Category: sTLDs – Sponsored TLDs

Oct 13 2013

DotGreen Community Inc pull out of New GTLD Application for .green

DotGreen Community Inc. have decided to pull out of the running for the contended (multiple applicant) new gtld .GREEN. Ultimately it simply boils down to not having (or not wanting to spend) enough money – something affecting a number of gtld applicants – as it’s always been known that contended strings will go to the …

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Mar 30 2013

The myths of .brand

So you’re ready to (or already did) apply for your very own “slice” of the internet with a .brand application. After months of planning, financing, application forms, trademarks, legal documentation- its all green lights across the board – this time next year you’ll be billionaires owning a piece of the future, all costs are detailed …

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Feb 14 2013

Hosting.com rebrands to just Hosting

Genius idea or rebranding mistake ? According to a news piece on their website hosting.com have just rebranded to the shortened name of … Hosting When Overstock rebranded as O.CO I thought – yeah – I can see that working for them – especially as a lot of what they sell now isn’t overstock as …

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Jan 16 2012

Top 12 for ’12 Promotion

2012 is going to be an exciting year for Domain Names in general, and Astutium in particular – new datacentre space available, new product launches coming, the new ICANN gTLD/sTLD program – all in January ! To kick off 2012 we are offering … 20% off our 12 most popular domain TLDs at Astutium.com Domain …

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Jan 29 2009

120 New Domain Types – what are they all for ?

2009 will see an explosion of new gTLD’s appearing (or at least planned) after proposals under the new ICANN guidelines – ICANN New gTLD Program – relaxed a number of the constraints. First up already announced is .paris … a city with it’s own domain type … Expect hundreds if not thousands more sponsored gTLDs …

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Oct 13 2007

All Change At .Mobi

The founder of dotMobi – the company behind the first mTLD (mobile TLD) – stepped down last week, to spend time with his family. Neil Edwards returns back to the US from Dublin where .mobi was based to pursue other projects, having successfully taken the idea behind a non-geographic domain extension from concept through launch. Despite …

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