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Google secures DNS traffic with DNS-over-TLS support for its public DNS

Google is adding DNS-over-TLS support to its Public DNS (Domain Name System) protocol to provide security and privacy for DNS traffic between users and their resolvers. The DNS protocol is used to con...

Cinven acquires European web host One.com for undisclosed amount

Leading web hosting services provider, One.com, which has more than one million customers globally, is getting acquired by the private equity firm Cinven. Founded in 2002, One.com is based in Europe a...

Domain name registrations count totals 342.4M in Q3 2018: Verisign report

The global domain name registrations count has reached 342.4 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) in the third quarter of 2018, finds Verisign. The data reveals that around 2.6 million new doma...

Alphabet’s Jigsaw launches new app to protect users against DNS manipulation

Jigsaw, unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has launched a new Android app called Intra to protect users against DNS (domain name system) manipulation. DNS is the phonebook of internet, that hel...

Google Registry launches .page domain names with security baked in by default

In May this year, Google had launched the .APP domain extension, three years after acquiring the rights to manage it. The search engine giant is now unveiling .page top-level domain (TLD) as a part of...

Cloudflare to provide domain names at wholesale price, with no rise in renewal costs

Cloudflare is going to disrupt the domain name registration market with its new move. The content delivery network (CDN) provider has launched Cloudflare Registrar with a promise to provide domain nam...

Abry Partners buys majority stake in Donuts

The well-known private equity firm Abry Partners is acquiring the leading domain name registry Donuts for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2010, Donuts provides a broad variety of clear and meaningfu...

Abandoned domain names can cause serious cyberthreats to previous owners

An abandoned domain name can allow cybercriminals to gain access to email addresses of the company that previously owned it, finds cybersecurity expert Gabor Szathmari. When a domain name gets expired...

6 million new domain names registered in second quarter 2018, as total count reaches 339.8 million globally: Verisign

According to Verisign, the global domain name registrations count reached 339.8 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) in the second quarter of 2018, representing registration of around 6 million...

Internet domain names will soon be available in Indian regional scripts

In a push to make the internet accessible to everyone in India, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that domain names will soon be available in several languages ...

Top 6 reasons free website hosting is a mistake

While it might not be at the forefront of your mind, web hosting services play an important part in your website’s success. When it comes to the website development, every little thing matters. While ...

Domain name registry CentralNic buys KeyDrive for $44.5 million

Domain name registry service provider CentralNic is acquiring the entire share capital of KeyDrive. KeyDrive is an internet solutions holding company that develops and operates subscription-based soft...

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