Google takes control of the domain GooglePlay.com [UPDATED]

Back in early March, Google filed a complaint (Case No. 1432449) over the domain name GooglePlay.com with the National Arbitration Forum. The complaint came shortly after the launch of its new entertainment hub Google Play. Despite a ruling not yet being published, part of the Whois … [Read more...]

Google files complaint over hundreds of domains with “Google” in the name

Google Inc. has filed one complaint (Case No. 1434643) with the National Arbitration Forum that encompasses well over 700 domains with the word "Google" in the name like GoogleBills.com and GoogleSony.com. Google filed the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaint this week against … [Read more...]

Google files a complaint over the GooglePlay.com domain name

Google introduced Google Play earlier this week and one of the key missing pieces for the online launch was the domain name GooglePlay.com.  That's because the name has been owned by someone else and not the search engine giant for years. But Google isn't wasting any time trying to get the domain … [Read more...]

Could the Google-branded tablet be called the Google Play? [UPDATED]

[Update 1 on March 6, 2012:. Google Play isn't the name of Google's upcoming tablet.  The company announced that starting today, Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore will become part of Google Play.] Original story on March 2, 2012:. Rumors have been swirling since late February … [Read more...]