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HostPapa Acquires Silicon Valley Web Hosting

Just because it’s been a bit quiet for HostPapa in the first quarter, don’t think the HostPapa Acquisition Spree is ending. Today we have Silicon Valley Web Hosting as the target. From the obligatory press release: “HostPapa Inc., a leading Canadian web hosting and cloud service provider for small and medium businesses (SMBs), announced today […]

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CloudFest 2021 Recap Mashup

CloudFest 2021 was held March 23 – 25 online. Was going to do my own post conference review but I just didn’t have as much time to fully appreciate it that would warrant a recap. Luckily we have three other recaps from which we can pull. What is CloudFest? CloudFest has a long history and […]

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Wix vs. WordPress, The Final Word

If you’re not into watching the WordPress community chatter like a hawk, you might have missed it, but earlier this month something odd starting happening. Queue the music. Background Wix started sending mysterious packages to known names in the community. The secret package contained some fancy Bose headphones and a link to a “top secret” […]

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Everything is AAS

There’s a new AAS (as a service) in town. What, another acronym service? Why another acronym service? Actually, it’s Website as a Service (WaaS). Is this some new Elon Musk created future tech? The truth is much much less exciting. It’s an acronym wrapped around stuff that we’ve been using for decades. Let’s take a […]

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GoDaddy Adds To TLD Portfolio

Yes it’s an acronym in the title but otherwise it would be way too long, Top Level Domains (TLDs) are the end of any website address. We all know .com, .net, and .org from the beginning of the internet but now you can choose from a plethora of TLDs, which of course someone owns, manages, […]

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HeroPress Adopts Hallway Chats

This isn’t an acquisition per se but it is news for the WordPress community, from HeroPress, Hallway Chats Joins The HeroPress Family: “We were considering a podcast, but had moved it down the build list. Tara Claeys and Liam Dempsey, while loving the work they’ve done with Hallway Chats, found life was moving then in different directions, as […]