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2014-08-01 08:26:21

Penrose Senior Care Auditors Partners with GoDaddy.com and VistaPrint DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months post launch, Penrose Senior Care Auditors continues to set the standards and lead the way for a new senior care service, business opportunity, and career path. Seeing a need in the market for her aging father in an assisted living community, Rhonda Harper founded Penrose Senior Care Auditors in February. "I realized quickly that he didn't receive the services he...

GoDaddy Hacked by Anonymous Hacker
2012-09-10 16:29:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A hacker from the shadowy group Anonymous is claiming to have taken down the domain registry and web hosting company GoDaddy.com today, bringing down thousands of Web sites for small businesses and blogs who were likely not intentional targets. The hacker known as AnonymousOwn3r on Twitter has made a point to mention several times that he or she acted alone in the hack-attack and is not working on behalf of the larger...

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...

2008-07-21 08:44:52

By ANICK JESDANUN By Anick Jesdanun The Associated Press Rant all you want in a public park. A police officer generally won't eject you for your remarks alone, however unpopular or provocative. Rant on the Internet, and you'll find that free speech and other constitutional rights are anything but guaranteed. Companies in charge of seemingly public spaces online wipe out content that's controversial but otherwise legal. Service providers write their own rules for users worldwide ....

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.