The deal is expected to benefit Oracle as its business customers move to all-IP networks.
ISPs and other network providers can use deep packet inspection to monitor all the data transmitted to and from your computer; encryption via a virtual private network keeps your data transfers private.
A little-noticed section of the Stop Online Piracy Act could require deep-packet inspection and blocking IP addresses of copyright-infringing Web sites, a significant change from earlier versions.
In response to alleged security holes, Apple reveals details on how its diagnostic services access certain data on iOS devices.
The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.
You can use your iPhone to wake your Mac, provided both are on the same local network.
The goal of the U.S. Global Development Lab is nothing short of harnessing innovation to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. Crave's Eric Mack asks USAID about the ambitious plan it likens to DARPA.
The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.
A survey asks workers when they intend to use their gadgets to watch the NCAA tournament. At work, 66 percent say. Even a performance review wouldn't stop them from watching, say 4 percent.
The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.