On the Web, Bin Laden News Is Big–But Not as Big as Soccer

On the Web, Bin Laden News Is Big–But Not as Big as Soccer

by Peter Kafka – Posted on May 2, 2011 at 11:49 AM PT No debate that Osama bin Laden’s death is one of the biggest news stories in years. Except on the Web, where all of our tweeting and reading and live-streaming about it isn’t generating nearly as much traffic as other big events of the last decade. Here’s a look at the last day of Akamai’s “Net Usage...

What is web hosting?

What is web hosting?

In order for a web site to be available on the World Wide Web, it must be hosted on a server. This is referred to as web hosting. There are several different methods by which this is done. Your Internet Service Provider (ISP), for example AOL, may make limited web space available as part of your subscription. There are also free web hosting services, although...