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October, 2015

  • 14 October

    GoDaddy Launches 3 New Services for Canadian Small Businesses

    Following up on GoDaddy’s report showcasing that the majority of small businesses do not have a website – GoDaddy has launched three new services in their Canadian market geared towards helping small businesses create and manage their online presence. The new additions are: Personal Domains – which let you easily point domains to 16+ social media platforms. Search Engine Visibility ...

  • 2 October

    GoDaddy Partners With Dropmysite To Offer Cloud Backup Solutions For Small Business Owners

    GoDaddy has joined forces with cloud backup provider Dropmysite to offer cloud-based website backup solutions for small and medium sized businesses. Dropmysite will automatically back up a customers website daily and securely using 256 bit military grade Advance encryption standards (AES) encryption. If any issue arises Dropmysite will allow the customer to easily and quickly get their website back online with its ...

  • 1 October

    SingleHop Rolls Out ColoPlus & Gives Away Free Virtual Private Clouds

    Want to score some space for your server in the latest, $30 million data center in Chicago? SingleHop has rolled out their ColoPlus service offering some truly hybrid hosting environments across global datacenters on a highly scalable cloud platform. PLUS when you sign up for ColoPlus  SingleHop provides for you a virtual private cloud to use at no extra charge, as ...

  • 1 October

    Skype Calls Will Seamlessly Work Inside Microsoft’s Edge Browser

    Skype is focused on making their users experience on Skype as simple and streamlined as possible – and as such they have announced an upcoming ability to utilize Skype calls within Microsoft’s new Edge browser without the need for any plugins. Starting later this year, Skype users will be able to make voice and video calls without needing to install ...

September, 2015

  • 29 September

    Google Drive Web Hosting Will Be Shut Down By August 2016

    Back in 2013 Google introduced the capability for users and developers to utilize their Google Drive account as a web hosting service, and on August 31st of 2016 Google will be shutting that capability down. Fact is that there are plenty of web hosting providers out there along with countless options for free or low-cost solutions to get your content ...

  • 21 September

    Get Your Bing Link Explorer Results Exported While You Still Can

    Bing has announced the retirement of Link Explorer, a tool originally from Yahoo which let you see your own websites backlinks along with those of your competition. This was a great way to do some competitive link analysis to learn who was linking to websites such as your own. Bing states that the Bing search index had simply grown to ...

  • 13 September

    Magento & New Relic Partner Up To Improve Performance for eCommerce Websites

    Performance, performance, performance. We as a society are always focused on and rewarding performance – whether it be at the workplace or when you buy a bigger engine option for your new car. When we get online we must have the fastest speeds and when we get to a website we expect it to be quick loading and smooth functioning ...

August, 2015

  • 30 August

    Weebly Website Builder Now Offered With LunarPages Hosting Plans

    LunarPages has launched a brand new website builder for all of their shared hosting customers – and if you think it resembles Weebly in almost every single way – you would be 100% correct. LunarPages shared hosting plans now directly integrate the Weebly drag & drop website builder – with the Pro and eCommerce plans offering unlimited pages starting at ...

  • 25 August

    Google Code Is Now Read Only – Move Your Projects To GitHub

    Google Code, as of today, is in read-only mode. That means that developers and fellow project owners will no longer be able to modify their projects in any capacity. Data can still be downloaded – and best of all it can be exported to GitHub – which is basically where your project should be from now on. After this read-only period, ...

  • 25 August

    eUKhost Partners with SpamExperts

    Any hosting company will inevitably have to battle spam – and eUKhost was no different. In their ongoing battle to filter spam from their network eUKhost has partnered with SpamExperts – helping eUKhost save almost 80% of their resources by filtering out spam, virus, malware and phishing attacks. We host over 34,000 clients world-wide who are sending and receiving millions ...

  • 24 August

    Yahoo Finally Figures Out What To Do With Luminate

    If anyone remembers – back in September of 2014 Yahoo bought Luminate – an advertising network – and then successfully shut it down. It seems almost a year later they finally decided what they were going to do with Luminate – at least in name form. In an email sent out this weekend to Yahoo Small Business customers Yahoo announced ...

  • 20 August

    DreamHost Websites Using HTTPS and DreamPress Aren’t Loading

    As of late last night DreamHost clients who are on the DreamPress platform – DreamHost’s own managed WordPress hosting platform – are experiencing issues trying to view their SSL secure websites. Take note that this issue only affects DreamPress customers who are using HTTPS. All other DreamHost clients who are utilizing their shared hosting, VPS, or dedicated solutions are not affected. ...

  • 14 August

    UK Businesses Can Get A Free VMware vSphere Health Check

    VMhosts has launched a free VMware health check service open to all UK businesses. The free health check is offered via a remote installation of Veeam ONE, a free tool intended to identify performance issues with your VMware setup. Furthermore VMhosts will look over your storage and your network configurations. All tests are done by VCP & MCSE certified consultants. ...

  • 10 August

    InMotion Hosting Updates Dedicated Server Specs

    InMotion Hosting has announced a refresh of their dedicated servers aimed at bringing things up to speed a bit. This refresh had a huge focus on integrating solid-state drives (SSDs) into InMotion’s dedicated servers – and as such all Advanced, Elite and Commercial class servers now have the option of going SSD. Our top of the line Linux Dedicated Servers ...

  • 3 August

    Rackspace Launches VMware Powered Private Cloud Services

    VMware fans will love the new private cloud offering from Rackspace built entirely with VMware’s virtualization software vCloud. Called Rackspace Private Cloud – the new service is aimed at offering greater control and security as opposed to multi-tenant clouds, while retaining much of the scalability and flexibility of shared cloud services. Rackspace CTO John Engates said Rackspace is aiming to provide ...

July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Google, Is This Restaurant Busy Now?

    Google is constantly trying to make life easier for business owners & consumers alike – and their latest venture has been to offer you a way to see your wait time at a specific business so you can avoid long lines by being aware in advance. Google has introduced this new functionality via a “Popular times” display which has been ...

  • 24 July

    Google Is Shutting Down Unauthorized Access to the Autocomplete API

    Google Search has had autocomplete functionality for a while now; and as with most things someone has reverse-engineered it and an unpublished API has been in use for quiet a while now – allowing webmasters to incorporate Google’s autocomplete functionality into their own websites. However Google never intended for this to happen – so as of August 10th, 2015 Google ...

  • 13 July

    HostGator Launches Managed WordPress Hosting

    It seems that almost all the major brands these days offer dedicated, managed WordPress hosting these days, and HostGator wasn’t about to be left out so today they have announced the launch of their own managed WordPress hosting called Optimized WP. Much like all other managed WordPress hosting services Optimized WP is intended to simplify the installation, configuration, and ongoing ...

  • 13 July

    Media Temple Launches Managed Amazon Cloud Hosting

    Media Temple’s suite of services are all focused on a similar task – managing your hosting platform and services so you can focus on your online business and online presence. As such it comes of little surprise to me that Media Temple has extended their management services to cater to Amazon Web Services customers – unveiling a new managed cloud ...

  • 2 July

    Hivelocity Launches Brand New Server Line Codenamed Broadwell

    Hivelocity, has launched a brand new server line this week that includes Intel’s brand new processor family, codenamed Broadwell. This newest generation of processors is Intel’s first Xeon based system-on-chip (SoC) and should quickly become a staple in the dedicated server market. The Intel Broadwell Xeon D-1540 includes 8 physical cores, 16 threads and the ability to take 128GB of ...

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