24 hours a day, seven days a week new web domain names are being registered by people and companies around the world.
Sometimes new domains can provide a clue to new technology or content that might become available at some point in the future.
Exciting? Sometimes yes but sometimes, not really.
When a domain name is registered it doesn’t mean that a new site is already online or will ever be available. In other words, the newly registered domain might simply be a person/company protecting itself so someone else doesn’t get a hold of the domain name.
Also, a new domain might temporarily point to a web page that’s already online that has nothing to do with what the new domain is actually about. Then, after some period of time, a new page will become available. Finally, heading to a recently registered domain can often return no content.
With those caveats in place, here’s a small helping of some recently registered domain names that illustrate what we’re talking about and will hopefully be of interest.
As we learn about new domains that might be of interest to the INFOdocket readership, we will be sure to pass them along.
Recently Registered Domains (January 25, 2012)
Currently redirects to Apple homepage.
A new book? Website?
Likely the website for Microeconomics Brief Edition, 2nd Edition. Scheduled for publication in 2013.
Simon & Schuster
Redirects to Wiley Online Library info page for the 9 vol. encyclopedia that will be published in February 2013.