ICANN approves new .jobs and .travel domains

Soon Internet users will be able to enjoy the dubious benefits of two more top-level domains: .jobs and .travel.

The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) said Friday that it has formally approved the pair of suffixes.

ICANN is still debating -- they're not very speedy -- .asia, .mail, .tel (two groups want it), and .xxx.

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