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May 22, 2019
Amazon's Jeff Bezos finally lands the rights to use .amazon domain nameBack in 2012, Amazon applied for ".amazon" and two internationalized versions of the name.
Oct 12, 2018
Internet users across the globe may experience network failure over next 48 hoursThe key domain servers are slated to undergo routine maintenance
Aug 13, 2018
ICANN to enable website name booking in Indian scripts starting with Devanagari, Gurmukhi and GujaratiAt present website name with extension .bharat can be booked only in Devanagari script which has limited letters that are identified by internet servers.
Oct 01, 2016
US government to transfer control of Internet to ICANN todayA long-planned transfer of the internet's technical management from the U.S. government to a global community of stakeholders is expected to take place on Saturday despite last-minute attempts by conservative politicians and officials to delay the changeover.
Sep 30, 2016
Here is what's at stake for the US as it cedes control of the internet to IcannOn Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems - namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings.
Sep 13, 2016
Facebook, Google, Twitter urge US Congress to handover Internet control to global communityTechnology companies are urging Congress to support the U.S. government to cede control of the internet's technical management to the global community.
Aug 19, 2016
ICANN will take charge of Internet’s naming system on 1 OctoberThe US is set to cede power of the Internet’s naming system to a non-profit organisation on 1 October, ending the almost 20-year process to hand over a crucial part of the Internet’s governance.
Jul 20, 2016
Tesla shortens web address; hints at possible name changeElectric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc has changed its internet address from teslamotors.com to tesla.com, hinting at a possible company name change as part of CEO Elon Musk's latest and still undisclosed "master plan."
Jun 10, 2016
US takes concrete step to give up control of Internet AddressesThe U.S. government is taking a key step in relinquishing control of the internet's addressing system, fulfilling a promise made in the 1990s.
Mar 11, 2016
U.S. plan to relinquish Internet domain control moves forwardA years-long Obama administration push to cede oversight of the nonprofit in charge of the Internet's technical management to the global community moved ahead on Thursday, as officials said the plan's was on track to be implemented before the U.S. presidential election in November.