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Chinese zodiacs and the pig

Chinese zodiacs and the pig

Hello Allegravita friends! It’s that time of the year again — the Lunar New Year! Over our many years of blogging (is it now 15 years?!?) we have covered the Chinese horoscope system and how it reflects in the calendar, so on this eve of the new Pig Year, we'd like to...

China pushing for national blockchain standards

China pushing for national blockchain standards

According to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), announced yesterday, the Chinese government is creating an official committee for the standardization of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. The initiative is still in its...

2018: Enter the Dog (Year)

2018: Enter the Dog (Year)

A whiff of spent gunpowder permeates the air. You wake up to a morning that seems to have undergone explosive detonations for 22 of the last 24 hours. Outside lies Beijing (or Shanghai, or Shenzhen, or Chongqing, or somewhere else, pick one that applies to your...

Neustar fields .CO vs .biz soccer match in China

Neustar fields .CO vs .biz soccer match in China

Allegravita is proud to support our client Neustar, owner and operator of diverse top-level domains including .CO (over 2.3 million domains worldwide) and .biz (over 2.1 million domains worldwide). For three years, at the time of writing, Allegravita's key focus for...

Happy New Year! The Year of Rooster

Happy New Year! The Year of Rooster

What do you think of when you think about a rooster?  Outspoken, frank, open, proud and boastful are some descriptions that come to mind. Officially the year of the rooster begins on January 28, the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar. The Chinese animal zodiac...

DOMAINfest@IoN.Asia Kicks Off in Hong Kong!

DOMAINfest@IoN.Asia Kicks Off in Hong Kong!

DOMAINfest @ IoN.asia kicked off this morning at Cyberport HK with a full audience ready for today's engaging content and presentations by registries .CLUB, .SHOP and GoDaddy, as well as a hackthon by Incu-Lab and panels with domain industry leaders from around the...

Demystifying the Value of .VIP in China

Demystifying the Value of .VIP in China

The rise of .VIP in the domain name industry baffled many investors and industry veterans earlier this year when it reached more than 400,000 registrations in its first 30 days (according to nTLDstats). In response to inquiries from many channels since then, the...

190.com Appoints New CEO in Shenzhen

190.com Appoints New CEO in Shenzhen

We've received word that 190.com recently appointed a new CEO, one of our dearest business partners Tang Jiaqiu (唐嘉求). JQ assumed his new role on August 1st. The announcement indicates that JQ intends to expand 190.com's international activities and partnerships,...

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