Apple buys – – –

Donuts entered general availability yesterday with the following new gTLDs: .BIKE .CLOTHING .GURU .HOLDINGS .PLUMBING .SINGLES .VENTURES.

MacRumous just made a post about Apple making a few early purchases:

Other domains like Apple.BIKE, Apple.CLOTHING,  Apple.HOLDINGS, Apple.PLUMBING, Apple.SINGLES, Apple.VENTURES  are currently blocked from registration and display this message in whois:
“This is not a domain registration. It is a DPML block. Additional information can be found


About Konstantinos Zournas

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He works on domain names, websites and software development. Has been online since 1995 & domaining since 2002.


  1. People already registered things such as:
    and so on…

    Plus when you type in to Google, you get:

    :Oops! Google Chrome could not find

    Did you mean: appleguru.­org”

  2. These are just defensive regs. They also own,, and tons of others that are defensive only.


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