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Domain Name Rewind: domains in January

CNBC’s The Profit, Prince settlement and great domain investor data were top stories last month. Here are the top five stories on Domain Name Wire in January, as well as the DNW Podcasts for the month. The stories are ranked by views. 1. A domain name lesson on CNBC’s The Profit – Marcus Lemonis helped […]

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Google+ reaches end of life on April 2nd

Google Plus is reaching its end of life on April 2nd, and personal accounts will stop functioning at the time. Other functions will stop being available as early as this coming Monday, February 4th. Plagued by a series of serious security issues, Googl...
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Google’s Ben McIlwain – DNW Podcast #221

Learn about the HSTS preload list and how to add your domain (or entire TLD) to it. This week Ben McIlwain of Google talks about SSL on domain names, particularly the HSTS preload list. Learn about the benefits of adding a domain name to this list and how an entire top level domain can be […]

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Newspack could solve one of WordPress’ problems

WordPress-for-newsrooms could help small publishers avoid the IT guy. There’s a problem with WordPress: it’s too complicated for the typical small business owner. It’s also too complicated for the typical small news publisher. So it’s exciting to hear that Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL), Lenfest Institute for Journalism, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and […]

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.Com Winners & Losers

How domain name registrars performed in the latest official report. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2018. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations. 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 868,031 (920,365 in August) 2. Tucows** (NASDAQ:TCX) 174,114 (200,563) 3. […]

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Google says cryptocurrency is not real money

Google produced an ad for it’s latest call screening service, it takes a swing at cryptocurrency, with one of the actors saying cryptocurrency is not real money. Neer Varshney wrote about this on TheNextWeb.com From the article: The company banne...
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Google abandons its .kid gTLD bid

Google has retreated from the interminable three-way battle for the .kids/.kid gTLDs. The company this week withdrew its application for .kid, leaving the fight for .kids a two-horse race between Amazon and the not-for-profit DotKids Foundation. Google...
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Emoji domains now easier to use

Emoji domains have become marginally easier to navigate to in the last month, following an update to Google’s Chrome browser. Google has added “Emoji” to the context menu that appears when users right-click in any editable text field ...
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