Domain Names

Domain Names / Industry Updates

ICANN London Recap Webinar

Please join ICANN and gTLD experts, Elisa Cooper of MarkMonitor® and Brian J. Winterfeldt of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, for guidance on navigating this complex environment.
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Four Reasons to Move from .COM to Your .BRAND Domain

Ask Google, Amazon, AXA and hundreds of other brands: branded top-level domains are the future of the web. Since 2012, when the ICANN opened up applications for new TLDs, more than 600 businesses have submitted applications for branded TLDs. more»

Introducing the New .ORGANIC Domain: A Trusted, Credible Space for Organic Products on the Web

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that August 6, 2014, is the sunrise start date for its newest generic top-level domain (gTLD): .ORGANIC. more»

.WANG - 15,000 Registrations on Day One of General Availability

Zodiac Registry is pleased to announce that 15,000 .wang domain names have been registered during the first 24 hours of its General Availability, which started on 00:00, June 30, Beijing time. Within the first 2 hours, more than 7,000 domain names were taken. more»

Dot Brand: Why Your Brand Needs Its Own Top-Level Domain

Are you a brand leader trying to figure out how to establish a sustainable and winning brand presence despite the rapidly changing environment? In the following video, Roland LaPlante, Senior VP and CMO of Afilias explains why a dotBRAND is the answer. more»

Afilias Announces Start of .BLACK Sunrise Period

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that July 22, 2014, is the sunrise start date for its newest generic top-level domain (gTLD): .BLACK. more»

Radix Launches Three New TLDs in Sunrise With Backing from 50+ Registrar Partners

Radix launched three of its uncontested extensions into Sunrise: .website, .press and .host. Radix enters its first Sunrise partnered with 50+ prominent domain registrars, establishing a strong foundation for success in the international domain market. more»

.WANG General Availability Opens on June 30, 2014

Zodiac Registry announces that its much anticipated general availability of .wang TLD will start at 0:00 June 30, Beijing Time. Eugene Li, the CEO of Zodiac Registry says: ".wang is a unique extension that reflects the essence of Chinese language while in the meantime enjoys flexibility of interpretation. As the landrush period is drawing to a close, we are seeing a spike in registration activities - 469 great names were registered on day one of the last week of landrush. more»

Continuing to Work in the Public Interest

The new gTLD program is one of the most significant developments in the history of the domain name system and Public Interest Registry is doing its part. However, not all of our time and effort is focused on new domains. more»

.Press Domain Names - The Changing Face of Journalism

Big names in journalism and media industry can get .press web addresses today (e.g. www.mybrand.press), under a special Pioneer Program by Radix. more»