Posts tagged “Internet”

Updated October 30, 2009

Premium Lock Bravo! U2 webcast delivers almost 10 million viewers to YouTube

Sunday’s live concert from the Rose Bowl generates a record number of viewers, YouTube says.

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October 29, 2009

Premium Lock NBA Cavaliers pick ‘cloud’ services from Hosted Solutions

Raleigh firm’s service enables the Cleveland franchise to ‘burst’ IT infrastructure needs on demand. Cavs uses Web site for tickets, news and other services related to its schedule plus hockey games and other events at the “Q” arena.

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October 28, 2009

Premium Lock Cisco expands security footprint with $183 million deal for California firm

Cisco ScanSafe, which is based in San Francisco, offers Web-based security services. The deal is the third Cisco has made in October.

October 26, 2009

Premium Lock After dot com, dot net: Internet domain names go multi-lingual

ICANN “This is the biggest change technically to the Internet since it was invented 40 years ago," says chairman of Internet naming authority. Use of non-Latin characters could be approved this week by ICANN.

Updated October 22, 2009

Premium Lock FCC votes to write 'net neutrality' rules

FCC FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said the rules are needed to ensure that broadband subscribers can access all legal Web sites and services, including Internet calling applications and video sites that compete with the broadband companies' core businesses.

October 21, 2009

Premium Lock ‘Net neutrality’ debate heads toward climax in Washington

FCC Chair Julius Genachowski The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote Thursday on a proposal by the agency's chairman, Julius Genachowski, to begin crafting regulations to prohibit broadband providers from favoring or discriminating against Internet traffic.

Updated October 16, 2009

Premium Lock What’s your plan to prevent a Sidekick data disaster for your business?

Kip Turco Opinion: The Sidekick fiasco isn’t a failure of “cloud” computing. The cloud is merely the delivery mechanism. Rather, it’s a hardware failure that points to possible improper planning and the regular validation of a solid business continuity and disaster recovery program surrounding mission-critical data. The lessons we take from this situation may help you the next time you’re counting on your data to be there … and it isn’t.

Updated October 14, 2009

Premium Lock Time Warner Cable to offer 4G wireless data service

Time Warner Cable Road Runner Mobile will debut in Triangle, Charlotte and Triad markets on Dec. 1, offering download speeds at up to six gigabytes per second. North Carolina markets are first in planned nationwide offering. TWC also will offer device for mobile WiFi access that supports several devices, such as game systems.

October 14, 2009

Premium Lock Tech rebound? Intel tops Street expectations in first crucial earnings report

Intel Chip giant also ups its financial guidance for fall quarter by $800 million to $10.5 billion in sales.

Updated October 14, 2009

Premium Lock Cisco to buy Starent Networks for $2.9 billion

Starent The global networking giant is making a major investment in the fast-growing smart phone business, Starent helps mobile providers link their core networks to wireless subscribers. It has 85% market share, analyst says.

October 13, 2009

Premium Lock Tweet this: Charlotte startup TweetMyJobs looks to match employers, workers worldwide

TweetMyJobs In past month, Web site says it has handled more than 360,000 job ‘tweets.’ Firm charges employers a fee to list openings on its job board.

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