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2011-07-03 06:35:00

The parent company of GoDaddy.com has announced the sale of a majority stake in the Web hosting and domain name registration firm to investment firms Kohlberg, Kravis, and Roberts (KKR), Silver Lake, and Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Terms of the transaction--which is officially being dubbed a "partnership"--were not officially disclosed, but the AFP news agency, citing Wall Street Journal reports, claims that the deal was valued at $2.25 billion, as well as the assumption of Go Daddy...

2009-07-07 08:00:00

SEAL BEACH, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Affliction Entertainment Group, LLC, a division of Affliction Clothing, the premier label that embodies our generation's fast and loud attitude and lifestyle through contemporary fashion has announced GoDaddy.com, the world-leading domain name registrar and Web hosting company, will be the title sponsor of Affliction M-1 Global's "Trilogy," slated for August 1st, at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Included in the sponsorship are Go Daddy Ring...

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2009-01-22 13:15:00

Internet Domain registrar Go Daddy Group Inc. is launching an online marketplace even though Web retail sales are slumping. The Go Daddy Marketplace, which opened on Tuesday, will allow users to list as many things as they want for a $5 monthly fee, and a 10 percent commission on products that sell.  There has been no advertisement launch by the company yet, apart from a link near the top of its home page. According to Go Daddy's executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Barb...

2008-10-27 12:00:14

Why do people looking to establish or enhance their Web presence use Go Daddy by a margin of three-to-one? One reason may be the way Go Daddy continuously improves its products and services based on input from many of its 6 million customers who call Go Daddy for help, or to suggest product improvements. "I've always said our customers are our best marketers," said Go Daddy CEO and Founder Bob Parsons, referring to how word-of-mouth is Go Daddy's best advertising. "Turns out our customers...

2008-10-23 12:00:11

What would you rather do? Figure out how to install your favorite Web application on your hosting account or have it automatically installed with a single click. For most the answer is the latter - as evidenced by Go Daddy's Hosting Connection averaging more than one-thousand application installations a day for users. Go Daddy, North America's largest shared hosting provider, created Hosting Connection as a way to let customers install an extensive catalog of the most popular open source...

2008-10-15 18:59:33

President George W. Bush today signed into law bi-partisan legislation that provides Go Daddy and other Web companies much needed tools to take illegitimate Internet pharmacies offline. The legislation is aimed at stopping rogue pharmacies from operating online and helping to prevent the purchase of drugs without a valid prescription through the Internet. The new law requires online pharmacies to comply with state laws in which they do business, as well as publicly display its compliance...

2008-10-13 18:00:14

It just became easier for Go Daddy to shut down online predators who target children. Today, President George W. Bush signed the bipartisan bill known as the "Protect Our Children Act of 2008" into law. Go Daddy and others fought long and hard to secure passage of this much-needed legislation. This new law prohibits sending live images of child abuse via the Internet. It also authorizes money to hire FBI agents who work on child exploitation cases. Funds would be used for the development...

2008-10-13 06:00:25

What's SmartSpace? It's the technological development that allows you to register a domain name and convert it into the Web presence you choose, almost instantly. You can use SmartSpace to automatically create an interactive Web site, a blog, an email address, a podcast, a photo gallery, a video showcase or a chat room without having to be the least bit tech savvy. It means there are no more excuses for not having your own place on the World Wide Web. "This is a game changer. It really...

2008-09-17 09:00:27

As the .TV extension grows in popularity, GoDaddy.com is announcing a complete redesign of its multimedia component, www.GoDaddy.TV. The effort gives users more videos and interactive content, quickly and easily. Not sure about the rapid rise in online video popularity? Consider this: according to ComScore, more than 11 billion videos were viewed by Americans in July 2008 - up two billion views from just one year ago. Many companies are looking for inexpensive ways to alert visitors to...

2008-07-21 08:44:52

Go Daddy received a Super Bowl-like spike in traffic and domain registrations - only it didn't have anything to do with commercials or Go Daddy Girls. It was all about the .ME domain. In the first 24 hours of registration, Go Daddy successfully registered more than 20,000 .ME names, making it the most successful new domain launch in Go Daddy's history. During the start of registration - requests for .ME came in at such a rapid pace that it caused slowness to the GoDaddy.com Web...


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