Apple has baked the domain into iOS 9

We have been seeing a lot of great usage of New Domains extensions recently, including usage from some really big companies. Google just announced their new parent company, Alphabet, will be using, The Hunger Games is using And now Apple has baked the domain directly into iOS 9 through the new Apple News app. The biggest company on earth has made it so that whenever you share an article through Apple News, the link will be transformed into a shortened URL. As huge tech nerds with an office full of Apple devices, we are pretty excited to see Apple using a .NEWS domain in such a far reaching way.

.NEWS: Creating a new era of content

.news: creating a new era of content

The internet has brought about a new era of technology, creating dramatic changes in the way we share and receive information. Now, anyone with a smartphone can become a blogger or journalist, sharing information with people around the world. But with all the noise this larger community creates, bloggers and traditional news sources are fighting an uphill battle to be heard. will begin collecting Value Added Tax on Sept. 1, 2015 is making an important update to its tax collection policy. On Sept. 1, 2015, we’ll begin charging Value Added Tax (VAT), which is a required tax on business-to-customer transactions in the European Union.

If you’re a business in the European Union you can get an exemption from this tax by submitting your VAT ID from within your account. It’s recommended that you submit your ID as soon as possible, because VAT will result in an approximate 20 percent increase in charges, and is collected for both manual and automatic transactions (like recurring billing). However, VAT is refundable if you submit your ID after Sept. 1.