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After the most popular domain name, TikTok also besieges the app space

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In a recent post we talked about how TikTok dethroned Google as the most popular domain name in 2021. Now, after conquering the domain name space TikTok has also acquired the top spot amid the apps in 2021. A blog by apptopia discusses the Most Downloaded Apps in 2021. TikTok is ranked 1, with Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram at successive places. The blog also discusses the most...

Which artworks are entering the public domain in 2022?

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A number of popular artworks are entering the public domain. This means that anyone can use it. Usually artworks are protected by Intellectual Property Rights, and you can’t use them without the owner’s permission. However, there are certain exceptions where you can use some of the artworks without the owner’s permission. How is this possible and which artworks are now in the public domain. Don’t...

Vision and Jack Sparrow discuss this domain name

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Vision and Jack Sparrow were discussing buying a domain name. No, don’t be alarmed I am not revealing another weird multiverse plot. It was Paul Bettany (who plays Vision) and Johnny Depp (who plays Jack Sparrow), who were discussing purchasing a domain name. The story came out during the trial between ex-couple Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. In the court’s proceedings, text messages between...

17 Major pirated domain names blocked

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In what might be considered a huge win for the Creative Entertainment industry, 17 Major Piracy Domain Names have been blocked by an injunction in a UK court. All the majority ISPs would not allow access to these blocked domain names.  Different big Hollywood Studios including Disney and Netflix were up against these domain names. All of these Studios and Netflix collectively formed the...

The Top 10 most popular domain names of 2021

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So, the year has come to an end. Another year of pandemic. Yes, it’s been almost 2 years of Coronavirus now! The world has changed a lot in this year, but what’s the status of most popular Domain Names?  Cloudflare has published the list of the most popular Domain Names in 2021. And the list has been a bit of a shocker, for all the non-millennials at least. Google.com has lost...

A look into the ‘Namecheap Domain Insights and Trends Report’

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Namecheap has published its annual Domain Insights and Trends Report. The 2021 report is based on data collected from the previous 12 months, and gives an overview of the performance of different Top-level domains (TLDs).  The report tells us about the most popular TLDs in the world. There are no surprises at the top spot. .com is still the champion among the TLDs and has maintained its spot in...

Vodka.net And Other Great Auctions Ending Today at SEDO

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Sedo is currently holding a week long auction for some hand curated domains named Great Domains from September 21st-28th. This auction, ending today, includes selected domains that are set to entice domain traders from all over the globe and you could be the one to get your hands on some of these. A lot of these 27 domains are single letter and LLL.com domains. Here are the 9 domains from the...

In The Game of Names, These People Rule The Seven Kingdoms

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With the Game of Thrones (or GOT as it is often called) becoming a rage all over, we too haven’t been left untouched by the mania. Being the curious cat that I am, I did a little digging around on who are the people that “virtually” rule the seven kingdoms in the real world (aka own the domains of the ruling houses.) Here you go: 1. House Stark: Interestingly, the most talked...

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