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Why did this county made a shift from a .com to a .gov name?

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Centre County, is a county in the State of Pennsylvania of the US. The county is going to conduct its municipal elections. Amid this electoral process, the county decided to make a transition in its election related domain name. The transition was switching from the previous .com name to .gov name.  .com stands for commercial, while .gov stands for the Government. Although, a .com name has been...

Tesla acquires two beer related trademarks

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Tesla plans on yet another exciting product. No, it is not something super techie or straight from a Sci-fi movie. It is as simple as a bottle of beer!  A report by Teslarati, claims that Tesla has acquired two beer related trademarks. These include ‘Giga Beer‘ and ‘Giga Bier‘. These trademarks include the term Giga. It is important to mention here the outlandish Giga...

EURid gets an extension of 5 years over .eu

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The European Commission has announced the name of the registry manager of .eu TLD for the next 5 years. The commission has again chosen EURid to manage the extension. A job that it has been performing since a long time and will continue till October 2027. .eu is the ccTLD of the European Union. The popular extension has been sponsored by the European Commission, the executive branch of the Union...

Kingdom of Bahrain initiates .bh registry

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The Globe of digital equality is expanding. We see cyberspace getting more and more inclusive as people from every corner of the globe embrace it. Today, we have another happy news from the Kingdom of Bahrain.  The Kingdom of Bahrain has started a new registry for the .bh domain. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority would be responsible for managing and regulating the TLD. The .bh...

Someone just offered $9.5 Million for a NFT depicting a cartoon

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The NFT craze never seems to stop being astonishing. Everytime everyone thinks they’ve seen it all, comes another event more magnificent than the previous one.  A report by BeingCryoto states that someone just offered $9.5 Million for a NFT. Now, even by underplaying the recent NFT Craze, an offer of close to $10 Million is extravagant by all measures! The NFT that was sought after was...

Cybertruck’s specifications removed from Tesla.com?

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The pandemic halted our daily lives in a huge way. From our weekend dinners to pre planned vacations, everything was delayed. Global economy and manufacturing capabilities of MNCs weren’t so different either. And it looks like the company belonging to the world’s richest person was neither an exception.  As reported by Car and Driver, the specifications of the eagerly awaited...

Rational behind domain name change of this Chinese public platform

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China’s growth among the biggest powerhouses of the world has been very rapid. The overwhelmingly high growth, through a sustained period of time, also brought one unfavorable thing: pollution.  Recently, the Chinese government changed the domain name of a public platform meant to ease pollution levels. The domain name that was changed was bjhjyd.gov.cn. This website belongs to a car...

Australian court bans an academic help website

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Are you familiar with UnemployedProfessors.com? It is very difficult to not be. The Essay Writing platform has been a breeze of fresh air to college graduates struggling with their assignments. However looks like the Australians aren’t in any mood to tolerate this kind of activity.  The Australian Federal Court has directed its Telecom Companies to prevent access to domain name...

PIR get its new CTO

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Public Interest Registry, the company that manages the .org has appointed its new Chief Technology Officer. The company has appointed the vastly experienced Rick Wilhelm at its senior most technology post.  Rick has a plethora of working knowledge related to domain name registry and registrar services. Rick had been earlier working as VP Platform Management for VeriSign, the registry for ...

Google gives TapTap a premium domain without any charges

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Business is a fierce venture. People, in the strive for victory in a competition, venture into unfair territories. Seldom do we find instances of kind and dignified gestures. However Google has entered into one of those surprising rare actions.  TapTap is a game sharing platform from where you can download various kinds of interesting games. The Shanghai based company has been gaining a lot of...

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