CIRA Launches French-language Domain Names

The organization that manages .CA domains is now allowing Canadians to register .CA Internet addresses correctly in both official languages. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is now supporting the use of all French characters in .CA domain names for the first time. French .CA domain names will now be able to use the full [...]

Canada’s .CA Turns 25

The .CA top-level domain turns 25 years old on May 14th. So if you’ve done the math correctly, you know that in 1987 .CA was born. If you’re wondering who was using the Internet back in ’87, you’re not alone. Extremely few Canadians were online, and the only people registering .CA domains were government representatives [...]

World Wide Web surpasses 193 million domains

The World Wide Web grew by 1 million domain names in the first quarter of 2010, according to the “Domain Name Industry Brief” report out this week from Verisign.

The report finds the number of registered domain names ended the first quarter of 2010 with a base of more than 193 million domain name registrations, an increase of 11 million domain name registrations, or 6 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2009.