BetaNews: Now you can buy a .dev domain for a sensible price

This update is especially for Carl Friedberg, and I’m using his full name because he left a public comment about how much the new Google .dev domains cost when they launched in late February. 64 more words

Tweaks & Updates

Google Blog: Hello, .dev!

Google Blog: Hello, .dev!. “Developers, designers, writers and architects: you built the web. You make it possible for the billions of people online today to do what they do. 83 more words

Tweaks & Updates

CBR: US TLS Certificates Left to Die As 20th Day of Shutdown Passes

CBR: US TLS Certificates Left to Die As 20th Day of Shutdown Passes. “As 400,000 federal staff are furloughed and many received a pay check this week that had zero dollars in it, government employees are remaining at home, while essential staff are calling in sick in protest. 46 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Make Tech Easier: The Stories Behind .unicorn, .ninja, and Other Bizarre Domain Extensions

Make Tech Easier: The Stories Behind .unicorn, .ninja, and Other Bizarre Domain Extensions. “The human race doesn’t have flying cars, general AI, or moon bases yet, but at least we can make some questionable choices about our websites’ domain name extensions.”

Around The Search & Social Media World

BetaNews: Google launches new .page TLD

BetaNews: Google launches new .page TLD. “Google has announced the availability of a new TLD (top-level domain) from its own Google Registry. Joining the likes of .com and .org comes .page which is described as ‘a new opportunity for anyone to build an online presence’.”

Tweaks & Updates

Krebs on Security: Bad .Men at .Work. Please Don’t .Click

Krebs on Security: Bad .Men at .Work. Please Don’t .Click. “Web site names ending in new top-level domains (TLDs) like .men, .work and .click are some of the riskiest and spammy-est on the Internet, according to experts who track such concentrations of badness online. 41 more words

Security & Legal Issues

A Better Way to Find Your Next Domain Name

One of the very first steps in building a website is picking a domain name — one that’s memorable, and that tells people who you are. 146 more words

Domains