Apple’s Safari Made Up Most Mobile Browser Traffic in Q2

Safari wins, but not in all cases.

IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion Next Year, as Billions of Things Get Connected

Lots of big numbers to consider.

Cisco’s Q3 Results Beat Street Consensus

Winning in a “slow but steady economic environment,” CEO Chambers says.

Cisco Hangs Tough as Q4 Results Beat Consensus

With the world economy looking bleak, a small beat is good news.


The New Internet Has Arrived — Now What?

You’ve probably heard that the Internet is running out of IP addresses.

Cisco Reminds Us Once Again How Big the Internet Is, and How Big It’s Getting

As of 2008, there were more devices connected to the Internet than there were people on the planet. And there are soon going to be a lot more. How many? Networking giant Cisco Systems would like you to know that, well, let’s just say it’s a lot and leave it at that.

Web Security Start-Up CloudFlare Lands $20 Million Funding Round

CloudFlare, the Web security start-up made famous by the infamous LulzSec hackers, is adding 1,000 new customers a day. Clearly, it’s onto something, and the venture capitalists at New Enterprise Associates have taken note.

Got Any Old IP Addresses? Need to Raise Cash? You May Be in Luck

Microsoft has paid $7.5 million to buy a block of 666,000 IP addresses from the bankrupt networking company Nortel. With IP addresses scarce, it’s probably not the last time we’ll see a deal like this.


Q&A: Vinton Cerf on the Internet's Future

Vinton Cerf is widely recognized as one of the founding fathers of the Internet and currently holds the title of “chief Internet evangelist” at search giant Google Inc. In Hong Kong for an industry conference, Mr. Cerf spoke with The Wall Street Journal about trends in the Internet space, the implications of the temporary shut down of the Internet in Egypt earlier this month and censorship in China.


Web Running Out of Addresses

The Internet is about to run out of new addresses, a milestone that is spurring Web giants like Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. to develop new versions of their sites and prompting carriers like AT&T Inc. and others to upgrade networks. This week, the organization that oversees Internet addresses is expected to dole out its last batch of existing Internet protocol addresses, a step akin to telephone companies running out of numbers to give customers.

Cisco Unveils "Next-Generation" Routing System to Speed Up Video on the Web

In a highly hyped announcement, Cisco today unveiled a new version of its key routing system, which the networking giant said has a dozen times the traffic capacity of competitors and three times as much as the company’s previous version. Cisco’s CEO John Chambers said the CRS-3 Carrier Routing System is aimed at the huge growth in video on the Internet, a trend that has also caused increasing slowdowns. Cisco claimed the system could deliver all the movies ever made in just a few minutes or allow everyone in China to make a video phone call at once.

Trust Us, We're The Googlement …

The Federal Trade Commission’s decision to approve Google’s proposed $3.1 billion acquisition of online ad-serving vendor DoubleClick without condition hasn’t exactly elicited resounding calls of huzzah! from the European Union. On the contrary, European parliamentarians seem out to spoil the deal.