Microsoft pays $7.5 million for IPv4 addresses

With the net running out of old-style IPv4 addresses, those that remain available have value - and Microsoft has agreed to buy a big block of them for $11.25 each.

Still some space left with iPv4

With the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) set to make a major announcement this week relating to the dwindling pool of available iPv4 addresses, a new internet census has revealed the extent of the problem.