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suffix

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Hundreds of new web domain suffixes incoming this year

The first batch will be available around April, with more following towards the end of the year.

By February 26, 2013

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ICANN allows hundreds of new Internet domain suffixes

In the biggest expansion of Web address suffixes since ".com," ICANN approves foreign language, brand name, regional, and generic monikers.

By February 25, 2013

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Ep. 1423: No joy in Zynga-ville

Zynga tries to trademark the use of -ville as a suffix in everything from games (including the games it shamelessly ripped off) to clothing stores. Won't someone stop the madness? Please? Also, Goldman Sachs states from its highly compromised position that Facebook could be a credible threat to Netflix, and credulous reporters and shareholders eat it up. Plus, HP makes a SERIOUS move: putting WebOS on all new PCs. --Molly

By March 9, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1423: No joy in Zynga-ville (podcast)

Zynga tries to trademark the use of -ville as a suffix in everything from games (including the games it shamelessly ripped off) to clothing stores. Won't someone stop the madness? Please? Also, Goldman Sachs states from its highly compromised position that Facebook could be a credible threat to Netflix, and credulous reporters and shareholders eat it up. Plus, HP makes a SERIOUS move: putting WebOS on all new PCs. --Molly

By March 9, 2011

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Facebook pokes start-up Teachbook with lawsuit

The social network files a complaint against a social network that it says dilutes the Facebook brand through its use of the "-book" suffix. What about all the other companies that use it, too?

By August 25, 2010

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Ep. 610: Where it won't work if you hold it wrong

On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu look into the latest Apple iPhone 4 reception and display issues, debunk a new iPhone app that supposedly fixes erectile dysfunction, and look into the .xxx suffix that might soon identify NSFW pornographic Web sites.

By June 25, 2010

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The 404 610: Where it won't work if you hold it wrong (podcast)

On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu look into the latest Apple iPhone 4 reception and display issues, debunk a new iPhone app that supposedly fixes erectile dysfunction, and look into the .xxx suffix that might soon identify NSFW pornographic Web sites.

By June 25, 2010

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Stealing Wi-Fi: If you can, you shouldn't

People are finding it increasingly easy to get free Wi-Fi access--for instance, by adding a "?.jpg" suffix to URLs when at airports--but that would be stealing, plain and simple.

By August 24, 2008

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ICANN adopts new Web site naming rules

The Internet organization loosens its rules to allow companies, cities, and others to use just about any suffix they want for a Web address.

By June 26, 2008

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Domain name for Asia up for grabs

When the domain name suffix .asia goes live in March, expect some high-priced sales and a number of cybersquatting suits.

By February 22, 2008