Web Hosting News

We feel it is important to keep up on the latest web hosting industry news. Here are some important articles we've selected to share with you. These are provided as a courtesy and we do not control the content. Articles are property of their respective owners.

  • Libscore Launches to Help Developers Track Popularity of Open Source Code
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014
    Julian Shapiro, the developer of NameLayer, has launched his latest project, Libscore, which determines which JavaScript libraries are installed on the top one million sites, giving open source developers a way to track and measure the impact and...
  • Technology Community Backs Microsoft in Dublin Email Warrant Case
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014
    Over 80 technology and media companies including fierce competitor Apple, rallied to support Microsoft by signing supporting "friend of the court" briefs on Monday. Microsoft is fighting in a federal appeals court to prevent the US government...
  • Health Care Provider Faces $150,000 Fine After Failing to Apply Software Patches
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014
    Federal regulators have fined an Alaskan health care provider for failing to apply software patches, leading to a data breach. The $150,000 fine was the result of a settlement between the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil...
  • Host Europe Group Acquires Intergenia
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014
    Oakley Capital Investments announced on Wednesday that it has agreed to dispose of Intergenia Holding GMBH and its subsidiaries to Host Europe, a deal valued at 210 million euros (around $261.61 million US). Read More...
  • European Space Agency Picks Orange Business Services for Private Cloud
    Wednesday, December 17, 2014
    The European Space Agency (ESA) has chosen France-based Orange Business Services to deploy and manage its private cloud. The ESA private cloud is expected to deliver increased efficiency, flexibility and security to the agency's network of 2,200...
  • 'Tis the Season for Cloud Consolidation: Carbonite Acquires MailStore
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    Cloud storage and backup provider Carbonite is acquiring German-based MailStore, provider of email archiving solutions. The acquisition adds business capabilities to Carbonite's tool chest and gives it footing in Germany. Read More...
  • New TLDs Don't Necessarily Provide SEO Advantage: Google
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    New TLDs do not receive any search rankings advantage compared to traditional TLDs like .com. Google Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller reiterated a comment from Google webspam team head Matt Cutts in 2012, rebutting a specific online post stating...
  • Google Blacklists 11,000 Websites Infected with SoakSoak Malware
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    Google has responded to a malware campaign compromising WordPress sites by blacklisting 11,000 infected websites, according to web security company Sucuri. The malware campaign is known as SoakSoak after the soaksoak.ru domain, which is the first in...
  • Cloud Stocks New Relic and Hortonworks Make Strong Market Debut
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    Two companies in the cloud and big data industry, New Relic and Hortonworks, launched Initial Public Offerings last week and have been well-received by traders. Read More...
  • ResellerClub Presents HostingCon India 2014 in Photos
    Monday, December 15, 2014
    At the third annual ResellerClub presents HostingCon India, the SMB and SMEs in India got to understand the importance and the inevitability of IT services to their business. Read More...