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 official about a week after I broke the news.
Here’s to many more name scoops in 2018!