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MarkMonitor Takes a Look at Progress on New gTLD Program in Latest Report

MarkMonitor has just released its New gTLD Quarterly Report providing a unique insight into the New gTLD (NgTLD) Program. The report includes detailed information on .Brand registration and marketing activity, current trends and news relevant to businesses and brand owners. more»

Priority Access Program for Verisign's First IDN New gTLD, .コム

Verisign launched its first IDN new gTLD, .コム - the .com you know, now in Japanese - on Dec. 9, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. UTC. We recently submitted updated TLD Startup Information for .コム to ICANN, extending the end date for the .コム Sunrise Period from Jan. 31, 2016, to March 14, 2016, and shifting the dates of the subsequent registration periods. more»

Minds + Machines Group Expands Into Chinese Market

Minds + Machines Group Limited (LSE:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains has announced its expansion into the Chinese market with the appointment of the highly respected registry service company, ZDNS as its local infrastructure partner. more»

New .PET Domain Sunrise Period Begins January 19

Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, today announces that the Sunrise Period for the new “dot PET” or .PET top level domain is now open for eligible trademark holders only. more»

Minds + Machines Adds .boston to geo-TLD Portfolio

Minds + Machines Group Limited (LSE:MMX) today announced its agreement to acquire a 99% interest in Boston TLD Management LLC ("BTM"), the owner of rights to the .boston geo-TLD, and the agreement of its subsidiary, Minds + Machines Limited, to act as the Registry Service Provider for the geo-TLD ("the Acquisition"). more»

.CO Hits 2 Million Domains as Premium Sales Surge

Neustar, Inc., the operator of the .CO Top-Level Domain, today announced that .CO has surpassed 2 million total domain names under management, with new domain registration growth accelerating from 10 percent in 2014 to 18 percent in 2015. more»

Season's Greetings - 2015 End of Year Message from DotConnectAfrica

2015 is coming to a close. As such, I always tend to review the past year and reflect on our accomplishments. Indeed, 2015 has been an extraordinary year for us here at DCA Group. It has been an extremely busy and satisfying year. Therefore, it is with great pleasure that I write this End of Year message to all our supporters, partners, and stakeholders in general. more»

Neustar's Career Site Launched Under Its Own Branded TLD: 'careers.neustar'

We're proud to announce that Neustar's careers webpage has been re-launched as a stand-alone website: careers.neustar more»

Radix Closes Holiday Sales With Over 35K Paid Registrations

Radix has been actively working behind the scenes to create a splash across the domain name market with aggressive Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. more»

Another Tech Leader Joins .tech

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) which produces the world's largest annual innovation event, is now using www.cta.tech as its primary domain. more»