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Amid speculations of a name change, could Facebook be switching TO this domain name?

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I’m sure your newsfeed would have been bombarded with the news of Facebook trying to adopt a new name. Well, so has been mine! Facebook, the social media giant is planning for a name change, which might be concluded this month. Everyone is speculating about the new name.  There have been many names that have been suggested. Some people have been claiming the name ‘Horizon‘...

Unstoppable Domains launches $1M grant in Blockchain Domain Integration

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In a bid to help wallets, browsers and decentralized applications integrate blockchain domains, Unstoppable Domains has launched a grant of $ 1 Million. The step is majorly focussed towards making blockchain domains more accustomed in the Cryptocurrency environment. The wallet service providers are the major beneficiaries here as it is easier to do transactions with a blockchain domain than...

Henry Turcan buys 1,750,000 shares of Minds Machines Group

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Henry Turcan an insider of the Minds Machines Group has purchased 1.750,000 shares of it. The sale was made at a price of GBX 6 ($0.08) per share, with a total value of £105,000 ($137,201.10). Minds Machines Group is an operator and owner of gTLDs. It is known for providing “Espresso” registry services technology platform. Major ICANN registrars use this platform. It is a subsidiary of Minds +...

Tucows gets a “Hold” status

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A number of analysts have submitted their reports on Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX). A majority of them have downgraded its status. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Tucows from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. The Street also downgraded its ratings from a “b-“ to a “c+”.Zacks Investment Research downgraded Tucows from a “hold” rating to a “sell”. ValuEngine, however upgraded Tucows from a “strong sell”...

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...

Where To Put Your Money: Cryptocurrency Or Domain Names

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A simple tweet from domain industry giant Rick Schwartz has raised the eyebrow of many and has become a hot topic for discussion. You may find the statement of Rick a bit of biased toward domain industry as he is a pro player in domain industry, also known as domain king. So let’s look at both the industry to find where to invest for better and secure future. Cryptocurrencies is a place filled...

DomainX Conference 2017 India: Event Report

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Last week, I attended DomainX, a domain names conference & meetup held at New Delhi in India. The event attracted a small and niche crowd of domain name investors, and there were several learnings and takeaways from the sessions for both professional and aspiring domainers. The event started off with Chief Guest, Samiran Gupta, head of ICANN India, inaugurating it. Samiran also participated...

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