When Mary Meeker, perhaps technology's leading prophet, looks to the future she sees the mobile internet growing ever faster and that means changes for businesses, programmers, and users.
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).
Google is putting its network where its mouth is by offering free Internet peering over its Google Fibre network to media providers and content delivery networks.
With every month that goes by, Netflix and other real-time video entertainment providers and their customers are dominating Internet usage more and more.
The FCC is trying to kill the very thing that made the Internet great: net neutrality. This decision can not stand.
There are dozens of personal cloud storage services, but which one is the best deal for you or your company? Here's my pick of the best of them.
Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and other tech powerhouses are fighting for net neutrality with the federal regulator, and Mozilla has a concrete plan on how to make it happen.
Slow internet? According to Level 3, it could well be that your ISP of deliberately throttling your traffic.
Sick and tired of an internet where the National Security Agency may be tracking your every online move? So is an alliance of privacy groups and technology companies, which is proposing that users reclaim their privacy on the Internet.
There are stories going around that Microsoft's OneDrive for Business is altering your files. There's some truth to that, but it's probably not what you think it is. Nor is it Microsoft tracking your files for its own purposes.
ARIN, which oversees the Internet addresses for Canada, the United States, and much of the Caribbean, is down to its last few IPv4 addresses. Are you ready to convert to IPv6? You;'d better be. The IPv4 clock is ticking.
Akamai's latest State of the Internet Report is out and it shows an Internet that's becoming faster and more dangerous.
Not just Internet television, but now all of TV watching may be changed by the result of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, which goes before the Supreme Court on April 22.
LastPass has updated its built-in Security Check so that you can now easily see which sites require you to update your passwords to be safe from possible Heartbleed attacks.
The companies know what to do about Heartbleed now. Here's what you, as an individual, need to do now.
For companies, installing patched OpenSSL software is just the first step in fixing the Heartbleed security problem. End users face a long haul, too. A lot of work needs to be done before we're safe from Heartbleed.