Posts Tagged ‘top-level domain’

Famous Four Media Hits 2 Million Domains Under Management

Gibraltar, February 24, 2016 /ChinaNewswire.com/ – According to Jon Meacham, executive editor at Random House, “A lot of people, including business leaders, think the future belongs to China.” In the domain name industry, at present, this observation holds true. For example, the leading registrar for new gTLDs is west.cn with nearly 20% of the available … Continue reading “Famous Four Media Hits 2 Million Domains Under Management”


Shanghai Lantern Network Acquires New Domain For International Expansion

Shanghai Lantern Network Technology Company Ltd., developer of WiFi Master Key, has acquired the international top-level domain name Wifi.com and launched its overseas expansion plan. The domain was previously owned by Chen Donghong, founder of Techan.com. At present, the Wifi.com website is under construction and it already shows the logo of WiFi Master Key. Financial […]


Chinese Internet Company Sets Domain Name Record With USD17 Million Purchase

How much is a good website domain name worth these days? An insider from Qihoo 360 confirmed that the company has invested USD17 million, which is about CNY110 million, to acquire the top-level domain 360.com. This top-level domain was previously owned by telecom carrier Vodafone. At present, the domain has directed to Qihoo 360’s search […]


Chinese Websites Fail On DNS Outage Suspected From US Location

The domestic Chinese Internet has been going haywire for many users over the last twelve hours. Starting at around 13:00 yesterday, January 21 (+8 GMT), China’s top-level domains appeared to have a DNS failure lasting for about two hours. Though much of the failure has already gone away, some Internet users may still see website […]