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  • Media Temple launches new enterprise WordPress solution hosted on AWS

    Media Temple launches new enterprise WordPress solution hosted on AWS

    Media Temple is launching a new enterprise-grade WordPress hosting solution today. That would be interesting by itself, but the twist here is that the company, which is owned by GoDaddy, is hosting this service on AWS. With this offering, Media Temple is combining its expertise in running WordPress installs with its (mt) One white-glove customer service offering, CloudTech Premier support… Read More

  • GoDaddy CTO and cloud VP heads to Google

    GoDaddy CTO and cloud VP heads to Google

    GoDaddy’s chief technology officer — amid a time when the company is expanding its cloud-computing operations — is departing, according to a regulatory filing. Elissa Murphy will be leaving the company later in May. Her departure comes as GoDaddy has begun building out cloud infrastructure, helping it evolve from a simple hosting service to something more robust. These kinds… Read More

  • GoDaddy launches AWS-style servers and apps to build, test and scale cloud services

    GoDaddy launches AWS-style servers and apps to build, test and scale cloud services

    GoDaddy, the web hosting and domain registration company that went public last year, is adding new cloud services to grow the revenues it makes from the 14 million small businesses that make up the majority of its customer base. Today it’s taking the wraps off Cloud Servers and Cloud Applications — Amazon-style features that will let companies build, test and scale cloud… Read More

  • 2015 IPO Scorecard: How Box, Square, Fitbit And Others Stacked Up

    2015 was not a good year for IPOs. In fact, it was the worst year for tech IPOs since the financial crisis in 2009, with more and more startups opting to remain private longer. Stock market swings stemming from an oil crisis and a delayed interest rate decision meant that some companies in the pipeline decided to postpone their IPO until 2016.  “Investors in the market were looking… Read More

  • OMG LOL SSL FUD Crunch Network

    OMG LOL SSL FUD

    Bad enough when some scrappy little startup comes to town and disrupts your profit margins into oblivion. Even worse–to any right-thinking capitalist–when a motley crew of idealistic do-gooders sneaks into your barn and sets one of your cash cows free. But what can companies do when faced with this sad and eternal truth: why buy your cow when they can get its SSL certificates for free? Read More

  • A Square Pop, And A Drop

    A Square Pop, And A Drop

    Square’s IPO came in hot, bouncing more than 40 percent in its first day of trading. Priced conservatively, the offering did what all IPOs must do to set a positive narrative: rise. In the ensuing days of trading, Square has slipped. Today, as TechCrunch reported, shares in Square fell for the third consecutive session. A good first day, it seems, does not a good first week make. Read More

  • GoDaddy Reports Q3 Earnings Beat On Revenue of $411M, Stock Jumps 7%

    GoDaddy Reports Q3 Earnings Beat On Revenue of $411M, Stock Jumps 7%

    GoDaddy just released its Q3 2015 earnings report, showing GAAP revenue of $411 million and a loss of $.04 per share. The street expected the company to report a loss of $.09 per share on revenue of $408 million, while the company itself expected third quarter revenue to be between $405-410 million. After trading flat all day, GDDY is up 7.47 percent after-hours to $29.50. This… Read More

  • TC Cribs: GoDaddy’s Playful Sunnyvale Diggs

    This week on Cribs we take a ride on over to the Sunnyvale, California, office space for website domain registration service GoDaddy. This is a publicly traded company and the world’s largest domain registrar with over 60 million domains under management. Read More

  • GoDaddy Reveals Salary Gender Gap In New Twist On Diversity Reports

    GoDaddy Reveals Salary Gender Gap In New Twist On Diversity Reports

    A GoDaddy compensation analysis released Wednesday exposed female executives were paid at a rate almost 4 percent less than their male counterparts. The report also found throughout the total company, women are actually compensated .28 percent more than men. But the gap persists for women in technical roles: Women in technical positions make .11 percent less than men, while women in… Read More

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