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.Host Announces Top Global Players As Pioneer Partners

The Pioneer lineup includes big international names like MediaTemple, Bluehost, OVH, Arvixe, and the UK2 Group, in addition to regional leaders such as Natro (Turkey) and UOL (Brazil), HostPapa (Canada), Blacknight (Ireland). more»

Public Interest Registry Releases Bi-Annual Report, .Org Domain Registrations Pass 10.4 Million

Public Interest Registry - the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain - today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, "The Dashboard," detailing the worldwide growth of .org over the past year. more»

Public Interest Registry to Speak About Upcoming Launch of .ngo and .ong Domains for NPOs

With the launch of the .ngo and .ong domains just around the corner, Rebecca Regan-Sachs, a representative of Public Interest Registry, will lend her expertise in online fundraising and brand identity at this year's International Workshop on Resource Mobilisation (IWRM) Southern Africa. more»

New .ORGANIC Domain Sunrise Begins, Creating Verified Space 
for Organic Products and Services

The sunrise period allows qualified trademark holders to register names immediately; other members of the organic community can register names beginning September 15. more»

Non-English "IDN Email" Addresses Are Finally Working!

Late this afternoon (Tuesday, August 5th, 2014), Google announced a long-awaited and highly anticipated change that took place today with Gmail, which will surely be remembered as one of the most important milestones in the history of internet email: The "client-side" implementation of non-Latin, character-based Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) email. more»

TLD Registry to Speak at Inaugural World Domain Day India

We are excited to announce that TLD Registry's CEO Arto Isokoski and CMO Simon Cousins will be highlighted guest speakers at India's inaugural World Domain Day.  more»

Independent Endorsement of Dot Chinese Online & Dot Chinese Website

FairWinds' Founding Partner, Phil Lodico, mentions several business, social and cultural benefits that registrants enjoy with fully-Chinese domain names. more»

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»