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The organization which oversees website domain names has chosen a little-known executive as the successor to departing chief executive Rod Beckstrom, according to various media reports published this weekend.
You will soon see the familiar web suffix of .com and .net replaced with .app, .kids, .love, .pizza and even more corporate-specific endings such as .amazon and .google, coming as early as next year.
U.S.-based companies are dominating the applications for new Internet address endings, according to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Today Dot App Inc.
Now, Google, as well as several other internet companies are sending in their applications to ICANN for the right to add some new TLDs, increasing diversity on the web and offering them some more flexibility.
As of Monday, companies and organizations can once again log in, review, and submit applications to the agency handling a large-scale expansion of Internet addresses.
Organizations and companies looking to buy generic top-level domains (gTLDs) to better promote their brand names will have an extra week to submit their applications to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) due to a software glitch.
- A hairdresser.