The .ASIA registry recently announced a new and simplified registration process for .ASIA domains that went into effect July 15, 2017. According to the registry’s most recent press release, through this update, .ASIA hopes to:
HEXONET today unveiled its next generation web Control Panel Platform, featuring industry leading new technologies and a pioneering user interface with a smart user-focused design that will make searching, managing, using and even selling domain names faster and easier. The Control Panel introduces a specially designed platform architecture that marries optimized real-time APIs with a modern and dynamic client web interface - in short, it's fast, intelligent, and adaptable.
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:
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.
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:
.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?
We are pleased to announce that we have extended our special .SHOP promo to the end of September!
HEXONET is pleased to announce a fantastic limited time promotion for the .UK domain family which includes .CO.UK, .ORG.UK, .ME.UK and .UK
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:
The .SUCKS TLD launched in 2015. It has been interesting to track the type of websites that are leveraging a .SUCKS domain.