Cryptocurrency 101

They used to inhabit the lesser-known corners of the internet, but today cryptocurrencies are mainstream news. Curious to learn more? Read on for a primer on the basics, with some helpful links for further reading.  So what is cryptocurrency? Blockgeeks defines cryptocurrencies as, when everything is stripped away, “limited entries in a database no one […]

ENS Names – Building the Internet of Tomorrow

Earlier today, NamesCon announced blockchain as a primary content theme for our upcoming events, beginning with NamesCon China in Shanghai on October 12, 2017 and continuing at NamesCon Global in Las Vegas from January 28-31, 2018. We are thrilled to announce Mano Samy, founder of ENSListing.com, as one of our keynote speakers during NamesCon China. […]

NamesCon India 2017: An Unforgettable Experience

NamesCon brings together the world’s domain industry every year at our flagship event in Las Vegas. This year, we’ve had the opportunity for the first time to bring NamesCon to the other side of the globe with NamesCon India.

Today’s Highlight: .NET and .COM

Unlike the new gTLD domain names we’ve been featuring this week, all of the .COM and .NET domains in Sedo’s GreatDomains Auction + The Future Edition were submitted by the domain community at large.  Whether you’re selling, bidding or just watching the action unfold, we’ve got the inside scoop on the original TLDs, still constantly at the top of the playing field.

GreatDomains Auction: Radix Partner Profile

Started in 2012, Radix is the world’s 3rd largest domain portfolio registry, and Asia’s largest gTLD applicant to ICANN. Radix is part of the Directi Group which is currently valued at $1.4 billion. Radix has been an active participant in ICANN’s process to expand the internet naming system, and has obtained the rights to operate over 9 new gTLDs (generic Top Level Domains) including .ONLINE, .STORE, .TECH, .WEBSITE, .SPACE, .PRESS, .SITE, .HOST, and .FUN.

GreatDomains Auction: Domain Name Roundup

Today we’ve chosen a selection of names from the GreatDomains Auction that are currently up for grabs. The bidding has just begun, so head on over to the auction page and get in on the action!

That’s a Wrap! NamesCon 2017

Well, a busy year has come to a close; topped off with another great event. The NamesCon team is already gearing up for 2018! Thank you to everyone who took part in our survey –  first on the list is a thorough review of all of the feedback we’ve received from attendees, speakers, moderators and staff – yourselves included!

NamesCon Donates Used Laptops to Charity and So Can You!

There are over 11,200 homeless students in the Las Vegas valley, and over 2,500 of those are in high school. Project 150 is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping the Las Vegas valley homeless youth who continue to go to school. Instead of creating more waste, NamesCon has committed to giving away three used laptops to Project 150 after the conference – and you can help too!