Like other businesses, new TLD registries like to celebrate milestones. In the case of .quebec they are currently celebrating their 1st year in business, or as they like to put it, their first birthday: As .quebec is aimed at the French speaking community of Quebec they do most of their marketing and outreach in French, […]
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The guys over at the .cloud registry are currently ramping up their marketing in advance of their launch. In common with many other domain registries they’re actively seeking out “early adopters” that will commit to using and marketing a .cloud domain name. The .cloud “pioneer” program is open to businesses that want an exact, or […]
Today the first 93 .gal domain names that have been assigned to “pioneers” are going live. The .gal TLD has been setup to serve Galicia and Galician culture and language. If you’re not familiar with Galicia it’s a region in northern Spain: They’ve also released a little video to celebrate the launch: Here’s the full […]
Pinky of DomainDiction put out a short tongue in cheek “trailer” earlier today. Enjoy: It uses some of our graphics from DotWhat.co The “draw” is taking place today in LA Related articles New gTLD lottery tickets now on sale (domainincite.com)
Earlier this evening I thought I’d try to submit a comment on a couple of new TLD applications. As I discovered the user experience and interface isn’t exactly “friendly” To demonstrate this I did a short screencast of my efforts: Not a pleasant experience!
SIDN, the organisation that runs .nl, has been awarded the contract to provide registry backend services for .amsterdam. The company that will be running the .amsterdam registry has already launched a public site where they’re accepting pre-registrations. While I’d normally question anyone offering pre-registrations at this stage a .city TLD is a lot less likely […]
CORE, which runs the backend for .cat and .museum, has been chosen by SportAccord, the International Sports Federation, to run the backend and administration for a .sport bid. In a press release issued earlier today Vincent Gaillard, Director General of SportAccord, spoke of the choice of CORE: “We are extremely happy to appoint CORE […]