Showing posts with label TLD. Show all posts
Showing posts with label TLD. Show all posts

Jan 24, 2020

A startup changed its domain from .com to .top

Some companies trade in longer .coms for shorter second level domains in other extensions.

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I love watching the Chinese domain market because it is full of surprises. Recently, I read a news story that a Chinese startup changed its domain from .com to .top. That challenges the conventional wisdom of .com being the ultimate upgrade.

Jan 19, 2020

.Org updates: deadline extended, state regulators ask for time to weigh in

ICANN and Public Interest Registry have mutually agreed to extend the time that ICANN has to answers to its questions about the sale of .org to Ethos Capital by 30 days. ICANN also says that it will be asking more questions.
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Separately, The National Association of State Charities Officials has written to ICANN (pdf) to ask it to allow time for regulators to review the transaction.

Jan 18, 2020

What is a Subdomain? And How to Create One?

What is a subdomain?’ you may ask. Well, the most popular definition is ‘a subset of a larger domain name’. But that doesn’t sound very much like English, does it?
Let’s make it easier to grasp with an example. First, a standard domain name:
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As you can see, a normal domain name has a couple of components to it. The two most significant ones are:
  • TLD — Top Level Domain — which is also commonly referred to as a domain extension. This part is your familiar .com, .net, .org or whatever else your domain extension is.