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Far-right social network Gab goes offline after GoDaddy tells it to find another domain registrar

UPDATE: Gab is back online after Epik agreed to host it. Gab, the far-right social network that the suspect in Saturday’s mass shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue used to share anti-Semitic posts, has

New ‘Dark Ads’ pro-Brexit Facebook campaign may have reached over 10M people, say researchers

A major new campaign of disinformation around Brexit, designed to stir up U.K. ‘Leave’ voters, and distributed via Facebook, may have reached over 10 million people in the U.K., according

GoDaddy to move most of its infrastructure to AWS, not including domain management for its 75M domains

It really is Go Time for GoDaddy . Amazon’s cloud services provider AWS and GoDaddy, the domain registration and management giant, may have competed in the past when it comes to working with sma

GoDaddy is acquiring social media marketing platform Main Street Hub for $125M

GoDaddy is acquiring Main Street Hub, an Austin-based social media marketing platform. The deal is for $125M in cash plus up to $50M in potential future earn outs, and is expected to close late in Q2

GoDaddy launches SmartLine to give businesses a second mobile phone number

GoDaddy may be best known for its web domain registry (a business that’s been in the headlines recently), but it’s also moving into the voice and telephone business, starting with last yea

Crunch Report | SpaceX Launches and Recovers another Rocket

SpaceX launches and recovers another rocket, GoDaddy tells Daily Stormer to find a new domain provider, Amazon refunds fake eclipse glasses and OpenAI bot beats masters of Dota 2. All this on Crunch R

Discord shuts down alt-right server and accounts for ToS violations

Popular voice chat platform Discord has shut down several servers and accounts associated with the alt-right for violations of the terms of service. The company announced the enforcement action on Twi

Google drops domain hosting for infamous neo-Nazi site the Daily Stormer

After GoDaddy told the Daily Stormer to get lost, the neo-Nazi news site chose Google as a new home for its controversial domain. Now, Google too has given the site the boot.

GoDaddy tells white supremacist site Daily Stormer to find a new domain provider

White supremacist site Daily Stormer needs to find another domain provider after getting the boot from GoDaddy. In a tweet, the company said “We informed The Daily Stormer that they have 24 hours to

GoDaddy doubles down on ‘The Internet’ in a marketing collaboration with Onion Labs

Good news for fans of GoDaddy's Easter Egg-filled Super Bowl ad: The company has launched an entire campaign around the ad's star, "The Internet."

GoDaddy’s new site builder offers templates for 1,500 industries

Drag and drop website building platforms like Squarespace and Wix aren’t necessarily the most popular tools in the tech community. But the reality is that these sites are how the majority

GoDaddy is buying rival Host Europe Group for $1.8B to accelerate its international expansion

GoDaddy is on a shopping spree. Yesterday we reported that the domain and hosting company had bought WP Curve, a WordPress services startup to expand its WordPress support team. And today the company

GoDaddy buys WordPress services startup WP Curve

Web-hosting firm GoDaddy is beefing up its services after it acquired WP Curve, a startup offering services and support for WordPress websites. The deal is undisclosed, but it will see NYSE-listed GoD

GoDaddy made an app for entrepreneurs to get feedback on their startup ideas

While most associate GoDaddy with domains, the company has become an integral part of supporting small businesses around the world. Whether this is by providing email hosting, website creation, or

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 t

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

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 t

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 st

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 snea

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 day
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