Who are those people on our home page?

You may have noticed some (pretty) new faces on our home page. At POP, you know we’re all about getting your idea online fast and for free (with no small amount of style, we might humbly add!). We wracked our brains for the best way to visually demonstrate this; should we have animations of domains…

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Sucuri Security released a public announcement on October 8th regarding a large scale attack which could leave your blog at risk of hackers gaining unauthorized access. To summarize, attackers are taking advantage of a vulnerability in WordPress’s XML-RPC system.multicall method which effectively allows them to issue hundreds of login attempts with a single request. To…

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Built with POP: Give-Back

Ever wanted to donate to a cause you love easily through your phone (but without the pesky text messages that cost you even more)? Liora Raitblat did–and came up with a solution to make it easier! Fresh off a win at the Telfer Business Traction Challenge, she introduced us to her amazing project that makes…

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We must be crazy

Good afternoon, folks. Over the last few months we’ve been huddling over here at POP working on a big problem: getting your idea or business online is hard. Too hard.    With our team’s history and experience, we find ourselves uniquely positioned to solve that problem. We started by looking at the various friction points…

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Built with POP: RetireHappy.co

Retirement is the dream, right? Just think of all that free time and…boredom?! Fight back the plague of boredom with RetireHappy.co! We got the chance to talk with founder Saul about his project to bring happiness back to retirement. What was the inspiration that made you start Retire Happy? I recall doing some research for…

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Happy Birthday .XYZ!

Today is the official 1-year anniversary of the launch of the .XYZ domain name – and there’s no better way to celebrate, than with free swag! Launched on June 2, 2014 – .xyz is the domain built for every website, everywhere. It has been used all around the globe from the US to China, and…

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Built with POP: #startup

When you’re starting up, you need support! Get connected with your global/local startup scene with #startup, founded to facilitate discussions, Q&A’s, AMA’s, feedback, and braintrusts. We caught up with Leon Pals, creator and growth manager, to find out more about #startup. What was the inspiration that made you start #startup? We had a small community of…

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The Future of POP is Bright

Over the past few years, POP has gone from a side project of the original .CO team, to a full-fledged startup. We’ve tried a couple different business models along the way, but the plan all along was to use POP as a key registrar channel for new nTLD’s that our parent company, Straat, was applying…

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New features: groups, aliases, forwarding!

Summer in Miami is a sad time. All the beautiful tourists have left and taken the fun with them. We’re faced with plague-like swarms of inch long Chikungunya-weaponized mosquitos, cataclysmic monsoons that morph into hurricanes, 120 degree/100% humidity endurance tests on the way to the bubble tea place, and, most dreadfully, stone crab season is…

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GMail Tips: Email Delegation

Like most people that are trying to balance their work and personal life, I have two email accounts that I go back and forth opening all day. I thought that I struck gold when I discovered using two separate browsers – Google Chrome and Safari – to load each account, so that I wouldn’t have…

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