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Globe joins race for new domain names

Get ready for a whole new wave of website addresses.

By next year, the Internet could have hundreds of new domain names — the labels that come after the dot in website addresses. On Wednesday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a nonprofit group that manages Internet domains, revealed about 2,000 applications for new domains as part of the biggest-ever expansion of Web addresses.

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