It went largely unnoticed at the time but Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will default to using IPv6 given a choice of network protocols. Here's how it will work.
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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.
Digg, once an Internet power, has just sold for a mere $500,000
Usage is down, users are unhappy, and a former developer has no kind words for the once popular number two Web browser. Can we hope for a Firefox revival?
Google is planning on taking down iGoogle Web portal next year and I don't like it one little bit.
For the Internet to work everything has to be kept in time and so when an unexpected leap second was added to the calendar on Saturday night and then Web sites around the world went haywire.
The new version of Android, Jelly Bean, includes numerous new features and one of them is making Google's Chrome its new default Web browser. Chrome is also now available for Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. UPDATED 4:30 Eastern with ICS release.
You think 802.11n is fast with its up to 600Mbps , and you're looking forward to buying 802.11ac device with Gigabit speeds? Brace yourself, Terabyte Wi-Fi is on its way, and it won't interfere with any other near-by Wi-Fi transmission.
You may not have noticed it, but Facebook switched your default e-mail address to your Facebook e-mail address over the weekend. What? You didn't know you had a Facebook address? Well you do now!
It wasn't from an attack or from too many Euro 2012 football fans, Twitter's crash came from a failure with an update of Twitter's own infrastructure.
Twitter went down at about 12 Eastern time leaving us “Tweetless." For some users, the site has started coming back up at about 1:15 Eastern time. [UPDATE 3:45 PM Eastern]