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Starship.xyzGoDaddy customer (Estonia & United Kingdom)

After featuring Lune.xyz and their creative use of virtual reality, we’ve been keeping a close watch on the anticipated technology innovations in 2016. As usual, we can expect new updates and features to existing technologies like smartphones, computers, wearable tech, and drones. However, it isn’t often that we come by developments that are true pioneers, which is why we’re excited to announce this week’s #WebsiteWednesday: Starship.xyz.

Featured in The New York Times, CNBC, BBC, and many other major publications, Starship.xyz is on a mission to improve the local delivery industry with the use of robots. The Co-Founders of Skype, Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, are manufacturing autonomous plastic robots programmed to deliver packages right to your doorstep. We’ve been hearing talks of using drones for delivery services, but the great thing about these new delivery robots is that they are completely land based – making them safer and less costly.

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Here’s how it works: when you place an order, the delivery is collected and put into a Starship robot at a local hub. Using its GPS system, cameras, gyroscopes and other pre-installed mapping data, these robots can transport up to 20 pounds to be delivered to your door. They’ve also incorporated a mobile app feature with geolocation tools so users can track their deliveries from start to finish.


Not only are these robots extremely impressive from a technology standpoint, they also drive down the cost of deliveries – which saves you money. According to Starship, they cost about the same as a vacuum cleaner to manufacture and consume less energy than a light bulb. But instead of cleaning your rug, they can do the work of delivery trucks and services with zero environmental footprint. And if anything were to happen, we can all agree that your vacuum breaking is less upsetting than crashing a brand new drone. Heinla and Friis are aiming to bring the cost of deliveries down by a factor of 15 – charging just $1 per delivery.

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Robot technology + saving money = huge success!

We will definitely keep an eye on our friends in Estonia and can’t wait as they set new industry standards. It’s always great to find yet another modern, innovative business that has chosen a .xyz domain to align with the nature of their ideas.

P.S. If you haven’t already heard the news – today’s the day for .Security, .Protection, and .Theatre domains! They are now globally available with no premium or reserved names. Check out our announcement here and learn more at www.Go.Security and www.Go.Theatre.

EVERYTHING IS AVAILABLE.

#GenXYZ

 

 

 

XYZ is proud to share about the many incredible members that make up the XYZ community! We encourage you to do your own research before using the products and services of the websites we feature. The information about products and services contained in this blog post does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by XYZ.

We are excited to announce that any business, organization, or individual can now register .Security, .Protection, and .Theatre domains. With these domains launching into general availability this morning, you can now secure secure short, authoritative names and establish yourself as a leader in your field.

 

Another thing to get excited about is that there are no premium or reserved names. That’s right – all .Security, .Protection, and .Theatre domains have been made available for standard registration fees. That means you can secure just about any 1-character, 2-character, geographic name, or keyword on a first-come, first-served basis. Now is your chance to reserve highly desirable domains like 1.Security, Travel.Protection and Comedy.Theatre that will take your online presence to the next level.  

 

During our trademark holder exclusive registration period, we saw some great names registered like MerrillLynch.Security, Intuit.Protection, BroadwayAcrossAmerica.Theatre, and TaylorSwift.Theatre. But fear not, #GenXYZ, there are still extremely valuable domains available including:

 

  • 4.Theatre
  • i.Theatre
  • Chicago.Theatre
  • Improv.Theatre
  • 3G.Security
  • NYC.Security
  • Bank.Security
  • 1.Protection
  • SF.Protection
  • Fraud.Protection

 

Are you ready for the best part? For a limited time, you can take advantage of our migration service and have your website transitioned to your new web address at no cost. To learn more, contact us once you’ve registered your new .Security, .Protection, or .Theatre domain.

 

You can register your .Security, .Protection, and .Theatre domains at retailers worldwide, including GoDaddy, Name.com, and 101domain. You can also learn more at https://go.protection and https://www.Go.Theatre.

 

Excited about your new domains? Show some love for @Security and @TheatreTLD on twitter and get your site featured!

 

Cheers!

 

We are happy to announce the long awaited release of variably priced premiums for both .xyz and .College! You can now register those short, memorable .xyz and .College names that everyone has been waiting for. In case you didn’t catch our first post about these domains, here is a crash course on variably priced premiums:

What is a variably priced premium name?

Variably priced premium domains typically have popular search and industry-specific keywords, like music.xyz or community.College. Due to their value and scarcity, they’re considered “premium” names and are available to register at a price relative to their value.

Letters and numbers are also popular variably priced premium names. Since there are only 10 numerical characters and 26 letters in the alphabet, some of the most sought after domains are single-letter and single-number domains.

Long story short: these are the creme de-la creme of .xyz and .College domain names.

Why are we so excited about releasing these variably priced premium names? Because these names are an amazing opportunity for our #GenXYZ family. Your variably priced premium domain can help to advance your personal brand, business, idea, project…. the list goes on and on.

Variably priced domain names can be the foundation for your branding and marketing, while aligning your web address with your mission. Shorter, industry specific names can help your SEO and make you THE authority in your industry or region. Best of all, you’ll get a memorable, highly desirable name that no one can forget.

Exceptions to the rule

In some cases, variably priced premiums are sold by the registry in private sales (like 6.xyz) or auctions (like 88.xyz) for a high upfront fee. In these cases, the variably priced premium renewal rates are waived, and only standard renewal fees apply (recommended standard renewal rate is $10 USD). Customers who would like to make serious offers (high upfront fee and standard renewals) for domains designated as variably priced premiums may contact us.

However right now a – z.xyz and 0,1,2,3,4,5,7 .xyz are now available for registration at premium renewal fees.

Interested in finding out what variably priced premiums were released? Head over to www.gen.xyz/premiums – we have a list of all available variably priced .xyz and .College premiums, complete with recommended retail pricing. As a bonus, we’ve included .Rent variably priced premiums too!  If you see a domain or two that you’re interested in, head to your registrar of choice to checkout.

Make sure you share to good news about these variably priced premiums…after you secure the ones you want of course ;)

Cheers!

 

Lune.xyz – Gandi customer (Poland)

 Happy New Year, GenXYZ! It is clear that 2016 will be a year of exponential growth and advancements in consumer technology. We’ve been hearing about self-driving cars, robots, and internet in the sky, and this year is sure to bring pivotal tech developments that will serve as the foundation for a future of innovation and intelligence.

 One of the most popular tech trends starting to surface in 2016 is Virtual or Augmented Reality. This is technology that artificially creates sensory experiences including sight, hearing, touch, and smell – which brings us to our newest addition to the #GenXYZ Family: Lune.xyz

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Lune.xyz is an interactive digital marketing agency based in Wrocław, Poland, that employs new cutting-edge Virtual Reality technology to connect consumers with products. That means brands can give their consumers interactive applications and games, pyramid holographic visualizations, interactive mappings, any any other VR tools to build consumer trust and promote their ideas.

We find such intelligent juxtaposition in this choice of domain and domain extension, as the X, Y, and Z axis lines of the Cartesian coordinate system define the 3-dimensional space in which a spherical lune can be described.

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To put it simply, the key to Virtual Reality Technology is to look at things in the context of XYZ – BOOM!

You may have heard about VR before, or even had a chance to try it out, but up until now the concept of experiencing Virtual Reality was mostly in the context of gaming and entertainment. Lune.xyz is honing in on a very exciting opportunity for the new year and for this new technology… and they have their short, memorable, four letter .xyz domain to do it.  Well done, Lune.xyz!

 Speaking of short and memorable domains, we hope you are all ready for the exciting premium domains release tomorrow! That’s right, if you have not already heard, we are releasing all .xyz and .College premium domains to the public for registration tomorrow at 14:00 UTC. Check out our premium domains blog post for more details, and hurry to www.gen.xyz tomorrow to register your premium domains before somebody else does!

 

 

XYZ is proud to share about the many incredible members that make up the XYZ community! We encourage you to do your own research before using the products and services of the websites we feature. The information about products and services contained in this blog post does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by XYZ.