21 - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Black Hat: Hackers urged to protect Internet freedom

    Las Vegas -- Security researchers need to fight for the rights to study, modify and reverse engineer Internet hardware and software or the general population risks losing Internet freedom, the Black Hat 2015 conference was told.

  • Named Data Networking consortium preps for workshop, hackathon

    The <a href="http://named-data.net/project/">Named Data Networking project</a>, which is working on an Internet architecture designed to better handle data and application access in an increasingly mobile world, is hosting its second annual community meeting and its first hackathon next month at the UCLA campus.

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

    John Curran, <a href="https://www.arin.net/">CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN),</a> told attendees at the <a href="http://events.campustechnology.com/Events/CT-Summer-Educational-Technology-Conference/Information/HOME.aspx">Campus Technology conference</a> in Boston on Wednesday that the IP address authority's pool of IPv4 addresses has dwindled to 90,000 and will be exhausted in about two weeks.

  • Cisco kills Invicta storage product line

    Cisco has pulled the plug on its troubled <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2173657/lan-wan/cisco-ucs-2-0--flashy-new-data-center-servers-revealed.html">Invicta flash storage appliances</a> in another admission that an acquisition didn't pan out as hoped.

  • 790 could leave Cisco in Technicolor deal

    Cisco could transfer or impact as many as 790 employees under terms of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2952074/cisco-quits-settop-box-market-sells-business-to-technicolor.html">the sale of its Connected Devices business unit (CDBU) to Technicolor</a>.

  • Windows revenue takes another bad beating

    Windows revenue again declined by double digits, the third straight such quarter, with sales of licenses to computer makers down 22 per cent from the same period last year, Microsoft said.

  • In Scott Walker's state, Democrats seek outsourcing penalties

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one of the polling leaders in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, is still a cipher on offshore outsourcing and the H-1B issue. But Wisconsin lawmakers have introduced anti-outsourcing legislation that could shed light on Walker's views, if the bill makes it to his desk.