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  • Security in the cloud era, such as it is

    It was a small security conference, but I'll take it.  It gives me time to listen to people in their everyday work whose business is suffering from a lack of healthy communication.

Spotlight: What if the Internet were an actual market?

I've often been asked to explain the "enterprise angle" behind net neutrality, and it's this: Whatever regulatory framework we decide to apply to conducting business on the Internet will decide what kind of economy will dominate the world through the remainder of this century.

Twitter courts mobile app developers with something like a platform

The commentary service could have simply said, please, please embed us in your apps, and here's an SDK, but don't violate our rules. Instead, Twitter went and did somethin' more clever-like.

Progress acquiring Telerik may stitch together next big PaaS platform

The CRM, PaaS and mobile app spaces are becoming dominated by companies that can do all three at once. In the interest of survival, maybe, Progress Software will put all three together.

IP phones may get productivity boost with Asterisk 13 upgrade

Close to one-fifth of the world's VoIP software for PCs and unified communications platforms is built on an open source platform that, on Friday, plans to alleviate at least one cause of headaches.

Akamai reports last IPv4 addresses are being exhausted

The constant drain on the remaining supply of IPv4 addresses may finally be relenting, although in certain geographic regions, they're still being sucked out as with a straw.

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