Update on Top 5 new gTLDs

Registrations as of 30-Aug-16 Growth since 27-Jun-16 Growth since 16-Feb-16
1 XYZ @ 6,485,796
2 TOP @ 3,553,591
3 WANG @ 1,061,245
4 WIN @ 1,013,822
5 CLUB @ 801,761
1 XYZ @ +2.0%
2 TOP @ +31.7%
3 WANG @ -0.8%
4 WIN @ +5.5%
5 CLUB @ -0.9%
1 XYZ @ +176.3%
2 TOP @ +159.6%
3 WANG @ +67.2%
4 WIN @ +63.5%
5 CLUB @ +12.7%

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Above.com adds .WEBSITE, .HOST, and .PRESS to its list of supported Top Level Domains

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