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2014-08-26 12:32:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HelloDotNYC (www.hellodotnyc.com) has reported that thousands of applications have been received for .nyc website names since the recent opening of the landrush phase of New York generic Top Level Domains. The company is one of the official registration sites for .nyc domains. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139761 According to HelloDotNYC 's director, Gerardo Aristizabal, about half of the requests have been made for an...

2014-07-22 08:39:02

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello NYC, an official registration service for .NYC domains, has announced that the site www.hellodotnyc.com is ready and receiving orders for the Landrush phase of the .NYC domain registration launch. Landrush phase is an early bird access stage for all New Yorkers that allows anyone the possibility of requesting a .NYC domain name before the general public rollout of the domains, scheduled for Oct 8. For the first time, anyone in New York...

2014-01-22 23:04:16

100 New Generic Top Level Domains Delegated Into Internet Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 ICANN’s Generic Domains Division today announced that the number of new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) delegated into the Internet’s Root Zone has topped 100. Delegation is one of the final steps before the Registries that control the domains may begin accepting registrations for names that will use the new gTLDs. “There are now almost five times more generic Top-Level Domains than...

2014-01-17 23:23:10

Sibername will now begin to offer its customers the opportunity to register the new generic top level domains “.COFFEE,” , “.FLORIST”, “.HOUSE”, “.INTERNATIONAL”, and “.SOLAR”. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Over the past year, Sibername has engaged with several parties to provide new comprehensive top level domain (TLD) name registration services to customers. The new TLD names span a wide array of categories connected to an extremely broad range of interests...

2013-11-18 23:27:12

Japan’s first GeoTLDs to launch in early 2014. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, today announces it has signed contracts with the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to operate two new geographic Top Level Domains. The contracts, for .tokyo, and .nagoya were signed on November 13, and October 24 respectively. Between January and May of 2012, ICANN began accepting applications for new gTLDs, setting afoot what is...

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...

2013-09-24 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...

Net Addresses Expand Beyond Roman Alphabet
2013-07-15 13:37:08

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the Roman Empire fell in the west in the 5th century, many aspects of it endure to this day - notably its alphabet, on which the English alphabet is based. As English remains the lingua franca for much of the global Internet community, most top-level domains on the Internet have been based on the Roman/English alphabet as well, but that could change. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced this...


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