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Verisign gets blockchain patent

.Com registry gets patent for domain name blockchain user addresses. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 10,721,060 (pdf) to Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) for Domain name blockchain user addresses. The abstract reads: Techniques for DNS registry facilitated assignment of a DNS domain name registered to a registrant as a blockchain user address […]

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June’s top domain name news stories

Top stories from the domain name business in June 2020. Here’s a look back at what happened in the domain name business last month. These were five of the top stories on Domain Name Wire: 1. Intel and Metlife terminate their top level domains – Two more big companies have bowed out of the new […]

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The Novi domain registrations start pouring in

Yesterday it was announced that Facebook was rebranding the name of their digital wallet Calibra which is tied to their Libra digital currencies. The name was inspired by the Latin words “novus” and “via,” which mean “new” and “way,” respectively. Yes ...
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The beauty of dual personality domains

This domain is both English and Pinyin. When you look at the domain OK.cn, what do you see? Many domain investors may see an English word that means agreement or acceptance. But it is also an acronym for two Pinyin words. On November 28, 2019, billionaire Star Xu launched OK.cn and also started using the […]

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MMX makes $100,000 .luxe premium sale

MMX says it has sold a package of premium .luxe domain names for $100,000. The registry announced this week that it has sold “a small number of .luxe names for a combined value of $100,000 in a single trade”. Depending on what that “s...
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