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Wikileaks evades hackers with shift to Amazon EC2

Wikileaks, the site that has infuriated the US government by releasing thousands of US diplomatic cables, is being hosted by one of the symbols of that country’s internet success – Amazon. The site came under a “Distributed Denial of Service” (DDOS) attack on Sunday night from an unidentified hacker, forcing it to seek a new […]

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Oh well at least they’re honest

This is the first time I’ve seen a promise that my unsubscribe request may get ignored for a week or so. I assume this means they have multiple spam databases and that they haven’t yet worked out how to keep them in sync in real time? I guess this is familiar territory for an industry […]

The Complete WordPress-as-a-CMS Guide: Benefits, Tips, Common Questions and Inspiration

The WordPress platform offers a simple user interface when it comes to other content management systems. After logging into WP you’ll arrive at the dashboard. The WordPress dashboard allows you to change many elements of your website without having to know a line of code. You can change/edit images, pages, posts, content and a variety […]

Top 10 Reasons To Use WordPress

1. WordPress is Truly Free and Open Source Unlike other “free” and “open source” solutions that have hidden agendas, is completely free learn more for you, forever.  WordPress doesn’t start charging when you hit a certain size, nor does it close off any of its code to you.  This is one of the less […]

YouTube: HTML5 Video Is No Match for Flash

The YouTube developer blog lists several things Flash can do that HTML5 video tags cannot: Flash cuts down on the number of formats YouTube needs to encode. With browsers divided over which video codecs to use, YouTube would need to re-encode most of its content. With YouTube users uploading 24 hours of video to the […]

Cool local php.ini Auto-installer

Installation Complete!Yes, really! A new environment has been installed for  Notes:Your .htaccess file was edited.An existing php.ini was discovered and rewritten.Ive removed myself so that noone can run me again accidentally. What now? You might like to visit some links below and let us know what you thought about the DreamHost Custom PHP.INI installer. […]