Startup spending guide: Where to spend money

money-arrows There is no shortage of advice when it comes to which tools software companies should use to run their businesses. We’ve all come across numerous “Top 100 resources for startups”-type posts at least once as we Google our way to entrepreneurial success. But after reading just one of them, it’s not hard to go from “I have no idea what’s out there” to… Read More

Media Temple launches new enterprise WordPress solution hosted on AWS

2016-05-16_1807 Media Temple is launching a new enterprise-grade WordPress hosting solution today. That would be interesting new by itself, but the twist here is that the company, which is owned by GoDaddy, is hosting this service on AWS. Media Temple launches new enterprise WordPress solution hosted on AWS With this offering, Media Temple is combining its expertise in running WordPress installs with its… Read More

WordPress.com turns on HTTPS encryption for all websites

Lock WordPress.com is adding HTTPS support for all its blogs. If you have a custom domain or have a blog under the wordpress.com domain name (like bestcrabrestaurantsinportland.wordpress.com), you’re good to go. While many social services like Facebook and Twitter have supported HTTPS for a while now, WordPress.com was still lagging behind for custom domain names. Since 2014, WordPress.co Read More

Flywheel raises $4M for its designer-focused WordPress hosting platform

flywheel WordPress sites make up a massive chunk of the Internet, so it’s no surprise that there are also plenty of services that specialize in hosting them. WordPress hosting and management service Flywheel, which focuses on designers and creative agencies, today announced that it has raised a $4 million Series A round led by Kansas City’s Five Elms Capital. This round comes about a year… Read More

Built.io wants to challenge Drupal and WordPress with its headless CMS

Mobile_Publish Built.io offers a number of services for enterprises, including a mobile backend service and an integration platform. In addition, it also offers Contentstack, a headless content management service (CMS) that aims to challenge the likes of WordPress and Drupal in the enterprise. Contentstack is getting a major update today with the launch of a set of mobile SDKs for Android and iOS, as well as… Read More

Dropbox, WordPress founders back instant messaging app Hike

hike_feaInstant messaging app Hike has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Quora founder Adam D’Angelo and WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg. Senior Dropbox executives Aditya Agarwal and Ruchi Sanghvi also participated in this round, Hike said in a statement. “It’s quite clear that messaging is playing a key role in bringing people online in a mobile first [...] [...]