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The latest news and info about .BUILD

.africa top level domain about to launch

.Africa Update March 30th, 2017 The battle over the .Africa top level domain has been settled in California Superior court.  The new operator with be ZA Central Registry.  The Launch Schedule is as follows: The Sunrise Period for .Africa will begin April 4th, 2017...

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Names Con 2017 Las Vegas

The leading domain conference is happening today and tomorrow in Las Vegas 1/23/2017-1/24/2017 Day 1 Monday's keynote speaker is Frank Schilling.  He discussed the growth of his Uniregistry platform which has had a growth rate since the launch of the new gTLD's...

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Smart City Challenge | Vulcan Inc.

This is a really cool initiative lead by Paul Allen's Vulcan Ventures:  In the Smart City Challenge, seven U.S. Finalist cities will demonstrate “what’s possible” when using data, technology and innovative ideas to spur city-wide Source: Smart City Challenge | Vulcan...

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Dotapp, what is Google planning?

It was pretty big news in the domain world when Google paid 25 Million dollars for dotapp in an ICANN auction last February against 12 other bidders including Amazon.  Since then there hasn't been much news or information on what Google is planning to do with...

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Personal Domains

Personal Domains are a great way to use your new .build domain. What is a personal domain?  It's a unique web address that you link to one of your social sites like facebook, linkedin, twitter, instagram etc..  Why would you want to do this? The simple answer is that...

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Why we need to innovate on the DNS

We need to expand and promote the DNS in a new way This is a Domain Name Association (DNA) Interview with me at ICANN 54 in Dublin.  I discuss why we need to innovate on the DNS in order to make the new gTLD program the success we all want it to be.  Everyday and with...

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Why you need the right email domain name

When most people think about domain names they think of it primarily as the address for their website.  Why you need the right email domain name, is often overlooked.  Many things go into getting the best domain name for your company or personal websites and emails....

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First Registry Accepting Bitcoin Payment

San Francisco, CA-  .Build, the new Top Level Domain (TLD) for internet domain names announced it will now accept bitcoin as a payment method from its customers. Registrars that would like to pay their monthly bill now have an option in our electronic invoicing system...

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Domain names 101: learn more about the DNS

What is a domain name?  Most of us use them throughout the day without stopping to think about their importance and how they work.  Our interface of entering and searching for companies and information has us relying on words (i.e. domain names) not numbers (i.e. IP...

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