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IPv6 adoption slowly starting to grow

According to a new paper┬áby the The ICSI Networking and Security Group as well as Google’s own statistics, IPv6 adoption has slowly started showing signs of growth reaching over 4% of all web traffic for the first time. What is IPv6? IPv6 stands for Internet Protocol version 6 and is the latest version of the […]

Google Predicts a Future of Ads Beyond the Internet

Article from the Google says it foresees a future of advertising a few years from now in which they could appear on anything from thermostats to refrigerators to car dashboards and watches. The official remark that such devices could soon be serving “ads and other content” appears in a formal filing to the US […]

Apple likely to lose out to Google: Elon Musk

From Cnet: A couple of months ago, Apple could do no wrong. Now it’s become the tech punditry’s favorite pinata. The latest to take a swipe: none other than Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk. Musk was quoted at a government-sponsored round table in London held last week saying that Apple will likely lose out […]

Gmail overtakes Hotmail as world’s top e-mail service

For the first time since launched in 2004 Google’s Gmail has finally overtaken Microsoft’s Hotmail to be the top e-mail service worldwide, according to ComScore which tracks Web site traffic. Data from October 2012 shows Gmail had 287.9 million unique worldwide visitors during the period, narrowly edging out Microsoft’s Hotmail which finished with 286.2 million […]

A Peak Inside Google’s Data Centers

Google has released pictures offering a rare glimpse inside its secretive but colourful data centres. Until now, the search engine heavyweight has only allowed a handful of employees access to its eight buildings around the world. But these images, taken by photographer Connie Zhou, offer an insight into the technology that powers billions of web […]