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The problem with driverless cars

RIPE NCC’s managing director, Axel Pawlick, discusses how the computer industry needs to safeguard the future growth of the Internet. Embracing what could be the next big automotive revolution, the UK Government plans to allow driverless cars on roads by 2015. (Source: PCR)

A Week in the Life of... An Internet Evangelist

Axel Pawlik (52) is managing director of the RIPE Network Co-ordination Centre, one of the world’s five Regional Internet Registries that provide Internet resource allocations, registration services and coordination activities to support the Internet’s operation worldwide. (Source: Telco Exec)

Why Internet Outages are Doubly Bad for Business

Europe and North America are so well connected that we forget life without the internet is even possible. But in others parts of the globe it's not merely possible, but a serious concern, says Kaveh Ranjbar, Chief Information Officer of the RIPE NCC (Source: Computer Business Review)

IPv6 is driving the future of the car industry

The automotive industry is gearing itself up for a technology revolution, driven by the Internet. While part of the industry focuses on fuel efficiency, there is also increasing attention on in-car connectivity, which opens up fields as diverse as entertainment, Sat-Nav, vehicle maintenance and insurance. (Source: ITProPortal)

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)