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Skype still down worldwide

The Blogging Windows site also went offline but is now back. Microsoft isn't melting down, but it feels that way sometimes

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The perils of free digital certificates

Open source certificate authority Let's Encrypt wants to give domain owners free and validated certificates, but the offer comes with a price


IPv6 will get a big boost from iOS 9, Facebook says

Apple's new OS gives the new Internet Protocol a fair shake, driving up usage

The Web's 10 most dangerous neighborhoods

Ten top-level domains are to blame for at least 95 percent of the websites that pose a potential threat to visitors

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Mozilla's mobile misstep puts the Web at risk

In mobile, the browser is becoming an undesired legacy, and the Firefox creator that should reverse the trend seems unable to lead

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

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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

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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

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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'

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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