Domainnames

07.18.13
First batch of new generic top-level domains born, Amazon looking unlikely to snag .amazon
07.18.13

First batch of new generic top-level domains born, Amazon looking unlikely to snag .amazon

After spending over a year thumbing through applications, ICANN has inked agreements for establish...

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03.11.13
Amazon's bookish top-level domain hunt irks publishers, Barnes & Noble
03.11.13

Amazon's bookish top-level domain hunt irks publishers, Barnes & Noble

Publishers represented by the Authors Guild and Association of American Publishers have filed obje...

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12.20.12
ICANN lists first custom TLDs up for consideration, starts with Chinese word for 'Catholic'
12.20.12

ICANN lists first custom TLDs up for consideration, starts with Chinese word for 'Catholic'

The bidding process for custom top-level domains led to many candidates, but there can only be one...

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06.13.12
ICANN shows the full generic TLD application list, Google's bidding splurge
06.13.12

ICANN shows the full generic TLD application list, Google's bidding splurge

ICANN told us that June 13th was the golden day that we'd get to see all of the initial applicatio...

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05.30.12
ICANN stops taking custom domain names at 7PM ET, details the TLD explosion June 13th
05.30.12

ICANN stops taking custom domain names at 7PM ET, details the TLD explosion June 13th

ICANN anticipated that we'd see the first fruits of its open season on top-level domains (TLDs) ro...

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11.29.11
Chanel counterfeiters beware: US federal court orders domain names seized and de-indexed
11.29.11

Chanel counterfeiters beware: US federal court orders domain names seized and de-indexed

We're well versed in the art of the gadget KIRF 'round these parts, but counterfeiting's a proble...

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11.03.11
Apple takes on porn sites in domain name dispute
11.03.11

Apple takes on porn sites in domain name dispute

Apple has filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) against se...

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09.09.11
ICANN's .XXX domain names have arrived, Frankie says relax
09.09.11

ICANN's .XXX domain names have arrived, Frankie says relax

Let's try to be sensible about this. When one or more persons love each other very much -- no,...

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08.29.11
Google files trademark for 'Spot,' programming language to follow?
08.29.11

Google files trademark for 'Spot,' programming language to follow?

It looks as though our old pal in Mountain View might have its sights set on developing another p...

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