On networks, making sure that everyone is on the same millisecond is vital, so when the master time-zone database was shutdown due to a trivial lawsuit threat everyone on the Internet was facing a major problem. ICANN, though, is going to take care of the trouble.
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.
Microsoft is trying again to con people into thinking that Internet Explorer is the safest browser around. It's not. At best, it's tied with Chrome.
When it comes to Web servers, the big two are Apache and Internet Information Server, but their faster, more nimble rival, NGINX is catching up with them.
Having trouble with your Internet connection? Here's how to find out what's really going on with your network.
The next version of Firefox is out, and while it's not that fast, it is an improvement on the last release of this popular, open-source Web browser.
Silk looks to be very fast and about as private as a bathroom stall without a door.
Google+ is growing faster than any other social network ever.
Google's Chrome Web browser's interface is getting a modest, but significant, makeover to make it more usable.
As Google+ opens its doors to everyone, Klout, the social networking influence measuring company, starts to cover it.
The best social network of all, Google's Google+, is now open for anyone to try.