Executives from ICANN and beyond watch the last current-generation Internet addresses depart--and warn about consequences of extending the IPv4-based Net.
A total of 33.6 million addresses are on their way to their ultimate users on the Net--meaning the last blocks of IPv4 addresses will be allocated soon. IPv6, hurry up, would ya?
In January, 90 percent of Internet addresses were used up. Now that figure stands at 95 percent. Those in charge urge an orderly move to the roomier IPv6 realm.
Less than 10 percent of all IPv4 addresses remain available, threatening the future network operations of all businesses unless migration to IPv6 is stepped up.
Streetlight.Vision's software means the US company can add new services like pollution monitoring to its wireless networks.
The US and Canada are down to their last 16.7 million Net addresses with today's IPv4 Internet technology. Scarcity is pushing Internet service providers to the next-gen IPv6.
Florida Power & Light will link thousands of streetlights in a project geared to improve efficiency and help the utility fix problems sooner.
CNET editor Dong Ngo points you in the general direction of how to access your home network remotely using a Dynamic DNS service.
The next-generation Internet plumbing is catching on. That's good news for help carriers, Internet service providers, and companies backing the idea of The Internet of Things.
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