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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...

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...

Domain name of one of the Oldest LINUX OS impersonated

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Debian is a free open-source LINUX based Operating System. It is the oldest OS that is based on the monolithic LINUX kernel and has been in operation since 1993. There is a huge number of open source applications that can be run on this OS with varying operations that include domestic, business, manufacturing, etc. The OS faced a peculiar problem when one of the domain names related to it was...

Major Crypto Domain Name investor loses $150,000 over a joke

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“What’s the Most You’ve Ever Lost on a Coin Toss?”. The popular dialogue by the Coen brothers, from the classic movie ‘No Country for Old men’ is perhaps the most appropriate metaphor to demonstrate this crazy story regarding a peculiar domain name transaction. A major crypto investor has lost over $150K over a joke surrounding an Ethereum Domain Name. The guy in question here is...

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...

Convex Finance’s domain name hacked

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Convex Finance, a popular Decentralized Finance platform met with a troubling incident recently. The platform’s user-facing domain name ConvexFinance.com was hijacked.  The attack was mainly to approve the smart contacts present there. Smart contacts are certain automated activities that come into operation once the prestated conditions are met. The attackers wanted to derive unduly...

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority issues clarification on centralised DNS

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Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has issued a clarification setting aside several claims, aiming towards the centralisation of DNS by the authority. This clarification has come after the PTA has announced some changes in the domain name redressal policies.  PTA had earlier announced about tightening the noose on domain names presenting content deemed illegal by the Government. In order to do...

This domain name might hinder Amazon’s expansion in Belgium

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Amazon has been having a tough time lately. The e-Commerce firm’s stocks have been falling since the past 2 months. Amazon had the highest brand value, the previous year. However, this year Apple has retained the top spot in the brand value.  Amazon hopes to solve this through expansion into different countries. Company has planned to open its webshop in 5 countries. 4 of them are...

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