Apple registers iPhone4N.com domain?

Update 1 at 5:24AM EST:. After I posted this story, MacRumors pointed out that the iPhone4N.com Whois record raises questions as to whether Apple is really behind the registration.  First, the registrar used was Go Daddy, not MarkMonitor (Apple's usual choice).  Guess we'll have to wait and see if … [Read more...]

Apple.com domain name will celebrate its 25th Anniversary this month

On February 19th, the domain name Apple.com will celebrate its 25th Anniversary. The domain was created on February 19th, 1987, nearly two years after the first and oldest .com domain name on the internet "Symbolics.com" was registered, and just over ten years after Apple Inc. was … [Read more...]

Apple secures SteveJobs.xxx domain

Apple has secured the dot-xxx adult domain SteveJobs.xxx (Whois), preventing anyone else from using the name of the company's late co-founder. This week, Apple officially took control of the domain through the registrar Corporation Service Company (CSC), a company that helps protect many of the … [Read more...]

Apple’s IP lawyers get control of domains like UsedMacs.com before case decided

Just over a week ago, Apple Computer filed a domain name dispute with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) over five names registered to Wachter Consulting Inc. Four of the five domains named in WIPO case number D2011-1866, have now been transferred from Wachter Consulting Inc. to … [Read more...]

Apple files domain name dispute over AppleStores.com, UsedMacs.com

Apple's legal department has been keeping busy in 2011, filing a new domain name dispute with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) over five names which belong to the same owner: Wachter Consulting Inc. A total of ten cases have been filed by Apple Inc in 2011 going back to … [Read more...]

Apple wins domain name dispute for AppleiPods.com, MacBookPros.com

Apple continues to win domain name disputes filed with WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization. AppleiPods.com, MacBookPros.com, iPhine.com, and iPodHack.com, have been ordered transferred to Apple Inc. by a WIPO panel in the latest decision.  The dispute (Case no. D2011-1390) was … [Read more...]

‘Remembering Steve Jobs’ domain now re-directs to Apple’s official website

Sadly, after Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, hundreds of people flocked online to register and capitalize on 'Steve Jobs' domain names.  One such domain was RememberingSteveJobs.com.  The domain had first been registered in early 2009, shortly after Jobs gave a … [Read more...]

Apple acquires ‘leaked’ iPhone4.com domain name, still missing others

Apple has officially acquired the domain name iPhone4.com, the fourth generation of its iPhone that was released in 2010. The iPhone 4 has been one of Apple's more controversial devices, after technology news site Gizmodo obtained a prototype of the smartphone before its release. The Whois … [Read more...]