Microsoft is adding advertising to its voice over IP (VoIP) service Skype. Fortunately, there are lots of alternatives that don't stick an ad in your face while you're talking.
All things network from Web browsers to wireless networking to IPv6 with your host, and long-time networking hand, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
ICANN is approving as many as two thousand new top-level domains, but will any Website owner really want any of them?
Everyone knows a 404 Web status messages means you can reach the Web server, but it can't find the page you're looking for. In these days of Internet censorship, a new HTTP Web status message, 451, has been proposed for pages and sites blocked by censorship.
World IPv6 Day is here, and with it many ISPs, websites and manufacturers are now supporting IPv6, the next generation network protocol of the internet.
Yes, June 6th is World IPv6 Day. No, you don't need to panic.
There's a story going around that Facebook has dropped Google Chrome as one of is preferred Web browsers in favor of Opera. It's not true.
Rumors have it that Facebook is considering buying the company behind the Opera Web browser and it's working on its own smartphone.
For the first time, in more than a decade, Microsoft's Internet Explorer has been kicked off its throne as the number one Web browser in the world.
The hype is done. Reality is here. On its first day, Facebook's IPO had to be propped up by its underwriters to stay just barely above its offering price.
Stick your money in your mattress not in the Facebook IPO. It will be the smarter move.