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Eminem has bought half-a-million dollar NFT

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Begin 2022 and even Eminem has bought a NFT. Yes, Eminem has joined the frenzy. The iconic rapper has bought Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT #9055. Eminem has bought the NFT for a price of 123.45 Ethereum. This was equivalent to $453,000 at the time of purchase. OpenSea sold the NFT, and has also created a new name for the buyer. The NFT is mentioned to be owned by Shady_Holdings. A nod to the...

Who will win between French President Emmanuel Macron and a domain name?

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The French President, Emmanuel Macron is all prepared for his election due this year. He and his party La République En Marche!, are working and preparing for the best outcomes. However, this domain name stands in their way. This all starts with cartoons. France and cartoons have a way of going together, in whatever way they may be. Allan Barte is a cartoonist who drew Macron’s cartoon, often...

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...

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...

World’s first SMS sold as a NFT

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Vodafone has sold World’s first SMS to be sent. They were sold at a Paris Auction House called Aguttes Auction House, as reported by Deutsche Welle. The Auction fetched €107, 000 which is equal to a whooping $121, 000. World’s first SMS was sent on 3rd December, 1992. It’s been almost 3 decades since! What’s even more exciting is the content of the text. The text was a...

Meta name acquisition priced at $60 million

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Meta Platforms Inc., is now the name of the parent company that owns Facebook. The renaming of the global social media enterprise surprised everyone. The renaming process however is yet to conclude as the platform goes through another acquisition.  Meta Financial Group is a US regional bank. The group sold its worldwide rights of the company name rights to one Beige Key LLC. It was later known...

You can visit Drake’s home through this ‘Drake Related’ domain name

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Hollywood rockstars live life king size. It is no secret that the lavish lifestyle of these stars would make any normal person jealous. Well, this ‘Drake Related‘ domain name is certainly not making things easier for us.  It’s been 10 years since Drake’s famous album Take Care dropped. To mark the occasion, a domain name that offers a virtual tour of Drake’s...

ENS soars after airdrop

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In our previous post, we discussed how Ethereum domain name holders are going to get ENS tokens. Although at that time, ENS prices had hit the floor, the currency is right now soaring.  ENS began trading at $18. However it was not long since the currency reached an all time peak of $85.704. At the time of posting, it is trading at $63.555. That is a jump of over 200%. Ethereum is...

Sri Lanka accepts a new .basketball domain name

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FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball or International Basketball Federation) is conducting a Digital Communication and Media Workshop in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The federation is training the Sri Lankans how to use the internet and social media as an efficient medium of connecting and promoting the game of Basketball.  With the workshop, another important news surfaced related to the...

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