Verisign today announced the opening of the Landrush Program period for the first internationalized version of the .com top-level domain (TLD) in Japanese script, .コム , is open for anyone to register on a first come, first served basis until June 12, 2016. Verisign also announced the launch of the phased rollout of .닷컴 and […]
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According to Verisign, the number of .Com registration passed 127 million for the first time. It was on March 5th, 2016 that the number of .Com registrations passed 126 million, so .Com added a net of 1 Million domain names in just over 2 months. Out of the 127 million .com domain names, just over […]
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VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), announced that approximately 15 million domain names were added to the Internet in the fourth quarter of 2015, bringing the total number of registered domain names to approximately 314 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of Dec. 31, 2015, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief. The increase […]
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Verisign the registry for .Com and .Net just published it’s Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com & .Net domain name registrations in February. Trump ruled the .Com universe coming out as the number one trending keyword for the month while came in 7th for .Net trending keywords. For those registering any “trump” domain names be […]
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According to Verisign, the number of .Com domains in the Domain Name Base passed 126 million. Verisign, the registry for the .Com defines the Domain Name Base as: “The domain name base is the active zone plus the number of domain names that are registered but not configured for use in the respective Top-Level Domain […]
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According to FCW.com, the General Services Administration of the United States has awarded Verisign a $2.1 million bridge contract to continue as the registry provider for the top-level .gov Internet domain. The current contract was set to expire this month, however according to the FCW.com story, the bridge contract was awarded in November 2015, and […]
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Registrations of domain names seem to be going on at a record pace. Yesterday saw the number of domain registrations across all Top Level Domain (TLD) names have a net add of over 750,000 domains according to registrarstats.com “Net Add” mean its the amount of domains registered less the number of domain names deleted. The […]
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According to Verisign (VRSN) the registry for .Com, the number of .Com registration crossed the 125 million mark in the Domain Name Base. The active zone file is just over 124 Million domain names. The active zone file does not include domain names that are not configured for use, and those in client or server […]
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In the earnings call today, Verisign (VRSN) announced that it was in “in the final stages of drafting the new Root Zone Maintainer Agreement with ICANN “to perform this Root Zone Maintainer role as a commercial service for ICANN upon the successful transition of the IANA functions.” “To ensure that root operations continue to perform […]
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Verisign reported its earnings for the 4th quarter of 2015 and financial results for 2015. In the earnings call today, Verisign made some interesting comments about that huge volume of .Com domain name registration we saw from Asia the 4th quarter of 2015: Bottom line Verisign expects those domain names registered in the 4th quarter, […]
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