Today DNS.be (.be registry) published a press release showing that 2012 was a great year for .be registrations.
A while ago the univerity of Harvard registered the domain name harvard.xxx
Google recently bought the domain name yt.be. This domain will be used by Google as an URL shortener for YouTube, Google’s own video service.
TradeMark ClearingHouse (TMCH), the party via which trademark holders need to file an application first if they wish to register a name during a sunrise phase of a new gTLD, is about to perform a test run.