content delivery networks

content delivery networks

Bug in Apple's iOS 6.0 triggers multiple downloads of podcasts, causing big data overages

Cedexis Improves Its Openmix Load Balancer To Boost Video Content Delivery

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Cedexis, a startup that focuses on helping companies optimize their websites’ performance by using a multi-cloud approach, just announced a new version of its Openmix service that optimizes video content delivery on the Internet. Cedexis monitors the real-time performance of content delivery networks (CDNs) and cloud providers and helps its...
Cedexis Improves Its Openmix Load Balancer To Boost Video Content Delivery
Why Super-Fast Internet Connections Are Somewhat Disappointing
Cedexis Fusion gathers system, cloud data to speed content delivery

Scoop: Deutsche Telekom dives into multi-cloud management with NetOptimize

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Deutsche Telekom (DT) hasn’t announced this one yet, but the German communications giant is getting into the cloud multi-sourcing business. The website for two new services is already live: they’re called NetAnalyze and NetOptimize, and the focus seems to be on content delivery. While public cloud services, including content delivery...
Scoop: Deutsche Telekom dives into multi-cloud management with NetOptimize

Facebook is working to finally fix the issue of deleted photos staying live on its site

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Facebook has confirmed that over the next two months it will finally fix an issue that has left a number of deleted photos live and available on its system. Currently, not all photos that are deleted by users are gone completely as some can still be seen on the social...
Facebook is working to finally fix the issue of deleted photos staying live on its site

Monitoring Bandwidth Consumed by Content Delivery Networks

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Which online services consume the most amount of bandwidth on your Internet connection?...
Monitoring Bandwidth Consumed by Content Delivery Networks

Boot up: Facebook readies mobile ads, China eats Android, and more

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Plus US military to get secure Android phones, and Motorola wants 2.25% of Apple's sales in patent battleA quick burst of 6 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamOver 3 years later, "deleted" Facebook photos are still online >> Ars TechnicaWorth a full read. Facebook...
Boot up: Facebook readies mobile ads, China eats Android, and more
With nine brains, this hydra-like Tilera chip is a multitasking wizard

Rural broadband tales: Slow speeds and a love of Amazon.com

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Rural America has a surprising mix of broadband options from fiber to the home in a few places to satellite broadband in the most remote. But the most common speeds aren’t much to write home about.  Median downstream speeds were between 1.5 Mbps to 3 Mbps in the first quarter...
Rural broadband tales: Slow speeds and a love of Amazon.com

Microsoft Wins Big with Windows Azure Internet TV Deal in China

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Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform won a strong endorsement Monday when PPTV, which claims to be China's leading Internet TV service provider, signed on to launch its platform on top of Windows Azure's new Media Services offering. Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform won a strong endorsement Monday when PPTV, which...
Microsoft Wins Big with Windows Azure Internet TV Deal in China

Verizon’s Redbox service: more Netflix than TV Everywhere

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Details of the new venture are still hard to come by. But the new streaming service being jointly launched in August by Verizon and Redbox seems clearly intended to compete with over-the-top services like Netflix, and not so much meant to further the TV Everywhere goals of Verizon FiOS. “This...
Verizon’s Redbox service: more Netflix than TV Everywhere

Nginx: the web server tech you’ve never heard of that powers Netflix, Facebook, WordPress, and more

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The world’s third-most widely used server technology powers the top social site on the planet, a billion hours of streaming video a month, the busiest blog site on the globe, and top content delivery networks like Cloudflare, but no-one knows its name. VentureBeat recently talked to Nginx co-founder Andre Alexeev...
Nginx: the web server tech you’ve never heard of that powers Netflix, Facebook, WordPress, and more

Over 3 Years Later, ‘Deleted’ Facebook Photos Are Still Online

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Facebook is still working on deleting photos from its servers in a timely manner nearly three years after Ars first brought attention to the topic. The company admitted on Friday that its older systems for storing uploaded content “did not always delete images from content delivery networks in a reasonable...
Over 3 Years Later, ‘Deleted’ Facebook Photos Are Still Online

Over 3 years later, "deleted" Facebook photos are still online

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Facebook is still working on deleting photos from its servers in a timely manner nearly three years after Ars first brought attention to the topic. The company admitted on Friday that its older systems for storing uploaded content "did not always delete images from content delivery networks in a...
Over 3 years later, "deleted" Facebook photos are still online

Comcast on Xbox: Does a CDN, by Nature, Threaten the Internet?

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If you want proof that "the Internet" is not a single, contiguous nebulous of interconnected addresses, look no further than your home router. Long before there was a Web, the Internet's engineers devised the concept of subnets - a way for certain, restricted addresses to be resolved locally only. While...
Comcast on Xbox: Does a CDN, by Nature, Threaten the Internet?

Wow! Internet capacity has doubled to 77 Tbps in two years.

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To fill up the entire Internet you’d need to flood the networks with 77 terabits per second of content, since that’s exactly how much capacity there is according to Telegeography. The analyst firm said today that while 77 Tbps of capacity is impressive, the total rate of growth in capacity...
Wow! Internet capacity has doubled to 77 Tbps in two years.

Facebook starts really, truly deleting removed photos

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For those who haven't kept track, Facebook has had a years-long history of only maybe-sort-of-more-or-less purging our photos: they could be removed from a profile, but they would sometimes float around the site's content delivery networks for months or years, just waiting for a prospective employer to spot those...
Facebook starts really, truly deleting removed photos

Facebook says it's near true photo deletion years late

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Facebook has said that it is getting nearer to releasing a newer system that will help to ensure that once a user deletes a photo, it is also deleted from its servers. Although the issue was first raised three years ago, Facebook user photos remain accessible, even after they have...
Facebook says it's near true photo deletion years late
Time Warner Cable says Netflix is holding Super HD & 3D content hostage
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Legal lessons from Amazon's 'noncompete' battle with Google

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As Geekwire reported last week, a federal judge in Seattle has pretty much rejected Amazon’s recent attempt to restrict what a former Amazon Web Services sales exec might do in his new job at Google. Amazon had been asking the judge to enforce the full scope of the noncompete agreement...
Legal lessons from Amazon's 'noncompete' battle with Google
Netflix announces Open Connect content delivery network

Facebook fixes photo deletion issue 3 years after privacy questions were raised

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Facebook has finally resolved an issue that prevented users’ photos from being completely deleted, according to Ars Technica, which first raised privacy concerns about the matter three years ago. Previously when users deleted their photos, the images were removed from the site but still accessible with a direct link. This...
Facebook fixes photo deletion issue 3 years after privacy questions were raised
Yottaa gets $9M to speed up more websites

This is what it looks like when a $6.6B company pivots

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Akamai CEO Paul Sage at GigaOM Structure Akamai’s latest product launch lets network operators take over their own content delivery networks, using Akamai’s software but not its boxes. The Aura network solutions business is a huge change in Akamai’s business, given that it has spent more than a decade pushing...
This is what it looks like when a $6.6B company pivots
Real names on Facebook safe for now, as German court says Irish law applies to its citizens
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