104 new gTLD’s passed ICANN Initial Evaluation (IE) today.
The highlights for this week include the one of the most beautiful cities in the world .Sydney and some applications filed by Google’s Charleston Road Registry Inc which had been passed over in some previous weeks IE results including .Gmail; .Wow; .FYI; .Shop; .Fun .Fly and .RSVP
Other interesting new gTLD applications passing this week were the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for .MIT; Amazon’s application for .Search;
Some .brand applications passing this week include some of the largest corporations in the world: .CapitalOne, Volkswagen; .Walmart; .Comcast; .Bentley and .Oracle
Other Brand applications approved this week include .SAS, .CARTIER; and the The National Association of REALTORS application for .Realtors.
You may notice two applications for the The Canadian Real Estate Association application for .MLS its not a typo, the Association actually filed two applications for the same string one as a community and one regular app.
There was one application getting the eligible for extended evaluation tag which was filed by I-REGISTRY Ltd., for the new gTLD of .Online.
With todays results ICANN has reviewed all applications with a prioritization number through 1,400 with 1,293 getting a resolution.
Here are all the gTLD’s passing ICANN IE today: