Domain Names

Do Canadian Businesses Need A .CA Domain Name?

Melody McKinnon | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Business
Melody McKinnon

One of the first online business decisions you have to make in Canada is whether or not to use a .ca domain name. Even if you're not ready to go live with a website, your own domain name can be used for custom email addresses, redirecting to your social media profile and protecting your brand.

The Three Letters That Run Global Commerce

Neil Seeman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada
Neil Seeman

The DNS phone book helps humans navigate the underlying complexity of the Internet. Humans don't remember long numbers very well. They remember names much better. Hence the invention of DNS for University, government and then corporate email -− well before the proliferation of websites.

Why Your URL Bar Matters, and Why Silicon Valley Should Take Note

Neil Seeman | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada
Neil Seeman

If you use the Internet, you've likely used something in the last month, but it's not something at the top of your lips: the URL bar. It's also called...

Domain Names Are as Important as Your Children's

Robert Whent | Posted 05.17.2012 | Canada
Robert Whent

Virtually every new business today tries to come up with a company name that will fit a dot-com domain name. Some of the new domain names work quite well -- like .org for governments, .edu for education and the newly minted ".xxx" for, well, you know. But businesses still love the dot-com.

Canadian Band Could Make Millions Off Tea Party Domain Name

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - The three members of the Canadian band Tea Party have been told they're sitting on a gold mine, and that a painless transaction could potent...