Google is going to back to basics, launching a domain registration service on Monday, called Google Domains. The program is in invite-only beta at the moment as Google asks participants to offer feedback. Read More
Awareness of new top-level domains is much more advanced in China than in other parts of the world, according to a new survey by Sedo. Released on Monday, the survey found that only 4 percent of Chinese respondents were unaware that the new TLDs have begun to launch, and 72 percent have seen a new TLD in use. Read More
In the week ending June 20, 2014, there is at least one hosting company celebrating the FIFA World Cup with discounts.
In the week ending on June 13, 2014, there are discounts on .UK domains, and Hivelocity is offering a 50 percent discount on dedicated servers. Read More
New gTLD .host is now available through the Pioneer Program from registry Radix, which announced the domain’s release timeline on Thursday. Sunrise for .host begins June 24 and Landrush will follow on Aug. 26. Read More
Nominet has officially made shorter .UK domains available on Tuesday, celebrating the launch with a 10,000 square foot sign at London Heathrow Airport that reads ‘welcometothe.uk.’ Read More
The domain name belonging to the largest torrent search engine on the Internet, Torrentz.eu, has been suspended following a request by UK police. Read More
I recently caught-up with my friend Sean Stafford who has a long history in the hosting area. He is doing some neat things that allow hosters to monetize MX records and will be speaking at HostingCon this year. Read More