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ENS domains cross the 2 million mark

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Earlier, this month we had reported about the strong growth of Ethereum Name Service (ENS) domains maintained month over month. The crypto domains is growing fast and strong as the total number of ETH domains has now crossed the 2 million mark. In a tweet ENS.eth announced the achievement over the important milestone. The name system continued its thundering growth in August also. At the end of...

Crypto.com conquering regulatory barriers, one nation after another

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Crypto.com has acquired the registration to conduct cryptocurrency related activities in the UK. After getting the approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK would be another addition to a growing list of the countries where Crypto.com has acquired statutory rights. Few days ago, the company had signed the pre-registration undertaking with Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission...

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...

Identity Digital makes its way to the Inc. 5000 2022 List

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Inc. magazine has released its Inc. 5000 list for 2022. The list gives deep insights into the fastest growing private companies in the United States. The 2022 edition of the list finds a mention of Identity Digital. Identity Digital has been placed at the #2,937 position. Identity Digital had shown an overwhelming growth rate of 184%. It was present in the Business Products & Services...

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)...

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