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Alabama’s Berlin gets a new domain name

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Berlin is more than just a city.  The German capital represents the aspirations and achievements of the German folks. However, did you know that there is another Berlin in the US? Berlin is also a town in the state of Alabama. The town is a part of Cullman county. The municipality of the town adopted a new domain name. The town had been until now using a .org domain name, i.e, BerlinAL.org...

Radix posts a strong H1 2022

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Radix has presented its figures for the first half of 2022. The company has marked a strong growth with respect to the previous half of 2021. We had discussed Radix’s performance in the second half of 2021, let’s take a look at first half figures of 2022. Radix has reported $3.8 million in Premium Retail Revenue in H1 2022.  This is a growth of 28.37% as compared to the previous Half. In H2...

NIXI’s great offer on the eve of 75th Independence Day

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India is heading for its 75th Independence Day. The whole nation has joined to celebrate this iconic occasion. Amid these celebrarations the manager of the country’s ccTLD has come up with a spectacular offer. National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) has offered huge discounts over .in and .भारत domains names. The domain names are available for grabs at ₹75 ($0.94) for one year. The offer...

PIR’s portfolio has expanded. Which extensions have joined?

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In a previous post we had explained how the Public Interest Registry (PIR) had planned to expand its portfolio. PIR had partnered with Donuts Inc. to acquire .foundation, .charity and .gives to its set of existing domain name extensions. Now, these extensions have been integrated into the PIR’s .org family of domains. With this addition PIR’s family includes extensions like .org, .ngo, .ong, ...

ENS soars to its highest monthly revenue in July

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In a tweet ENS.eth has announced that July’s was its highest ever, in terms of revenue. In July. ENS gained 5,400 ETH or $2.48 million. This is significantly higher than the figure of 3,165.85 ETH reported in May. That’s a jump of more than 70% as compared to the figures of May, its erstwhile best month. ENS (Ethereum Name Service) has continued its brilliant sprint. We had reported how May was...

NFTs.com sold for $15 million!

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The domain name industry finally has something to rejoice upon. It has been reported that the domain name NFTs.com has been sold for $15 million. With this multi-million dollar deal, the domain name has become the second highest publicly reported domain sale till date. Second only to Voice.com. The name of the buyer of the domain name hasn’t been announced yet. But we know that the buyer has some...

Ahead of general allocation of .au, accountants warn users

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The Australian domain space for .au is going to open for the general public on 20th September. This means that anyone wishing to register a .au domain name can do so, on a First Come First Serve basis. Ahead of the general allocation of names, the accountants association of Australia has warned users of the domain space. The general manager of technical policy at Institute of Public Accountants...

CentralNIC bags registry rights for .gl ccTLD

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CentralNIC is on a high. The company is expecting a brilliant First Half of 2022 and now the company has signed yet another brilliant agreement. The London based company has signed an agreement with Tusass A/S. The agreement gives CentralNIC registry rights for the ccTLD of Greenland .gl. Tusass A/S is one of the oldest and biggest telecommunications companies in Greenland. The company also...

Highlights of .me in the first half of 2022

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.me published its figures for the first half of 2022. The figures published give an overall view of the state of health of this short TLD. The report doesn’t discuss the entirety of .me domains but focuses primarily on the Premium Domain Name sales figures. A total of 41 Premium .me domain names were registered in the first half of 2022. These domains bagged an aggregate of $319064 (€313000)...

The most valuable Crypto Domain Names

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The internet is in a transition between the old to the new. Decentralised Web is the future and it is affecting the skeleton of the internet itself. Traditional domain names are now facing an increasingly growing competition from the Crypto domain names. Crypto domain names haven’t yet reached the acceptability and brand value that the conventional domain names have achieved, however the...

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