18 Jul '11, 7pm

Breaking: Google Acquires G.CO

Google has become the latest Internet company to acquire a one letter .Co domain. In a Press Release just issued by the .Co Registry , Google has acquired G.CO for an undisclosed amount (The full PR appears below). According to Google’s blog; Gary Briggs, Google’s VP of Consumer Marketing, announced that G.CO would soon be the “official URL shortcut for Google websites.” “Only Google will be able to create G.CO shortcuts, says Briggs; that means “you can visit a G.CO shortcut confident you will always end up at a page for a Google product or service.”” Here is the post on Google’s blog: “”In the world of URLs, bigger is not always better. In 2009, we helped shrink up long, unwieldy URLs by launching our public URL shortener, goo.gl . Today, we’re announcing a new URL shortcut that will only link to official Google products and services: g.co . The shorter a URL, the easier...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2011/07/18/breaking-google-acqu...

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