First Insights from the GAC Early Warnings on New Top-Level Domains

Today, the national governments that constitute ICANN's Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) for the first time publicly voiced their concerns over specific new Top-Level Domain (TLD) applications in the form of Early Warnings.

By |November 21st, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on First Insights from the GAC Early Warnings on New Top-Level Domains

Rook Media and The Water School Bring Crowd Sourced Philanthropy to Domain Parking

We have been long time supporters of The Water School, a life saving charitable organization with widespread industry support. That's why we are happy to be able to tell you about a new program launched by Rook Media and The Water School that, for the first time, brings crowd sourced philanthropy to domain parking.

By |October 19th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Rook Media and The Water School Bring Crowd Sourced Philanthropy to Domain Parking

The Work Week Can Wait, I’m Still Savoring a Very Special Sunday!

Sunday was such a great day I'm not quite ready to let it go. The day tied together two ends of my professional career - the present and the distant past (a past that doesn't seem distant at all after, for the first time in decades, re-uniting with some special people from those days last night).

By |October 25th, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on The Work Week Can Wait, I’m Still Savoring a Very Special Sunday!

Google Launches New Regional Domains in Iraq, Tunisia

With the regional domains, Google users will be able to pull up more pertinent, localized results for the first time

By |April 1st, 2011|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Taya IT Announce Islamic and Women’s Domains on

Riyadh, KSA 18 July 2010: Taya IT Taya IT , the regional enterprise and internet search applications specialists today announced the launch of Yajeel Islam ( and Yajeel Hawaa (; two new domains appearing for the first time on the Yajeel search network.

By |July 18th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

The First Non-Latin Web Addresses Go Live

The BBC has called it a historic day: Arabic web addresses have appeared for the first time ever in top-level domains.

By |May 7th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

European patent applications fall

The number of European patent applications filed last year fell for the first time in 20 years, according to new figures released by the European Patent Office (EPO).

By |April 28th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Biggest Online Shopping Day Ever!

Though overall Christmas retail sales were sluggish, online sales were a bright spot this year. comScore reported that Dec. 15th set a new one day record for online sales, crossing $900 million for the first time & easily surpassing the 2nd biggest day on record set on Cyber Monday (Nov. 30).

By |December 28th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Heading to TRAFFIC or DOMAINfest? Better Get Your Hotel Now.

Hotel rooms are booking quickly for January domain name conferences. It’s hard to believe that the 2010 domain conference schedule kicks off in about seven weeks. As it creeps up on us, be sure to make your hotel reservations now. Rooms for the TRAFFIC show at the Hard Rock hotel in Las Vegas are cheap — only $159 a night — thanks to the global recession. That doesn’t include taxes and resort fees.

By |November 29th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

More Bio-HPC Highlights From SC09 (GenomeWeb News)

Best Paper Winner at this year's SC09 was awarded to the folks at D.E.

By |November 27th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Photos & Highlights from the Opening Night at T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York + Breaking News

The T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York conference opened with a welcoming cocktail party last night. In private conversations we learned that an official announcement is to be made today naming four new international cities that will host T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conferences for the first time in 2010. We'll tell you where those shows are headed.

By |October 27th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Sedo Hosting .BIZ One-Character Domain Auction – Starting September 23

Sedo , the leading online marketplace, has been selected by the .BIZ Registry as the exclusive auction site for 31 of the available one-character .BIZ domain names. The availability of these brand new domains marks the first time that a gTLD has released all of its one-character names. This is a great opportunity for domainers and business owners to claim a world-class .BIZ domain. Available .BIZ One-Character Domains include : The auction begins September 23 at noon EST and ends September 30 at approximately noon EST. Click here for more information .

By |September 1st, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

The First Domain Name Ever Registered (Back in 1985) Changes Hands For the First Time

The first domain name ever registered has changed hands for the first time since it’s original registration on March 15, 1985.

By |August 27th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

600,000 Belgian websites on the Net

According to research conducted for the first time by the not-for-profit organisation, DNS BE, which manages the .be domain name zone, there are currently over 600,000 Belgian websites online.

By |August 19th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

DN Journal Previews the New Domainer Mardi Gras Conference Coming Up This Month in New Orleans

The latest addition to the domain conference line-up, Domainer Mardi Gras, will run for the first time February 19-21 at the Westin Canal Place Hotel in New Orleans. DN Journal's new monthly newsletter details how show organizers plan to stand out in the conference crowd.

By |February 7th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments