The Evolving Internet of New TLDs

Since by reading this you must be an active user of the Internet, you have probably noticed non-.com TLDs before. For one, country code TLDs, which associate web sites with specific countries using two letters like .us, .jp, or .me, are appearing more often. Companies like Bit.ly, Delicio.us, and Blip.tv are using country specific TLDs to form the name of their company. Furthermore, hundreds of new global top level domains (gTLDs) are currently being released, so besides the familiar extensions .edu, .gov, .net, .org, prepare to see extensions like .guru,... Read The Rest →

Insights Into the Belly of the Beast

With leading domain registrar GoDaddy’s planned IPO, the public has access to a lot of information and numbers–big numbers–previously undisclosed. And while I haven’t gotten around to analyzing the 250 page document, others certainly have. So, if you’re curious about just how many customers GoDaddy has, how much the CEO makes, or just want to gawk at the whole lot of $$$ related to domains and acquisitions of competitors, here you go, via Domain Name Wire. But for a more in depth analysis of GoDaddy’s planned IPO, the good and... Read The Rest →

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