Internet Domain Names Grow To 177 Million

The Internet added 24 million domain names in 2008, according to a fourth-quarter report by the Internet infrastructure services company VeriSign Inc. Mountain View-based VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN) said 2008 ended with a total base of 177 million domain name registrations across all of the top level domains, representing 16 percent growth over the previous year. […]