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September 25, 2017 13:31

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.HK and .COM.HK are king in Hong Kong and IDNs are nowhere to be found

It has been twelve years since I have been to Hong Kong. In my early twenties I opened up distribution for Sonos in Hong Kong and used to be here all the time so it has been pretty exciting to see back and to see what’s changed and what has stayed the same. As usual […]

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MMX sells 7,000 domains for $3.4 million

New gTLD registry MMX said it has sold $3.4 million in “premium” .vip domains names to Chinese domainers in the last few months. In what is believed to be a small number of deals to a limited number of investors, “over 7,000” domains changed hands since they became available in late June. MMX said that […]

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Could You Charge an iPhone with the Electricity in Your Brain? China Herds ICO Cats and Bans ICOs

The price of being single The Elements of Enduring Companies; 5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent; Californians Might Vote on ‘Magic Mushroom’ Legalization in 2018; BrewDog: Craft beer punks take their $1billion business to America; Don’t Leave a Job Interview Without Asking These 3 Questions; Beijing’s Coin Offerings Clampdown Could […]

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China declares ICO’s illegal

The Financial Times wrote an article today on China declaring ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings) illegal. China has called for a halt to raising money via the ICO route. Focusing on the fraud aspects, regulators also stated that ICO’s had “thrown the social economy into disorder.” The article goes on to state that Chinese investors will […]

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MMX: three gTLDs approved for sale in Beijing

Three foreign new gTLDs have been approved for sale and resolution in Chinese capital Beijing, according to MMX. The portfolio registry said today that its .vip is among the first to receive approval from the Beijing Communications Administration, one of China’s many regional authorities. According to MMX, while many gTLDs have managed to pass through […]

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ICANN asks new TLD registries to ask for permission on China

Operators must submit RSEP for approval. Are Chinese gateways used to comply with real name verification rules in China a registry service? To date, it seems like only the operators of .XYZ think so. They submitted a so-called RSEP to ICANN to get approval for their gateway before they introduced one. Now other registries, including […]

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China E-Commerce: The Next Leg of Growth; 7 Rules to Foolproof Your Next Marketing Campaign

JOHN McAFEE: Here’s why you can’t call bitcoin a ‘bubble’; 61 newly funded startups & their domains; A top financial adviser says the notion of retirement is gone; Tiny robots crawl through mouse’s stomach to heal ulcers; Six Ways To Ensure Success For Your Digital Marketing Agency; 7 Rules to Foolproof Your Next Marketing Campaign; […]

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Apple’s Rumored New Product Could Be Bigger Than the iPhone

Seed funding wilts as Silicon Valley investors fret about valuations and IPO market; China’s largest ‘smart warehouse’ is manned by 60 robots; Obama Alums Pour $1.5 Million Into Progressive Tech Startups; Watch a Pod Race Through the Hyperloop for the First Time Ever; IKEA launches $86,500 flat-pack home — but don’t worry, they’ll build it […]

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Chinese domain market report : Amazon to end VPN access for AWS in China

The Chinese government is upping the game of VPN thrones, ordering Amazon to end its VPN services for China’s customers. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its Chinese partner, are informing cloud customers in China that VPNs will no longer be allowed. Beijing Sinnet Technology, the local partner for AWS operations in China, sent out several […]

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Chinese domain market report : No more VPN access in China

The Chinese government wants its citizens to play nice, and refrain from using virtual private networks (VPN) to access forbidden content. VPNs allow the bypassing of China’s “Great Firewall” aimed at restricting access to overseas web sites. With that in mind, Apple was ordered to remove VPN apps from its store, and the 15th biggest […]

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