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Another day, another Anonymous lie? Was GoDaddy really hacked?

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Why Anonymous is so eager to get into the headlines lately is unclear, but it sure seems willing to tell a few white lies to do so. The latest tall tale appears to be its involvement in Monday’s GoDaddy outage, which a Anonymous supporter had originally taken credit for.The hacker, which goes...
Another day, another Anonymous lie? Was GoDaddy really hacked?

Demand Media Will Be The First $1 Billion Tech IPO Since Google -- Here's Why

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This fall, Demand Media will likely become the first $1 billion plus tech IPO since Google. Of course Demand has been killing it for four years now. The snapshot from Alexa below show's ehow.com's inexorable rise from Alexa global ranking below 800 to an Alexa ranking of 144 over the...
Demand Media Will Be The First $1 Billion Tech IPO Since Google -- Here's Why

Nielsen: Samsung ad forgotten by most Super Bowl viewers

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Samsung's Super Bowl ad for the Galaxy Note may have been one of the costliest mistakes in advertising in recent memory, based on new Nielsen data from the event. The Android phone's commercial appeared neither in the top 10 most-remembered ads of the football game nor the top 10 most-liked...
Nielsen: Samsung ad forgotten by most Super Bowl viewers
GoDaddy builds a CDN for small businesses
Blake Irving wants GoDaddy to grow up, and keep its edge

GoDaddy and its customers start recovery from massive service disruption

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Email, the GoDaddy website, and some customer websites go down after an attack on GoDaddy is made, allegedly by a lone hacker....
GoDaddy and its customers start recovery from massive service disruption

GoDaddy outage takes down tons of sites around the web

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Popular web services site GoDaddy has experienced a widespread outage today, causing countless sites around the web to not work. GoDaddy acknowledged the outage on Twitter with two tweets: I can confirm that the outage for GoDaddy sites is authentic because my peronsal URL, SeanLudwig.com is currently not working....
GoDaddy outage takes down tons of sites around the web

Twitter Wins Big During Super Bowl XLVII

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The Ravens may have walked away with Sunday's real glory, but Super Bowl XLVII was also an epic day for Twitter. The social media service is a natural choice for up-to-the-minute news and commetary of a nation glued to the game. Across 24.1 million tweets, Super Bowl watchers cheered for their...
Twitter Wins Big During Super Bowl XLVII

New Jersey mayor, son, arrested on charges they nuked recall website

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FBI The mayor of a small New Jersey hamlet has been arrested, along with his son, on federal charges that they shut down a website advocating the mayor's recall after breaking into the online accounts of political foes. According to federal officials, Felix Roque, mayor of West New York,...
New Jersey mayor, son, arrested on charges they nuked recall website

Two Alleged Underage Victims Sign Onto Revenge Porn Lawsuit Against Texxxan.com and GoDaddy

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Ms. Toups (Photo: Twitter) John S. Morgan, the lawyer helping victims of revenge porn site Texxxan.com launch a class action suit against the site and its host GoDaddy.com, announced today that two more women have signed on to the claim. Unlike Hollie Toups, the 32-year-old Beaumont, Texas resident who came...
Two Alleged Underage Victims Sign Onto Revenge Porn Lawsuit Against Texxxan.com and GoDaddy

GoDaddy and customers go down in apparent online attack

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An unknown number of sites that use online services from domain registrar GoDaddy.com have been knocked offline today. A member of the activist group Anonymous is claiming responsibility for an attack targeting and overloading the company’s servers. Sites reporting problems include Zipline Games and the newly launched ThingsWeStart site, featured on...
GoDaddy and customers go down in apparent online attack

GoDaddy goes down, taking countless websites offline; Anonymous claims responsibility

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The Anonymous hacktivist group appears to have taken down GoDaddy with a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS). This appears to be affecting countless websites and services, although not for everyone. Godaddy.com is down, but so are some of the site’s DNS servers, which means GoDaddy hosted e-mail accounts are...
GoDaddy goes down, taking countless websites offline; Anonymous claims responsibility

Marketing APIs: Promotional Site in a Box

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Every site needs promotion, right? That means your new site could use a quick boost from what others have already created. This post will cover some marketing APIs, as part of our Site in a Box series. Find a Great Domain Name A memorable name is an important first step...
Marketing APIs: Promotional Site in a Box
'Revenge porn' site Texxxan.com and host GoDaddy targeted in class-action lawsuit

SUPER BOWL FOR QUANTS: 2012's Big Game In Charts And Data

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Last night, 111.3 million people in the U.S. watched the Giants beat the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. It was the most-watched big game of all time, according to Bloomberg: The broadcast reached 47.8 percent of households in the top 56 U.S. television markets. But the numbers don't stop there....
SUPER BOWL FOR QUANTS: 2012's Big Game In Charts And Data
GoDaddy acquires mobile website building app M.dot

GoDaddy: thousands of websites down after domain registrar hacked

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A member of the Anonymous collective claims responsibility for hacking the internet's largest domain registrarGoDaddy, the internet's largest domain registrar, was hacked on Monday morning by a member of the Anonymous hacking group. Although it was not clear how many websites were affected, "DNS" or Domain Name System, "GoDaddy" and...
GoDaddy: thousands of websites down after domain registrar hacked

CBS Bans Commercial That Disparages Coke & Pepsi, But Lets Them Disparage Each Other

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Oh, the benefits of incumbency. Sodastream is a cool new company that allows consumers to make their own carbonated beverages at home.  Given its popularity, largely due to its ease of use, SodaStream's stock has been on a run the last few months.  It also possesses the potential to disrupt to...
CBS Bans Commercial That Disparages Coke & Pepsi, But Lets Them Disparage Each Other

Scoop: GoDaddy quietly kills its cloud computing business

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Perhaps web-hosting giant GoDaddy wasn’t cut out to be a cloud computing provider after all. According to an internal email shared with me by an anonymous ex-employee, the company has decided to shutter its Cloud Servers product offering after less than a year. The email highlights GoDaddy’s focus on winning...
Scoop: GoDaddy quietly kills its cloud computing business

Did GoDaddy hire a real geek for its Super Bowl ad?

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CNET writer Amanda Kooser investigates Jesse Heiman, the supermodel-kissing actor from GoDaddy's buzzy Super Bowl ad, and weighs his geek cred. [Read more]...
Did GoDaddy hire a real geek for its Super Bowl ad?

GoDaddy refutes hack claim, blames cascading server failure

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Rather than confirming the alleged hack by an Anonymous member, GoDaddy blamed serious technical problems for a six-hour service disruption that affected nearly all of its customers on Monday. The outages were caused by "a series of internal network events" that disrupted the DNS service on the company's equipment, GoDaddy's...
GoDaddy refutes hack claim, blames cascading server failure

RT @kikolani: Breaking News! Dangerous Malware Alert Self-Hosted Sites On Major Hosting Service @GoDaddy Hacked Again! http://bit.ly/dacMIJ

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RT @kikolani: Breaking News! Dangerous Malware Alert Self-Hosted Sites On Major Hosting Service @GoDaddy Hacked Again! http://bit.ly/dacMIJ

GoDaddy: 'We weren't attacked.'

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Web hosting giant GoDaddy has completed its investigation of the outage on Monday that crippled its site as well as hundreds of thousands that it hosts, and the company has concluded it was not the result of an external attack. This after a member of the hacktivist group Anonymous claimed...
GoDaddy: 'We weren't attacked.'

Thomson Reuters Acquires Brand Protection Company MarkMonitor

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Thomson Reuters announced today that it has made a deal to acquire a brand protection company called MarkMonitor for an undisclosed sum. The MarkMonitor website says the company offers a suite of products and services that include brand protection (i.e., protecting trademarks and commerce), anti-piracy, anti-fraud, and domain management. The...
Thomson Reuters Acquires Brand Protection Company MarkMonitor

Wikipedia Completes Transfer Of Sites Away From GoDaddy DNS

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Part of the long-running (and far from over) SOPA/PIPA battle was the drawing of lines in the sand by internet companies. While most recognized the danger of that irresponsible and short-sighted bill and took action against it, some companies supported it strongly and even testified to that effect in Congress....
Wikipedia Completes Transfer Of Sites Away From GoDaddy DNS

How Pissed Are GoDaddy Customers About Yesterday's Outage?

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Yesterday popular hosting provider GoDaddy suffered a major, multi-hour outage that the company claims was due to an internal network error (and not a DDoS attack by a member of Anonymous). GoDaddy reportedly handles millions of domain names so the outage affected a massive number of people, many of whom...
How Pissed Are GoDaddy Customers About Yesterday's Outage?

GoDaddy CEO, Bob Parsons shares his To Do list on Twitpic

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GoDaddy CEO, Bob Parsons shares his To Do list on Twitpic

Victims of Revenge Porn Mount Class Action Suit Against GoDaddy and Texxxan.com

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Ms. Toups being filmed for a video news segment about her experience with revenge porn. (Photo: Instagram/h0lliewood) “I don’t think that society really realizes how rampant it is,” Sarah, a victim of revenge porn, told Betabeat in a feature we wrote last month about the effort to put a stop...
Victims of Revenge Porn Mount Class Action Suit Against GoDaddy and Texxxan.com

It's Outage Week: Cloudflare Went Down This Morning

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Apparently not wanting GoDaddy and GitHub to have all the outage fun this: Cloudflare confirmed on Twitter that it had issues this morning. Some sites may still be experiencing issues. [http://twitter.com/CloudFlare/status/247029059731722240] Cloudflare provides security for websites by acting as a sort of firewall between users and the servers where sites...
It's Outage Week: Cloudflare Went Down This Morning
Facebook says outages actually due to change in DNS, not hack
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