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ISPs warm to IPv6, but old-era Internet plumbing persists

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.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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App.net: 'Plumbing' for social apps, not Twitter rival (podcast)

CNET's Larry Magid talks with App.net founder Dalton Caldwell about his ambitious project to create an ad-free, open platform for the sort of third-party social apps Twitter once allowed but now discourages.

By Aug. 15, 2012

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Google's SPDY wins new allies in plan to rebuild Web plumbing

A technology to improve the fundamental HTTP Web technology wins some endorsements from Facebook, Akamai, Alibaba, and F5. But about that encryption requirement...

By Jul. 17, 2012

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Google wants to unclog Net's DNS plumbing

The Net giant, ever eager for a faster Internet, debuts its Google Public DNS service. With it, Google could become even more central to the Net.

By Dec. 3, 2009

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IBM uses plumbing, watercoolers to chill supercomputer

Big Blue's new version of its high-end supercomputer, the Power 575, needs a cool drink of water to operate at peak performance.

By Apr. 7, 2008

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Scarcity triggers new restrictions on obtaining Internet addresses

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.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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Is 3D printing the future of home building?

A USC professor says a 3D printer makes it possible to build a 2,500-square-foot home in less than a day.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Google said to amp up camera app with blurs and panoramas

Not only is the app’s software rumored to be updated, but it's also said the camera app could soon be a standalone app for various smartphones and Android operating systems.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Order a plumber like you would an Uber car with ClubLocal

New home services company lets you order repair people via an app and tracks their ETA to your house.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Transform your toilet into a 'Star Wars' sarlacc pit

Amp up the adrenaline level required to use the bathroom at your house by turning your boring old toilet into a man-eating sarlacc.

By Mar. 11, 2014