 ICANN today announced, in partnership with the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), plans to coordinate on the creation of a Center of Excellence in Domain Name System Security in India. The Center of Excellence is anticipated to work alongside ICANN security staff to design research projects intended to solve critical Domain Name System...

2013-10-14 23:23:35

DotAnything.co will be featuring one new TLD per week in our 10-week series on the most popular new TLDs. This week's featured TLD is the .Club TLD. Fitchburg, WI (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 A Top Level Domain (TLD) is the text to the right of the final dot in a domain name. For example, .Com is the most popular TLD today. There are currently just 22 generic TLDs - like .Com and .Biz - from which to choose when purchasing a domain name. In 2012, ICANN held an application round inviting...

2013-10-09 23:29:11

Dot Latin, LLC enters into agreement with ICANN for the operation of .UNO. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Latinos, both in the U.S. and abroad, can soon look forward to a more friendly and relevant Internet. Dot Latin LLC announced Wednesday, September 11, that it had formally entered into an agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the registry operation of .UNO, a new generic top-level domain (gTLD) specifically designed for...

2013-10-03 23:24:41

NameJet.com and Daniel Negari’s XYZ.COM Registry have partnered to bring the new gTLD .COLLEGE to the public. NameJet will be managing the auction process for the Sunrise and Landrush phases of launch. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 NameJet.com, the leading aftermarket domain auction company, has partnered with the XYZ.COM Registry to help launch the new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) .COLLEGE. The .COLLEGE gTLD will be free of restrictions, and unlike .EDU, open to any...

2013-09-25 23:27:44

Removes the complexity of managing the multitude of domains soon to be available as new generic top level domains (gTLDs) explode on the market later this year Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Authentic Web Inc. announced today the launch of its closed brand registry platform services, which removes the complexity of managing the multitude of domains soon to be available as the new generic top level domains (gTLDs) explode on the market later this year. As the global top-level...

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...

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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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