Net Neutrality May Face an Uphill Battle If History Tells Us Anything

Net Neutrality May Face an Uphill Battle If History Tells Us Anything

The Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on a proposal today that effectively bars Internet companies from prioritizing some Internet traffic over others.As John Oliver famously explained "ending net neutrality would...

02/26/15

Network World has a Snapchat account: Now what?

Network World has a Snapchat account: Now what?

Network World gets even more social by establishing a Snapchat photo sharing account

02/25/15

Apple reportedly exposing iOS to first public open beta

The Apple community is buzzing today over a report from 9-to-5 Mac that the iPhone and iPad maker will be holding its first public open beta for iOS next month.

02/20/15

Carnegie Mellon Computer Science School's epic admissions blunder

Carnegie Mellon Computer Science School's epic admissions blunder

A timeline/roundup of Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science School mistakenly accepting 800 applicants to its grad program, only to send out rejection notices hours later

02/19/15

Most memorable SNL tech skits & bits

Most memorable SNL tech skits & bits

SNL 40: IT guys, Google Glass, Apple reviewers all have received Saturday Night Live treatment over the years

02/17/15

Internet Censorship in China: We'll Sing it for You

One Chinese government agency is so proud of how well they censor the Internet that they put their feelings to music.

02/13/15

The trouble with CAPTCHAs

Ian McNabb, a member of a comedy group named Scotch Moses, called my attention to their new video after seeing a post I ran recently about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs living on through CAPTCHA. This new video brought me back to...

02/10/15

Lottery registration for Google I/O conference tix slated for March 17-19

Lottery registration for Google I/O conference tix slated for March 17-19

The annual Google I/O developers' conference, which like the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference has become a very hot ticket in recent years, will be held on May 28-29 in San Francisco.

02/10/15

One way to try to get rid of that spare tire this winter

One way to try to get rid of that spare tire this winter

The relentless slow in the northeast US is making people do some pretty crazy things.

02/09/15

Best Songs About Satellites

Best Songs About Satellites

With all of the high-flying satellite Internet service action going on these days between Facebook, Google and others, I got thinking about how many songs there are with the word "satellite", "satellites" or something related in the...

02/06/15

The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke

The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke

Werner Koch’s code powers the email encryption programs around the world. If only somebody would pay him for the work.

02/05/15

Pi Day comes early: Raspberry Pi 2 debuts with Windows 10 support

Pi Day comes early: Raspberry Pi 2 debuts with Windows 10 support

A roundup of Raspberry Pi 2 coverage from around the Web, via Storify

02/02/15

Steve Jobs lives on... in a CAPTCHA

Steve Jobs lives on... in a CAPTCHA

On a week when Apple blew minds with its record $74.6 billion in quarterly revenue and revealed that it's making Samsung uncomfortable on its home turf of South Korea, the company even grabbed mindshare in an unlikely place: A CAPTCHA...

01/30/15

Sarah Silverman becoming go-to tech pitchwoman

Sarah Silverman becoming go-to tech pitchwoman

Comedian Sarah Silverman adds T-Mobile to tech pitch list with new Super Bowl XLIX commercial.

01/30/15

Tech conference in Middle of Nowhere attracts John McAfee, Atari founder & more

Tech conference in Middle of Nowhere attracts John McAfee, Atari founder & more

For a guy whose well-documented arrests and escapades in Central America in recent years alternately confused and fascinated tech industry watchers, John McAfee's headlining appearance at an upcoming conference in Alabama that gets...

01/29/15

Network Engineer cracks Best Jobs in America for 2015 list

Network Engineer cracks Best Jobs in America for 2015 list

If you're reading this blog post on Network World, there's a good chance you're in a hot job market. Glassdoor, the jobs and career marketplace that recently scored $70M in venture funding, has released its list of the 25 Best Jobs in...

01/29/15

Sorry Buddy: One Tech Company Super Bowl XLIX Commercial That Won't Air

Sorry Buddy: One Tech Company Super Bowl XLIX Commercial That Won't Air

In rounding up the techiest Super Bowl XLIX commercials for you yesterday I saw a mention that web site domain provider Go Daddy was going to rely on scantily clad women as well as animals to spread its message during the game. Little...

01/28/15

Hottest Enterprise Network & Computing Startups of 2015

Hottest Enterprise Network & Computing Startups of 2015

Coming off a huge year in venture capital investing, the bar has been set high for 2015. But network and computing startups, focused in areas such as the cloud, security and mobile, promise to reap big dollars from investors this year...

01/23/15

Marriott backs off push to block your Wi-Fi hotspot

Marriott backs off push to block your Wi-Fi hotspot

Marriott International has reversed course and announced that it will not block guests from using personal Wi-Fi hotspots on its properties.

01/15/15

Reuters: Samsung feeling out BlackBerry for acquisition

Reuters: Samsung feeling out BlackBerry for acquisition

Reuters reported on Wednesday afternoon that Samsung has reached out to BlackBerry about buying the smartphone maker for as much as $7.5 billion, mainly looking to get its hands on a trove of patents for security, conference calling...

01/14/15

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