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.

  • US Shoppers Spend More Than $17B During Holiday Season So Far: Report
    Monday, December 1, 2014
    As the online deals continue into the first week of December, comScore has reported that retail ecommerce spending on desktops during the holiday shopping season has so far totaled $17.5 billion....
  • Web Hosting Sales and Promos - Black Friday Edition
    Friday, November 28, 2014
    It's that time of year again! Black Friday shoppers have already hit the ground running, filling up their carts with the best deals on electronics, clothing and even web hosting. In the week ending November 27, 2014, there is up to 70 percent off...
  • Microsoft Hits ‘Publish' Too Soon on Acompli Email App Buy Announcement
    Friday, November 28, 2014
    In a mistakenly published blog post, Microsoft corporate vice president Rajesh Jha announced that the company was to acquire the Acompli mobile email application....
  • Report: More Firms Use SaaS for Mission Critical Apps
    Friday, November 28, 2014
    Software-as-a-Service applications are increasingly being used for mission critical purposes, according to a recent report by Gartner. Cost considerations continue to be a driving factor, but many senior business leaders view agility as a primary...
  • Amazon CloudFront DNS Service Suffers Pre-Thanksgiving Outage
    Friday, November 28, 2014
    Amazon's CloudFront DNS service is back to normal on Friday after an outage earlier this week caused major loading issues for companies using the service to speed up web pages and delivery. Read More...
  • More Than Half of Americans Know What Net Neutrality Is: Report
    Friday, November 28, 2014
    The "Web IQ" of American internet users varies widely, and less than half are aware that a company posting a privacy statement is not necessarily promising confidentiality. According to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center in...
  • Netflix Accuses Yahoo CIO, its Former VP of IT Ops, of Fraud
    Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    Netflix has filed a civil lawsuit against Yahoo CIO Michael Kail and his company Unix Mercenary, accusing him of taking kickbacks from two IT contractors during the three years he worked as vice president of IT operations for the online video...
  • EU Regulators Want Right to Be Forgotten to Extend Beyond European Borders
    Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    Long-awaited guidelines for how search engine operators in the EU should handle the European Court of Justice May decision regarding the right to be forgotten were released this week. The resulting decision was released Tuesday by the Article 29 Data...
  • Docker Solves Critical Vulnerabilities in Latest Release
    Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    The latest release of Docker patches two critical security vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to escalate their privileges and execute remote code on an affected system....
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage Nearly Drove Bitcasa to Bankruptcy
    Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    Bitcasa has unveiled more details about why it had to discontinue its unlimited cloud storage plan in an interview with Gigaom on Tuesday. According to Bitcasa CEO Brian Taptich, the company could simply not afford to keep unlimited-storage users as...