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Unstoppable Domains launching 8 new alt-root blockchain domains

Company will also airdrop $100 million + for people to buy the domains with. Unstoppable Domains, a company that offers an alternative, blockchain-based domain name system, is releasing 8 new top level domain names. The new domain extensions are .blockchain, .888, .wallet, .x, .bitcoin, .coin, .nft, and .dao. Unstoppable Domains recently applied for trademarks or […]

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DNS using blockchain technology – DNW Podcast #341

A discussion on the merits and challenges of a DNS built on blockchain technology. Would a DNS using blockchain technology be better than the current DNS? Andrew Rosener thinks so, although he admits there are some challenges to overcome. On today’s show, Andrew and I discuss the benefits of a decentralized DNS using blockchain technology, […]

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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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