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A hotspot finder app exposed 2 million Wi-Fi network passwords

A popular hotspot finder app for Android exposed the Wi-Fi network passwords for more than two million networks. The app, downloaded by thousands of users, allowed anyone to search for Wi-Fi networks

DigitalOcean launches its managed database service

DigitalOcean started as an affordable but basic virtual private server offering with a pleasant user interface. Over the last few years, the company started adding features like object and block stora

DigitalOcean launches its container service

It’s KubeCon/CloudNativeCon this week, the world’s largest confab for all things cloud-native, containers, Kubernetes and DevOps. Every company that’s doing anything remotely related

After 20 years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right and wrong about the cloud

As we enter the twentieth year of Salesforce, there's an interesting opportunity to reflect back on the change that Marc Benioff created with the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for enterprise soft

DigitalOcean launches its container platform

DigitalOcean is getting into the container game. While it’s still best known for its affordable virtual private server hosting, the company’s ambition is to become a major player in the cl

Catalyst brothers find capital success with $2.4M from True

Over the past few years, the old language of “customer support” has been supplanted by the new language of “customer success.” In the old model, companies would essentially disappear following

DigitalOcean gives you more RAM and storage for the same price

Cloud hosting company DigitalOcean is launching some new price offerings today. In particular, the company is also upgrading its basic $5 droplet instances with better specs for the first time in year

How Tier 2 cloud vendors banded together to cope with Spectre and Meltdown

Earlier this week news broke of a pair of massive chip vulnerabilities dubbed Spectre and Meltdown (for an explainer see this post). We learned that the larger cloud vendors like Amazon, Google and M

Cloud infrastructure vendors begin responding to chip kernel vulnerability

Several cloud vendors began responding to the chip kernel vulnerability that has the industry reeling today. Each Infrastructure as a Service vendor clearly has a stake here because each one is sellin

Linode challenges DigitalOcean with its new $5 instances

Linode has been in the virtual private server (VPS) game for longer than most, but in recent years, companies like DigitalOcean and Vultr have taken quite a bit of mindshare from the company. Now it l

DigitalOcean launches load balancers

DigitalOcean today announced the launch of its new load balancing service for developers who run their applications on its platform.

DigitalOcean launches block storage and lets you store terabytes of data

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.digitalocean.com">DigitalOcean</a> has become a popular cloud hosting provider <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/digitalocean/">over the years</a>. But many cust

Startup spending guide: Where to spend money

There is no shortage of advice when it comes to which tools software companies should use to run their businesses. We’ve all come across numerous “Top 100 resources for startups”-type posts at l

GitLab-Digital Ocean partnership to provide free hosting for continuous online code testing

GitLab.com users have always had free access to the Gitlab programmer’s toolset including GitLab Runner. Today it announced a new feature called Gitlab Runner Autoscale that allows continuous co

DigitalOcean gets $130 million credit line because servers are really expensive

Building a cheap cloud hosting platform like <a target="_blank" href="https://www.digitalocean.com">DigitalOcean</a> requires a <em>ton</em> of money. The company has raised <a href="https://techcrunc

DigitalOcean Adds Floating IPs To Kill Server Downtime Once And For All

Popular cloud hosting service <a target="_blank" href="https://www.digitalocean.com">DigitalOcean</a> just added a very interesting feature today -- <a target="_blank" href="https://www.digitalocean.c

DigitalOcean Teams Up With Bitnami, Now Lets You Install Over 100 Web Apps With A Few Clicks

DigitalOcean has made a name for itself as a hosting service that focuses on simplicity. Now, the company is making it easier to install complex applications on its service with the help of Bitnami.

DigitalOcean Raises $83M Series B Round Led By Access Industries

DigitalOcean, the fast-growing cloud infrastructure service for developers, today announced that it has raised a $83 million Series B round led by Access Industries, with participation from previous i

Atlantic.Net Hopes To Challenge DigitalOcean As It Expands To Europe And Asia

Atlantic.Net has been in the hosting business since it was founded in Gainesville, Fla., in 1994. For the longest time, though, the company was content being a regional player. But over the last year

DigitalOcean Partners With CoreOS To Bring Large-Scale Cluster Deployments To Its Platform

Since its launch just a few years ago, DigitalOcean quickly made a name for itself as a hosting platform for affordable virtual servers. The company’s ambition goes far beyond hosting your WordP
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