j2 Global Buys Six Companies In Q2

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j2 Global said it has acquired SMTP , a provider of email marketing services; GameTrailers , a digital media publisher; Publicaster , an email marketing company; Electronic Vaulting Services , a backup services provider; Safebackup , another backup provider, and Ireland-based , also in the backup area. j2global global merger acquisition backup smtp gametrailers publicaster safebackup 24sevenbackup

J2 Global Inc. Acquires Another Six Companies in Q2

L.A. Business Journal

The acquired firms include email marketing companies SMTP and Publicaster, digital media company GameTrailers, as well as backup storage companies Electronic Vaulting Services, Safebackup, and 24sevenbackup As it does every quarter, J2 Global Inc. gobbled up another slate of companies. The Hollywood-based internet services company acquired six small companies for an undisclosed amount in the second quarter.

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Sendio Enhances Email Appliance

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The appliance uses a combination of SMTP tests and other methods to identify e-mail servers, along with sender address verification to very senders of emails to a user.

How Sendgrid Makes Sure Those App Emails Go Through, With Jim Franklin

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It can be deceptively easy to set up your own, SMTP server, to send email on behalf of that app. If you're an application developer, sending emails through your application can be a chore.

Choosing Internet Platforms

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He sees this as similar to what happened with SMTP, POP, HTTP, etc. I'm blogging from the CalTech Enterprise Forum. The topic is: Betting Your Company On An Internet Platform? A very interesting topic, especially for those of us involved in developing for start-ups. At the CTO Group that I organize in Santa Monica, we've had lots of discussions around this. The basic conclusion was that it was a bit premature if you were talking about a serious, funded start-up.

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