Weekly Launch Guide November 20, 2017

.Rugby Announces Launch Plans

World Rugby Strategic Developments Limited announced plans to launch the new gTLD, .rugby…

Chinese IDNs available for .VIP

Starting November 21, 2017, .VIP will allow Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the Chinese script…

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…

Weekly Launch Guide November 6, 2017

Chinese IDNs available for .VIP

Starting November 21, 2017, .VIP will allow Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the Chinese script…

The Cost of Online Counterfeiting for Apparel & Accessory Brands

The fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector suffers greatly when it comes to counterfeiting, with pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, food and drink, tobacco and apparel and accessories being most affected, costing firms millions in revenue and countries billions in lost tax revenues…

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…

Weekly Launch Guide October 30, 2017

New Launch Phase Available for .KE

The KeNIC Registry added a Grandfather Phase to their launch of top-level .KE (Kenya) registrations…

Unpacking .Storage

XYZ Registry has taken over management of .storage and plans to relaunch the TLD on November 7, 2017.  The launch will start with a Landrush Phase …

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…

Weekly Launch Guide October 9, 2017

Dot Brand Insights: What’s Trending & Domain Names for Social Media Channels

The CSC® Dot Brand Insights Report examines dot brand activity in the industry at large. The report looks at the industries using .brands the most—with a lot of activity in the financial, media, construction, and automotive industries…

Still Launching

The following TLDs have launch phases (Pre-General Availability) that are currently still in progress…