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America, Europe head bids for new Internet domain names
News & Analysis

America, Europe head bids for new Internet domain names

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers received 1,930 proposals for 1,410 different Internet suffixes by the 30 May deadline. Nearly half of the proposals - 911 - were from North America and another 675 came from Europe.

The dot-com era is ending: Get ready for .Google, .LOL
Tech

The dot-com era is ending: Get ready for .Google, .LOL

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will announce in London on Wednesday which suffixes have been proposed.

The dot-com era is ending: Get ready for .Google, .LOL
News & Analysis

The dot-com era is ending: Get ready for .Google, .LOL

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will announce in London on Wednesday which suffixes have been proposed.

ICANN batching process almost done, new gTLDs to be revealed tomorrow
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ICANN batching process almost done, new gTLDs to be revealed tomorrow

June 13 is when the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will reveal the new set of ...

ICANN to announce generic top-level domains on June 13 in London
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ICANN to announce generic top-level domains on June 13 in London

Companies, organizations, start-ups, NGOs, etc. have had time up to the 30th of May to submit their applications ...

Peta takes the naked truth online with Peta.xxx
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Peta takes the naked truth online with Peta.xxx

What’s the best way to get your attention on any subject? The answer is quite simple – Sex. Peta, or People for ...

Google finds creative potential in .lol domain
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Google finds creative potential in .lol domain

Among other things that Google has been doing so far, plans to expand the Internet domain space have been ...

Tired of .com? Now move to .lol!
Tech

Tired of .com? Now move to .lol!

Several big companies like Google, YouTube and even Indian companies like Tata are gearing up to take advantage of a new program to expand web suffixes (such as .com or .org), by ending web addresses with their own company names.

Tired of .com? Now move to .lol!
News & Analysis

Tired of .com? Now move to .lol!

Several big companies like Google, YouTube and even Indian companies like Tata are gearing up to take advantage of a new program to expand web suffixes (such as .com or .org), by ending web addresses with their own company names.

ICANN to resume name expansion by 22 May
Tech

ICANN to resume name expansion by 22 May

Before ICANN suspended applications, it had received 2,091 submissions and another 214 for which it was still awaiting or processing application fees.

ICANN to resume name expansion by 22 May
News & Analysis

ICANN to resume name expansion by 22 May

Before ICANN suspended applications, it had received 2,091 submissions and another 214 for which it was still awaiting or processing application fees.

Man buys 14,962 domains in 24 hours, makes millions in a month
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Man buys 14,962 domains in 24 hours, makes millions in a month

Cybersquatters are quick to register domains that could fetch thousands of dollars and Mike Mann is just one of them. He has been on a domain registering

Deadline for domain names extended, tech glitch
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Deadline for domain names extended, tech glitch

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is blaming a technical glitch and says some user data may have been exposed.

Web address controversy deepens after U.S. warning
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Web address controversy deepens after U.S. warning

A controversial attempt to expand Internet addresses far beyond the likes of .com, .org or .net has provoked a rare threat from the U.S. government to withdraw a key licence from the body that runs the Internet's core functions.

Lessons From Major Breach Events In 2011
Biztech

Lessons From Major Breach Events In 2011

Dr. Whitfield Diffie, Father of Public Key Encryption explains to Abhishek Raval and Revathi Raghavan, how companies lack in making the best use of existing tools and failure of 'confinement of processes'

Internet revolution dawns with .yournamehere domains
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Internet revolution dawns with .yournamehere domains

A quiet Internet revolution begins on Thursday. Organisations can begin applying to name and run their own domains instead of entrusting them to the operators of .com, .org, .gov and others.

Internet revolution dawns with .yournamehere domains
News & Analysis

Internet revolution dawns with .yournamehere domains

Most of the first wave of applications is expected to come from leading brand owners who see an opportunity to boost their visibility, or fear others will grab "their" space.

Internet revolution dawns with .yournamehere domains
Tech

Internet revolution dawns with .yournamehere domains

Most of the first wave of applications is expected to come from leading brand owners who see an opportunity to boost their visibility, or fear others will grab "their" space.

Internet organisation defends coming changes in URLs
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Internet organisation defends coming changes in URLs

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers begins accepting applications on Thursday for a hugely expanded number of Web domains.

Internet organisation defends coming changes in URLs
Tech

Internet organisation defends coming changes in URLs

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers begins accepting applications on Thursday for a hugely expanded number of Web domains.