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GoDaddy Sends Heart Felt Apology And Account Credit After Crash

If you’ve been out of the loop, GoDaddy, a Web-hosting and domain-registration company, had widespread outages on Monday. Millions of websites and email accounts were affected by the downed servers. GoDaddy responded first by fixing things and getting customers back online. They then handled the media firestorm with transparency and timely responses. Now, the company has gone … Read more

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GoDaddy Outage Takes Out Millions Of Sites; Supposed Anonymous Member Claims Credit

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands and possibly millions of websites hosted by were down Monday, causing trouble for the mainly small businesses that rely on the service. A Twitter feed that claims to be affiliated with the “Anonymous” hacker group says it was behind the outage, but this couldn’t be confirmed. Another Twitter account, … Read more

Remix the Old Spice Guy With New Interactive Video

Old Spice is adding interactivity to its viral video repertoire with its latest spot for its new scent, “Danger Zone.” In the “Muscle Music” ad, Old Spice Guy Terry Crews composes music by doing nothing but flexing his muscles. Each muscle is hooked up to a different musical instrument, which is activated when the muscle flexes. The coolest … Read more

Will Your Internet Work on Monday? How to Check for DNS Malware

A nasty piece of malware called DNSChanger will kick thousands of Mac and PC users off the Internet on Monday, and there’s a chance you could be one of them. The FBI is shutting down domains that have been affected by the DNSChanger malware, which has been circulating the web since as far back as … Read more

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10 Reasons Why I Don’t Buy From You

No matter how great a product, service, category or industry seems, there is always room for innovation that can drive more sales. Often times we unknowingly create barriers to purchases simply because we don’t understand they exist as they aren’t insurmountable, just annoying. Or, we leave industry-accepted barriers in place because that’s just the way … Read more

Facebook Adds Emoticons To Desktop Chat

They cannot be killed. They only come back stronger. Zombies? No: Emoticons, which Facebook added to its chat feature for desktop users. Facebook announced the addition in a post on its Facebook Tips page: You can now easily add smiley faces and other emoticons to a conversation when you’re chatting with your friends. Look for the icon in the bottom-right … Read more

Google launches Endangered Languages website to save 3,000 at-risk tongues

Google lets users surf the web in 40-plus languages, and its Translate service accounts for 57 different tongues, but those numbers are dwarfed by the grand total of 7,000 currently existing languages. On its official blog today, the company announced the Endangered Languages Project, a website dedicated to preserving at-risk dialects by providing information via audio, video … Read more

[BREAKING] Facebook Sets IPO at $28 to $35 A Share

Facebook announced the price for its initial public offering at $28 to $35 per share Thursday afternoon. The company will offer 337,415,352 shares of Class A common stock at a yet-unspecified date. A statement from Facebook reads: “Facebook, Inc. is offering 180,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock and the selling stockholders are offering 157,415,352 … Read more

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Happy Pi Day From LeverDigital!

  Mmm, pie! Who don’t love delicious pie? Let’s take a moment to imagine just how nom-a-licious 3.14 pounds of apple crisp would be right now. Or oreo cookie pie with delicious creme filling. Or strawberry-stuffed graham cracker crust with that amazing red glaze that tastes like candy — oh man! I’m hungry. Are you … Read more

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