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Afilias wins auction for .Promo top level domain name | Domain Name Wire

Jun 23, 2015
Domain name registry Afilias has won rights to the top level domain name .Promo in an auction organized by Innovative Auctions.

New report reveals deep insights into our smartphone preferences

May 29, 2015
A new report published by DeviceAtlas has revealed detailed data on the latest trends in the mobile market, providing those searching for insight into the market the information they need.

New branding opportunities as URL extension goes on sale

May 18, 2015
The way online poker sites, fans and pro players brand themselves in the virtual arena is set to change thanks to the release of a new poker specific URL extension.

Walmart Files UDRP on New gTLD Domain Walmart.LGBT

May 18, 2015
Walmart wants the domain name Walmart.LGBT! They recently came out against the “Anti-LGBT Bill“, a piece of legislation in Arkansas where Walmart is headquartered that “opponents say sanctions discrimination against gays and lesbians”.

This open-source personal crypto-key vault wants two things: To make the web safer ... and your donations • The Register

May 18, 2015
An open-source hardware project aimed at making the internet "a little bit safer" needs an influx of cash to continue its work... A group of engineers decided there needed to be an open-source hardware engine that could provide strong and reliable encryption and decryption for email, plus public-private key cryptography for all sorts of things from digitally signing messages and files to DNSSEC. Afilias is one of the sponsors for this industry initiative - the CrypTech project.

New Site to Register to Vote in Alabama - WPMI - Mobile Local 15 Today - LOCAL 15

May 18, 2015
There is a new website that will make it much easier to register to vote. State Secretary John Merrill unveiled the site: Alabama.VOTE.

Understanding the value of .POKER domain names – Interview with Afilias and Danske Spil

Apr 16, 2015
I think that .poker has the elements to be one of the successful launches: The natural term, a market with intense online competition and very tech savvy players.

From to How the golden age of domain-trolling was born - The Washington Post

Apr 02, 2015
“You can register anything you want in a domain name,” sums up Karl Kronenberger, a partner at the Internet law firm Kronenberger Rosenfeld....These rules can vary by domain, of course, since each domain is managed by a different company. (Monolith Registry, the company that manages .vote and .voto, bans deceptive names and swears to vet all site registrants diligently.)

Dot-Poker Domains Become Available | PokerNews

Apr 02, 2015
See a list of domains related to poker rooms and live poker events still open for registration during the dotPOKER landrush period, handpicked by PokerNews.

5 Marketing Tips about Using New Top Level Domains from Experts at Montclair Entrepreneurs

Mar 27, 2015
Afilias' Maranda Woody provided practical marketing tips for entrepreneurs on utilizing new TLDs for their businesses.

The Domain Game: Can the Organic Industry Change the Way You Search? - Modern Wellness Guide

Mar 18, 2015
True organic companies that have been certified can now have a web address ending with the word “organic” to stand out above the untruthful competitors while guiding their customers. It’s simple, descriptive, and powerful.