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Gemini Roped In For Custody Of Unstoppable’s .CRYPTO Domains

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Unstoppable Domains, a leader in blockchain domains announced that it has partnered with Gemini LLC, a cryptocurrency exchange platform, to offer custody services for the former’s .crypto domains. This means, users who have purchased .crypto domains from Unstoppable can now store their addresses with Gemini Custody. Domain registrars like 101domain and EnCirca will now use...

The Largest Crypto Exchange Loses Domain Dispute To An Australian Florist

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Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in trade volume (as of January 2018) recently lost a domain dispute to Binancé, an Australian florist. The domain in question here is binance.com.au. Binance filed the complaint on April 15, 2020, and the proceedings began on April 17, 2020. Ashurst Australia was representing Binance, and its lawyers argued that trademark for Binance had been...

Japanese Cryptocurrency Firm Hijacked For The Second Time

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Coincheck is a cryptocurrency wallet and exchange service. On May 31, it was subject to attack by hackers when they got hold of its domain registrar account and then changed the DNS settings. The company’s domain registrar, Onamae.com also confirmed the incident. Japanese security researcher Masafumi Negishi said that the hackers modified the primary DNS entry for Coincheck’s domain. The hackers...

Unstoppable Domains launches $1M grant in Blockchain Domain Integration

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In a bid to help wallets, browsers and decentralized applications integrate blockchain domains, Unstoppable Domains has launched a grant of $ 1 Million. The step is majorly focussed towards making blockchain domains more accustomed in the Cryptocurrency environment. The wallet service providers are the major beneficiaries here as it is easier to do transactions with a blockchain domain than...

Web Summit Rise Conference 2020 postponed

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The 6th edition of Rise Conference which was going to be held in Hong Kong from March 2020 to March 2021 has been postponed. The reason being the ongoing clashes between the Government and pro-Democracy protesters. The series of protests that began after the introduction of the Fugitive Offenders amendment bill by the Hong Kong government, is seeping into the tech industry as well. Rise is among...

Gambit Conference Report

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What a day it was! Meeting giants of Cryptocurrency and domain name industry together at the same time was a dream come true. Gambitconference 2017 which was held on 26th November,2017 at the beautiful hotel Taj Banjara was no less than a knowledge extravaganza. Panel discussions featuring eminent personalities including Here is a short summary of all the discussions that took place. Bitcoin 101...

Everex.com Auction ends at over $50,000 on NameJet

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Amidst intense drama and crazy bidding action, the domain name auction for Everex.com ended at $50,205 on NameJet.com a few hours ago. The auction closed almost an hour later than scheduled time because of repeated extensions which resulted from bids being placed in last few seconds of closure. Bidder ID “bidomain” won the auction, with “godreamworld” being the second...

Where To Put Your Money: Cryptocurrency Or Domain Names

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A simple tweet from domain industry giant Rick Schwartz has raised the eyebrow of many and has become a hot topic for discussion. You may find the statement of Rick a bit of biased toward domain industry as he is a pro player in domain industry, also known as domain king. So let’s look at both the industry to find where to invest for better and secure future. Cryptocurrencies is a place filled...

Cryptocurrency skeptics warn of another dot-com bubble, but remember: That’s where Amazon and Google started

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Oaktree’s Howard Marks sounded a general alarm last week about the state of stock markets, private equity, credit markets and — for good measure — new digital currencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Essentially, he wrote in his letter to investors that everything is overvalued. On the cryptocurrencies, he went further. He stated several times that they’re “not real.”...

Decentralized Domain Marketplace Nametoken Announces Crowdsale

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Nametoken is a blockchain based platform that allows people to register, list, park, buy and sell domains. In addition to making domain trading easier and more profitable, the platform also enables people to invest in domain names. These virtual real-estate investments have a potential to pay out huge sums when high-value domain names are involved. Nametoken is the brainchild of a team of...

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