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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...

2013-10-11 12:26:26

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Duane Morris Government Strategies LLC: ECommerce World Retailers (ECWR.net) and Commercial Connect, LLC, have challenged the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to adhere to its founding principle of issuing top line domains (TLDs) based solely on Name Space groupings. ICANN currently has some 1814 active applications under review for new TLDs. "From the very beginning, ICANN...

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...

2013-04-22 20:21:28

Web users may soon see .lawyer, .bible, or .sex along with .com and .net. HOUSTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, a number of new domain names will likely start appearing on the Web. Generic names such as .apple, .home, .app, .vegas or .music could join such stalwarts as .com, .net and .org. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a non-profit organization charged with administering the system, has been considering the expansion for...

Amazon’s Proposed Web Names Face Anticompetition Scrutiny
2013-03-11 11:32:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last year, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began taking applications for new Internet address endings. As many businesses began vying for their own brand-specific names, one company´s plans in particular are being called into question. Amazon is seeking to claim the “.book,” “.author,” and “.read” name endings, but some organizations feel this move would...

New Internet Names Face Government Objections
2012-11-21 12:46:44

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been taking applications for new Internet address endings, allowing companies and organizations an opportunity to have specific, specialized web domains for themselves and their products. For example, Apple has applied to the domain ending “.apple,” meaning one day looking up information about the latest iPad could be as easy as typing in...