Yes, Facebook Messenger wants to know all about you. What did you expect? It's a Facebook app!
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; 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).
There are far more than six great Chrome Web browser extensions, but these are the six I can't live without and use every day for work.
It looks like that Apple wants to "hand-deliver" its software updates and audio and video content over the Internet to your door via its own content-delivery network.
In 2012, the Library of Congress ruled that you couldn't unlock your cell phone from your carrier without their permission. Congress has finally passed a law that will make it legal again.
Level 3 had its say on how Verizon was slowing Netflix videos, and now Verizon is firing back. At the same time, Netflix lashed out at ISPs for slowing its traffic.
Level 3 accuses Verizon of admitting to deliberately slowing down Netflix traffic.
DSL, slow old DSL, may yet come back to compete with cable and fibre for the last-mile internet speed championship.
Aereo has concocted a new legal plan to try to bring its internet TV service back to life.
What started as Microsoft warring against botnets ended with Microsoft quietly surrendering as the company drops its case against the dynamic DNS company No-IP.
There was a time when Firefox was the number two web browser, but those days may never come back.
UPDATED. DistroWatch, one of the most popular Linux desktop sites, stumbled over the July 4 weekend. The site's management has told ZDNet that they expect the site to return shortly.
Defeated in the Supreme Court, Aereo remains defiant. Serious questions remain about what this decision means for the future of Internet TV and cloud media services.
Want a small office/home office cloud to call your own? OwnCloud may be all the cloud you need.
The future of Internet TV was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. And it didn't go in cordcutters' favor.
Don't want Facebook tracking your every move across the Web? Here's how to get out of the new Facebook traps.