Category Archives: News

Protect Your Account with TOTP 2 Factor Authentication

We are proud to announce the launch of our new TOTP 2FA (that’s Time-based One-Time Password algorithm two-factor authentication to the uninitiated). What Is TOTP 2FA? Put simply, two-factor authentication is a measure to ensure the person attempting to log in to an online account is the person who owns it. This is done by … Continue reading Protect Your Account with TOTP 2 Factor Authentication

Statement on the Namecheap Outage, November 13th

No company likes an outage. At Namecheap, we do everything in our power to maximise availability and uptime, while minimizing downtime because we understand the disruption it causes to you and your business. What happened on November 13 Unfortunately on November 13, at approximately 5 AM UTC, we experienced a major outage caused by a … Continue reading Statement on the Namecheap Outage, November 13th

Namecheap Acquires Launchaco Website Builder

We are thrilled to announce that Namecheap has acquired Launchaco, a website builder platform that makes launching a site a seamless process. Launchaco allows for the creation of beautiful, clean websites that are also optimized for mobile. We loved the simplicity that the product brings to the creation of websites, and believe that the expertise … Continue reading Namecheap Acquires Launchaco Website Builder

MedHacks: How 800 Students Built Health-Related Apps

An app that can diagnose skin cancer? Software that predicts the length of your hospital stay? These were just a few of the apps in the running for the Namecheap Innovation Award. MedHacks is organized by students at the renowned Johns Hopkins University. It’s billed as ‘the world’s premier medical hackathon’. Participants are challenged to … Continue reading MedHacks: How 800 Students Built Health-Related Apps

Rick Kirkendall Talks About Reaching 10 Million Domains

Andrew Alleman from Domain Name Wire was given an exclusive interview with Rick Kirkendall, Namecheap’s CEO. As Namecheap hits 10 million domains under management, it seemed like a good time to talk about the growth and evolution of the company. The Interview – Re-published From Domain Name Wire DNW: For a long time, you were … Continue reading Rick Kirkendall Talks About Reaching 10 Million Domains