Summer is here and there's no better time to be looking for a great, brandable domain name for your business. To help out, HEXONET is offering cool summer savings by lowering prices on all .CLUB Premium Domain Names for the entire month of July. If you are building a community around a product, a service or a passion, then a .CLUB premium domain name is a perfect choice. That's why great names like betting.club, flyers.club, and brain.club to name a few have already sold at great prices.
HEXONET is very excited to be attending the inaugural NamesCon conference to be held in Las Vegas, January 13-15, 2014. With over 400 attendees expected, NamesCon is anticipated to be the largest conference dedicated exclusively for the Internet Name Industry. NamesCon 2014 will be hosted by Richard Lau at Tropicana Las Vegas, and will include sessions, panel discussions and presentations, as well as keynote speeches and evening networking events. We have known Richard for many years. He is a well-respected veteran in the domain name industry.
HEXONET’s Canadian office is just a short drive from the United States border. Our neighbors south of the border are gearing up for a shopping frenzy called Black Friday. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving Day and is often regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Major retailers have massive sales on this day and for many of them it is the most important shopping day of the year.
New Zealanders will soon be able to wave their digital kiwi flag and take pride in their ‘Kiwi-ness’ online. ICANN recently approved the .kiwi (‘dot kiwi’) top level domain, which represents the nation, culture and people of New Zealand through their own beloved “kiwi” moniker.
As HEXONET continues with the introduction of interesting new gTLD applicants, this week we want to highlight dotBerlin (.BERLIN). HEXONET had the opportunity to speak with Ms. Katrin Ohlmer at dotBerlin recently, which is considered a geographic new gTLD and has passed ICANN's Initial Evaluation phase. First and foremost, we would like to thank Ms. Ohlmer for taking the time to share her thoughts and insights on dotBerlin.
HEXONET recently added .CO.ZA, the official ccTLD of South Africa, to our portfolio of international domain extensions. And with the release of .CO.ZA, HEXONET resellers have already responded with a strong uptake in domain registrations of the ccTLD.
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Last week, I came across an interesting blog post at Domain Name Wire, titled "Defensive Domains Registered for Miami Casino Fight." According to the article, "Casinos may be on their way to sunny Miami, and Las Vegas Sands corporation is going on the defensive when it comes domain registrations." From the number and type of domains registered, including over three dozen defensive domains, it looks like the Las Vegas Sands corporation is getting ready to
This Monday, a historic decision was reached that will change the Internet as we know it today. ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) approved the expansion of new gTLDs (Top-Level Domains). Currently there are only 22 gTLDs (.com, .net, .org) and 250+ ccTLDs (.uk, .de, .fr etc). By 2013, it is expected that we may see several hundred new gTLDs. For example, .Canon, .Hitachi, .NYC, .ECO, .CAR etc.