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EIG – More Questions After the IPO

November 13, 2013 — It’s been a couple of weeks since Endurance International Group went public.

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UK Web Host Shard Hosting Ends Service

November 13, 2013 — Shard Hosting Solutions LTD, the UK company behind shardhost.com and shardgaming.com, has informed customers that it has “ceased trading with immediate effect”, yet little is officially known about the precise circumstances surrounding ShardHost’s closure. Keep on reading: UK Web Host Shard Hosting Ends Service

November 12, 2013 Comments Off

.Club Domains Signs ICANN Registry Agreement

November 11, 2013 — .Club Domains, the operator of new gTLD .CLUB, announced on Monday that it has signed its registry agreement with ICANN. As one of multiple applicants for the .CLUB gTLD, .Club Domains had to beat out other companies in a private auction in order to secure the new gTLD. Keep on reading: .Club Domains Signs ICANN Registry Agreement

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GCHQ Set Up Phony LinkedIn, Slashdot Pages to Trap Belgacom Employees

November 11, 2013 — Newly released documents from Edward Snowden allege that the British intelligence agency Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) used phony LinkedIn and Slashdot pages to spy on Belgium telecommunications provider Belgacom. Keep on reading: GCHQ Set Up Phony LinkedIn, Slashdot Pages to Trap Belgacom Employees

November 09, 2013 Comments Off

Demand Media Reports Registrar Gains Despite Overall Net Losses in Q3 2013

November 8, 2013 — In its third quarter financial results, digital media and domain provider Demand Media, Inc. reported a $10.4 million net income loss, but an 11-percent increase in registrar revenues over the same period last year

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Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup – November 8, 2013

November 8, 2013 — In the week ending November 8, 2013, NextPointHost is offering 60 percent off VPS hosting, SiteGround is offering customers a discount off SiteApps subscriptions, and Dotster is offering 15 percent all .ORG domains.

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Wikipedia Founder Says NSA Surveillance Hurts US Cloud Providers, Free Speech

November 8, 2013 — Jimmy Wales, founder of crowd-sourced encyclopedia Wikipedia, said the NSA’s alleged PRISM surveillance program hurts confidence in US cloud computing services and gives oppressive regimes the grounds for greater censorship. Keep on reading: Wikipedia Founder Says NSA Surveillance Hurts US Cloud Providers, Free Speech

November 08, 2013 Comments Off

WHIR Webinar: Building a Multi-Service Cloud Business with Parallels Plesk Automation

November 8, 2013 — In a WHIR webinar on Tuesday, Parallels, Codero and 101domains.com will come together to teach attendees how to grow their hosting business with Parallels Plesk Automation.

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IBM SmartCloud for Government Gets FedRAMP Approval

November 8, 2013 — IBM’s SmartCloud for Government was granted FedRAMP approval Thursday. The approval gives IBM the ability to bid for government IaaS contracts.

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RightScale Launches Multi-Cloud Cost Management Solution

November 7, 2013 — RightScale announced on Thursday the limited release of RightScale Cloud Analytics, a multi-cloud cost management solution integrated in its platform to help enterprise users stay within cloud budgets.