90 new gTLD’s passed ICANN Initial Evaluation (IE) today with 2 applications heading for the dreaded extended evaluation.
The 2 applications heading for extended evaluation was the application by Commercial Connect LLC for .Shop and SuperSport International Holdings Limited application for .Supersport
Some of the more interesting applications pass IE today were Apple Computers brand application for .Apple, AOL application for .Aol; CBS application for .CBS; Viking River Cruises brand application for .Viking and the generic of .Cruise; China search giant’s Baidu brand application for .Baidu; Demand Media, Inc, (DMD) applications for .Republican and .Navy; Google application for .DIY; Banking giant’s UBS brand application for .UBS; Web.com (WWWW) application for .Web; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for .CPA.
With today’s action ICANN has now gotten through application with a prioritization number of 1,000 with 918 being decided.
Here are all the applications passing today: