Tired of Skype's problems? Don't trust Microsoft's plans for Skype? Then give these programs a try.
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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; 300bps was a fast Internet connection; WordStar was the state of the art word processor; and we liked it.His work has been published in everything from highly technical publications (IEEE Computer, ACM NetWorker, Byte) to business publications (eWEEK, InformationWeek, ZDNet) to popular technology (Computer Shopper, PC Magazine, PC World) to the mainstream press (Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, BusinessWeek).
Microsoft's Skype purchase is one troublesome Internet program with many problems and shortcomings.
Commercial adult Web sites and applications live on, including one that's getting ready to debut its first iPhone application.
Microsoft is buying Skype, the video and Voice over Internet Protocol giant, for over seven billion in cash and this will help them how?
What do you get when you combine the world's most popular online role-playing game with IPv6? World of Warcraft on the next generation of the Internet.
Mass lawsuits of copyright violators based solely on Internet Protocol addresses hits a legal roadblock.
Ready to start tinkering with the Internet's IPv6 protocol, but need an IPv6-friendly DNS service? OpenDNS has an offer for you.
Other Web browsers are good, but Chrome, now up to version 11, just keeps getting better and better at an ever improving rate.
Want to help figure out what works, what doesn't work, and what says it work but doesn't, with IPv6 and tomorrow's Internet? RIPE wants to hear from you.
Netflix is now bigger than any single cable company. What does that mean for the Internet and your ISP bill?
It looks more and more like all mobile systems collect location data about you. This, in turn, has the potential both for great rewards and great abuse.
You may need IPv6, but does your operating system and SOHO networking devices support it?
Nothing like far enough according to Arbor Networks' study.
ZDNet's 20th anniversary: This was not the Internet you know today.
ZDNet's 20th anniversary: Before ZDNet was on the Internet, it lived on an online service: CompuServe at 9,600 bits per second, and we liked it!