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Avoid the Windows XP-ocalypse: Microsoft ends Windows XP support, hackers may be lurking

Microsoft Corp released its final security updates for Windows XP and Office 2003 on Tuesday as security experts warned users that they could soon be prime targets for cyber attacks if they do not abandon the products. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/09/us-microsoft-windows-idUSBREA371KA20140409?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews


Software-Defined Networking (SDN): An Opportunity?

What is Software-Defined Networking (SDN)? Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging architecture that is dynamic, manageable, cost-effective, and adaptable, making it ideal for the high-bandwidth, dynamic nature of today’s applications. This architecture decouples the network control and forwarding functions (Routing) enabling the network control to become directly programmable and the underlying infrastructure to be abstracted […]


Google Services Suffer Second Outage in Less Than a Month

If you noticed a few glitches Thursday with Google’s Drive, Docs, and other cloud-based productivity services, you weren’t the only one. The last time this many Google services were made unavailable was just under a month ago, when most Google Apps were interrupted for as long as six hours. http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/google-services-suffer-outage-n34986/


Announced today – Google Fiber may be coming to Phoenix!

Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe would get citywide fiber-optic networks with Internet speeds of one gigabit — 100 times faster than basic broadband service — under a plan Google is exploring. Google announced this morning the three Valley cities are among nearly three dozen cities in nine metro areas the Silicon Valley company is considering for […]


The moon now has a better internet connection than you do

After months of testing, it looks like the Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration is ready to be deployed in a real world scenario. Among other things, it likely means that we can send HD video into space at a greater speed than you can stream it to your home. http://www.geek.com/science/the-moon-now-has-a-better-internet-connection-than-you-do-1585053/