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Iraq suffers Internet outage amid turmoil

As tensions increase in Iraq, measurements from the RIPE NCC, one of the five Regional Internet Registries that support the operation of the Internet, show that there was a partial outage in the country early this morning. (Source: ITProPortal)

Proof the Net needs to move to IPv6 IP addresses: Microsoft runs out of U.S. address space

Microsoft has been forced to start using its global stock of IPv4 addresses to keep its Azure cloud service afloat in the U.S., highlighting the growing importance of making the shift to IP version 6. (Source: PCWorld)

Your driverless car isn't going to kidnap you

There is nothing to fear from IPv6, says RIPE NCC (Source: The Inquirer)

Global IPv4 Internet Address Supply Hits Critical Level – ISPs Must Prep IPv6

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which among other things is the international organisation that has responsibility for Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation (IANA use to do this), has warned that the global supply of IPv4 addresses has now reached a “critical level” and thus IPv6 adoption has become a “requirement for any network that needs to survive“. (Source: ISPreview)

Will wearable technology have a place in the office?

It's easy to see how the internet has changed our global society and transformed the business world. It's an essential tool for most organisations and the web functions it supports are critical – can you even imagine trying to do your job without email? (Source: TechRadar Pro)

What would happen to the economy without the Internet?

In this day and age, it would be extremely difficult to argue that the global economy could continue in the same way without the internet. The ability to transfer data immediately across vast distances has completely changed the world of commerce and society at large. (Source: TechRadar Pro)

Networks Related topics Cisco, ipv6, Iot, Bt DeSENSORtised: Why the 'Internet of Things' will FAIL without IPv6

What's stopping a tinyputer invasion? An IP address shortage, says Cisco. (Source: The Register)

RIPE NCC Opens Regional Office in Dubai

The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), one of the five global Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), officially opened its regional office in Dubai on 31 March 2014. By expanding its presence in the Middle East, the RIPE NCC hopes to meet increased demand for region-specific support in an area experiencing continuous growth in the Internet and related fields. (Source: Zawya)

Smart homes and cities - when will it happen?

The massive forecasts around smart home revenues may not be realised unless steps are taken worldwide to deploy IPv6. (Source: Information Age)

Protecting the Future of the Internet

In 2013 the issue of Internet privacy was thrown into the spotlight, with the revelations that some governments have actively sanctioned certain spy agencies to intercept user data. These actions clearly go against the internet's founding principles of openness and freedom. (Source: TechRadar Pro)