Google Purchases Shortest Domain Name Ever

Google has purchased the shortest possible domain name to make it easier for Chinese users to find Google: Interestingly, "," along with most other single-letter and single-digit domain names are reserved by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. The IANA is the master arbiter of domain names and addresses on the Internet. There are a few one-letter domain names out there, though: is owned by Nissan, by Qwest, and is owned by PayPal. There was a proposal floated a few years ago to auction off the one-letter domain names, but nothing has come of it


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