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The National Reconnaissance Office launches a satellite with a fascinating logo and the words: "Nothing is beyond our reach."
A classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite was lofted into orbit Friday by a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket, in the third of four NRO missions planned for 2012.
Running two days late, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasts off on a classified military mission -- the second of four planned this year by the secretive National Reconnaissance Office.
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.
The next-generation Internet technology is catching on among ISPs and their customers, but efforts to squeeze more life out of IPv4 persist, a survey finds.
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.
New geopolitical rift isn't east-west or north-south: it roughly tracks commitment to free expression. The U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and their allies are now facing off against the likes of China, Russia, Libya, Nigeria, and dozens of other nations.
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?
Boeing will use United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rockets for initial test flights of a proposed commercial manned capsule designed to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station in the post-shuttle era.
Today, the last current-generation Internet addresses were divvied up at the highest level. Here's a look at what happens next in rebuilding the Net with the newer IPv6.