Internet

Internet news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

businessman falling the sky into a safty net 91138081

Google to freeze some Adobe Flash content on Sept. 1

Prominent content will still autoplay, but less important items won't in order to improve battery life

Vinton Cerf Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Tech nightmares that keep Turing Award winners up at night

RSA encryption algorithm co-inventor Leonard Adleman, 'Father of the Internet' Vint Cerf, and cryptography innovator Manuel Blum share their biggest fears

wifi stumbler analyzers under 100 1

Carriers want to take your Wi-Fi for their own use

An unlikely alliance of consumer advocates, cable providers, and tech companies push back on carriers' congestion-handling technology

Vinton Cerf Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Vint Cerf: 'Sometimes I'm terrified' by the IoT

Strong but finely tuned authentication will be essential to the Internet of things, according to the 'father of the Internet'

thinkstockphotos 89901906

Comcast plans for nationwide 1-gigabit cable service by 2018

Comcast will offer higher-speed cable service to complement its fiber-to-the-home rollout

invisalign aligner braces teeth

Brace yourself: SOPA set to strike again

An obscure case involving dental aligners could have huge implications for the free flow of data across the global Web

wooden roller coaster ride amusement park rise fall

Up, down, and out: 20 years of Internet Explorer

On IE's 20th anniversary, the story of the Web browser that had it all and lost its way

young man standing behind large red bullseye target

Akamai: The Internet's aging protocols make juicy targets

The latest wave of Internet attacks doesn't merely involve exploits like cross-site scripting; they also leverage aging protocols with enough volume to jam backbone routers

US end of oversight of ICANN delayed to late next year

The Department of Commerce said the global Internet stakeholder community has work to finish

U.S. Internet connection speeds still lag behind other developed nations

The U.S. came in 19th in average connection speed according to the latest State of the Internet report from CDN and cloud service provider Akamai

Woman asleep on telephone

Why ISPs still take forever to install business Internet service

Dealing with telcos and carriers for enterprise circuit installation is still a royal pain. Haven't we been doing this long enough to do it well?

Critical BIND denial-of-service flaw could disrupt large portions of the Internet

The flaw could be exploited remotely to crash DNS servers by sending them a single packet

ARIN CEO John Curran

Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

IT pros are urged to upgrade their public-facing websites to IPv6 as soon as possible

gigabit internet

Gigabit Internet access grows out of its niche

Google proved gigabit Internet feasible at a price. Now, with a critical mass of customers and ISPs, the gigabit Internet community seeks the killer app

Crossing fingers

AT&T-DirecTV merger reveals new promises to be broken

The FCC is set to approve the AT&T-DirectTV merger with conditions, despite AT&T's history of broken promises

krl train surfing 5

Nginx to hop on HTTP/2 train

Open source Web server's backing for newest version of the fundamental Web protocol will improve Web performance, official says

There's more to municipal broadband than public funding, says report

City funding of entire networks is just one option for local officials looking to improve broadband networks, a report says

Reddit's new CEO tries to clean up the 'dark side' of the site

The online discussion website is struggling to curb offensive content and even cyberbullying

Load More