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Google's Logo Reveal Was Straight out of Sesame Street, And That's A Good Thing.

It was like something out of Sesame Street’s animated segments — the ones explaining concepts like the alphabet and arrhythmic through gentle repetition and colorful animation. Today, the millions of unsuspecting daily visitors bringing up Google’s familiar homepage were greeted with a surprise Google Doodle — one that could just as well have been brought to us by Big Bird…
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Art and Business Come Together with 100gates.NYC

New York City never fails to stay creative and unique while continuously pushing the boundaries. The all-new .NYC domain is a testament to the legendary innovative creativity the city represents, and the unlimited opportunities it devlivers -- online and offline. Following the lead of online pioneers like Rhytmn In Motion and Sweeps comes 100gates.NYC, a Lower East Side project…
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It's Time to be Top .DOG

If dog is man’s best friend, shouldn’t you show your appreciation for your friend with a unique name to help them stand out from the pack? It seems like everywhere you look on the Internet these days there is a new animal that is getting famous. First it was Grumpy Cat (who, can we add, had to settle…
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Three Lessons from Google’s “Alphabet” Announcement and Domain Strategy

Yesterday afternoon, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin shocked the world by announcing plans to reorganize Google, Inc. under a new corporate structure — starting with the creation of a new parent company, Alphabet. Alphabet will oversee all of Google’s current endeavors, under which each of Google’s current projects will operate as its own subsidiary. As if that…
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London Business Owners Find Success With .LONDON

The .LONDON domain extension recently joined a wave of other city-specific TLDs like .NYC, .BERLIN, and .VEGAS — domain extensions all dedicated to providing trustworthy, informative web addresses for businesses and residents in those cities. So, what do London’s business owners think of their new .LONDON domain names? The .LONDON domain registry, Dot London Domains Ltd, decided to find out…
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Go Back to School with DNA University

The Domain Name Association, founded in 2014, is a consortium of registries, registrars, resellers, and service providers. The organization was created, in part, to raise awareness of the new domain extensions and to provide a marketplace of ideas for all about how to better use, create, promote, and implement domains in this changing landscape. We’ve talked about the Domain…
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A Job Well Done Starts with sweeps.jobs

New domains are a dream come true for growing businesses. With thousands of new domain options for every industry, location and hobby, decision makers now have more power to choose a unique, memorable, and short domain name that will get more eyes on their brand and help expand their reach. In hindsight, it’s a match made in online heaven!…
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rhythminmotion.nyc Hits All the Right Notes

New Domains are old news. After two years in the market, bloggers, businesses and brands are successfully transitioning away from .COMs and .ORGs, and being bolder online with new domains. These New Domain Pioneers are redefining how we communicate, and encouraging others to follow their lead. One of these Pioneers is Producer and Director Jenny Schweitzer, a NYC transplant and…
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The .ORG domain extension is 30 years old

To commemmorate the .ORG gTLD's thirtieth anniversary, Public Interest Registry (PIR) — operator of .ORG, as well as the new .NGO and .ONG domains — has put out an interactive timeline chronicling three decades of .ORG domains. For most people who remember the nineties, .ORG, .COM and the other classic Top-Level Domains entered your vocabulary between 1995 to 1999, when surfing the…
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It's .WEDDING Season!

All across America, people of all walks of life are getting their summers started. For some, the first sign of summer is the family vacation to the beach. For others, summer is marked by a backyard bbq. However, for a lot of Americans, summer is the start of the wedding season! A wedding is a big moment in anyones life.…
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