Google starts its own domain registration service

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 24 2014 @ 11:32 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Google continues its massive expansion into all facets of the Internet by starting a domain registration service. The Google Domains service is currently in closed beta phase and seems primarily oriented towards businesses. Users of the service will be able to register and transfer .com, .biz and .org domains, more TLDs are expected to follow at a later date.

The search giant didn't reveal details about pricing but a screenshot on the Features page reveals a price of $12 per year. Special features include the ability to create up to 100 e-mail aliases with your domain and free private registration to hide your contact details in the WHOIS data.
A domain name, your address on the Internet, says a lot about who you are and what you do. New domain endings like .guru and .photography can help you find a meaningful address that stands out on the web. Every domain includes easy forwarding, branded email (, simple management tools and other helpful features.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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