• Foot-dragging Amazon has bumper crop of new gTLDs

    … Amazon Registry Services took possession of 17 new gTLDs at the weekend. The would-be portfolio registry had .author, .book, .bot, .buy, .call, .circle, .fast, .got, .jot, .joy, .like, .pin, .read, .room, .safe, .smile and .zero delegated to the DNS root zone. Amazon seems to have waited until the last possible moment to have the strings…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • Second last-resort gTLD auction raises $14.3m

    … for any smaller applicants that are set to face the deep-pocketed giant in future auctions. .tech was the biggest-seller, fetching $6,760,000 after nine rounds of bidding. The winner was Dot Tech LLC, which beat Google, Minds + Machines, Donuts, NU DOT CO, and Uniregistry. .buy went to Amazon for $4,588,888, beating Google, Donuts and Famous…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Google- 6 readers -
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