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More on One and Two Character .mobi Domains

As readers of blog.mobi will likely already know, dotMobi has announced that we're making one character and two character .mobi domains available. Unlike other domain registries, dotMobi was able to receive ICANN permission to release these domains because we're not selling them. We're making them available for free. more

dotMobi Announces the Availability of One and Two Character Mobile Domain Names

dotMobi, the company behind .mobi, today announced that they will make available .mobi domain names with one and two alphanumeric characters, such as q.mobi, k9.mobi, 13.mobi or ny.mobi. more

Committed to Keeping the Internet a Safe Place

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is committed to providing a model for exemplary Registry practices. In furtherance of this goal, PIR has been working proactively to address domain name abuses including phishing, malware, child pornography, and spam distribution. more

DomainPeople Accepts Preregistrations for .Tel Landrush Phase

To help customers get the domain name they really want, DomainPeople has opened preregistration for .tel domain names in anticipation of the February 3, 2009 launch of landrush registration. more

Banking: The Surprise Mobile Vertical

Over the past two years of the .mobi domain, many of the first "verticals" that went mobile have not been a surprise because of the nature of their industries, however, the one industry that caught me unaware in terms of popularity has been banking and finance. more

Public Interest Registry Opens Call for Nominations for Its Advisory Council

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry, the premier domain where people turn to find credible information, get involved, fund causes and support advocacy, announces it is seeking Internet leaders to fill four (4) open seats on the .ORG Advisory Council. more

Clairmail Chooses Award-Winning DeviceAtlas to Grow Mobile Banking Business

dotMobi, the company behind .mobi – the only Internet address created specifically for locating content that works on all mobile phones – today announced that ClairMail will now use DeviceAtlas to take their leading mobile banking solutions to the masses, regardless of handset. more

.ORG CEO Honored by The Washington Business Journal

Alexa Raad, CEO of .ORG, The Public Interest Registry, has been chosen as one of the leading women in Washington business by The Washington Business Journal's fifth-annual Women Who Mean Business Awardsmore

DomainPeople Lets Trademark Owners Register Their .Tel Domain Name Early

DomainPeople, Inc. will begin accepting sunrise registration for a new top level domain name (TLD) on December 3, 2008. .Tel allows people and businesses to offer a single point of contact and update their information in real-time. more

dotMobi Announces 2.1 Release of Award-Winning DeviceAtlas Mobile Device Database

DeviceAtlas 2.1 includes a number of key features, including data analytics and improved search capabilities. These innovative features join recent technical enhancements like automated phone capability tests and the ability to download personalized versions of the database. more