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  • Why the journey to IPv6 is still the road less traveled

    The writing's on the wall about the short supply of IPv4 addresses, and IPv6 has been around since 1999. Then why does the new protocol still make up just a fraction of the Internet?

    Written by Stephen Lawson21 April 15 04:00
  • Six net neutrality lawsuits: What are the complaints about?

    One of the main arguments for the trade groups and ISPs that have filed six -- yes, six -- lawsuits against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules is that the agency violated a 69-year-old administrative procedure law in crafting the new regulations.

    Written by Grant Gross16 April 15 02:14
  • The future is now: You may already be using IPv6

    You've probably heard about the looming shortage of Internet addresses, even if you've never gone looking for one. But depending on what websites you visit and how you get to them, you may be helping to solve it.

    Written by Stephen Lawson15 April 15 05:18
  • AT&T's data breach settlement called a 'slap on the wrist'

    The punishment AT&T received this week from the U.S. government for its sloppy protection of customer data is peanuts and won't scare other companies into taking stronger security measures, some cybersecurity experts said.

    Written by Grant Gross10 April 15 06:56
  • AT&T call centers sold mobile customer information to criminals

    Employees at three overseas call centers sold hundreds of thousands of AT&T customer records, including names and Social Security numbers, to criminals who attempted to use the customer information to unlock stolen mobile phones, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said.

    Written by Grant Gross09 April 15 03:20
  • Galaxy S6 price starts at $650 off-contract, 19% more for Edge

    U.S. wireless carriers today announced off-contract prices ranging from $650 to $685 for the new 32 GB Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone and $100 to $129 more in premium pricing for its stylish cousin, the Edge, with both coming to buyers on April 10.

    Written by Matt Hamblen27 March 15 03:24
  • Net neutrality rules: Separating fact from hype

    The net neutrality debate in the U.S. over the past year has been filled with hyperbole, speculation and questionable claims, coming from both sides of the debate.

    Written by Grant Gross21 March 15 04:18
  • T-Mobile's new business pricing targets AT&T and Verizon

    T-Mobile is aggressively going after business customers by offering the same kind of low-cost, simplified pricing and monthly service plans it has used to good effect with consumers.

    Written by Matt Hamblen19 March 15 07:21
  • The FCC's net neutrality rules: What we know so far

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to pass new net neutrality rules and reclassify broadband as a regulated telecommunications service, but the text of the full order may not be released for several weeks. Here's what we know so far:

    Written by Grant Gross28 Feb. 15 03:02
  • FCC passes net neutrality rules, reclassifies broadband as utility

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve new net neutrality rules by reclassifying broadband as a regulated public utility, over the objections of the commission's Republican members and large broadband providers.

    Written by Grant Gross27 Feb. 15 05:20