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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...

Cloudflare outage brings World Wide Web to a standstill

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Cloudflare, an American company that manages the external facing resources, such as websites, of companies faced a peculiar problem. A number of its affiliate companies went unreachable today.  We would also like to inform you that all these websites are now back online and the problem behind the outage was sorted. After some time Cloudflare itself came with a very detailed explanation of...

Singapore government proposes new censorship codes for Social media companies

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Ever since Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, a new debate has ignited. The debate has been around the Freedom of Expression. The argument centers around whether it is fair to suppress the voice of one section of Society or should the practical consequences of an absolute Freedom of speech should be considered.  Now, Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI)...

Budweiser launches a NFT racing game

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In our previous post, we had talked about how Budweiser entered into the NFT space with the purchase of the spot-on domain Beer.eth. The company sought to establish the company’s branding in the upcoming blockchain space. The company has delved further into decentralised branding with the launch of a new NFT Racing game.  Budweiser in association with popular NFT Digital Horse Racing firm...

Budweiser has claimed this ‘beer’ domain name

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As of August, 2021 Budweiser has got into hands on a new domain name. The domain name is obviously beer related. However, the choice of the extension made the deal even more exciting.  Budweiser has bought the domain name Beer.eth. This is a huge step by the American beverage company with regards to its adoption of the new craze of Blockchain technology.  .eth stands for Ethereum, a popular...

Top E-Commerce Development firms in 2022

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ADA or App Development Agency has published a list of top E-Commerce Development companies in 2022. The list provides a key insight to the E-Commerce ecosystem of present times.  Notice that the list doesn’t rank E-Commerce websites per se, but rather the firms that help in developing these platforms. E-Commerce to a large extent has been dominated by big players, but since the past few...

CentralNIC grows by 86%

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CentralNIC has reported yet another brilliant year of growth. The company announced its figures for the first Quarter of 2022. The Figures show a massive jump of 86% over the year.  In 2021 Q1, the company marked overall revenue of $84.4 million. In the same quarter of 2022, the company reached a revenue figure of $156.6 million. Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization or...

IT.com’s branding in the London Domain Name summit

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Domain Name enthusiasts across the world are excited. London Domain Summit has been announced, which will bring domain name investors, brokers, lawyers and hosting providers across the world to network with each other. The event has been organised at perhaps the best domain name they could have got. It is Summit.London. Another interesting thing about the event is its Presenting Sponsor. IT.com...

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