What’s the Deal with Internet Addresses?

What’s the Deal with Internet Addresses?

Last week, the tech press reported that ICANN, the Internet’s central committee for addressing, had assigned the last of the IPv4 addresses. A big ceremony was held in Miami, to…

February 9, 2011 4

DARPA Enlists Hackers

It’s no secret that government initiatives around cybersecurity haven’t lived up to expectations. While they succeed in creating controversy – such as the recent hubbub over the so-called “Internet Kill…

February 8, 2011 3

What’s the Internet Anyway?

What’s the Internet Anyway?

From NBC’s Today Show in 1994, we have the answer.

February 5, 2011 0

Saving the Internet from its Friends

I’m going to Australia in April to give a keynote on the innovation potential of Next Generation Networks for the Australian Telecom Users Group. As you probably know, Australia has…

January 31, 2011 2

It’s Good to be Netflix

This isn’t really the best use of public relations I’ve seen lately, but it’s an interesting example of changing the subject. Netflix announced quarterly earnings yesterday, and the story is…

January 27, 2011 8

Video Over the Internet at SOTN

Tech Daily Dose’s Juliana Gruenwald has a story on the video panel at State of the Net: One of the biggest concerns raised about the $30 billion merger related to…

January 25, 2011 0

Apple’s Secret Sauce

Why is Apple able to create totally new platforms for computing and networking year after year while other high tech companies are more like one-trick ponies? Part of the answer…

January 23, 2011 0

Guess Who’s Blocking Skype?

Add the Firefox browser to the list of Skype blockers that has included at various times the iTunes store, the cellular networks, and a number of entire countries from China…

January 21, 2011 0

State of the Net 2011

The State of the Net conference just wrapped up in Washington, DC. This is a unique event that brings policy wonks and technologists to Washington in order to help Congress…

January 19, 2011 6

Internet in 2010 by the Numbers

What are 262 billion, 21.4 million, 202 million, 1.97 billion, 2 billion, and 4? According to Royal Pingdom’s breakdown they would be the: 262 billion: The number of spam emails…

January 13, 2011 1