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China Bans BitCoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Tags: , , , Date/Time: September 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

BitCoin is trading down as much as 8 percent as news breaks that China has banned BitCoin. According to reports, China’s central bank has declared all financial transactions involving BitCoin illegal, citing “widespread, disrupting economic and financial order, giving rise to money laundering, illegal fund-raising, fraud, pyramid schemes and other illegal and criminal activities.” By […]

AMD’s Server Market Share Hits New High at 16%

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: September 23, 2021 @ 6:41 pm, by raindog308

According to market research group Omdia, AMD has surged to a historically high server market share of 16%. “In the server CPU market, AMD scored its best-ever quarter from a market share and sales perspective with demand from hyperscale cloud service providers, and Google in particular, being a big contributing factor to AMD’s strong performance,” […]

The Most Ridiculous VPS Company of All Time

Tags: , , Date/Time: September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Would you like a free 1.5GB RAM VPS with 20GB of disk, an ipv4, and unmetered bandwidth in Germany?  Well, in 2013 all you needed to do was dial a number and listen to ads.  A lot of ads. Back then, a company named VPS By Call launched a service where potential users were instructed […]

Hosterlabs Exits VPS Business

Tags: , , Date/Time: September 19, 2021 @ 8:28 pm, by raindog308

Hosterlabs, who has been featured LowEndBox multiple times, has announced they are exiting the VPS market. LowEndTalk member @brueggus shared a ticket response in which Hosterlabs stated: “We will not longer be providing virtual servers and support thereof. Please contact us at help@hosterlabs.net to help with refund requests.” We’ve featured Hosterlabs multiple times on our […]

Microsoft Says Passwords are Passé

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: September 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

Are passwords a dying breed? In a blog post published September 15, Microsoft Vice President of Security, Compliance, and Identity Vasu Jakkal entitled “The passwordless future is here for your Microsoft account” (yes, with bad capitalization, just like that), Microsoft announced that you could “completely remove the password from your Microsoft account”.  He continued: “Use […]

Community News – A RackNerd Review, Sharing Their Recent Accomplishments

Continuing on LowEndBox’s community news features, the following piece is something that RackNerd recently sent over to us. Seeing that there are quite a bit of RackNerd customers from the LowEndBox & LowEndTalk community, as well as the fact that they are voted a top provider by the community, we feel that this was an […]

Are you ready to win some prizes? Sign up today

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: September 15, 2021 @ 6:01 pm, by Jon Biloh

Have you signed up for LowEndBox’s best giveaway yet? If not, there is still time. In case you’ve not heard yet, community provider RackNerd is hosting a fantastic giveaway for LowEndBox/LowEndTalk readers with the best prizes we’ve ever had! Head over to the giveaway announcement post to learn more. 

ExpressVPN Acquired for Nearly $1 Billion

Tags: , , Date/Time: September 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

Who knew dime-a-dozen VPN companies were so valuable?  Not me.  But I guess they’re worth a pile of gold, considering that Kape Technologies is paying $936 million for ExpressVPN.  The service, founded in 2009, has over 3 million companies and 290 employees.  While ExpressVPN is spinning this as a way to “strengthen privacy,” others are […]

WHMCS Alternative – How to Get a FREE Clientexec License

As some of you may know, WHMCS earlier this year changed their pricing structure pretty significantly. Previously, WHMCS customers could obtain a license with unlimited clients for $39/Month, and now their pricing structure has changed to a tiered model whereby you are billed based on the number of customers you have in your system: $18.95/Month […]

Pausing to Remember on the Twentieth Anniversary of September 11, 2001

Date/Time: September 11, 2021 @ 8:46 am, by raindog308

LowEndBox would like to take a moment to remember those who perished in the tragedy that occurred 20 years ago today on September 11, 2001. This appalling event affected the lives of all Americans and indeed, everyone in the world. For a whole generation of people, asking each other “where were you on September 11” […]

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