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GoDaddy Registry Podcast, Episode 6 – The Importance of the Next Round of TLD Applications for Brand Owners

The GoDaddy Registry Podcast offers regular insights into a variety of topics important to brands and organizations involved in the domain name industry. Episode 6 is now available and continues our deep dive conversations with industry experts from around the world. more

What Success Means at Radix: Measuring What Matters

When Covid hit in early 2020, domain names, along with all sorts of digital products and services, saw a sharp boost followed by a sustainable acceleration in growth. A report by McKinsey claimed that 10 years’ worth of progress in terms of ecommerce transition was achieved within the first three months of the lockdown. IBM said it was worth 5 years of digital progress. more

Radix’s .Store Domains launches #IdeaToStore Contest, Invites Ideas for Online Stores

Radix’s .Store Domains recently announced the launch of its #IdeaToStore Contest at www.ideato.store. Sponsored by Shopify, the contest invites to-be entrepreneurs to share their ideas fr starting an online store. Participants can win cash prizes up to $30,000 along with exclusive Q&A and mentoring from the judges. more

GoDaddy Registry Podcast, Episode 5—How to Manage IP and Brand Protection Challenges With Your TLD Portfolio

The GoDaddy Registry Podcast offers regular insights into a variety of topics important to brands and organizations involved in the domain name industry. Episode 5 is now available and continues our deep dive conversations with industry experts from around the world. more

MarkMonitor Releases New gTLD Quarterly Report for Q2 2021

We’re happy to deliver this insight collection on Q2 2021, including a deep dive into the electric vehicle (EV) market and its crossover into the new gTLD and .brand space, building upon analysis from our recent 'The Road Ahead: Sustainable Vehicles Today and in the Future' reports. more

Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief: 367.3 Million Domain Name Registrations in Q2 2021

Today, we released the latest issue of The Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the second quarter of 2021 closed with 367.3 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of 3.8 million domain name registrations, or 1.0%, compared to the first quarter of 2021. more

Radix Reports 43% Growth in Premium New Domain Registrations From H2 2020 in Its Newly Released H1 2020 Report

We are excited to share our bi-annual premium report for the first half of 2021. This report gives a full overview of the premium domain sales across our nTLD portfolio from 1st January 2020 till 30th June 2021. more

Radix’s .Tech Domains Successfully Concludes #MyStartInTech Campaign

.Tech Domains, owned and operated by Radix, today announced the completion of its highly successful #MyStartInTech campaign in association with domain industry leaders that include Domain.com, GoDaddy Pro and Namecheap. more

The Evolution of Domain Names and What It Means for the Domain Industry

At the time of writing this, there are more than 1.8 billion live websites in the world. Back in 1985, when the world's first .com domain was registered, there were merely six. Such an exponential increase in just 36 years doesn't quite come as a surprise. In fact, it seems like an obvious progression considering how launching a website today goes hand in hand with starting something new. more

Verisign Q1 2021 Domain Name Industry Brief: 363.5 Million Domain Name Registrations in Q1 2021

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the first quarter of 2021 closed with 363.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), a decrease of 2.8 million domain name registrations, or 0.8%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2020. Domain name registrations have decreased by 3.3 million, or 0.9%, year over year. more