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Comcast, Time Warner Cable Sign On for 24-Hour IPv6 Trial

Comcast and Time Warner Cable have joined the throng of network vendors that are participating in World IPv6 Day, a 24-hour trial of the next-generation Internet protocol scheduled for June 8.

IPv4 Finale 'One of the Most Important Days of the Internet'

Internet policymakers officially handed out the last five blocks of IPv4 address space to each of the Regional Internet Registries.

Yahoo IPv6 Upgrade Could Shut out A Million Internet Users

Yahoo is forging ahead with a move to IPv6 on its main Web site by year-end despite worries that up to 1 million Internet users may be unable to access it.

Internet Engineering Task Force Turns 25

The Internet's leading standards body--the Internet Engineering Task Force--turns 25 on Jan. 16.

Facebook, Google, Yahoo Commit to 'World IPv6 Day' Trial

Several of the Internet's most popular Web sites - including Facebook, Google and Yahoo - have agreed to participate in the first global-scale trial of IPv6

Will There Be a Jobless Recovery for IT in 2011?

Here's what experts in IT hiring trends say about tech job prospects for 2011.

U.S. Military Strong-Arming IT Industry on IPv6

The U.S. military is ratcheting up the pressure on its network suppliers to deploy IPv6 on their own networks and Web sites.

Will Feds Mandate Internet Routing Security?

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has spent $3 million over the past few years on research aimed at bolstering the security of the Internet's routing systems.

ICANN Nears Expansion of Domain Names

Internet policymakers appear to be in the home stretch on a controversial plan to add hundreds of new domain name extensions--such as .nyc, .africa, and .sport.

AT&T Lagging While Others Lead on IPv6

Is AT&T behind on IPv6 deployment?

Fed's IPv6 Plan Called a "Game Changer"

Internet policymakers and industry leaders are hailing the Obama Administration's plan to upgrade all federal Web sites and e-government services over the next...

Will Feds Commit to Another IPv6 Mandate?

Will the Obama Administration issue a deadline for all federal agencies to support IPv6 on their public-facing Web sites?

How to Keep Employees From Stealing Intellectual Property

Your data is your business. And if you're not vigilant about your employees' access to that data, you're going to end up out of business.

6 Tips for Guarding Against Rogue IT Admins

One of the biggest threats that organizations face is losing sensitive data -- such as payment card or personally identifiable information about customers.

Akamai: Why Our IPv6 Upgrade Is Harder Than Google's

Akamai says one of its key engineering projects for 2010 is revamping its massively distributed network infrastructure to support IPv6.