News tagged with network protocols

Researchers discover the 'anternet'

(Phys.org)—On the surface, ants and the Internet don't seem to have much in common. But two Stanford researchers have discovered that a species of harvester ants determine how many foragers to send out ...

Aug 27, 2012
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World IPv6 Day test runs 24 hours starting June 8

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today's Internet protocol, IPv4, is expected to run out of space this year. On World IPv6 Day the first steps will be taken to test a long-term solution that will address the 30 year old 32 ...

Jan 20, 2011 weblog
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CRIME attack is shown to decrypt HTTPS web sessions

(Phys.org)—The fun of acronyms is reflected in coming up with CRIME, which stands for Compression Ratio Info-leak Made Easy. What it translates into, though, is not much fun. Two security researchers have ...

Sep 14, 2012 report
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US eyes phase-out of old telephone network

America's plain old telephone network is rapidly being overtaken by new technology, putting US regulators in a quandary over how to manage the final stages of transformation.

Nov 29, 2013
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Egypt bans international Internet voice calls

Egypt has banned international calls made through mobile Internet connections, one of Egypt's top three mobile phone operators said on Tuesday, which would include internet Skype calls.

Mar 23, 2010
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See-through networks

(PhysOrg.com) -- Promising faster, more efficient and cheaper computer networking, transparent networks are the paradigm of the future. But thanks to European researchers, they are on their way already.

Mar 19, 2010
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Underwater sensor successfully tested

As part of the Dutch STW SeaSTAR project researchers at the University of Twente have conducted tests using underwater communication and location finding at the Rutbeek water recreation park near Enschede. ...

Jun 05, 2013
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Improving network firewalls

A firewall is the safety barrier between a computer network and the outside world. Individuals, companies and large organizations alike rely on a firewall being robust enough to fend off hackers attempting to break into a ...

Apr 16, 2010
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