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#1 in 2017: Domain name scoops

This is the tenth and final post in a series covering the most-viewed stories on Domain Name Wire in 2017. You can tell a lot about what companies are up to by observing domain names. The top three stories on DNW this year (in terms of views) were scoops I uncovered based on domain name registrations. The most read story was about Amazon.com registering domain names related to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. This isn’t a scoop (yet), as the company has not announced any initiatives related to these domains. The second most-read story was my scoop that DowDuPont plans to name its agriculture spin-off Corteva . While the company has not announced it yet, it registered a slew of domain names that indicate Corteva is the current front runner. And the third most-read story was my scoop that the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. would be renamed the Capital One Center . It became...

Full article: https://domainnamewire.com/2018/01/09/1-2017-domain-name-...

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