Under fire from its customers in the higher education market, Apple has proposed creating a new industry standard that would fix problems with its Bonjour zero configuration networking technology that is causing scalability and security problems on campus networks.
The much-hyped World IPv6 Launch Day event on Wednesday resulted in a rise in IPv6 traffic -- including Web and email -- to a new peak.
IPv6 will go fully live on June 6. That's the date when 50-plus access networks and more than 2500 websites -- including Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Yahoo -- will turn on a permanent upgrade to the Internet's main communication protocol.
Apple's controversial decision not to support IPv6 on Version 6.0 of AirPort Utility is the latest example of a broader problem plaguing the next-gen Internet protocol.
Apple came under fire for back-pedaling on its support for IPv6, the next-generation Internet Protocol, at a gathering of experts held in Denver this week.
Several of the world's largest ISPs and websites have committed to permanently enabling IPv6 on their products.
A new era of Web site naming begins Thursday, when Internet policymakers start accepting applications for hundreds -- perhaps thousands -- of new domain name extensions.
iPhone developers are in demand across the United States and Canada, causing salaries to skyrocket for those with experience creating complex, mobile apps for iOS.
After four years of debate, Internet policymakers on Monday approved a controversial plan to introduce hundreds of new domain name extensions to the Internet infrastructure.
World IPv6 Day, a 24-hour trial of next-generation Internet services, is going as smoothly as participating Websites had hoped.
A small number of Internet users will experience delays or time-outs as they attempt to visit Facebook, Google, Yahoo and other popular Websites due to a 24-hour trial of a new Internet standard called IPv6.