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FIBA teams up with GoDaddy to push .basketball TLD

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Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA), commonly known as the  International Basketball Federation in English, has announced a partnership with GoDaddy. The teaming up has been to promote the extension .basketball. FIBA along with Roar.basketball LLC has joined hands with GoDaddy. FIBA aims to make the .basketball domain accessible to everyone. Hence,the world’s most popular...

Kingdom of Bahrain initiates .bh registry

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The Globe of digital equality is expanding. We see cyberspace getting more and more inclusive as people from every corner of the globe embrace it. Today, we have another happy news from the Kingdom of Bahrain.  The Kingdom of Bahrain has started a new registry for the .bh domain. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority would be responsible for managing and regulating the TLD. The .bh...

This city’s TLD just came LIVE

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Top level domains have existed for a long time. So have ccTLDs. Now even city’s are getting their own TLDs. The latest addition to the list is the city of Zurich.  Although the domain name was requested way back in 2012, the extension wasn’t available to all. The extension until now was only used by the local government. However, the great potential of the city and the economic...

Would You Pay $195 For A .CPA Domain

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Starting July 1, licensed CPA firms would be able to register their .CPA name for an amount of $195 per year that amounts to almost $2000 for a 10 year registration. .CPA promises to protect the industry from hackers and squatters as it can only be registered by entities verified and recognised by the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). Since the .com domains are...

Trademark battle with Gerber Baby Foods forces LittleBean.com to rebrand

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Little Bean; a chickpea-based, dairy-free ice-cream shop; is re-branding to Little Chickpea after a trademark tussle with the behemoth baby food brand Gerber. The website LittleBean.com now redirects to the new LittleChickpea.com. The case is pretty similar to what changed Olympic Provisions to Olympia Provisions. The restaurateur Micah Camden said that he thought of the name Little Bean a year...

Headlights.com acquired by HeadlightsDepot.com

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HeadlightsDepot.com has acquired the domain name Headlights.com. The premium was earlier owned by Vertical Axis, parked at Uniregistry. HeadlightsDepot.com had been trying to get the domain name since a long time. They started pursuing the domain name in 2010 but the deal was finalized only in 2019. The owners as well as customers, are very excited about the acquisition. Almost everyone used to...

.bond open for public

The .bond extension was launched for public today. The extension was available to trademark owners from October 17 to November 18 and unveiled to the public today. Brands like Twitter, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Instagram have already booked their .bond domains. The extension was launched by ShortDot SA, the fifth-largest new domain name registry in the world. The company was started by tech...

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