ICANN CEO: Why The Internet’s Future Is At Risk

  ICANN the Internet Corporation for Assigned Numbers and Names, hopes to convince the US government that it can oversee the Internet’s technical infrastructure on its own. The non-profit corporation has been doing so since 1998, but in conjunction with the US Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). Under contract with ICANN, NTIA […]

North America Just Ran Out of Old-School Internet Addresses

  EVERY COMPUTER, PHONE, and gadget that connects to the Internet has what’s called an Internet Protocol address, or IP address—a kind of numerical name tag for every device online. And the Internet is rapidly running out of the most commonly used type of IP address, known as IPv4. Today, the American Registry for Internet […]

Hackers target internet address bug to disrupt sites

Hackers are exploiting a serious flaw in the internet’s architecture, according to a security firm. The bug targets systems which convert URLs into IP addresses. Exploiting it could threaten the smooth running of internet services as it allows hackers to launch denial-of-service attacks on websites, potentially forcing them offline. Regular internet users are unlikely to […]

Verizon Threatens To Disconnect NJ Landline Customer Unless They Switch To Fiber

Copper wire is expensive and old-fashioned. Phone companies don’t want to maintain or use it anymore. Still, some customers like their reliable old land-lines, and the law creates certain obligations for phone companies to provide and maintain them. But Verizon is apparently so sick and tired of providing plain old telephone service that they’re threatening […]

Internet-Plus Poised To Transform China’s Film Business Models

Self-confidence overflowed as Chinese film and Internet executives pitched a new business model that may be on the way to transforming the fortunes of local studios and rolling back the influence of Hollywood in China. At a high-powered seminar on Sunday at the Shanghai film festival, the plutocrat bosses of Bona Film Group and Enlight […]

The mysterious internet mishap that sent data for the UK’s nuclear program to Ukraine

The information superhighway got diverted last week when a Ukrainian internet service provider hijacked routes used by data heading for websites in the United Kingdom, according to a company that monitors and optimizes internet performance. The action could be a mere glitch—or something more sinister in an era of geopolitical cyber conflicts. The issue at […]

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt: “The Internet Will Disappear”

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Thursday predicted the end of the Internet as we know it. At the end of a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where his comments were webcast, he was asked for his prediction on the future of the web. “I will answer very simply that the […]

BlackBerry Messenger gets support for voice chats over Wi-Fi

RIM’s instant messaging service has morphed into a voice-over-IP service for its users who are connected via Wi-Fi. BlackBerry Messenger is adding voice call support, Research In Motion announced today. Upon downloading the free BlackBerry Messenger update, customers will find that they can place voice calls to other BBM customers whenever they’re on a Wi-Fi […]

Small Business VOIP Phone System

These days many of the small business owners are on the lookout for a solution to scale back their working costs. but even so the other expenses involved, a considerable quantity needs to be saved aside for the telephone techniques which might be inevitable requirements for any small trade. right through the prior few years, […]

Benefits of using PBX Phone System in Small Business

The PBX systemsare changing into increasingly common amongst small business enterprises for a variety of reasons. Because of the ongoing demand, the manufacturers of PBX systems for small businesses are trying to make the gadget increasingly sophisticated as well as inexpensive.For a small industry, effective and reliable conversation with shoppers, workers, providers and different stakeholders […]

Definition of VoIP and What Can it Do for Your Small Business?

VoIP and IP telephony are becoming increasingly popular with large corporations and consumers alike.For many people, web Protocol (IP) is more than just a way to shipping information, it’s additionally a device that simplifies and streamlines a variety of trade packages. Telephony is the most obvious example. VoIP—or voice over IP—is also the foundation for […]

Ethernet Fiber Service is the Ultimate Small Business Solution for High Speed Internet

With the Ethernet fiber communication service, faster and an improved capability is guaranteed while applying a neighborhood space network. files and different garage documents can now be moved to a number of computers at a rapid rate. there is not any need of manually transferring the entire knowledge in the entire paper work. today it’s […]

What To Consider When Choosing WiMAX Internet Providers.

When you are looking for some dependable WiMAX Internet Providers, you don’t have to appear too deep because so much are virtually the same. There are major providers that act as major distributors. different companies are simply re-sellers. these firms might also co-personal the primary provider supplier. The very best factor with these services and […]

WEB PBX – Enjoy a Powerful Web-based User Interface

Private department exchange or PBX is a business phone system designed to ship voice or video over a knowledge community and interoperate with the traditional Public Switched phone Network. Voice over internet Protocol(VoIP) gateways will also be mixed with conventional PBX functionality permitting tradees to make use of their managed intranet to assist scale back […]

Europe hits old internet address limits

Europe has almost exhausted its stock of old-style internet addresses. Strict rationing of these addresses – called IPv4 – has been started by the body that hands them out in Europe. From now on, companies can only make one more application for IPv4 addresses and, if successful, will only get 1,024 of them. In addition, […]

Internet switches to IPv6, Trillions of new net addresses now possible

A new Internet standard giving the global network more room to grow came into effect Wednesday, a move that users probably won’t notice. The switch occurred at 0001 GMT Wednesday, when Internet operators switched to a new standard called IPv6 that allows for trillions of “IP” numbers or addresses, up from the current 4.3 billion. […]

Pay-per-use bandwidth? Not without some ground rules

Molly Wood faces the hard reality that the days of unlimited bandwidth are over, but she’s not going to get taken to the cleaners by greedy providers. Here’s how to make pay-per-use a fair deal for everyone. Do I get results, or what? Less than a day after this column posted, Comcast announced it would […]

110,000 PC-strong Kelihos botnet sidelined

Researchers use specially crafted code to direct infected computers to their servers instead of servers run by the criminals who have been using the botnet to distribute spam. A new version of the Kelihos spamming botnet has been sidelined by using the peer-to-peer distribution mechanism to basically hijack it, researchers announced today. The botnet, which […]

HOW TO Widening Your WiFi Network’s Range

If you’ve followed the advice in my article, How to Improve Your Video-Streaming Clarity, and can’t use a Cat 5e or greater specification wired-solution for your network, you may be running into straightforward environmental limitations. The microwave just isn’t getting from point A to point B and back again. WiFi at 2.4 and 5 GHz […]

Cracking Open Google Wallet

It turns out that stealing someone’s Google Wallet funds isn’t that much more difficult than stealing that person’s actual wallet, according to a few recently publicized exploits. I think these types of vulnerabilities threaten to kill the adoption of NFC before it is even fully born, said the Yankee Group’s Carl D. Howe. All forms […]