The P4P working group demo'd higher P2P download speeds with 1/6th the inter-metro hops that soak up expensive, long-distance network bandwidth. P4P is designed to enable better ISP and P2P coexistence with a win/win solution: better performance for users and less network overhead for the ISP.
Storage is what makes a computer your computer. Robin Harris writes about storage and other tech with a focus on the SOHO/SMB market. And fun stuff, too, like PS3 supercomputers and Google's technology.
Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, based in Sedona, Arizona. He has over 30 years in the IT industry, including DEC and Sun, and degrees from Yale and the Wharton School.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
Kudos to Larry Dignan for an informative post on the system that caught NY governor Eliot Spitzer canoodling with a prostitute. Modern information technology enables 24 hour surveillance of every citizen.
Apple's Time Machine one-click backup utility is the easiest and most intuitive in the industry. Does anything on Windows come close?
What went wrong? I'll tell you what went wrong: Microsoft execs - starting with Steve Ballmer - don't care enough about their customers.
Comcast hired dozens of "seat-warmers" that kept others from attending a Monday FCC hearing held at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society meeting room for an FCC hearing. God forbid that the public be seen at a hearing intended to solicit public comment.
Metaram's announcement of a chipset that enables vendors to build 16 GB DRAM DIMMs may have you wondering: who needs it?It probably isn't you.
Apple rushed the latest version of OS X to market because of Steve Job's promise to the Mac faithful. And we've been paying for it ever since.
On the face of it Toshiba's HD DVD format had a lot going for it. What went wrong?
because it's clueless. You know you've got a problem when your disk drive goes ka-thunk.
Bowing to the inevitable - finally! - Hollywood Reporter says:The format war has turned into a format death watch.