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Akamai Heartbleed patch not a fix after all

The Web infrastructure company's patch was supposed to have handled the problem. Turns out it protects only three of six critical encryption values.

By April 14, 2014


Akamai CEO on streaming 4K TV into your home (podcast)

There were 4K TVs all over CES, but there is still a lack of 4K content available. Considerably more bandwidth is required to stream 4K video online, which is a challenge Akamai says it's working to solve.

By January 14, 2014


Cyberattacks triple in 2012, Akamai says

China remains the largest culprit, with 41 percent of fourth-quarter observed attack traffic originating in the country, up from 33 percent in the third quarter.

By April 23, 2013


Akamai: A third of cyberattacks come from China

The company also says the U.S. still has a long way to go to catch up with No. 1 South Korea in terms of average broadband speed, but the gap narrowed a bit in the third quarter.

By January 23, 2013


Akamai: U.S. Web speeds fast, but not blazing like South Korea's

Akamai's State of the Internet report reveals that the average connection speed in South Korea is about 16Mbps. In the U.S., it's 5.8Mbps.

By May 1, 2012


Former Akamai exec 'will not be' Yahoo CEO

Yahoo's CEO search continues, as another potential candidate--David Kenny, former Akamai president and director--denies rumors that he'll replace Carol Bartz.

By November 1, 2011


Akamai says it can defend against Anon attacks

Largest content delivery network says it has right servers, server design, and the know-how to help sites fend off DDoS attacks.

By December 13, 2010


Report: Netflix sidelines Akamai in favor of rivals

While Netflix appears to be preparing to hand Limelight and Level 3 most of the content-distribution responsibilities, the video service says reports it is unhappy with Akamai's performance are inaccurate.

By November 9, 2010


Akamai employee charged with wire fraud

Akamai Technologies employee is accused of sharing sensitive company information with an individual he believed was an "agent of a foreign government."

By October 7, 2010


Akamai: World's Net connection speeds rising

Reporting on the state of the Internet from 2009's third quarter, Akamai finds global speeds increasing, mobile connections rising, and cyberattacks from Russia and Brazil.

By January 14, 2010