One of the biggest domain registrar GoDaddy has acquired (mt) Media Temple a Los Angeles-based Web hosting and cloud services company. Though (mt) Media Temple is acquired, both companies will work independently and according to (mt) there will be no impact on their existing clients. Part of the reason for this, GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving […]

Google Checkout will be discontinued on November 20, 2013

If you are using Google Checkout for your business, you may have received a notification from Google Checkout team stating that they will discontinue Google Checkout as on November 20, 2013. Who will be affected by this: Merchants selling digital goods may transition to Google Wallet for digital goods. Merchants selling through Google-hosted marketplaces (e.g. […]

IBM to acquire SoftLayer

IBM has announced the intent to acquire SoftLayer, a leading provider of cloud computing infrastructure—including dedicated servers, managed hosting and infrastructure as a service (IaaS)—headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with data centers and network points of presence in the United States, Asia and Europe. SoftLayer has built a unified platform with an innovative high-performance architecture and […]

Liberty Reserve Shut down – Founder Arrested

  Liberty Reserve has been shut down after U.S. and Costa Rican authorities arrested founder Arthur Budovsky Belanchuk in Spain. Central American newspaper The Tico Times reports that Budovsky was arrested Friday. Investigators say that Budovsky’s businesses in Costa Rica, including Liberty Reserve, were used to launder money for child pornography websites and drug trafficking. […]

Payza Acquires the AlertPay Platform

Recently Payza acquires the AlertPay Platform. On May 14, 2012, AlertPay accounts were migrated from AlertPay to Payza. You can access your money and use it the same way you always have. All of your information stays the same: – The same account (with your money in it)! – The same personal, business and financial information! – […]

RatePoint Accounts Permanently Closing on February 02, 2012

RatePoint Accounts Permanently Closing on February 02, 2012. Following is the notifications that sent out to their users: ————————————————————————– Important Message Regarding Discontinuation of RatePoint Services RatePoint customers, partners, and friends: As some of you may know, RatePoint’s assets and technologies are currently being acquired. Unfortunately this means that all RatePoint accounts will soon be […]