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11.15.13
London becomes the latest city to get its own top-level domain
11.15.13

London becomes the latest city to get its own top-level domain

Not to be outdone by New York City, London is set to follow its transatlantic cousin in getting it...

By M. Brian,   11.15.13
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08.17.13
ICANN kills Google's dotless domain search dreams
08.17.13

ICANN kills Google's dotless domain search dreams

We'd like to imagine that somewhere in Mountain View, a group of high-level tech execs are giving...

By M. Moon,   08.17.13
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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...

By J. Rigg,   07.18.13
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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...

By J. Fingas,   12.20.12
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11.30.12
Department of Commerce renews VeriSign control of .com registry, demands price freeze
11.30.12

Department of Commerce renews VeriSign control of .com registry, demands price freeze

In many ways, VeriSign has been one of the internet's true arbiters. It's ICANN's official registr...

By J. Fingas,   11.30.12
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11.24.12
Early objections over generic TLDs throw the .book at Amazon, Google
11.24.12

Early objections over generic TLDs throw the .book at Amazon, Google

Technology companies went wild bidding on generic top-level domains (gTLDs) once the opportunity p...

By J. Fingas,   11.24.12
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10.01.12
Nominet proposes more secure .UK domain for British websites
10.01.12

Nominet proposes more secure .UK domain for British websites

Nominet is considering a .uk internet domain for users who can't bear to type the extra three char...

By D. Cooper,   10.01.12
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06.14.12
Microsoft and Sony are trying to lock down .Xbox and .PlayStation, respectively
06.14.12

Microsoft and Sony are trying to lock down .Xbox and .PlayStation, respectively

On the Future Internet™, silly abbreviations like ".com" and ".edu" will cease to exist. Inst...

By B. Gilbert,   06.14.12
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