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Boston Ivy Slashes Registry Fee For 4 Of Its New gTLDs By Up To 97% - 24 March, 2017, 8:15 pm

Boston Ivy is slashing the registry fee for 4 of its 6 new gTLDs by up to 97% in a bid to boost registrations. The Boston Ivy new generic Top...

Neustar Research Reveals 92% of UK Organisations Unaware of Impact DNS is having on Internet Users - 24 March, 2017, 8:03 pm

[news release] Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today [22 March] released findings from new research into how UK businesses are provisioning domain name system (DNS)...

.RU/.РФ Domains Registry Fee Increasing By 71% In July - 24 March, 2017, 7:44 pm

The registry fee for .RU and .РФ domain names is increasing to 120 rubles from the current 70 rubles, an increase of 71%, the registry, the Coordination Center for TLD...

Half Million Dollar Sale Of REFI.COM Tops Weekly Chart - 24 March, 2017, 6:46 pm

The sale of refi.com for an even half million dollars was easily the biggest reported domain name sale for the week ending 12 March, making it the second biggest sale...

CENTR Report On Everything You Want To Know About What Happened At ICANN58 - 23 March, 2017, 10:08 pm

Did you want to know what happened at the recent ICANN meeting in Copenhagen? Or did you go and spend the week networking and socialising, and miss what happened in...

DENIC Expands Services Becoming Official Provider Of Data Escrow for ICANN-Accredited Registrars - 23 March, 2017, 10:59 am

A number of top level domain registries are looking for more business opportunities. Some such as nic.at have ventured into providing backend registry services for new gTLDs. Others such as...

Largest Indian Bank Moves To Its Own gTLD - 22 March, 2017, 10:28 pm

India’s largest bank by assets, the State Bank of India, established in 1806, moved its online operations to its .SBI domain in early February from sbi.co.in. One of the benefits...

.BE First European ccTLD Registry To Go To The Clouds - 22 March, 2017, 10:00 pm

After several months of preparation, DNS Belgium announced in February they moved their registration platform, on which their registrars register new .be domain names, to the cloud. It was, they...

MMX Targets One Million .VIP Registrations And Asian Expansion Of Its New gTLDs - 22 March, 2017, 9:10 pm

Minds + Machines Group, aka MMX, who operates 26 new gTLDs with over 852,000 domains under management has announced it is targeting one million .vip registrations as part of an...

Pair of Six-Figure .COMs Top Weekly Sales Chart - 22 March, 2017, 7:47 pm

NameJet had a hand in both of the top 2 domain sales, both six-figure .com domains. The top sale for the week ending 5 March on the Domain Name Journal...

Makeway.World Launches Stats Hub Tool To Monitor .BRAND Usage - 21 March, 2017, 11:41 am

There are 568 brands that have launched their own gTLD in 41 countries with 6,856 domains registered, an average of 12.07 domains per brand gTLD today. But previously finding this...

.NZ Works To Resolve “Conflicted” Domains - 20 March, 2017, 10:14 pm

The .NZ Domain Name Commissioner has issued proposed changes to enable the resolution of “conflicted” domain names following the release of second level domains. The changes aren’t changes to the...

Another Week, Another Big Six-Figure Domain Name Sale - 20 March, 2017, 9:36 pm

After a couple of weeks with the domain name sales failing to reach the 6-figure mark, a short .com domain to a Chinese buyer easily tops the Domain Name Journal...

Verisign’s Top 2016 .COM and .NET Keywords Headed By Trump and US Election - 17 March, 2017, 10:19 pm

The top keywords used in .com and .net domain names registered in 2016 were dominated by the US presidential election, and in particular Donald Trump, according to an analysis provided...

Environmental .ECO Opens For Sunrise Registrations - 17 March, 2017, 10:05 pm

The .eco new gTLD has opened its Sunrise registration period for trademark holders. The gTLD is aimed at those committed to positive change for the planet. The Sunrise period closes...