PlanetMagpie News

April 04, 2016
Vircom's modus antispam software continues to win awards. It won the Virus Bulletin's VBSpam award twice in the past quarter alone!
January 25, 2016
Introducing Stephen Crawley, PlanetMagpie's newest engineer. Stephen is an Information Architect, bringing his enterprise-level Lync/Skype for Business expertise to our customers.
September 11, 2015
The A is for Apple website won a 2015 WebAward! The new site is built for parents of children with developmental disabilities. Every page is designed for easy browsing, learning and support.
September 11, 2015
Fast Company consulted IT experts, including PlanetMagpie President Robert Douglas, for its September 2015 article on the widespread issue of email privacy.
June 19, 2015
Small businesses get hacked too. PlanetMagpie published an article in the Fremont Business Review to make local businesses aware of the risks, and give some ideas on how to improve small-business cybersecurity.
March 04, 2015
On March 3rd, a reporter for CNN Money asked Robert Douglas to comment on the growing scandal involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails.
February 20, 2015
PlanetMagpie President Robert Douglas will take part in a panel discussion titled "IT Security for Small Business", hosted by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, on March 5 in Fremont. Security-conscious Silicon Valley small business owners should attend.
February 04, 2015
Announcing PlanetMagpie's First Client Website for 2015: A is for Apple, Inc. The new A is for Apple website is built for parents of children with developmental disabilities. Every page is designed for easy browsing, learning and support.
December 18, 2014
The Section 179 tax break on business equipment has been extended to December 31, 2014. This is a guest post from Brent Baxter at Comyns Smith McCleary & Deaver LLP, detailing what Section 179 means for business owners.
September 21, 2014
This year, PlanetMagpie only submitted one website to the 2014 WebAwards: Diablo Precision, Inc. Thanks to Diablo's all-new branding and its unique visual facility tour, the gamble paid off: DiabloPrecision.com won our 10th WebAward.
June 13, 2014
Diablo Precision, Inc. in Hollister has launched a new website. It's not your standard brochure site though--the new site invites visitors to take a virtual tour of their green machine shop.
February 28, 2014
In order to encourage more awareness & discussion of bringing IT jobs back to the U.S. from offshore, a Silicon Valley IT Consulting agency is distributing "Reshore Your IT" bumper stickers for free.
September 26, 2013
The number of WebAwards for PlanetMagpie client websites has climbed to 9, with 2 new awards for 2013. Congratulations to Cromer Material Handling and Giorgi Bros. Furniture!
June 04, 2013
New programs are launching which help students train for and line up IT jobs companies need. Schools and businesses working together to provide necessary skills. PlanetMagpie VP Doreyne Douglas is cited in this article from the Associated Press.
October 16, 2012
PlanetMagpie continues its now-five-year record of producing award-winning client websites. This year, an industrial manufacturer and a CPA firm have won WebAwards for their new sites.
August 23, 2012
The new GiorgiBros.com website has launched. This Bay Area furniture showroom wanted a new site displaying dozens of their products in high-quality photos, so customers could browse whenever they want, making their shopping more relaxed and fun.
July 05, 2012
A Silicon Valley IT and Web Development agency has been certified as a Platinum Partner for the Sitefinity Content Management System. PlanetMagpie is the first such partner in the San Francisco Bay Area.
February 03, 2012
Not every IT firm CEO is quoted in mainstream media many times over. As of January 29th, Robert Douglas was quoted in the New York Times. See what he has to say about mobile tech in business.
September 07, 2010
Our new headquarters has been featured in a San Francisco Business Times article.