What could Microsoft possibly get out of investing in an open-source networking project such as OpenDaylight? A lot.
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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).
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.
The Supreme Court has decided to take up the case of ABC v. Aereo and nothing less than the future of over-the-air and Internet television is at stake.
Depending on whose numbers you buy, either Chrome or Internet Explorer is the top desktop Web browser dog.
Cisco has long invested in virtual desktops and now, with the help of Citrix and VMware, it's trying a new cloud-based approach.
Not everyone is ready to open the champagne yet as we wait to see if these new policies will become new practices. If all goes well, users will eventually find it easier to unlock their phones.
The Chromecast is getting more useful by the day with new media apps appearing. But the biggest improvement, screen casting from the latest Android devices, is still waiting to go on stage.
The Linux Foundation will be guiding consumer electronic players to one, universally compatible system of the Internet of Things.
It seems the NSA gets everywhere, including such popular multi-player online games as Blizzard's World of Warcraft.