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Google open sources the code that powers its domain registry

Google today released Nomulus, the Java-based registry platform that powers Google’s own .google and .foo top level domains (TLDs). Google says it started working on the technology behind Nomu

Google Wants To Operate .Search As A “Dotless” Domain, Plans To Open .Cloud, .Blog And .App To Others

If it gets it, Google wants to turn .search into a “dotless domain,” the company told ICANN a few days ago. Last year, Google applied to manage the .app, .blog, .cloud and .search generic

How Tech Giants Like Amazon And Google Are Playing The Icann Domain Game

Icann -- the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which oversees a host of Internet-related operations, including the assignment of domain names -- today <a href="https://beta.techcru

Icann Applicants For New TLDs Revealed As Part Of ‘Reveal Day’: The Full List

A little bit of a song and dance today from Icann as it released the full list of businesses and other organizations that have applied for their own customized top-level domain names, the first signif

Google Applies for .Google, .Docs, .YouTube and .LOL Top-Level Domains

Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) closed its<a href="http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/application-results"> window for new generic top-level domain name

IAB Calls on ICANN to Withdraw Controversial Plan for New Top-Level Domains

The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) is today calling on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to withdraw its controversial plan for new top-level domains. ICANN's plan wou

.canon: Canon wants to establish its own top-level domain

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/canon_logo.png" /> Megalomania or genius marketing move? Canon seriously takes aim at becoming the world's first company with its own ge

Changes to Internet approved: Expect lots of annoying URLs now

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, has approved the sweeping overhaul we mentioned the other day. Now companies will be able to register their own unique top-level doma

An End To Bank-related Phishing

There’s no doubt that phishing has become a huge problem. If you legitimately bank online, use Paypal, or have an eBay account, it’s beyond my comprehension how you manage to tell the real