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18 Other New gTLDs Delegated, Including .Cash, .Limited and .Fund

18 Other New gTLDs Delegated, Including .Cash, .Limited and .Fund

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that 18 other new TLDs were delegated, bringing the total number to 243.

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NameJet and Rightside Partner for Initial New Top Level Domain Auctions

  NameJet and Rightside Partner for Initial New Top Level Domain Auctions

NameJet and Rightside announced recently that they have partnered to help launch the new Top Level Domains, .Dance and .Democrat.   You can read the press release after the jump:   "NameJet and Rightside have partnered to help launch the new Top Level Domains (TLDs), .DANCE and .DEMOCRAT, through...

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Verisign Reports Slowing Growth As .COM/.NET Becomes More Saturated

Verisign Reports Slowing Growth As .COM/.NET Becomes More Saturated

Verisign reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2014 Thursday, with reported revenue of $249 million, up five percent from the same quarter in 2013 (but down from the 15 percent increase from first quarter 2012 to 2013) and a four percent increase in .com and .net domain registrations,...

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How Will Brands Use Their New gTLDs: Wolfe

How Will Brands Use Their New gTLDs: Wolfe

Brands are certain to begin using their new gTLDs in coming months, and according to one expert on new gTLDs and branding, the auto industry is likely to be one of the early adopters with billboard advertising.

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Reported DDoS Attack Traffic Grows 75% In One Year; Europe Leads In IPv6 Adoption: Akamai

Reported DDoS Attack Traffic Grows 75% In One Year; Europe Leads In IPv6 Adoption: Akamai

Akamai Technologies released their Fourth Quarter 2013 State of the Internet Report that found reported DDoS attack traffic grew by 23 percent quarter-over-quarter and 75 percent from fourth quarter of 2012. Other main findings were the average connection speeds in the top ten countries/regions is now...

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AFNIC : Growth of 8.8% for the global domain name market in 2013

 AFNIC : Growth of 8.8% for the global domain name market in 2013

Afnic, the company behind .FR extension has recently provided a quantitative overview of the global domain market in 2013 against a background of the ongoing slowdown in growth.

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MI.COM Wins Weekly Sales List at $3,6 Million

MI.COM Wins Weekly Sales List at $3,6 Million

MI.com,sold for $3,6 million,topped Domain Name Journal sales list of reported domain names for the last week,ending April 20,2014.

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General Availability for .Bargains, .Cheap, .Zone, .Boutique and .Agency Started Today

General Availability for .Bargains, .Cheap, .Zone, .Boutique and .Agency Started Today

Donuts entered EAP general availability for other five new gTLDs today : .Bargains, .Cheap, .Zone, .Boutique and .Agency.

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ICANN : Request for Proposal for Review of Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO)

ICANN : Request for Proposal for Review of Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO)

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") is seeking a provider to conduct an independent review of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO), as mandated by ICANN's Bylaws.

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ICANN: Webinar: Briefing About the Upcoming Review of the GNSO

ICANN: Webinar: Briefing About the Upcoming Review of the GNSO

You are invited to a webinar regarding the upcoming Review of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO). This briefing will provide the GNSO community with information about the GNSO review process, collect feedback from the community and answer questions concerning this process.

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