Syria is experiencing an Internet outage similar to a two-day blackout late last fall, according to companies that monitor online traffic around the world.
Jim Cowie, the chief technology officer at Renesys, said his firm saw Syria's networks go offline abruptly at 6:25 p.m. UTC (2:25 p.m. EDT) on Tuesday.
Have you ever stopped to ponder what life would be like in 2013 without the internet? I know, I know — the mere thought of such a thing is akin to thinking about your dog being eaten alive by an alligator before your very eyes, but seriously, think about it.
WHO runs the internet? For the past 30 years, pretty much no one. Some governments might call this a bug, but to the engineers who designed the protocols, standards, naming and numbering systems of the internet, it's a feature.
Google launched a new tool today that allows Webmasters to eliminate links to their site that they believe might be hurting its search rankings.
Announced at the Pubcon conference in Las Vegas today, the "disavow links" tool is designed to help sites that have already been warned by Google of manual spam actions based on "unnatural links." The tool is recommended as a last-resort solution to link spam -- disreputable or irrelevant links that may hurt a site's search engine results ranking.
TIME dotCom Bhd (“TIME” or “The Group”) will supply Internet speeds of 500Mbps to the Hack in The Box Security Conference 2012 (HITBSecConf2012) from 8 to 11 October, allowing conference participants to seamlessly showcase the latest in online security, data and encryption techniques. The connection would be a dedicated link direct to the global internet exchanges powered by TIME’s 100% Fibre Optic Network giving participants the fastest ever Internet access in Malaysia. It’s first of its kind for any HITB event.