Month: June 2012

Hostgator: Eaten by the Competition

HostGator, one of the leading Webhosting company in the world with the tag line “we eat up the competition” has been eaten by the competition. Rumors about the Endurance International Group (EIG) trying to buy the Webhosting Giant HostGator come to end when the mail sent by Hostgator CEO Brent Oxley become public on WebhostingTalk
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TechRadar User database has been compromised

User Database of popular technology and Gadget news & review publishing website i.e. TechRadar has been compromised. TechRadar has sent following notification to its users Important update regarding your TechRadar account It has come to our attention that TechRadar’s user registration database has been compromised. Unfortunately, user details including username, email address, date-of-birth and encrypted passwords have
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How many servers does Google have?

My estimate: 1,791,040 as of January 2012 And projection: 2,376,640 in early 2013 This estimate was made by adding up the total available floor space at all of Google’s data centers, combined with knowledge on how the data centers are constructed. I’ve also checked the numbers against Google’s known energy consumption, and various other snippets of detail
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