• Apple using apple.news as (yawn) redirect service

    … was in use from .co’s launch — but it surely had some impact. .news, a Rightside TLD, had just over 24,400 domains in its zone file yesterday. We’ll have to see whether Apple’s move has an impact on sales. Taryn Naidu, Rightside’s CEO, said in a press release: This is just the start, but Apple.NEWS is the most significant use of a new top…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • Donuts wins five more new gTLD auctions

    … Donuts added five new gTLDs to its ever-growing portfolio this week, as the results of five private auctions were revealed. The company won the following strings: .news — went to Donuts after withdrawals from Merchant Law Group, Amazon, Radix, Uniregistry, Famous Four Media and Primer Nivel. As somebody with a vested interest in the news media…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
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