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Rackspace offers Akamai content delivery network service

If you really want your web pages to impress, you need to get them in front of your viewers’ eyes as fast as possible. So it is that Rackspace, the managed cloud company and one of the OpenStack cloud parents, has announced the availability of Rackspace Content Delivery Network (CDN).

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Twitter allows anyone to send you a direct message: This is an upgrade?

Is this a feature or a bug? Twitter, the popular 140-character social network, has now made it easier than ever for anyone to send you a Direct Message.

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Jokers, hackers, and airline safety

Chris Roberts, security researcher and founder and CTO of One World Labs, is well known for speaking his mind on airlines not taking in-flight networking security seriously. They may not, but the FBI does. After Roberts tweeted, “Find myself on a 737/800, lets see Box-IFE-ICE-SATCOM, ? Shall we start playing with EICAS messages? “PASS OXYGEN […]

NGINX releases new full-featured web server

NGNIX‘s slogan should borrow Avis’s iconic tagline, “When you’re number two, you try harder.” While Apache is far more popular, 50.7 percent to NGINX’s 14.4 percent – by Netcraft’s web server count — NGINX is trying hard with its latest update, NGINX Plus Release 6 (R6), to challenge Apache for the top spot.

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To dream the impossible dream: Privacy on the net

Remember Jennicam? Back in 1996, Jennifer Ringley decided to record her life one image at a time every three minutes. Her life blew up. Her site briefly became one of the the top 10 most popular sites on the web. She was on Letterman, her story made it to The Wall Street Journal, she appeared […]