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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 […]

Securing the web once and for all: The Let’s Encrypt Project

In case you’ve been in a cave, you may not have noticed Web security is a mess. Gmail had fits this weekend with sending mail because the mail server tasked with sending messages had an expired security certificate. Before that, a Secure-Socket Layer (SSL) encryption problem that had been hiding in the code since the […]

HBO arrives on Apple TV and Sling TV

UPDATED: Apple and HBO fibbed when the companies announced that HBO Now would be available exclusively in the United States on Apple TV and the App Store. True, HBO Now, for $14.99 a month, made its first appearance on Apple TV. But, the next day, Sling TV announced that it too will provide HBO Now […]

How much is that Internet address in the window?

You’d think by now with the last IPv4 Internet addresses disappearing, we’d all be well on our way to using IPv6 addresses. You’d be wrong. So, it is that there’s now a growing market for IPv4 addresses.

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