Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The new gTLD info for Wednesday

.security names priced at $3,000
.theatre at $750

XYZ.com may be best known for its budget .xyz gTLD, but its portfolio is increasingly leaning toward the super-premium end of the industry price range.
http://domainincite.com/19811-security-names-priced-at-3000-theatre-at-750

French Breakfast
Trademarks to gather in Paris to talk new gTLDs and Brand protection.
https://www.nameshield.net/public/mailings/brand_protection_20160121.html

In 2016, New Top-Level Domains Go Mainstream
.buzz enters 2016 with just under 10,000 domain registrations. Business, travel and entertainment domains make up 40+% of .buzz registrations.
http://get.buzz/in-2016-new-tlds-go-mainstream/

Rightside’s new .family domain extension
Domain name operator Rightside introduced the .family extension on Wednesday with a push toward encouraging families and brands to embrace the warm and fuzzy feelings such an online address would presume.
http://www.geekwire.com/2016/rightside-family-domain-extension/

Cars gTLD launch clears $1 million in EAP
There was a small turn-out for the premium launch of .cars, .car and .auto gTLDs, but the registry says it cleared over $1 million in revenue.
http://domainincite.com/19822-cars-gtld-launch-clears-1-million-in-eap

List of delegated strings
(reminder)
After completing the New gTLD Program, a new gTLD becomes part of the Internet when it is delegated. This means it is introduced into the Internet's authoritative database, known as the Root Zone.

Registries.tel
Registries.tel is a list of bookmarks Jean Guillon created to find links related to new gTLDs.


.boston was a “distraction”, says gTLD seller
The Boston Globe newspaper decided to offload the gTLD after its new owners decided it was a “distraction”.
http://domainincite.com/19809-boston-was-a-distraction-says-gtld-seller

What's the feedback on .feedback?
If you follow my posts, you'll know I'm not a big fan of .sucks but .feedback is a different matter and has been on general release now for a day now (today being the 2nd day).
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/whats-feedback-gary-mcdowell

How Kred is promoting and connecting influential CEOs with dot.ceo
Kred has given CEOs a place to connect and tools to promote themselves with their dot.ceo platform. The whole concept is just evolving and will even be localised with for example newyork.ceo a page for New York CEOs wanting to connect and profile themselves.
http://www.michaelqtodd.com/dot-ceo-kred

Major brands sign up for .sucks
Apple, Pfizer, Walmart and IBM are among the major brands that have registered for a .sucks domain, according to the domain’s registry Vox Populi.

ICANN program statistics
(updated weekly)
  • Application Statistics: Overview
  • Contention Resolution
  • Contracting
  • Pre-Delegation Testing (PDT)
  • Breakdown: Delegation Statistics
  • gTLD Startup Statistics
  • Claims
http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/statistics

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