Google spent a record 25 million to shoot the App domain name

NetEase technology news February 27th, according to U.S. media reports, Google paid $25 million to acquire the right to control the.App domain name, which is so far the highest price to buy the top-level domain name. Yesterday, the domain name Distribution Agency ICANN began to auction the domain name, there are 13 companies to apply for the purchase, the final auction price is set at $25 million 1 thousand.

Google beat other big brands such as Amazon to obtain this domain name, but also beat other top-level domain names such as Minds + Machines, Radix and Famous Four Media. Now Google can use.App as the suffix domain name, which is very suitable for Google Play services. With this domain name, Google may only allow companies to apply Google Play to register the domain name, or directly used in the application store shelves.

, however, Google’s domain name suggests it will allow the domain to be widely used. The company said the top-level domain.App’s mission is to provide special domain name space for application developers, the word "app" is associated with a variety of applications, including mobile applications, and web browser application, cloud hosting application or desktop applications. Google’s domain name registrar Charleston Road Registry expects that the use of the top-level domain name includes all of these applications for various purposes, not limited to any particular platform or provider.

but the author still believes that Google will use the.App domain name for products and services. In the domain auction, there are 3 companies bid at least $19 million 400 thousand, the 2 companies in the last round of bidding at least $24 million 300 thousand. Google has been very restrained in the top-level domain auction, only a handful of domain names. Because the other domain names are related to its core products Google auction, so go all out to bid.App domain name is not surprising.

previously, the highest bid for the highest level of public auction domain name of $6 million 800 thousand, but the domain name of the auction is privately sold $1000-2000 million record. (Mu Xiulin)

NetEase technology news February 27th, according to U.S. media reports, Google paid $25 million to acquire the right to control the.App domain name, which is so far the highest price to buy the top-level domain name. Yesterday, the domain name Distribution Agency ICANN began to auction the domain name, there are 13 companies to apply for the purchase, the final auction price is set at $25 million 1 thousand.

Google beat other big brands such as Amazon to obtain this domain name, but also beat other top-level domain names such as Minds + Machines, Radix and Famous Four Media. Now Google can use.App as the suffix domain name, which is very suitable for Google Play services. With this domain name, Google may only allow companies to apply Google Play to register the domain name, or directly used in the application store shelves.

, however, Google’s domain name suggests it will allow the domain to be widely used. The company said the top-level domain.App’s mission is to provide special domain name space for application developers, the word "app" is associated with a variety of applications, including mobile applications, and web browser application, cloud hosting application or desktop applications. Google’s domain name registrar Charleston Road Registry expects that the use of the top-level domain name includes all of these applications for various purposes, not limited to any particular platform or provider.

but the author still believes that Google will use the.App domain name for products and services. In the domain auction, there are 3 companies bid at least $19 million 400 thousand, the 2 companies in the last round of bidding at least $24 million 300 thousand. Google has been very restrained in the top-level domain auction, only a handful of domain names. Because the other domain names are related to its core products Google auction, so go all out to bid.App domain name is not surprising.

previously, the highest bid for the highest level of public auction domain name of $6 million 800 thousand, but the domain name of the auction is privately sold $1000-2000 million record. (Mu Xiulin)

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