Steve
Siteground Awards

We’ve covered Siteground twice before on this blog. The first time I talked with grudging admiration about how they manage to dominate hosting search results by creating fake review sites and putting themselves at #1. Then we looked at how they’d taken over the old Mambo website for self-promotion. That grudging admiration has gone. The […]

Steve
Mambo Logo

Mambo has been dying a slow death since the split from Joomla. In fact, the last time I visited their site was when they were forking again! Its sad to see a once-great project in such a state. Several links on the homepage are broken, only three users were in the forum compared to over […]

Steve
webprobnews

Why on earth is a major company such as WebProNews.com continually allowed to get away with email spam? They have a very sneaky way of making people think they’re unsubscribing, while in fact remaining on WebProNews’ mailing lists indefinitely.

Steve

Microsoft has announced that they’ll be suing open-source companies and bloggers for patent infringement—on 235 patents related to the term FUD. Microsoft has made its broadest challenge to date against free speech, claiming that FUD and related phrases violate Microsoft patents and saying it will seek license fees.