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City of Miami 3rd in U.S. to Launch Dedicated TLD

Today, City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado announced that starting Oct. 2, Miami will become the third city in the U.S. to have a dedicated top-level Internet domain name. .MIAMI will join New York (.nyc) and Las Vegas (.vegas) in creating a global Internet identity through which the city's businesses, communities and residents. more»

Internet Grows to 296 Million Domain Names in Q2 2015

We have released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the Internet grew by two million domain names in the second quarter of 2015, and closed with a base of 296 million domain names across all top-level domains (TLDs). more»

.Online Becomes the Fastest TLD to Sell 50,000 Domains

Post a record breaking launch, .online is still going strong 7 days into launch. After registering 28,000 domains in the first 30 minutes, .online seems to have broken one more record -- the fastest to sell 50,000 domains. more»

.ONLINE GA Launches with 28,000 Registrations in the First 30 Minutes

Radix's much awaited and probably its biggest TLD, .online entered General Availability earlier today. .online has smashed .club's launch record by registering 28,000+ domains in the first 30 minutes itself. more»

Influential Law Firms Have Become Early Adopters of '.law' TLD

DLA Piper, one of the world's largest global business law firms, located in more than 30 countries around the world, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, a leading international law firm whose clients include approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, are among the law firms to adopt .law domains. more»

40+ Pioneers Signed on for .TECH, as it Enters EAP Today

Co-founder of OnePlus, Carl Pei -- who recently revealed the highly-anticipated OnePlus 2 smartphone in the world's first virtual reality product launch -- is amongst the first tech industry leaders to reserve a .tech domain name. Carl intends to use '' for his blog and plans to make the move by the end of this year. more»

WeddingWire Joins Minds + Machines As New TLD '.Wedding' Pioneer

Minds + Machines (LSE:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, announced today that WeddingWire, the wedding industry's leading global online marketplace, has joined Minds + Machines as the latest '.wedding' pioneer. more»

LogicBoxes Introduces DomainBridge

The industry-first tool for Domain Management allows Domain Registrars, Domain Resellers and Hosting companies to manage domain name portfolios across different Registrar platforms, from one consolidated LogicBoxes interface. more»

Carlsberg Group Joins Minds + Machines Pioneer Program

After extensive consultation with Minds + Machines, Carlsberg has secured over 150 .beer domains, in a portfolio that includes their most popular brands such as,, and, as well as a variety of generic premium .beer names for use in future marketing projects and campaigns. more»

In Celebration of Marriage Equality Each New .LGBT Name Donates $20 to the It Gets Better Project

.LGBT (dotLGBT) domain registry operator Afilias announced the launch of the .LGBT Pride Program in celebration of two recent victories for LGBT equality: the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling regarding the right to marriage equality in the US, and Ireland's legalization of same-sex civil marriage. more»