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pair Hosts Summer Pitch Fest 2014


- Summer Pitch Fest is an event organized by the The Pittsburgh Tech Meetup, a startup networking group founded in 2010. The goal of The Pittsburgh Tech Meetup is to provide a way for folks outside of the university environment with a forum for finding resources, networking, and learning more about...

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pair Hosts Girl Develop It Workshop


- This past Saturday, we were happy to once again open our doors to Pittsburgh’s Girl Develop It chapter for a one-day HTML5 and CSS3 workshop. Girl Develop It is a international initiative with chapters in cities across the globe. Their mission is to empower women from diverse backgrounds from around...

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Happy 12th Anniversary to pairNIC!


- This month we’re proud to announce the 12th anniversary of pairNIC, the Domain Name Registration service of pair Networks, Inc. pairNIC was accredited by ICANN in 1999 (as the 99th registrar in the World), developed over the course of two years, and officially brought online in 2002. We’d like to...

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The OpenSSL Heartbleed Vunerability


- Like most UNIX/Linux service providers, pair Networks makes use of OpenSSL for Web and e-mail encryption. Last week, when the tech community was made aware of a vulnerability in OpenSSL, pair Networks immediately took action. Some of our servers — those running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS — were vulnerable. Patching of...

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pair Networks Introduces Web Inspector Service!


- Web Inspector service is now available at pair Networks. With Web Inspector you get: Malware Scanning and More Web Inspector scans your website every day, looking for known viruses and malware. If malware or viruses are found, an e-mail notification will be sent to you from Web Inspector right away....

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ShopSite Version 12 Now Available!


- ShopSite 12 is now availble for customers with ShopSite-enabled hosting. Below are some of the new or enhanced features found in ShopSite 12: New Mobile-Friendly Themes ShopSite 12 includes six new store themes that automatically adjust to accommodate customers shopping on phones and tablets. Back Office Redesign The ShopSite 12...

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New Regulations Require Contact Information Verification


- Why is this happening? The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) has updated the contract that all registrars, including pairNIC, must sign in order to have the right to register domain names. With this contract update, there are new requirements regarding collecting and keeping accurate contact information from...

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Happy Anniversary to Us – pair Celebrates 18 Years!


- Hi, this is Kevin Martin, CEO and founder of pair Networks, Inc. Each January, my company has another anniversary, and I write an article for the newsletter, and this year is no exception. I continue to marvel at the longevity and strength of this company, which has its roots in...

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October is Health and Wellness Month at pair Networks


- Throughout the month of October, pair Networks’ staff celebrated our first official health and wellness month. With this came a series of informative, fun activities and gatherings geared towards benefiting the health, happiness, and well-being of our staff. We indulged in massages, lunch and learn seminars, and one-on-one talks from...

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SXSW Eco Conference 2013

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- For the third consecutive year, we ventured to Austin, TX in support of the annual SXSW Eco Conference. As in years past, the conference and city of Austin did not disappoint. For the past two years, pair Networks and staff have participated in the Eco Exhibition, giving us the opportunity...

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