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Radix's Karn Jajoo Talks GDPR Benefits, Positive Outlook of New gTLDs and Radix's Impressive Growth

In a recent interview with Karn Jajoo, Head of Premium Portfolio at Radix, he discusses Radix's impressive growth in 2018, the positive impact of the EU's GDPR has been it's spawned privacy discussions in developing countries with local data privacy laws and more. more

The Era of Malware: 3 Techniques to Detect and Stay Protected

A while back, creating malicious software was sort of a hobby for programmers. It was hardly ever used to make money, but more of a way to show off what one can do with a computer. more

Domain Reputation API: Scoring High Points for Deliverability and Security

As scary as it may seem, everyone is a target on the Web. Worse, your susceptibility to cyber attacks, when not promptly addressed, marks you not just as a target but can even lead others to consider you as a threat. more

4 Professions Leveraging WHOIS to Stay Ahead

Who are the entities behind the domains on the Web? This question has nothing to do with stalking but is critical for various business activities. Domainers, for instance, want this information to negotiate lucrative purchases while journalists might need it to set up interviews or get leads during investigations. more

Verisign Q4 2018 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 348.7 Million Domains in Q4 of 2018

Verisign released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief showing the fourth quarter of 2018 closed with approximately 348.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs) - an increase of approximately 6.3 million domain name registrations, or 1.8 percent, compared to the third quarter of 2018. more

Ethiopia Has Officially Launched Its .ET Domain in Partnership With ZDNS

Ethio Telecom, the telecommunication services provider of Ethiopia and the Registry operator of .ET has launched the country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) for Ethiopia. .ET domain is supported by the registry system developed by ZDNS, a leading internet infrastructure service provider from China. more

Radix Reports Over 45% Growth in Profitability for 2018, Revenue Grows by Over 30%

In the total annual revenue of $16.95M, 27% has been contributed by standard registrations and 60% by standard renewals. Radix's premium domains cumulatively generated over $1.9M in revenue, of which 56% can be attributed to premium renewals. more

Afilias Appoints Keith Lubsen as Chief Business Officer

Afilias has promoted Keith Lubsen to the newly created position of Chief Business Officer, responsible for general oversight of finance (including profitability), mergers and acquisitions, and legal aspects of the company, all areas he has been involved with for some time. more

Afilias Appoints Ram Mohan as Chief Operating Officer

Afilias today announced that it has promoted Ram Mohan to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer, responsible for most of the day-to-day operations of Afilias and its global subsidiaries. more

Cybersecurity on the Clock: How to Run More Timely and Efficient Operations

A career as an information security analyst is one of the top technology jobs nowadays and for a good reason. Billions of dollars are spent every year to fight cybercrime, and companies are now willing to pay top rates for the best talent available. more