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Microsoft to move all web-based apps to Cloud.Microsoft

In April 2023, Microsoft first announced that they would be consolidating their authenticated, user-facing Microsoft 365 apps and services onto a single domain: CLOUD.MICROSOFT. Historically, Microsoft 365 applications have been

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DotBrand usage in the Pharmaceutical Industry

While there have been a number of mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry, the top ten organisations (based on revenue) have not changed since the 2012 dotBrand application window.

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Review of the Contracted Parties Summit in Paris

The Contacted Parties Summit (CPS) for 2024 was held in Paris  between 6-9 May at the Hyatt Regency, Etoile Paris. The week was an opportunity for registries and registrars to

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ICANN Launch New gTLD Program Website

On the 1st May, ICANN launched a brand new website, dedicated to information and resources on the second application round.  The website includes information on the Application Support Program (ASP)

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ICANN 79 Community Forum Review

The ICANN 79 Community Forum took place between 2 and 7 March in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The meeting had a strong implementation focus. The Registration Data Policy and DNS

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2024 – One step closer towards the second gTLD application round

As we move into 2024, the domain industry is a step closer to the second gTLD application round.  In the second half of 2023 we saw some encouraging updates from

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ICANN rejects request to remove abuse monitoring for dotBrands

ICANN’s board rejected seven GNSO recommendations which it considered “would not be in the best interests of the ICANN community or ICANN”, as part of an update in mid-September.  One

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New Canon case study

Canon, the Japanese multinational corporation, have been an industry leading in number electronic markets for many years.  They were one of the first brands to announce their intention to apply

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Countdown to ICANN 78 in Hamburg is well and truly on.

The forthcoming ICANN meeting in Hamburg (running from the 21st to the 26th October) will mark the organization’s 25th Annual General Meeting.  With the news in August that ICANN is

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ICANN announce provisional date for Second Application Round

This week’s big news is that ICANN is committed to launching the new gTLD second application round in Quarter 2 2026. For potential applicants, this provides those organisations with the

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