It’s the moment you try with all you have to avoid, but there’s absolutely nothing you can do: your shared hosting website has gone dark due to a hosting provider outage. Although you can research companies for months in order to find the one with the least amount of outages, you’ll never find one with 100% uptime guarantees. It’s just not possible (and if you find one, stay away! They are lying to you!).
Can an app change lives? Venture capitalist Karl Mehta thinks so. Mehta wants interested developers to code for eight hours a month for free. Why? He is hoping to develop life-saving apps for people in India. The project is called ‘Code for India,’ and its goal is to provide people in India with needed help.
We’ve discussed the benefits of cloud hosting here at Ananova many times. There are times where the cloud does not work out, such as like Eric Frenkiel, founder and CEO of MemSQL. And you can’t say the man didn’t give it the old college try.
Can a man successfully create a website that’s targeted for women? Maybe; but Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of Bustle.com, might be succeeding where the site is concerned, though he has lost major points with his readers thanks to some controversial words.
When Goldberg (co-founder of Bleacher Report) set up the Bustle.com site, the cheap hosting company he signed up with didn’t have any idea the impact that his site would have on women around the globe.
There’s a notion in the cloud hosting world that dispersing data is a safer and more secure way of storing information. There are currently two companies offering businesses the cloud dispersing option: Cleversafe and Symform. Both companies offer similar services with subtle differences.
Amazon averages sales of $117,882 per minute. I’ll let you think about that number for a second. That’s a good deal of cash, so it might not have mattered much that Amazon recently lost around $4.72 million when Amazon’s site went down for 40 minutes this past Monday. But for companies that aren’t as big as Amazon, 40 minutes offline is a big deal.
Whether you run a simple Internet forum for like-minded individuals or a social media site like Myspace, bullying is an issue. Online, a bully can feel invincible, protected by the vast enormity of the worldwide Web. Confronting someone on the Internet is so much easier than doing it in person.
A recent free blog hosting article on this site sparked a lot of discussion on a Google Plus board. Most of that discussion was centered around the move towards Blogger and Tumblr in lieu of WordPress. What’s wrong with WordPress? WordPress is still home to most of the sites on the Internet, but many have found WordPress to be moving more and more away from blogging as of late.
You know those little news segments like “This Day in History?” Well, Boing Boing runs a story entitled “This Day in Blogging History” each day. It’s fun to see the blog posts of news from cheap hosting site all around the Web from years ago.
‘Bundled, Buried, and Behind Closed Doors’ is a documentary by filmmaker Ben Mendelsohn. The film explores the physical infrastructures that house networks. Or, in other words, where the internet lives in the real world.