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2013-07-12 23:16:56

Strong Growth in Second Quarter Further Consolidates Firm as Top gTLD Expert Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Domain name consultancy FairWinds Partners Thursday announced strong second-quarter growth built on increasing public interest and acceptance of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), which are being developed under the auspices of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Double-digit percentage revenue gains were attributable to a 36 percent increase...

2013-07-03 23:03:32

ICANN Board Approves 2013 Registry Agreement Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 ICANN’s New generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) program has reached another milestone with passage of the 2013 Registry Agreement (RA). The new baseline agreement was approved by the New gTLD Program Committee of the ICANN Board of Directors. “New gTLDs are now on the home stretch,” said Chris Disspain, a member of ICANN’s New gTLD Program Committee. “This new Registry Agreement means we’ve...

2013-07-01 23:00:11

Japan’s first city TLDs set to open for registration in 2014. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, Inc. today announces that its applications to operate new generic Top Level Domains, .tokyo, .osaka, and .nagoya have passed the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers initial evaluation process. GMO Registry was first selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan government to operate the TLD, .tokyo in November 2011. In 2012, the company went on...

2013-06-27 23:04:25

For a limited time, Namecheap is promoting the best address to suit one's name with $0.98 one year .me domain name registrations. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Leading domain name registrar Namecheap is offering a new and improved offer of Personal Domain registration. Simply entitled "Personal Domain," Namecheap's package includes: Personal .me domain + private and secure email for one year One personal email per domain is free for the first year For a...

2013-06-25 23:21:30

Brand Marketers Should Prepare to Evaluate Soon-to-be-Launched Generics List Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 As the list of hundreds of new generic top level domains (gTLDs) will soon begin rolling out, Jennifer Wolfe, president of leading gTLD digital brand strategy firm Wolfe Domain, is advising marketers to perform a thorough evaluation of the new generics to capture competitive advantage. “Marketers are in the unique position of being ahead of a significant monetization...

2013-06-14 23:15:57

Newly appointed Technical Advisory Board will guide Guardtime's strategic direction. Palo Alto (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Guardtime, the world´s leading provider of Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) solutions, today announced its newly appointed advisory board. Chaired by Merike Kaeo, board members include Patrik Fältström, Rainer Gerhards, Jason Hoffman, Helger Lipmaa and Philippe Nicolas. The advisory board will serve to provide strategic guidance on the company´s...

2013-06-13 23:02:55

Poll on new top-level domains shows value of brand loyalty. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Internet users are willing to navigate, to use, and trust new web addresses that will flood the Internet later this year. And brand name websites will carry more weight among Internet users than generic sites, according to a consumer market research survey commissioned by FairWinds Partners - an Internet consultancy that specializes in domain name strategy. The poll also found that the owners...

2013-06-13 23:02:43

DotHealth reaches a milestone in the gTLD approval process Ridgewood, NJ (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Reaching a critical milestone in the generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) approval process, the DotHealth, LLC (“DotHealth”) application to operate the .HEALTH new top level domain registry has passed the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) initial evaluation. DotHealth plans to enable a safer online namespace for global health and which also enhances the...

2013-06-06 23:02:03

Company also completes $7 Million funding to build registry for clubs all over the world. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The Internet domain game got a new player today as .Club Domains, LLC has won the rights to the new generic top level domain (gTLD) name .CLUB. The .CLUB name was obtained in the first private auction to be completed since ICANN began the new gTLD process and signals a historic step forward as the global Internet expands beyond the current 21 generic...


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