IPv4 addresses maxed out in Asia

Some people were probably starting to wonder about the constantly predicted, but somehow never materializing exhaustion of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses.

MIT uses smartphone motion sensors to improve wireless connectivity

Wireless communication has shifted over the years, from widespread radio access to limited range WiFi and cell coverage.

Yahoo announces its answer to Google Instant search

Yahoo announced yesterday that it is making upgrades to its search engine that will bring up results in real-time.

Wifi much slower than fixed broadband

Wifi networks are 30 percent slower than fixed broadband connections, according to a new report, because of phyical barriers and interference from other devices.

Is mobile phone etiquette on a downward spiral?

As mobile phones fast become necessary fixtures in our everyday lives, mobile phone etiquette becomes more and more important. In fact, mobile misuse is becoming the new talking with your mouth full, offending people left and right.

Obama goes FTW with expanded wireless Internet access

In President Obama’s most recent State of the Union address, he talked about expanding wireless Internet access across America, a plan which was further defined in a White House blog post today.

Internet forced to switch over to IPv6, how much will it really cost?

With mounting Y2K-like concern, many are increasingly worried about what exactly will happen now that last batch of IPv4 ISP addresses have been allocated.

Europe starts giving policing power to ISPs

How would you feel if the company you pay to provide your Internet service was able to track your online activity and issue sanctions against you, without police intervention? That's what is increasingly happening in parts of Europe.

Study: Pirates too lazy for BitTorrents

Despite all the hoopla over illegal BitTorrent sites, that's not where the majority of piracy activity is taking place. In fact, despite huge efforts to curb it, the availability of direct downloads continues to fuel the most online piracy.

Delta in-flight Wi-Fi expanding to regional jets

After having installed Wi-Fi service to virtually all of its mainline fleet, Delta will begin rolling out the service to its extensive collection of regional jets as well.

Comcast outage affects East Coast during holiday weekend

As one of the biggest holiday weekends of the year was coming to an end, potentially tens of thousands of customers found themselves without any Internet access, and a provider that said it had no idea why there was a problem.

Cloud computing survey finds issues with some contracts

A recent survey of 31 Cloud computing contracts from 27 different providers has determined that many contracts have clauses that could have a negative effect on the rights and concerns of customers.

New gadget lets your dog Tweet. Seriously.

As if enough humans weren't Tweeting already, there's a new item that actually gives man's best friend the power to share his or her waking thoughts to the Internet as well.

T-Mobile, AT&T bringing cell phone service to the NYC subway

AT&T and T-Mobile have agreed to a deal that will bring mobile phone service to some of the most populated subway stations in New York City.

New OnStar features turn your car into a global media pod

If theft protection, accident monitoring, and immediate emergency access aren't enough reasons for you to put OnStar in your car, what if it also gave you unfettered access to the World Wide Web?

Verizon achieves 1Gbps over existing network

Verizon says it's completed a field trial in which it delivered a 1Gbps service to an existing Fios business customer.

2011 Subaru Outback to be a roaming Wi-Fi hotspot

If you're in the market for a new car later this year, you can't go wrong with a hunk of metal and four wheels that lets you take the Internet with you.

You may be getting faster broadband than you think

US broadband speeds aren't nearly as bad as they're painted, says MIT, thanks to a series of mis-estimates by a Federal Communications Commission survey.

New design could make the internet 100 times as fast

A new network design could increase internet speeds by 100 times, by removing the need to convert optical signals to electrical ones.

Quick, what's your broadband speed? Yeah, you don't know

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the results of a survey on home broadband use and found that 4 in 5 Americans don't know what their advertised broadband speed is.