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November 12, 2019 18:26

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Emoji domains get a 😟 after broad study

Domain names containing emojis are a security risk and not recommended, according to a pretty comprehensive review by an ICANN study group. The Country-Code Names Supporting Organization has delivered the results of its 12-person, 18-month Emoji Study Group, which was tasked with looking into the problems emoji domains can cause, review current policy, and talk […]

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Emojis coming to another ccTLD

dotFM is to make emoji domain names available in the .fm ccTLD it manages. The company said today that it’s currently taking expressions of interest in ‘premium’ emoji inventory, and that such domains will be registerable at an unspecified point in future. It’s published a list of single-emoji domains it plans to sell. Emoji domains […]

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Forget emojis, you can buy Egyptian hieroglyph .com domains

Call them the Emojis of the Ancient World. Egyptian hieroglyphs were once the cutting edge of written communication, and it turns out Verisign lets you register .com domains using them. Internationalized domain names expert Andre Schapp discovered a couple months ago that the Unicode code points for the ancient script have been approved in 16 […]

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Emoji domains get a 👎 from security panel

The use of emojis in domain names has been discouraged by ICANN’s Security and Stability Advisory Committee. In a paper late last week, SSAC told ICANN that emojis — aka emoticons or smileys — lack standardization, are barred by the relevant domain name technical standards, and could cause user confusion. Emoji domains, while technically possible, […]

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Meet "VIV"– The Son of Siri; Get Customers to Read Emails

Bentley Bentayga app for Apple Watch lets owners control their car; What to Know About Doing Business in Iran; US Senate website says use HTTP instead of HTTPS; Google exec: Android One is part of broader hardware strategy; I tried Fitbit for a month, and taking it off was the best decision I’ve made; Like […]

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Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? Imagine a World Without Ads — and It’s Not Cheap

Morgan Stanley: No, Apps Aren’t Winning. The Mobile Browser Is.; Female Shoppers No Longer Trust Ads Or Celebrity Endorsements; Google is copying two features advertisers love about Facebook; How Brands Are Using Emojis to Win Over Millennials; LinkedIn Rolls Out Elevate Content-Sharing Platform without… Finding Your “Aha” Moment: Tips For Identifying An Idea Worth Pursuing; […]

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The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New; That Time I Got Promoted — and My Mentor Combusted

Why these 50+ businesses dumped their .com for a new top level domain; Robert Herjavec on the most common pitch mistakes; App Indexing & The New Frontier of SEO: Apple Search + iOS App Indexing; What Does Strategic Planning Have in Common with Innovation? 5 Ways To Build A Personal Brand While Working Full-Time; Televisions […]

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Why you can’t register emojis in gTLDs

The popular “emoji” smiley faces are banned as gTLD domains names for technical reasons, according to ICANN. Emojis are a form of emoticon that originated on Japanese mobile networks but are now used by 12-year-old girls worldwide due to their support on Android and iPhone operating systems. It emerged last week that Coca-Cola has registered […]

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