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GoDaddy Buys Media Temple, Will Keep It As Separate Company GoDaddy Buys Media Temple, Will Keep It As Separate Company

GoDaddy announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Media Temple, a web hosting and cloud services company based in Los Angeles. GoDaddy says the acquisition will give it direct access to Media Temple’s “hosting gurus”. These, the company says, will …

Is Anonymous Waging A War Against Child Pornography? Is Anonymous Waging A War Against Child Pornography?
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Tracking the actions of a group like Anonymous can be a tricky proposition, mainly because Anonymous is less like a “group” and more like a loose coalition of like-minded hackers. But according to the claims of some internet denizens identifying …

Google Services for Websites Goes to Plesk Panel
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Google has announced that it’s expanded its Services for Websites program in which hosting companies integrate Google services into their platforms, to include Parallels, a provider of control panel software for hosting companies. Parallels will integrate Google Services for Websites into the new version of its Plesk Panel, a platform Google says millions of site-owners use to manage their sites.

GoDaddy Back in the News for Super Bowl Ads
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Domain name registrar and web hosting provider GoDaddy appears to be really making a name for itself based on controversial Super Bowl ads. In fact, one could ponder whether or not the general public would have such a distinct idea of what GoDaddy even is, if it were not for its Super Bowl controversies. Something tells me that’s just fine with GoDaddy. The company seems to feed off this stuff.

R.I.P. GeoCities: A Community is Killed
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Yahoo has officially shut down Geocities.The company has said that it did not count the property among its priorities, so it is simply getting rid of it. Yahoo has shut down about 20 services in less than a year.

Going Green With Your Website


Reading about CO2Stats (via TechCrunch), a company who says it monitors your website’s environmental footprint and purchases renewable energy to neutralize it:


Google, Others May Head To Australia

Internet hosting companies in Australia could be the focus of interest from major online players like Microsoft, Yahoo, and Google.

Decoding Web Hosting Reviews: From Java to Windows
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In an earlier article, we explained how web hosting reviews identify web hosting companies by the services they offer.