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Behind the Bylines of Fake News and Disinformation Pages

Fake news and disinformation have been significant issues for some time now, even urging the U.S. government to push back against proliferators who, some opine, do the malicious deed for political or financial gain. Amid this scenario, many have begun doubting what's real and what's not on the Web not just in the U.S. but worldwide. more

Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief: 341.7 Million Domain Name Registrations in Q4 2021

Today, we released the latest issue of The Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the fourth quarter of 2021 closed with 341.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 3.3 million domain name registrations, or 1.0%, compared to the third quarter of 2021. more

Radix Reports Over 60% Growth in Profit for 2021, Revenue Grows by Over 35%

Radix, one of the world's largest registries for new domains, announced today that it grossed over $38M in total revenue in 2021, a 35% rise over its revenue in 2020 more

Radix Year in Review: Radical Marketing Campaigns From 2021

From drawing attention to computer science education (or the lack thereof) in marginalized communities to offering free entrepreneurial education for ideapreneurs and much more, our brands kept raising the bar to raise awareness and adoption of our nTLDs. more

Radix Reports $6 Million in Total Retail Premium Domain Name Revenue in Its H2 2021 Premiums Report

We are excited to share our bi-annual premium report for the second half of 2021. This report gives a full overview of the premium domain sales across our nTLD portfolio from 1st July 2021 till 31st December 2021. more

Radix’s .Site Domains’ Evokes Over 6000 Creative Ideas Through #SiteIt Contest

Radix's .Site Domains recently announced the closure of their #SiteIt contest, in partnership with Namecheap. The contest invited participants to put their creative foot forward and share their idea along with a cool and unique .Site domain name for it. Over 6000 people registered their interest and shared ideas. more

Radix’s .Store Domains Bring Forth Nearly 5000 Store Ideas Through the #IdeaToStore Contest

Radix's .Store Domains recently announced the closure of their #IdeaToStore contest, sponsored by Shopify. The contest invited aspiring entrepreneurs to share their ideas for an online store, and nearly 5000 people signed up. The winners walked away with cash prizes up to $30,000 along with exclusive Q&A and mentoring from the judges. more

Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief: 364.6 Million Domain Name Registrations in Q3 2021

Today, we released the latest issue of The Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the third quarter of 2021 closed with 364.6 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, a decrease of 2.7 million domain name registrations, or 0.7%, compared to the second quarter of 2021. more

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