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Shakeup on the .com leader boards, Namecheap tops 5 million

Lots of shifting and Namecheap hits a milestone. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2019. There was a lot of shakeup this month. On the new registrations chart, Xin Net fell out of the top ten after its monthly volume reduced […]

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Alibaba files blockchain domain name patent application

Company is latest to propose domain name technology connected to blockchains. Chinese internet giant Alibaba has filed a U.S. patent application (pdf) for a domain name system connected to blockchain networks. It’s a bit tricky to disect, but it seems that the idea is to give each blockchain instance a domain name. The abstract states: […]

Read more : #Alibaba company typo #domain bid on by #Chinese speculators

AliExpress is an online retail service based in China, owned by the Alibaba Group. Launched in 2010, it is made up of small businesses in China and other Asian locations, offering products to international buyers. The web site commands a lot of traffic, and it comes as no surprise that a typo,, is currently […]

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.Com slips at GoDaddy

Expirations outpaced new registrations at GoDaddy in December. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers December 2018. Something interesting happened in December: GoDaddy’s .com domains under management (DUMs) dropped. I’ve tracked monthly numbers for a long time and don’t recall this happening in […]

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.CLUB sees spam double after China promotion

.CLUB Domains has seen the amount of spam in .club double a month after seeing a huge registration spike prompted by a deep discount deal. The registry saw its domains under management go up by about 200,000 names over a few days in early August, largely as a result of a promotion at Chinese registrar […]

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‘Everyone will have 5 years to get their car off the road or sell it for scrap;’ ‘We’ve probably hit peak Silicon Valley’

Tech must be first line of defense in cyberspace arms race; The Liquor Store Comes to the Internet; Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sale amassed $25.3 billion, doubling 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales combined;  Virgin Hyperloop One: Pneumatic dispatch on steroids; Floating Cities, No Longer Science Fiction, Begin to Take Shape Owen FragerOutsourced | Marketing […]

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NYC Strippers Strike; Still Don’t Get Bitcoin? Here’s an Explanation For Five-Year-Olds

Bitcoin: The World’s Most Dramatic Bubble Ever? or.. Why Be Kind in a Cruel World; Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin To Pass $7,900; Facebook Just Made a Move That’s Terrifying for Brands–and a Real Loss for Users; The internet name many banks are afraid to use; Social-Media App Is Acquired for as Much as $1 Billion; […]

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Made In Internet : 1999 domain finally gets vindicated on China’s Singles Day

China’s Alibaba, set a new global sales record on “Singles Day,” contributing to an eye-popping $25.4 billion dollars in sales in 24 hours. That’s a 40% increase over last year’s record. What is Singles Day? What started out as an informal holiday in China, to celebrate single people on a day that utilizes “1”: November […]

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FDA Designates MDMA As ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ For Post-Traumatic Stress

If your brand is scared by Amazon, then you will be terrified by Alibaba; Why You Don’t Need a Website To Build A Successful Business; How To Measure What Matters; Turmeric latte: a golden twist to coffee; 6 web properties you can use to protect your branded search results; The 5 Biggest PR Failures of […]

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A Wrench In Domain Value: Guess What A Chinese Company Named WayRay? Why Clickbait Works

Sorrell takes aim at Google for ‘clearly not doing enough’ about ad fraud; Reverse Mentoring: Millennials teach old dogs new tricks; Do Founders Face More Stress Than Other Professionals? There’s a $2 million treasure chest buried in the Rockies; To Save The American Dream, We Have To Change How We Think About Work; Congress is […]

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