Supermicro says investigation firm found no spy chips

Supermicro has sent a letter to its customers saying that it has found no evidence of malicious chips on its motherboards. The company asked third-party company Nardello & Co to audit Super Micro’s hardware. On October 4, a Bloomberg report claimed that China’s spies managed to conceal tiny malicious chips …

GoDaddy Q&A with Elohim: Musical star shines light on taboo topics

GoDaddy is honored to partner with Elohim for our “Make the world you want campaign” — empowering makers to change your world if it doesn’t quite fit you. Based in LA, Elohim is a true artist’s artist. A skilled producer, vocalist, songwriter and classically-trained pianist, she crafts intricately-produced songs that curiously explore …

6 website monetization strategies to turn your site into a moneymaker

Do you want to turn your website into a moneymaker? Perhaps you’re getting ready to launch a new website and want to build in revenue generation from the start. Or maybe you’ve already built a successful website and realize that, hey, you’ve got traffic! Why not monetize it? By applying …

5 kinds of Facebook content for your bowling alley marketing plan

If you aren’t using Facebook for your bowling alley marketing, now is the time to start. Every day, consumers are looking online for a local business just like yours for their next happy hour, tournament, birthday party or team building event. You need to stand out on social media so they choose …

Netflix is testing a mobile-only subscription to make its service more affordable

Netflix is testing a cut-price mobile-only subscription as it explores new packages aimed at widening its appeal in Asia and other emerging markets. CEO Reed Hastings told Bloomberg last week that the company would test lower-priced packages and it hasn’t taken long for those experiments to come to light. The …

Google makes it easier for cheap phones and smart devices to encrypt your data

Encryption is an important part of the whole securing-your-data package, but it’s easy to underestimate the amount of complexity it adds to any service or device. One part of that is the amount of processing encryption takes — an amount that could be impractical on small or low-end devices. Google …

GDPR in the U.S.: How the General Data Protection Regulation might affect American businesses in 2019 and beyond

As the dust settles from the EU’s recently enacted General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), companies all over the Western world will continue to watch with bated breath as Europe ramps up enforcement of its newest (and heftiest) piece of privacy legislation. And the stakes of GDPR in the U.S. are increasing, …

Mars Lander InSight sends the first of many selfies after a successful touchdown

Last night’s 10 minutes of terror as the InSight Mars Lander descended to the Martian surface at 12,300 MPH were a nail-biter for sure, but now the robotic science platform is safe and sound — and has sent pics back to prove it. The first thing it sent was a …

6 types of WooCommerce sites that don’t need product inventory

There’s a reason why WooCommerce + WordPress make for a winning combination — getting your online shop up and running only requires you to pick a hosting platform, set up the plugin and get started. It therefore comes as no surprise that WooCommerce is one of the major platforms when it …

Travel forecast: What the travel industry can expect in 2019

There have been some major upheavals and changes in the travel industry in the last two years. New regulations were implemented; new stricter regulations were proposed, but avoided; and new technology is making life easier in the world of plane and car travel. As someone who writes about the travel industry …

Seasonal vs. evergreen content: How to tailor your content for Valentine’s Day and beyond

Most bloggers, content writers and content marketers are faced with the same question at least once a week: What do I write about next? And while there are myriad ways we can classify different pieces of said content, for the purposes of this article we will reach for two distinct …

This is the next-gen lionfish vacuuming robot

Roboticists have the strangest pet projects. For Colin Angle, it’s vacuuming up lionfish. The iRobot CEO is also the cofounder of RSE (that’s Robots in Service of the Environment), a volunteer-based organization designed to create what it says in the name. The organization’s first project, announced back in 2017, is …

TwitSnap? Twitter launches new camera feature to demote text

Twitter is rolling out the redesign to its camera feature TechCrunch reported on a month ago that’s designed to let you capture photos, videos, and live footage and connect them to global conversations. Starting today when you swipe left from the Twitter timeline, you’ll get the new camera that’s no …

Volunteer at Disrupt Berlin 2018 and score a free Innovator pass

Looking for a way to experience Disrupt Berlin 2018, but your budget simply won’t cooperate? Sign up as a volunteer, and we’ll thank you with a complimentary Innovator pass good for both days of the show. A lot of work goes into making Disrupt Berlin an outstanding event for every …

Brandless introduces a $9 price point with the launch of baby and pet products

Since launch, Brandless has looked to make shopping for everyday items simple by pricing everything at $3. Today, for the first time since the company came on the scene, Brandless will be adding new items that exceed its own $3 limit. The e-commerce brand is adding baby and pet products …