What caused today’s Internet hiccup

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By Andree Toonk, BGPmon | August 13th, 2014 Like others, you may have noticed some instability and general sluggishness on the Internet today. In this post we’ll take a closer look at what happened, including…

Docker gets a GitHub-like repository from CoreOS

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By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | August 13th, 2014 The recently purchased Quay.io provides the software and services for CoreOS to run a Docker hub. Chasing the successful hosting model of GitHub, Linux distributor…

Snowden reveals automated NSA cyberwarfare program

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By Grant Gross, IDG News Service | August 13th, 2014 MonsterMind could fire back at suspected attackers without human intervention, Snowden says. The U.S. National Security Agency has a cyberwarfare program that hunts for foreign…

Microsoft to speed up Bing with FPGAs next year

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By Agam Shah, IDG News Service | August 12th, 2014 Microsoft moves from experiment to deployment of FPGAs to deliver faster search results. It started off as an experiment, but Microsoft now wants to speed…

Google tightens Gmail spam filtering

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By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News Service | August 12th, 2014 The company is tackling scammers’ use of similar Unicode characters for tricking users into going to malicious websites. Google is boosting Gmail’s ability to…

Microsoft to support fewer IE versions

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By Tim Greene, Network World | August 12th, 2014 Microsoft has started a 17-month campaign to upgrade customers to the newest version of Internet Explorer. Microsoft has started a 17-month campaign to upgrade customers to…

Microsoft Patch Tuesday focuses on Internet Explorer

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By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | August 12th, 2014 Microsoft issued 29 patches for its browser, including one that covers a critical vulnerability. Microsoft has issued 29 patches for its Internet Explorer browser, including…

Tipping Point 2.0

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Nine months ago, I wrote about how advances in silicon designs and technologies were going to create a product set that will democratize the networking components in modern data centers. Specifically, that the Trident II…

Tipping Point 2.0

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Nine months ago, I wrote about how advances in silicon designs and technologies were going to create a product set that will democratize the networking components in modern data centers. Specifically, that the Trident II…

3 Cool Google cloud features

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By Brandon Butler, Network World | August 12th, 2014 With competition being as intense as ever, Google is attempting to distinguish its cloud offering by appealing directly to developers. In the increasingly competitive cloud IaaS…

Twitter sets the stage for video ads

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By Zach Miners, IDG News Service | August 12th, 2014 A new program, now in beta, allows for paid video content in people’s feeds. Twitter is looking to boost its advertising business by letting more…