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Domain Names / Industry Updates

Adrian Kinderis Appointed as Chair of Domain Name Association

ARI Registry Services is pleased to announce that CEO Adrian Kinderis has this week been appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Domain Name Association (DNA), the domain name industry's global trade body. more»

Internet Reaches 271 Million Domain Names in the Fourth Quarter of 2013

VeriSign, Inc. has announced five million domain names were added to the Internet in the fourth quarter of 2013, bringing the total number of registered domain names to 271 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of Dec. 31, 2013, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief. more»

The Future of Chinese Domain Names (a Panel Discussion)

During TLD Registry's March 21 premium domain name auction in Macau, DomainIncite's Kevin Murphy moderated a 20-minute panel discussion on the future of Chinese IDNs. more»

dotStrategy Selects Neustar's Registry Threat Mitigation Services for .BUZZ Registry

dotStrategy, Co. the operator of the new Top Level Domain .BUZZ, announced today it has selected Neustar's Registry Threat Mitigation Services to support and protect the .BUZZ registry. more»

Tony Kirsch Announced As Head of Global Consulting of ARI Registry Services

ARI Registry Services today announced the appointment of Tony Kirsch to the role of Head of Global Consulting in light of his significant contribution to the New Top-Level Domain (TLD) Program, and to signify the organisation's commitment to providing world-class consultancy services. more»

Afilias Chairman Appointed to Domain Name Association Board

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the appointment of the Chairman of the Afilias Board of Directors, Philipp Grabensee, to the board of the Domain Name Association (DNA). more»

.BUILD Enters Landrush with Support of ARI Registry Services

The .BUILD Top-Level Domain entered Landrush this week which provides interested registrants their first opportunity to stake claim over the most highly sought after .BUILD domain names. more»

Radix Awards Contracts for .website, .host, .space, and .press to CentralNic plc

Radix FZC ("Radix") has exclusively signed a Registry Service Provision contract with CentralNic Group PLC, for Radix's four uncontested Top Level Domains .website, .press, .host or .space more»

Afilias Welcomes "Dot Chinese Online" and "Dot Chinese Website" Top-Level Domains to the Internet

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the completion of technical preparations for the Landrush launch of the new Dot Chinese Online (.在线) and Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) top-level domains (TLD). more»

Afilias Welcomes .ONL and .RICH to the Internet

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the completion of technical preparations to activate the new .ONL and .RICH generic top-level domains (gTLD) on the global Internet. more»