Mitchell Baker, chair of the Mozilla Foundation, defends Firefox's new ad program. Firefox users remain wary.
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).
A website in France was hammered on Monday by a Distributed Denial of Service attack that hit it at a rate from 325Gbps to 400Gbps making it the strongest DDoS attack ever.
Google reports that 3 percent of Google services users are now getting the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6. Looking ahead, the Internet Society predicts that by year's end 10 percent of all major Web-site traffic will be over IPv6.
The tiles of Firefox's new tabs page will soon include "sponsored content from hand-picked partners." Why the change?
If you really hate spam, and you run your own e-mail servers, you'll be glad to know that Apache has released a new version of its award-winning, open-source anti-spam program SpamAssassin.
HP Zero Day Initiative's annual Pwn2Own and Google's Pwnium security competitions' prize pool is now up to more than $3 million in cash and prizes.
With OpenDaylight software-defined networking, rivals and users are united by open source to create software-defined networking for everyone. Believe it or not, the group's already made great progress and more is in store.
What could Microsoft possibly get out of investing in an open-source networking project such as OpenDaylight? A lot.
It's not just a good idea anymore, the OpenDaylight Project has released its first open-source software-defined network release: Hydrogen.
Today, Facebook towers over the social-networking world with over a billion users. It didn't start that way. But, it's final legacy may not have much at all to do with social networking.
Are you ready for Internet domains like strip.club, Kardashian.luxury, or xxx.pics? Even if you have no intention of using them, these new domains may end up costing your company a pretty penny.
Dell doesn't wants to be just your data center server provider. In partnership with Cumulus Networks, they want to be your open-source network services provider as well.
Is Facebook really just a virulent social virus? So claim two Princeton University graduate students.
How would you like to have 7 Gbps of Wi-Fi data flying through your office? You will soon.
A US court has ruled against the FCC's Open Internet regulations, putting the future of net neutrality completely up in the air.