LogicBoxes Helps .MN Registry Grow by 350%

LogicBoxes, the business consulting and automation technology provider for ccTLD & New gTLD Registries, Domain Registrars and Web Hosts, today announced the milestone achievement of completing 10 successful years of partnership with Datacom LLC, the .MN Registry. .MN is the ccTLD for the country of Mongolia LogicBoxes met Datacom’s requirement for a long-term partner that would help them … [Read more...]

Nominet (.UK) Release Domain Name Dispute Report For 2014

Nominet, the nonprofit that  behind .UK, released its the annual summary of domain name disputes bought before its Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) which is similar to the UDRP system. A total of 726 complaints were made, up 8% on 2013. However, 2014 also saw a 51% increase in the number of cases where people were able to come to an agreement themselves and with the help of a Nominet … [Read more...]

Irish Businesses Will Soon Be Able to register two letter .ie domains

The IEDR is the registry for .ie Internet domain names and maintains the database of .ie registered domain names.Today they announced that soon Irish businesses will be able to register two letter .ie for the first time. From their blog: Irish businesses will shortly be able to register two-letter .ie domain names for the first time, the IE Domain Registry (IEDR) announced today. The move … [Read more...]

Mr. Page Howe, Chief Engagement Officer for .LA Is Going to Washington

Mr. Page Howe, the newly hired "Chief Engagement Officer" for the .LA Registry is heading to Washington DC to lobby and promote an aggressive Technology and Initiatives Agenda on behalf of .LA registrants; and technology businesses in and around Los Angeles and Southern California. Page Howe who is a fellow "Domain Sherpa" commented as he left for Washington DC to join 200+ other delegates in … [Read more...]

.ZA Domain Registrations Pass The 1 Million Mark

According to itnewsafrica.com, the ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), the regulator of .ZA, which is the ccTLD for South Africa, says the number of registered .ZA domain names has reached and exceeded 1 million for ths first time this week. .ZA becomes the first country domain in Africa to reach 1 million registrations. The bulk of registrations continue to be in co.za, which accounts for a … [Read more...]

Coca-Cola Puts Smiley Face Emojis Into Web Address Using .WS Domains

  Ad week is reporting that Coca-Cola Puerto Rico that puts smiley-face emojis right in the brand's web addresses. The brand registered URLs for every emoji that conveys happiness. Entering any of these happy icons into a mobile web browser, along with the .ws suffix, leads users to Coca-­Cola Puerto Rico's website. Ad Week goes on to say: Why .ws, which is … [Read more...]

Page Howe Opens Office In Los Angeles To Promote Adoption Of .La Domain Extension

According to a Press Release out today, my fellow Sherpa Page Howe, a "veteran domain name investor and educator, has been tapped to lead the effort to educate and encourage adoption of the .LA domain extension in and around Los Angeles and Southern California. " "Domain names are the real estate of the Internet, and the .LA domain namespace is the exact location for online marketing in Los … [Read more...]