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What’s Klout All About?

Barak Obama’s is 99 and Justin Bieber’s is 92. Pretty much anyone who’s active online can have a Klout score. But why would you want one? According to the online marketing agency Maccabee, as many as 40 million photos are shared on Instagram every day, and Twitter clocks up an average of 500 million tweets […]
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Power Trip – The Challenge of Supercomputing

When the word ‘supercomputer’ is uttered, it’s easy to envision a gigantic, alien device, composed of back to the future-style technology. After all, these devices are used in the fields of quantum mechanics, climate research, and oil exploration. But there are a few things you might not know about these specialized appliances. While modern supercomputers […]
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How To Use a htaccess File To Improve Security

Hypertext Access, commonly known as htaccess, is a configuration file that controls the directory it is placed in, and all the subdirectories underneath it. It is a powerful tool for manipulating and configuring sites. A webmaster can use it to redirect pages and password protect directories. Here are some of the techniques to protect your […]
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Take Your Business Further

It’s time to take your business further! Now through the end of November, any web hosting plan you buy will get 50% more time added to your term for free. Available on any new annual hosting package using the coupon code 50FURTHER, this deal can get you up to 18 free months of free web […]
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The Do’s and Do Not’s of WordPress SEO

Too many website owners are trying to beat Google at its own game when it comes to WordPress SEO. The problem with that approach is that Google is constantly tweaking, updating and testing its ranking algorithms. The truth is, trying to trick Google is rarely going to be successful. Instead, follow a few simple guidelines, […]
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Challenges Facing the World’s “Highest” Supercomputer

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array or ALMA Correlator is one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world. It is built atop the Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes, more than 16,500 feet above sea level. This high-altitude data center is a powerful system consisting of 66 radio antenna dishes, 50 of them measuring 12 […]
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Showdown: WordPress vs. Joomla!

When it comes to Content Management Systems, Joomla and WordPress are two of the best. For the business that wants to manage their own website, either choice will deliver easy maintenance and an intuitive interface. Even the user that has only a little experience with technology can find their way around and have a functional […]
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A Top Level Domain is Coming for New York City Businesses – .NYC

ICANN has been putting a lot of attention on the effects of top level domains on brands. However, there is a new buzz about TLDs based on the literal geographic location of an online website. These are known as geo-TLDs. Nyc is one of the new TLDs getting ready to set sail in the market […]
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Three Reasons Why Self-hosted WordPress is Better Than Blogger

WordPress started in 2003 and for ten years it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world. It is used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people everyday. WordPress and Google’s Blogger are among the top blogging platforms but WordPress is more used because of its […]
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Introducing the New Westhost Website Builder

Today is a momentous day, our new website builder is ready and available! We have never provided a more clear-cut way to build your own website and now building a professional website by yourself is not only a possibility, but a reality. In the past website builders produced websites that lacked features, customization, and had […]
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