Corsearch New gTLD Update: .VIP, Donuts' Rightside Acquisition, and Uniregistry 2-Letter and Premium Domains

by Kate Reid on Friday, 13 October, 2017

This week's update includes news about .VIP, the Donuts acquisition of Rightside, and Uniregistry 2-letter and premium domains.

.VIP – Chinese Script IDNs Available in November
Registry operator MMX announced that on November 21, 2017, it will be possible to register Chinese Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) under the TLD .VIP.

Donuts and Rightside DPML Update
Donuts registry successfully completed its acquisition of Rightside registry in July and has now provided an update on the DPML systems merger, scheduled for Quarter 2, 2018, outlining the four scenarios that apply to existing DPML customers, based on whether they have a Donuts DPML, a Rightside DPML, or both. 

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

Corsearch New gTLD Update: Japanese IDN TLDs, .WHOSWHO, .SHOP, and More

by Kate Reid on Thursday, 20 July, 2017

This week’s update includes news about Japanese IDN TLDs, .WHOSWHO, .SHOP, and more.

Amazon Registry Japanese IDN TLDs – Change of Date for General Availability
Please note that the General Availability launch date for Amazon Registry Services, Inc.’s Japanese IDN TLDs, below, has been updated from July 30, 2017 to September 12, 2017 (14:00 UTC):

.書籍(.book in Japanese)
.クラウド(.cloud in Japanese)
.ファッション(.fashion in Japanese)
.食品(.food in Japanese)
.セール(.sale in Japanese)
.ストア(.store in Japanese)
.家電 (.consumerelectronics in Japanese)

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .BOSTON, .RADIO, .STORAGE, and More

by Kate Reid on Wednesday, 5 July, 2017

This week’s update features news about .BOSTON, .RADIO, .STORAGE, and more.

.BOSTON
Registry operator Boston TLD Management, LLC announced tentative launch dates for its new geoTLD .BOSTON, relating to the city of Boston, Massachusetts, as follows:

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

Boston Community Period Starts

Boston Community Period Ends

General Availability

01 August 2017
(16:00 UTC)

31 August 2017
(16:00 UTC)

Start Date Sunrise
(first-come, first-served)

17 August 2017
(16:00 UTC)

15 September 2017
(16:00 UTC)

26 September 2017
(16:00 UTC)

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .CLUB, Donuts DPML Plus News, and More

by Robert Kriner on Friday, 16 June, 2017

This week’s update features news about .CLUB, DONUTS DPML PLUS, and a newly delegated gTLD.

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

Corsearch New gTLD Update: .BOT, .STOCKHOLM, .AFRICA, .SHOP, and More

by Kate Reid on Friday, 9 June, 2017

This week’s update features news about .BOT, .STOCKHOLM, .AFRICA, .SHOP, and more.

.BOT
Registry operator Amazon Registry Services, Inc. announced the launch schedule for its new gTLD .BOT as follows:

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Topics: nGTLDs, domains

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