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  • GoDaddy WordPress Push Continues with Pro Managed Solution - GoDaddy has taken the next step in its bid for WordPress market share, launching the Pro Managed WordPress hosting platform for WordPress web professionals, the company announced Tuesday. Pro Managed WordPress is a solution that includes new WordPress-centric 24/7 support service Pro Advanced Care. It also provides performance boosted by PHP7,...
  • IBM Expects Sales to Grow for the First Time in Five Years - (Bloomberg) — After more than five years of declining sales, IBM says it will finally show investors it can grow again. Some of that boost will come from one of the company’s legacy hardware businesses, rather than the new services such as cloud and data analytics on which IBM has been...
  • Dropbox Seeks More Paying Customers Ahead of Expected IPO - (Bloomberg) — Dropbox Inc. introduced a new cloud-based file-sharing option for individual business users and a new feature for marketing and creative workers to share projects, seeking to lure more paying customers ahead of an expected public share sale. Dropbox Professional is a new tier in the company’s list of paid subscription plans and...
  • How to Get Started with Big Data - Data is really important. How important is it? Working, manipulating, and analyzing data is now pushing forward several technologies, including AI, robotics process automation, neural networks, advanced automation and orchestration, and much more. Big data is allowing business to make better decisions impacting both the user and the overall market....
  • Will The Cloud Kill Dedicated Server Hosting? - A decade ago, there were really only two third-party web hosting options: shared hosting and dedicated server hosting. Shared hosting served the lower end of the market and dedicated servers supported high-traffic websites. In the last decade, the number of hosting options has exploded, partly as a result of marketing...
  • Microsoft Email-Access Fight With U.S. Gets Supreme Court Review - (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide whether law enforcement officials conducting a criminal investigation can demand data held overseas by Microsoft Corp. and other technology companies in a high-stakes clash over digital privacy. The justices will review a federal appeals ruling that the Trump administration says has become...
  • Your Computer Might Be Working for Currency Miners - (Bloomberg View) — If you thought internet ads were annoying, consider this: The websites you visit could now be harnessing your computer to do cryptocurrency mining. Digital currencies demand a lot of computing power. To complete each block of transactions, computer owners around the world must race to solve an extremely...
  • WHIR Event Orlando: Join Us at MERGE! Show on Oct. 17 - by Nicole Henderson  on Friday, October 13 2017 The WHIR is excited to be headed to Orlando, Fla. next week for the MERGE! Show where we will be hosting a special edition of the WHIR networking event on Tues., Oct. 17, from 6 – 9 p.m. at Orlando World Center Marriott. The MERGE!...
  • Facebook Is Watching You, Belgian Privacy Agency Warns in Court - (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. was accused of Big Brother-style snooping on internet users in a fresh attack on the social network by Belgium’s data privacy watchdog. The regulator sought a court order on Thursday forcing Facebook to stop any collection of data for advertising purposes and the provision of “misleading” information...
  • Equifax Pulls Web Page Offline After Another Possible Attack - (Bloomberg) — Equifax Inc. pulled one of its customer help pages from its site so the company’s security team can investigate reports of another possible cyber attack. “We are aware of the situation identified on the equifax.com website in thecredit report assistance link,” Wyatt Jefferies, a spokesman for Equifax said in...
  • Join The WHIR This Thursday in Vancouver, B.C. - The WHIR team is on the road again, heading to the West Coast for a networking event in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2017. The free event is held from 6 – 9 p.m. in the Uber Lounge at Steamworks Brewing Co. RSVP for free now. Thanks to our...
  • Interoute Said to Hire Advisers to Explore $2 Billion Sale - (Bloomberg) — Interoute Communications Ltd, a pan-European fiber carrier and cloud-services operator controlled by the Sandoz Family Foundation, has hired financial advisers to evaluate a sale, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Interoute is working with Credit Suisse and Evercore Inc. to explore a deal dubbed “Project Nitro,” said...
  • Shopify CEO Rejects Short Seller Criticism, Calls Citron a Troll - (Bloomberg) — Shopify Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tobi Lutke called a short seller that targeted his company a “troll,” in his first public response since being targeted by Andrew Left’s Citron Research last week. Left, who said he had taken a short position in the stock, published a report on Oct. 4...
  • Court Orders DreamHost to Identify Anti-Trump Site Subscribers - A judge in District of Columbia Superior Court has rolled back the scope of the original warrant that required DreamHost to hand over data belonging to users of anti-Trump website disruptj20.org. Under a new order, DreamHost will provide a redacted set of data that aims to protect non-subscribers to the website, which...
  • Accenture Left AWS S3 Buckets Containing Cloud Credentials Open to Public - Brought to you by ITPro Accenture left four Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 buckets open and downloadable to the public, containing software for its Accenture Cloud Platform enterprise cloud offering and other sensitive internal data, security researchers said today. The unsecured AWS S3 buckets were discovered by UpGuard security researcher...

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Will The Cloud Kill Dedicated Server Hosting?

Will The Cloud Kill Dedicated Server Hosting?

A decade ago, there were really only two third-party web hosting options: shared hosting and dedicated server hosting. Shared hosting served the lower...
WHIR Event Orlando: Join Us at MERGE! Show on Oct. 17

WHIR Event Orlando: Join Us at MERGE! Show...

by Nicole Henderson  on Friday, October 13 2017 The WHIR is excited to be headed to Orlando, Fla. next week for the MERGE! Show where...
Join The WHIR This Thursday in Vancouver, B.C.

Join The WHIR This Thursday in Vancouver, B.C.

The WHIR team is on the road again, heading to the West Coast for a networking event in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday, Sept....

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GoDaddy WordPress Push Continues with Pro Managed Solution

GoDaddy WordPress Push Continues with Pro Managed Solution

GoDaddy has taken the next step in its bid for WordPress market share, launching the Pro Managed WordPress hosting platform for WordPress web...
IBM Expects Sales to Grow for the First Time in Five Years

IBM Expects Sales to Grow for the First...

(Bloomberg) — After more than five years of declining sales, IBM says it will finally show investors it can grow again. Some of that...
Dropbox Seeks More Paying Customers Ahead of Expected IPO

Dropbox Seeks More Paying Customers Ahead of Expected...

(Bloomberg) — Dropbox Inc. introduced a new cloud-based file-sharing option for individual business users and a new feature for marketing and creative workers to share...