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NSW Government Launches .sydney Domain

The New South Wales Government, ARI Registry Services and a selection of Sydney's most recognised businesses today joined forces to officially launch .sydney web addresses as the city's new home online. more»

New .VOTE and .VOTO Domains Now Available

Monolith Registry, a venture backed by global registry services provider Afilias, announced today that registration is now open to the public for two new generic top-level domains: "dot VOTE" or .VOTE, and its Spanish/Italian/Portuguese counterpart "dot VOTO" or .VOTO. more»

Verisign Launches New Monthly Blog Series: Top 10 Keywords Registered in .COM and .NET

With more than 220 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trends reflected by domain name registrations. more»

.LGBT Public Launch Begins Today

Global domain registry operator Afilias announced today the first and only top-level domain (TLD) dedicated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is now open for registration: "dot LGBT" or .LGBT. All LGBT community members and businesses, organizations and other entities serving the community may register for a .LGBT domain name immediately. more»

Verisign Celebrates .com's 30th Anniversary, Launches Domain Name Contest

Verisign is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the .com top-level-domain by launching a contest called "Internet Official" (#InternetOfficial). more»

New .LGBT Domain Sunrise Period Begins

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the beginning of the one-month "sunrise" period for the top-level domain (TLD) dedicated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community: dot LGBT or .LGBT. more»

Minds + Machines in 2014 and 2015

On January 1, 2014, Minds + Machines was trading at 14p. As of yesterday our share price was 7p. You might conclude from this that our company has declined by a factor of two. But from our perspective, exactly the opposite has happened. Why the disconnect? more»

DNW Podcast Interview with Antony Van Couvering

Antony Van Couvering, founder and CEO of Minds + Machines was recently interviewed by DNW's Andrew Allemann discussing new Top-Level Domains. more»

TLD Registry and Right of the Dot Establish a Domain Name Industry "Dream Team"

TLD Registry Ltd, the world's leading Internationalized Domain Name "New gTLD" registry, announced a partnership agreement with the influential Internet advising and consulting firm, Right of the Dot, LLC (ROTD). more»

"Chinese Domaining Masterclass" to be Presented at NamesCon Las Vegas in January 2015

The second annual NamesCon domain name conference, to be held in Las Vegas in January 2015, is proud to announce a major lecture series presented by TLD Registry, the world's leading Chinese domain name registry. more»