top level domains

North Korea accidentally lets slip all its .KP domains — and there aren’t many

North Korea is famously secretive and restrictive — the regime goes to great lengths to both prevent the outside world from learning what goes on there and prevent its citizens from learning about t

New .blog TLD opens up early registration applications

One of the few new top-level domains that actually makes sense, .blog, is starting the process of registration. Automattic, which runs Wordpress and a number of other useful web apps, owns .blog and i

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

Report: More Than 250M Domain Names Have Now Been Registered, Almost Half Are .Com And .Net

The total number of registered domain names passed 250 million in the last quarter of 2012, according to Verisign’s latest Domain Name Industry Brief. More than 6 million domain names were regis

Is It Time For Computers To Have Their Own .Data Domains?

The web, as we all know, was built for humans. A nice graphical interface to the internet, which has been around much longer. But as the web has grown from a nice way to display information to the lar

Governments Set To Discuss Who's In Charge Of Creating New Top-Level Domains

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/icannsf.jpg" />What happened recently to trigger the U.S. government’s sudden interest in Internet-policing? We saw the Department of H