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RegistryPro Confirms Melbourne IT to Join .Pro TLD Relaunch

RegistryPro, the exclusive operator of the .Pro top-level domain (TLD) on the Internet, has announced that Melbourne IT, one of the top 15 global domain name registrars, has agreed to participate in the highly-anticipated .Pro TLD (Top Level Domain) relaunch on September 8, 2008. more

.ORG Becomes the First Generic Top level Domain to Start DNSSEC Implementation

A request by .ORG, The Public Interest Registry to bolster Internet security via the implementation of Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC) was unanimously approved by ICANN at the recent Paris meeting. As the first generic Top Level Domain authorized to implement DNSSEC, .ORG also is preparing an education and adoption plan within the Internet infrastructure community. more

The Mobile Internet… Now in Book Form!

As you can probably guess, everyone at dotMobi loves the mobile web. And when we're not building new sites and services for the mobile web, we're often writing about it. Sometimes on this blog. Sometimes at mobiThinking.com or dev.mobi. And sometimes in a brand new book called Mobile Internet for Dummiesmore

RegistryPro to Open Pre-Registration and Announces Firm Relaunch Date for .Pro TLD

RegistryPro, the exclusive operator of the .Pro top-level domain (TLD) on the Internet, announced today it will begin accepting pre-reservations for .Pro domain names from new registrants from July 21 through August 31, 2008. This Pre-Registration Period is the second phase of the registry's highly anticipated transition to new registration parameters. more

Autism Research Institute Launches Mobile Website

The Autism Research Institute, a leading non-profit organization, has launched a mobile website, autism.mobi, designed specifically for users of mobile devices and mobile phones, including the Apple iPhone. more

CIRA Selects NeuStar's UltraDNS Service to Manage Canada's Top-Level Domain

NeuStar, Inc. today announced that the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), a not-for-profit Canadian corporation that is responsible for operating the .ca country code top-level domain (TLD), has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Service to bolster the scalability and reliability of Canada's DNS infrastructure. more

NeuStar Announces Registration of Two Millionth .BIZ Domain Name

NeuStar, the operator and administrator of the .BIZ top-level domain (TLD) registry, today announced that two million domain names have been officially registered within the .BIZ Internet domain. more

RegistryPro Announces "Third Level Transition" Initiative

RegistryPro, the exclusive operator of the .Pro top-level domain (TLD) on the Internet, announced today it will begin accepting pre-orders for second-level domains from current .Pro registrants who use any of the registry's 11 profession-specific third-level designations. more

ICANN Unanimously Approves RegistryPro Proposal to Expand the .Pro TLD

RegistryPro, the exclusive operator of the .Pro top level domain (TLD), has received approval from ICANN to greatly expand the scope and availability of the .Pro TLD. The newly ratified terms of service increases the number of professionals who are eligible for the TLD, extends the availability globally, and streamlines the registration process. more

dotMobi Requests Proposals for find.mobi

dotMobi today announced that is accepting proposals for find.mobi, a consumer-facing mobile search tool; find.mobi was created by dotMobi's research and development team to demonstrate an operational mobile search engine that made the most of the mobile web and needs of on-the-go users. more