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2014 welcomes the Net's new names: .beer, .farm, .nyc and much more

New Web and email address options exploded this year with 469 new top-level domain names. Next year, Google, Amazon and 10 others will bid for rights to oversee .app.

By December 19, 2014

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From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By October 13, 2014

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US official: The Internet can stand on its own now (Q&A)

Lawrence Strickling, who runs the US government's remaining oversight of the Internet, says it's time to relinquish that role. Snowden didn't push the issue, he tells CNET's Stephen Shankland.

By March 31, 2014

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New domain names, same old trademark problems

As Net addresses like .pink, .flights, and .coffee arrive, trademark holders have some new versions of old headaches. Canyon Bicycle prevailed to claim canyon.bike, though.

By March 25, 2014

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ICANN CEO sets off explosion of new Internet names (Q&A)

Next week, ICANN opens the Internet up to new domains like .ski, .sexy, and .berlin -- and Fadi Chehade has to handle people unhappy with the change. Also: time for the US to let go of its Net oversight?

By January 28, 2014

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Internet begins its move beyond .com, .net, and .edu

The Internet's address books just got the first four new generic top-level domains, but they won't go live on the Net until trademark holders get a chance to stake their claims.

By October 23, 2013

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Here come the Arabic, Russian, and Chinese Net addresses

The expansion of top-level domains on the Internet will end reliance on the Roman alphabet.

By July 15, 2013

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Pinterest goes to battle over Amazon domain play

Among the proposed new domain extensions that Amazon.com wants to control is .pin, something that Pinterest doesn't want to happen.

By March 27, 2013

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Google might open up certain top-level domains to the public

Assuming the company gains control of such top-level domains as .search, .app, .blog, and .cloud, it doesn't seems to want to restrict their use to its own products.

By March 11, 2013

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Book publishers blast Amazon's plan to control domain names

Two industry groups argue that the retailer's plan to control several generic top-level domains, including .book, .author, and .read, would be anti-competitive.

By March 10, 2013