MUMBAI: Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries has decided to move away from ".com" to ".JIO" as a generic top-level domain (gTLD) to be used across the Reliance empire as the billionaire businessman gears up to launch Reliance Jio. It is being touted as the world's largest fourth-generation mobile telephony launch with an investment of Rs 1-lakh crore.
KOCHI: Mark Zuckerberg may have started the online social networking revolution and made billions of dollars from his game-changing Facebook (FB). But this maverick internet entrepreneur surely didn't reckon with city boy Amal Augustine. Amal has 'beaten' the master at his own game and closed a deal with FB, trading the registration rights of maxchanzuckerberg.org on Monday. FB approached Augustine for the domain name registered by him as it was the short form of Maxime Chan Zuckerberg, the name of FB founder Mark Zuckerberg's daughter.
LONDON: Lack of popular and memorable domain names such as dot-com is restricting internet growth, say scientists who suggest that new domains dubbed as 'not-coms' could expand the availability of virtual space for users. As the digital age dawned, pioneers successfully snapped up broad swathes of easy to remember domain names, such as nouns, places and their combinations - claiming valuable 'virtual real estate' under the top level domains such as dot-com and so on.