11 Jan '18, 5pm

DNW Top Stories of December

Miss something on Domain Name Wire during the holiday madness? Here are the top five stories published last month, ranked by views: 1. Thousands download fake GoDaddy app in Google Play store – A fake GoDaddy app was available for only a few days, but GoDaddy says thousands of people downloaded it. 2. DowDuPont will likely name its agriculture business Corteva – The company registered lots of domain names for Corteva. 3. Is Amazon preparing OpenTube to compete with Google’s YouTube as companies spar? – Before the company applied for trademarks it registered domain names suggesting a rival service. 4. Amazon launches .Bot – It’s restricted to verified bot developers. 5. Court orders Tucows to transfer 3.2 million domains to Namecheap – The registrars are fighting over the correct method to transfer domains from Enom’s reseller platform. And these are the podcasts I publishe...

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