The Web standard video patent wars heats up as MPEG-LA starts to load its patent gun to shoot at Google's VP8 codec.
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.
The Internet was designed to survive a nuclear war, but researchers claim they've found a way to take down the Internet.
I like TV on the Internet, but, when push comes to shove, it's not ready to replace conventional cable, satellite and over-the-air TV. Darn it!
You can have a virtual private network of your own even if your company doesn't offer you the service and you've no tech. skills thanks to VPN services.
It's official. The last five blocks of IPv4 addresses have been distributed to the five Regional Internet Registries and there aren't anymore.
After its unprecedented take down of the Internet, the Egyptian government has restored the Internet, just in time to reveal pro-Mubarak thugs attacking protesters and journalists.
The Internet's IPv4 gas tank warning light just came on. It's time to pull over to the IPv6 service station.
The Egyptian government may have cut its people's broadband connections to the Internet, but the people are finding other ways to connect to the world.
Turning off the Internet sounds like a big deal, and it is... in countries like the U.S. In places with only a handful of major Internet backbones, though, it's not that hard. Here's how it was done in Egypt.
First, Egypt blocked the social networks, now Egypt has blocked the Internet itself.