The prestigious State Bank of India (SBI) is moving away from its .co.in extension, to the more corporate dot .SBI. The domain rebranding of its corporate URL as Bank.SBI from the previous SBI.co.in aims at enabling the bank to use its corporate name as the top-level identifier. The State Bank of India asserts that due […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Registry Africa celebrated the delegation of dot .Africa, after numerous suits, counter-suits, oppositions and extra fun time with gTLD overseer, ICANN. The new gTLD, dot .Africa, will encompass 54 official African countries and its 1.234 billion people, in the continent that is considered as the very cradle of the human civilization. To celebrate the event […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Uniregistry exhibit at NamesCon 2017 was hacked earlier tonight, and thousands of visitors strolling down the main hallway of the Tropicana hotel, witnessed a rare phenomenon: an .IO domain in the wild. Hours after Uniregistry set up the promotional exhibit showcasing dot .audio, the intervention of pranksters most likely affiliated with the .IO Registry […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Uniregistry sent out an email to its members, notifying them about what’s coming up at the beginning of 2017. First, the “bad” news: Verisign increases its pricing for .net, and Uniregistry will match that price increase as well. The price increase takes place on February 1st. With that in mind, there are some great deals […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
For over two years, the proliferation of new gTLDs has been delivering freedom from the constrains of the old school trifecta, .COM, .NET and .ORG. Every day, new extensions that match the focus, industry and function of the keyword that leads the TLD become functional web sites. One of the least known new gTLDs is […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A balanced article on new gTLDs at The Atlantic is tapping Frank Schilling’s feedback, among that of other domain investors. Titled, “How Search Engines Are Killing Clever URLs,” the article focuses on the current state of affairs regarding the adoption of new gTLDs by the general public. Cyrus Namazi, an executive technocrat at ICANN, acknowledges […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A new gTLD about art, dot .ART, became available today to trademark holders. Art and cultural entities with ICANN-registered trademarks can register dot .ART domains until February 2017. According to the official schedule, arts-related not-for-profits, museums, institutions, galleries, artists and established members of the art world can register domains from February 2017 until May. Anyone […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, might be preparing for a glorious comeback to blogging; Ricks.blog is the latest domain registration we could find. By acquiring Ricks.blog from Automattic, Rick Schwartz indicates the importance he places in new gTLDs. In 2010, Rick registered Rick.co as well, a domain that forwards to DomainKing.com. Incidentally, another .Blog domain […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Verisign, managers of .com and .net top level domains, has acquired the rights to dot .turkey as well. .Turkey, a new generic top level domain about Thanksgiving, is aimed at American and Canadian domain investors, primarily. “Spending more than $100 million for a .turkey gTLD might seem extraordinary for some, but to us is a […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Greetings and salutations, my domain brothers and sisters – this is Father Domainicus on a chilly, nippy Sunday here in Florida. As it has been the custom for many years now, as a servant of the Domain Church I am often asked questions by domain investors. Regardless of whether these inquiries involve our domainer faith, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The total number of new gTLD domains has now surpassed 25 million registrations; the milestone indicates strong demand. Currently, the top 10 chart of new gTLD registrations appears as follows: .xyz 6,548,577 domains .top 4,172,918 domains .win 1,058,490 domains .wang 1,043,456 domains .club 846,330 domains .site 534,449 domains .vip 499,320 domains .bid 487,074 domains .online 476,794 domains .link 404,863 domains A recent, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Millennials make choices differently than their parents, particularly in technology and that includes domain names. The new generation is growing up in a world that embraces many different TLDs, not just .com, .net and .org. Parents need to understand that, when they decide to discipline their kids for being different! A recent incident involving an […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.