CategoryCrypto

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...

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...

Domain Names vs Crypto as Investment Vehicles

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Being a follower of both cryptocurrency and domain name from past 1 year (domain names, a little longer), I have gathered a lot of insights  of these markets. My curiosity to learn, made me connect with big investors and discussed their strategies.  This post therefore is my attempt to provide comprehensive comparison between the Domain Names & Cryptocurrencies as virtual investments. Market...

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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