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Google Pays $18.6 Million Applying for 101 New gTLDs

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ICANN today revealed its big list of applicants for 1,930 new generic top-level domains. Google has applied to claim 101 of those new gTLD extensions, from .ads to .zip. Microsoft has also applied for .bing, while Yahoo seeks .yahoo. ICANN today revealed its big list of applicants for 1,930 new generic top-level domains. Google has applied to claim 101 of those new gTLD extensions, from .ads to .zip. Microsoft has also applied for .bing, while Yahoo seeks .yahoo. 0 Comments

Could Google’s New gTLDs Be the Custom URL Answer at Google+?

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Google is one of the few companies speaking out about their intention to acquire new generic top-level domains (gTLDs). They will apply for the trademarked terms you might expect, as well as some “new” ones, but how will they be used? Google is one of the few companies speaking out about their intention to acquire new generic top-level domains (gTLDs). They will apply for the trademarked terms you might expect, as well as some “new” ones, but how will they be used? 0 Comments

ICANN, But Will You? (or: Brother, Can You Spare $185,000?)

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On Jan 12, 2012, ICANN opens applications for bidding on new gTLDs for an “established corporation, organization, or institution in good standing." What will this mean to SEO and reputation management as the market is flooded with new domains? On Jan 12, 2012, ICANN opens applications for bidding on new gTLDs for an “established corporation, organization, or institution in good standing." What will this mean to SEO and reputation management as the market is flooded with new domains? 0 Comments