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Say Goodbye To GoDaddy Girls And Hello To ‘Ass-Kicking’ Small Businesses Say Goodbye To GoDaddy Girls And Hello To ‘Ass-Kicking’ Small Businesses
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If you haven’t seen it yet, GoDaddy has a new ad out, and it stars Jean-Claude Van Damme. Yes, that Jean-Claude Van Damme. Why are we telling you about this? Well, it’s not just a commercial. It’s significant because it’s …

Go Daddy Acquires M.dot For “Mobile First” Website Creation Go Daddy Acquires M.dot For “Mobile First” Website Creation

Go Daddy announced today that it has acquired M.dot Inc., the makers of popular small business website creation/management app M.dot. Go Daddy says the move will bolster its “mobile first” strategy, as it will offer it to its 11 million …

Blake Irving (Of Yahoo And Microsoft Fame) Is Now GoDaddy’s CEO Blake Irving (Of Yahoo And Microsoft Fame) Is Now GoDaddy’s CEO

GoDaddy has named its new CEO, and to our knowledge, he’s never killed an elephant. That would be Blake Irving, long-time product guy at Yahoo and Microsoft before that. He will assume the role as of January 7. Scott Wagner, …

Yahoo Chief Product Officer Quits Yahoo Chief Product Officer Quits

Although Yahoo Inc. has not made an official announcement on the matter, it has been reported that Blake Irving, chief product officer for the company, has quit. His resignation is said to have been planned ahead of Yahoo’s layoff announcement …

Leaked Document Outlines Impending Yahoo Shutdowns

Fans of AltaVista, Delicious, Fire Eagle, and Yahoo Buzz – along with many other Yahoo properties – may want to devise a backup plan.  A leaked corporate document indicates that a number of sites are due to be shut down, and more than a few others will in some way be merged.

Yahoo Names Next Chief Product Officer

Well, that didn’t take long.  Less than two weeks after Yahoo announced that chief technology officer and chief product officer Ari Balogh would be leaving the company, a semi-replacement’s been named: Blake Irving, a former Microsoft exec.