.XYZ's New 1.111B Class of Domains

The .XYZ registry has just launched their 1.111B domain initiative, which is an alternative class of .XYZ domains to foster innovation and creativity. A first-of-its-kind type domain name, they are specifically for non-traditional use, such as:


HEXONET's Inaugural Reseller Days - Recap

Earlier this month, HEXONET successfully hosted our first ever Reseller Days.  The event was tremendously fun, and gave resellers, registries, and HEXONET the opportunity to candidly discuss the current and future state of the domain name industry.  Here is my recap of Reseller Days.


HEXONET Acquires Strategic Stake in PSI-Japan

On June 8, 2017, HEXONET GmbH and PSI-Japan K.K. announced that HEXONET has acquired a significant and strategic stake of PSI-Japan. This investment and partnership will equip PSI-Japan with HEXONET's renown domain platform allowing for the aggressive marketing and sale of domain name services into the country of Japan. Together the new PSI-Japan will soon start offering more choice and services to Japanese consumers and businesses, all with full Japanese language sales, customer and technical support.


.BLOG - For All The Ways You Share

Automattic, the company behind Wordpress.com, launched the .BLOG extension on November 21, 2016.  Since then .BLOG has been appealing to bloggers, SMBs and content creators who desire a digital signpost that is short, memorable, intuitive and that speaks to their online brand. There is also a new generation of young students who are passionate about writing and who are expressing themselves using a .BLOG domain name.

Excellent examples of live .BLOG sites:


Interview with DotArt

.ART enters General Availability on May 10th! We recently had the opportunity to reach out to the folks at UK Creative Ideas Ltd. (UKCI) who are in charge of bringing this exciting new TLD to market. Please enjoy the interview below:

1) What inspired your team to launch .ART? 


Spotlight on the .CAM new gTLD

The .CAM new gTLD entered General Availability in December 2016.  The TLD is intended to benefit internet users by providing a designated namespace for people, organizations and businesses to provide websites and services related to cameras, photography, broadcasting, film-making and livestreaming.

Below are several examples of sites leveraging a .CAM domain:


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