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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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11.24.12
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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06.13.12
Daily Update for June 13, 2012
06.13.12

Daily Update for June 13, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get...

By S. Sande,   06.13.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   06.13.12
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05.31.12
Google springs for .lol, .youtube domains, we wonder if it's going TLD .crazy
05.31.12

Google springs for .lol, .youtube domains, we wonder if it's going TLD .crazy

Google just can't wait until ICANN reveals custom domain name bids in mid-June to say what it's tr...

By J. Fingas,   05.31.12
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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...

By J. Fingas,   05.30.12
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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,...

By D. Cooper,   09.09.11
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