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A lesson in why being a nerd is good if you're an aspiring member of the paparazzi -- and the Streisand effect.
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.
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.
London joins New York and Berlin today with a local top-level domain, .london, but concerns remain over the expense of new TLDs.
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.
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.
Demand Media, that purveyor of eHow and other spammy sites, is making a frontal assault on new TLDs like .army and .navy.
Google's plan for the new top-level domains it gets is unlike most other big tech firms: it wants to offer them up to the public.
It's too late to apply for new TLDs, but Google applied ahead of the deadline to lock down domains for its core products... and to provide some opportunities for hilarity.
ICANN reveals who's going after new top-level-domains in a move that could shake up how we enter Web addresses. Nominees range from .book and .music to .lol and .wow.