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Wednesday, December 15, 2004

".mobi" Domain Approved for Mobile Devices

ICANN, the governing body that regulates Internet domains, has approved the ".mobi" domain for content created for cell phones and other mobile devices. Nokia, Microsoft and T-Mobile were the driving forces behind this domain.

Content in the .mobi domain will be tailored for mobile devices, taking into consideration small screens and limited data capacity.

ICANN also approved the ".jobs" domain for use in human resources.

Sources: Smart Mobs, MSNBC.com