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  • CA Buys Website And App Monitoring Startup WatchMouse

    CA Buys Website And App Monitoring Startup WatchMouse

    IT software giant CA Technologies has acquired website monitoring startup WatchMouse. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. WatchMouse product tests the availability of websites, services and applications and monitors the performance and security of sites by simulating regular visits from its monitoring network of 60 stations in more than 40 countries. WatchMouse will tell a… Read More

  • A Look At The Uptime Of 50 Popular APIs

    A Look At The Uptime Of 50 Popular APIs

    APIs are like websites: they are available most of the time, but unfortunately not all the time. Website and application performance monitoring startup WatchMouse monitored the uptime of 50 of the most popular APIs (as ranked by ProgrammableWeb) for a month to see which are the most reliable – and which ones are rather flaky. WatchMouse, which also publishes API statuses in real time… Read More

  • WatchMouse launches GeoBrand, PPC brand abuse monitoring tool

    WatchMouse launches GeoBrand, PPC brand abuse monitoring tool

    [Holland] WatchMouse, the website performance monitoring company, has launched its new GeoBrand service today. It’s designed to detect “brand abuse” in search-based keyword advertising and follows the recent European Court ruling on the LVMH vs Google case which places the onus on the brands themselves to monitor for trademark infringements. The service targets… Read More

  • End The Abuse! GeoBrand Is A New PPC Monitor For Nervous Brands

    WatchMouse, the website performance monitoring company, has launched its new GeoBrand service today. It’s designed to detect “brand abuse” in search-based keyword advertising and follows the recent European Court ruling on the LVMH vs Google case which places the onus on the brands themselves to monitor for trademark infringements. The service targets pay-per-click (PPC)… Read More

  • URL Shorteners Slow Down The Web – Especially Facebook's FB.me

    URL Shorteners Slow Down The Web – Especially Facebook's FB.me

    It’s hard to imagine a Web sans URL shortening services nowadays but you can rest assured that they’re here to stay – for better or worse. Question is: how do the likes of bit.ly, TinyURL and Goo.gl score in terms of speed and availability? That’s exactly what Dutch startup WatchMouse sought to find out. Read More

  • WatchMouse Monitors 26 Popular APIs So You Don't Have To

    WatchMouse Monitors 26 Popular APIs So You Don't Have To

    Website monitoring startup WatchMouse is launching a new service dubbed API-status.com today, a website that displays realtime availability and performance of popular, public APIs. The lists of monitored APIs consists of 26 of the most heavily trafficked Web services, including Google Search, Google Maps, Bing, Facebook, Twitter, SalesForce, YouTube, Amazon, eBay and others. Read More