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The forgotten tale of IPv5

With everyone talking about the pressing need to switch from IPv4 to IPv6, few people ask what should be an obvious question: what about IPv5? Thankfully, Raffi Krikorian over at O’Reilly’s OnLamp.com has the answer. The story of IPv5 dates all the way back to 1979, when a group of …

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Nameserver subnet warnings

Question: What does the following error mean: WARNING: Not all of your nameservers are in different subnets Answer: If you are receiving this error, it means that the nameservers for your domain are both originating from the same server (or two servers within the same subnet). Generally speaking, this is …

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Microsoft says IE9 will support HTML5

Just as we predicted, Microsoft has announced that their latest incarnation of Internet Explorer, version 9, will included support for some HTML 5 elements, including video. Much to the chagrin of Mozilla and other open standard advocates, however, the new demo build of the browser only supports h.264 video, following …

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Verisign to spend $300 million on tech upgrades

One of the most well-known Internet companies, Verisign is planning a major upgrade. After the upgrades, Verisign’s hardware will be capable of handling 4 quadrillion requests per day from computers trying to access .com and .net top-level domains (TLD) for which Verisign is responsible. According to ken Silva, the Internet …

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