Web Hosting News

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  • CloudFlare to Open Data Centers in China in 2015: Report
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014
    CloudFlare will open 12 data centers in mainland China over the next six months in preparation for the beta launch of local service in January 2015, according to TechCrunch. China is already the company's second biggest market by traffic and users,...
  • Google Settles EU Defamation Case, Avoids Costly Legal Precedent For Now
    Monday, November 24, 2014
    An online abuse case involving wealthy UK businessman Daniel Hegglin was settled out of court. Hegglin was seeking to have Google block all links to content accusing him of being a murderer, paedophile and member of the Ku Kux Klan. The former Morgan...
  • Cloud Gaming Poised for 2015 Turning Point: Report
    Monday, November 24, 2014
    Cloud gaming is poised for a turning point in 2015, according to a report released Monday by Strategy Analytics. Huge gains in addressable audience, new entries into the market from big brand names, and improving network performance have set up the...
  • U.K. Government to Seek IP-Based Identification of Users: Reports
    Monday, November 24, 2014
    The U.K.'s Home Office has disclosed plans to to bring forth a bill that will enable government authorities to use Internet Protocol addresses as a means of helping identify and prosecuting online criminals, and to provide assistance to children...
  • Massive Yahoo Outage Keeps Customers Disconnected from Email for Days
    Monday, November 24, 2014
    A cut underwater fiber cable is leaving some Yahoo email customers unable to access their accounts for days. UK-based internet providers BT and and Sky customers are affected since both use Yahoo's email servers. According to the BT website, the...
  • Unknown Government Using Advanced Hacking Spyware to Attack Russia and Saudi Arabia
    Monday, November 24, 2014
    Data collection and spying continues to make news with a never before seen complex surveillance software called Regin. A report released Monday by Symantec says, "The level of sophistication and complexity of Regin suggests that the development of...
  • Open Cloud Alliance Formed to Answer Germany's Data Privacy Concerns
    Monday, November 24, 2014
    Brought to you by Data Center Knowledge A group of companies, including IBM, Univention, and Open-Xchange IBM, have launched the Open Cloud Alliance with the goal to make it easier for local cloud and hosting providers to offer diverse cloud services...
  • Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup - November 21, 2014
    Friday, November 21, 2014
    In the week ending November 21, 2014, there are discounts from domains at ServuPro.com, shared hosting from NextPointHost, and discounts to the NameCon conference in Las Vegas from DomainGang.com. Read More...
  • UK National Crime Agency Arrests Hackers Using Remote Access Trojans
    Friday, November 21, 2014
    Five people in the UK have been arrested in connection to using Remote Access Trojans to hack computers, according to a statement by the UK National Crime Agency on Friday....
  • ?GMO Internet Buys $6.8M Z.com Domain as Part of Global Re-Branding
    Friday, November 21, 2014
    GMO Internet Group, a major Japanese Internet services company, has purchased the domain Z.com for around $6.8 million (JPY800 million), and announced plans to unify its global strategy under the brand name, Z.com....