The first batch will be available around April, with more following towards the end of the year.
In the biggest expansion of Web address suffixes since ".com," ICANN approves foreign language, brand name, regional, and generic monikers.
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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?
When the domain name suffix .asia goes live in March, expect some high-priced sales and a number of cybersquatting suits.
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.
The Internet organization loosens its rules to allow companies, cities, and others to use just about any suffix they want for a Web address.
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.