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December 22, 2008  3:31 PM

Overdheard – The future of the Internet according to Pew

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet, predictions, Technology, virtual worlds

By 2020, the virtual world will  have blended with the physical world; to speak of them as separate...

June 30, 2008  11:44 AM

Overheard: Internet metering brings us back to 1995

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet, Internet metering, ISP, tiered Internet

brian_stelter.jpg Internet metering is a throwback to the days of dial-up service... Brian...

May 23, 2008  7:34 AM

Overheard: Who invented the Internet?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating theInternet. - Al Gore describing his 1986 legislation to interconnect five supercomputer centers (17 years after thefirst Internet servers hooked up) If Gore invented the Internet, I...

May 2, 2008  1:10 PM

Overheard: New Internet on its way — thanks again to CERN

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data analysis, Grid computing, Internet, Storage

cern1.jpg “We need so much processing power, there would even be an issue about getting enough...

April 21, 2008  1:18 PM

Overheard: Internet needs a $130 billion makeover

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Bandwidth, Internet, Technology

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February 27, 2008  1:42 AM

Video: Vint Cerf talks about Net neutrality

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet, Net neutrality, Networking, Technology, Video

[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/-QMEf3FfuoI" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Net neutrality is the principle that data packets on the Internet should be moved impartially, without regard to content, destination or...

February 25, 2008  6:47 PM

Overheard: ISPs are not the Internet police

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet, P2P, Piracy

richard_wray.jpg The industry's trade body, the ISPA, has spent months in discussions with music and movie companies about...

February 21, 2008  6:58 PM

Overheard: Goodbye Netscape

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Browsers, Internet, Technology

netscape2.jpg In the unlikely event that you know someone who is still using Netscape, this would be a good time to point him...

February 12, 2008  10:04 AM

Overheard: Domain kiting is dead

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet, Technology


January 29, 2008  12:24 PM

Overheard: Gov’t wants total access to Google search records

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Internet, Privacy, Security, Technology

ryan-singel.jpg The nation's top spy, Michael McConnell, thinks the threat of cyberarmageddon is so great that the U.S....

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