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  • AWS Plans To Launch A UK Region By The End Of 2016

    AWS Plans To Launch A UK Region By The End Of 2016

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is aggressively expanding the number of different geographic regions it offers its services in. As Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announced today, the company plans to launch a UK region by the end of 2016 (“or early 2017”). That’s Amazon’s third region in the European Union. Amazon’s facilities in Dublin were long the only option for… 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

  • Pushup Social Adds Social Media To All The Things

    Pushup Social Adds Social Media To All The Things

    Deep in the wilds of St. Louis, a little company run by Dan Lohman, Yomi Toba, and Jan Christian Andersen wants to add all the social media things to all the web things. How? With Pushup Social. Pushup Social essentially adds a social media page to your web page. For example, the Endangered Wolf Center created a social community that lets them share photos, Instagram content, Tweets, and… Read More

  • Google Starts Deprecating Web Hosting Support In Google Drive

    Google Starts Deprecating Web Hosting Support In Google Drive

    One of the lesser-known features of Google Drive has always been its ability to host basic web sites for free. If you only found out about this from the preceding sentence, you now have one year to enjoy this tool. Google today announced that it will deprecate the web hosting service starting today and will turn it off completely on August 31, 2016. Read More

  • CloudCannon Raises $500K To Make Designing Static Websites Simpler

    CloudCannon Raises $500K To Make Designing Static Websites Simpler

    CloudCannon, a simple CMS for web designers and their clients aimed at offering simple visual editing without the need for an advanced technical skillset, is today launching globally from TechCrunch Disrupt: London’s Startup Alley. The company is also announcing $500,000 in new funding, and a partnership with domain name registry Rightside. The additional capital comes from New… Read More

  • GoDaddy Buys Media Temple To Build Up Its Business With Web Professionals

    GoDaddy Buys Media Temple To Build Up Its Business With Web Professionals

    Domain registration and hosting company GoDaddy is continuing on its acquisitions roll, with the announcement today that it acquired Media Temple, a premium domain hosting and website services company based out of Los Angeles that targets website development professionals. Financial terms are not being disclosed. [Update: But website builder Virb that Media Temple bought in 2011 is spinning out.] Read More

  • Web Hosting Reviews Are A Cesspool. Review Signal Wants To Fix That

    Web Hosting Reviews Are A Cesspool. Review Signal Wants To Fix That

    Have you ever tried to search the web for reviews of web hosting services? Search results typically fall into two categories: A) Spammers posting rankings and positive reviews to get a cut of the sign-up fees from services with affiliate programs and B) Anecdotal experiences. It’s hard to get an overall idea of what hosts actually have a good reputation. Read More

  • Cloud Computing Company Joyent Leaves Early Supporters Out In The Cold

    Cloud Computing Company Joyent Leaves Early Supporters Out In The Cold

    Back in 2006, cloud computing company Joyent offered a lifetime subscription to bundle of hosting services for a one time fee of $500. Now, according to an e-mail sent to customers, Joyent is pulling the plug on those lifetime accounts. Customers are predictably upset, but not for the reasons you might expect. Read More

  • Media Temple Now Allows Web Control From iPhone

    Just a heads up to anyone who uses Media Temple or is thinking about choosing them as a web host. You can now use your iPhone to login to the all new iPhone Web Control panel on (mt). With your fingers you can now buy a domain, reboot your server, get support, pay a bill, and lots more. This is the first hosting company I’ve heard that’s doing something with the iPhone and I… Read More