A Boston-area hosting provider briefly knocked several large services and websites dependent on Amazon and AWS offline on Tuesday night, thanks to a configuration error.
By Jon Gold | 03 July, 2015 00:47
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By IDG News Service staff | 02 July, 2015 21:52
Curtin University, Cisco and Woodside Energy have unveiled an Internet of Everything (IoE) centre in Perth which is designed to bring researchers and industry together.
By Hamish Barwick | 02 July, 2015 16:43
With the launch of Windows 10, anyone who walks into your house and gets your Wi-Fi password for their PC could potentially let all their friends onto your network, thanks to a new feature that has ignited controversy online.
By Blair Hanley Frank | 02 July, 2015 13:53
Telstra Health, the telco's healthcare focussed business, has officially launched its ReadyCare service.
By Rohan Pearce | 02 July, 2015 12:19
NBN has issued its quarterly construction update, adding 200,000 more premises to the rollout.
By Rohan Pearce | 02 July, 2015 09:09
It's become common practice to use virtual private networks for extra privacy and security in this era of mass surveillance, but a study published this week suggests such networks may not be as safe as they're commonly made out to be.
By Katherine Noyes | 02 July, 2015 06:40
Someone hacked through yet another fiber optic cable in the San Francisco Bay area early Tuesday morning, continuing a rash of incidents that have disrupted Internet traffic and vexed law enforcement officials.
By James Niccolai | 02 July, 2015 06:12
The stockpile of unused IPv4 addresses in North America has fallen so low that there's now a waiting list.
By Stephen Lawson | 02 July, 2015 05:07
Gartner is forecasting Australian IT spending to grow 2.1 per cent this year, reaching $78.1 billion.
By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 13:53
M2 has completed its acquisition of New Zealand Internet service provider Call Plus, the company announced.
By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 11:40
NBN would be compelled to share more information about the rollout of the National Broadband Network with retail service providers (RSPs) under a recommendation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 10:41
Data#3 (ASX: DTL) has taken an additional 14.2 per cent share in Wi-Fi analytics firm Discovery Technology, giving it a 56.7 per cent share.
By Hamish Barwick | 01 July, 2015 09:48
Cisco is acting quickly on its new Security Everywhere initiative with the announcement that it plans to buy Internet security service provider OpenDNS for $635 million in cash plus other considerations.
By Tim Greene | 01 July, 2015 00:57
Wi-Fi aggregator Fon is continuing its mission to cover the world with shared broadband Internet connections, with recent deals giving it a boost. But the U.S. market continues to elude the company.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 01 July, 2015 00:40
The availability of really fast broadband in your neighborhood could increase your home's value by more than 3 percent.
By Grant Gross | 30 June, 2015 05:42
A carrier technology that uses Wi-Fi frequencies to provide LTE connectivity could let the big wireless providers mess with your home connection and push you on to their networks, according to comments filed today with the FCC by several watchdog groups.
By Jon Gold | 30 June, 2015 05:31
Americans with historically lower rates of Internet access are making progress in getting online, but there are still persistent disparities between rich and poor, and between English-speaking Asians and other ethnicities, according to data from the Pew Research Center released today.
By Jon Gold | 30 June, 2015 00:28
Telstra has described as "disappointing" a draft decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission that will see a significant drop in the prices the telco charges for a number of wholesale services on the copper network.
By Rohan Pearce | 29 June, 2015 11:47
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is eyeing a steeper cut than previously mooted to the pricing of the Telstra wholesale services regulated by the competition watchdog.
By Rohan Pearce | 29 June, 2015 10:50
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Airbnb chose Akamai as the partner to help them build the capabilities they needed to grow and scale their business, without sacrificing the customer experience that was key to their success. According to CTO Nathan Blecharzyk, Airbnb chose Akamai to support their rapidly-growing business because of Akamai’s ability to deliver large media files safely and securely across the globe, allowing them to scale the business as demand increased.
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