Google and Dropbox Launch Organization To Improve Security, Simply Secure
Monday, September 22nd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Google, Dropbox, and the Open Technology Fund have teamed up to create Simply Secure, a new organization focused on making security technology easier to use for the public. In the next few months open-source developers, designers,...

Microsoft Lays Off Another 2100 Employees
Friday, September 19th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) –  Microsoft laid off 2,100 employees yesterday as part of its restructuring plans to cut 14% of its worldwide workforce over the next year as its new CEO strives to remake the company. A spokesman for the...

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Apple Boosts Privacy Measures In iOS 8
Thursday, September 18th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Apple is beefing up its security measures in its newest operating system, iOS 8. According to ZDNet, the tech giant is improving its privacy measures in order to prevent government agencies from reading customers personal data....

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The Pros and Cons of Content Delivery Networks
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
NEWS What’s not to love about content delivery networks (CDN)? They can reduce traffic on your website, save bandwidth and ultimately save you money. Despite the obvious benefits, there are also some drawbacks. What follows are some pros and cons of...

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Rackspace No Longer Looking To Go Private
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Cloud computing company Rackspace has announced they will no longer be reviewing potential buyers for the sale of the company. “After a comprehensive review, the board decided to terminate M&A discussions,” said the company in a...


Microsoft Announces Windows Event For September 30
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft has officially issued invites to its next Windows media event that is slated for September 30th in San Francisco. “Join us to hear what’s next for Windows and the enterprise,” reads the invite that was...

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Yahoo Faced $250,000 Daily Fine For Refusing To Hand Over Customer Data
Monday, September 15th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Yahoo has revealed that the U.S. government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if they refused to hand over user data to the NSA for its PRISM surveillance program. According to USA Today, the...


ClickHOST and Positionly Partner to Deliver Simple SEO Software for Small Businesses
Friday, September 12th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – ClickHOST, a prominent web hosting provider announces it has partnered with Positionly, a SEO software company to facilitate providing business friendly SEO services. The partnership will result in introducing power and compound solutions for small businesses...

Europe Data Center Cooling (ICT) Market is Expected to Reach $2.1 billion in 2018
Friday, September 12th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Europe data center cooling report defines and segments the data center cooling market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market is estimated to grow from $1.3 billion in 2013 to $2.1 billion...

Microsoft Could Announce Windows 9 on September 30
Friday, September 12th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft recently confirmed its upcoming Windows 9 operating system on a post to Chinese the social media site Weibo. “Microsoft’s latest OS Windows 9 is coming soon, do you think the start menu at the bottom...