GoDaddy Adds More Women to Senior Leadership Roles in Diversity Push

GoDaddy Adds More Women to Senior Leadership Roles in Diversity Push

The number of women in senior leadership positions at GoDaddy increased 5 percent over the past year, though the number of women in technical roles decreased by 2 percent, the company announced Monday. Its annual release of diversity and salary...
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Two Acquisitions Consolidate Local Hosting and Data Center Markets

Two Acquisitions Consolidate Local Hosting and Data Center Markets

In two separate announcements this week, Hostopia acquires an Australian web hosting business to grow its Asia-Pacific reach, while 365 Data Centers grows its data center footprint. Hostopia Deal with j2 Global Continues Australian Hosting Market Consolidation...
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cPanel Releases First-Ever Transparency Report

cPanel Releases First-Ever Transparency Report

cPanel released its first ever transparency report last week at its cPanel Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. cPanel said it did not receive any requests for information from U.S. or other law enforcement agencies over the 18-month span, covering January ...
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Kim Dotcom Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on $40 Million Seizure

Kim Dotcom Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on $40 Million Seizure

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from embattled internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, leaving intact an order that lets the federal government seize $40 million from accounts in Hong Kong and New Zealand. A federal appeals court said Dotc...
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Google Is Said to Retool User Security in Wake of Political Hack

Google Is Said to Retool User Security in Wake of Political Hack

(Bloomberg) — Google is preparing to upgrade its security tools for online accounts to better insulate users from cyberattacks and politically motivated hacks, according to two people familiar with the company’s plan. The Alphabet Inc. company next month ...
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Report: Amazon Cloud Market Share Growth to Suffer as Alibaba, Google Gain

Report: Amazon Cloud Market Share Growth to Suffer as Alibaba, Google Gain

Brought to you by ITPro Amazon Web Services may still be the behemoth in public cloud, but it will see growth erosion in share as competitive pressure increases, according to a new report by Gartner. Microsoft, Alibaba, and Google all...
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AT&T Seeks Supreme Court Review on Net Neutrality Rule

AT&T Seeks Supreme Court Review on Net Neutrality Rule

(Bloomberg) — AT&T Inc. and other broadband providers asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Obama-era “net neutrality” rule barring internet service providers from slowing or blocking rivals’ content. The appeals, filed Thursday, will put n...
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Rackspace Application Services Adds Hosted SAP Solutions

Rackspace Application Services Adds Hosted SAP Solutions

The newly formed Rackspace Application Services will provide partner managed cloud for SAP software solutions, under an agreement announced Tuesday. The Rackspace Application Services business unit was launched as a replacement for its Managed Application Serv...
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European Commission Demands Social Media Tackle Illegal Content

European Commission Demands Social Media Tackle Illegal Content

(Bloomberg) — The European Commission is calling upon social media companies including Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc. to develop a common set of tools to detect, block and remove terrorist propaganda and hate speech. In guidelines issued Thursday, the comm...
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Baidu Invites China's Cybercops to Label, Rebut Fake News

Baidu Invites China's Cybercops to Label, Rebut Fake News

(Bloomberg) — Baidu Inc. is building a system to allow China’s cybercops to spot and fix “online rumors” deemed a threat to stability, allowing police agencies to insert themselves directly into everything from its search results to discussion forums....
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