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Google applies for .android, .nexus, .moto, and 98 other top-level domains

0. phoneArena posted on 23 Jan 2014, 23:16

On one hand, once we heard that ICANN would be selling off custom top-level domains (meaning instead of just .com, .org, or .net, you could get .anything), it was easy to assume that Google would be applying to get some of those domains. On the other hand, Google is directly responsible for the steady decline of users actually typing in full URL addresses in the first place...

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posted on 23 Jan 2014, 23:29

1. DogeShibe (Posts: 1115; Member since: 10 Jan 2014)

''.wow'' much cool dem url's ''.wow''

posted on 24 Jan 2014, 00:18

3. TheMan (Posts: 493; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)

Who got the .nsa site?

posted on 24 Jan 2014, 15:12

6. tomn1ce (Posts: 228; Member since: 12 Mar 2012)

The FBI in partnership with the CIA -_-

posted on 24 Jan 2014, 00:10

2. Hammerfest (Posts: 384; Member since: 12 May 2012)

seriously? you couldnt think of a reason google would want the WOW factor... er i mean domain... gosh, just spoiled it there!

posted on 24 Jan 2014, 04:44

5. superduper (Posts: 151; Member since: 20 Oct 2013)

So Google will now own piles of domain names, the means of finding those websites (Search), the data of the users who search and/or visit those web addresses, not to mention information on people's homes (Nest acquisition), cars (Android in the Car), money (Finance, Wallet)... Google is on the brink of monopoly status.

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