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Afilias has just released its .info Annual Report for 2009.

With over 5 million .info domains registered .info is the 7th largest TLD in the world. Over 70% of .info domains resolve to real content and more than 1 million unique Web sites are based in the .info extension will millions more resolving to useful content.

.info domains now account for 40% of all domains registered in new TLDs. This chart from the report shows the relaltve size of new TLDs.

Our chart here compares the number of new gTLD pages  indexed by Google which gives an indication of usage rather than just simple registration numbers of the first chart from the report.

VeriSign has announced that as of July 1, 2010, the registry fee for .com domain names will increase from $6.86 to $7.34 and that the registry fee for .net domain names will increase, from $4.23 to $4.65

VeriSign Press release

In a big step forward for the mobile Internet, Google Labs is offering a new way of searching. Simply take a picture of what your searching for – no need to type your search anymore.

Google Labs has examples