.GR Joins as Newest Member of the ccNSO

17 October 2012 The Council of the country code Names Supporting Organisation (ccNSO) today approved the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Institute of Computer Science (FORTH-ICS), the ccTLD operator of .gr (Greece), as a new ccNSO member. Read more Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog …

I Will Win .Africa Because I have friends in High Places: Case of Conflicted Board Members

  When I saw this story headline on DomainNewsAfrica this morning, I was curious to check it out. I recall the spat between DotConnectAfrica(DCA)  and DomainIncite  Kevin  Murphy’s coverage of the story -DotConnectAfrica    disconnected from reality dated July 26, 2012 – “If anyone is going to get the .africa registry contract, it’s the other applicant:  Uniforum, the …

Top 5 domain name stories of September 2012

Patents, the Go Daddy outage, and the French. Here are the top five stories from Domain Name Wire last month, ranked based on page views. Go Daddy patents “announcing a domain name registration on a social website” – Go Daddy got a patent on a way to announce your latest domain name registration on a …

Nominet caught using Google Translate on Welsh gTLD site

Welsh internet users have accused Nominet of using Google to translate its .wales and .cymru gTLD sites into Welsh. According to a Welsh-speaking reader, the majority of the Welsh version Domain For Wales makes “no linguistic sense”. The site “looks like it has been initially translated using Google Translate, and amended by someone who isn’t …

Platinum.com Strikes Gold – Tops This Week’s Chart After Changing Hands in One of the Year’s Five Biggest Domain Sales

This week’s sales race was no contest as Platinum.com zoomed to the top of our latest all extension Top 20 Sales Chart after changing hands for $250,000 at Moniker/SnapNames. That makes it the 5th highest domain sale reported so far this year. Read More Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe …

Mobile app launched to track Mpesa transactions

A mobile application that enables one to account for their mobile money transfer transactions has been launched. The app, dubbed Zebumob is downloadable on android phones and is currently applicable to Mpesa users. Read More Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts …